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Curriculum Vitae




  • Airbrush Action Magazine 15th Annual Airbrush Excellence Competition 2001, Fine Art Category – Third Place Award for Indian Summer original acrylic painting on canvas
  • featured artist, April 2001
  • Chinook Winds Casino and Convention Center Run for the Wind, August 27, 2000 – Best of Show and Mayor’s Choice trophies for the design, paint and construction of the Art Hog custom Harley-Davidson motorcycle
  • Portland Rod & Custom Show, February 17-20, 2000 – Third Place trophy for the design, paint and construction of the Art Hog custom Harley-Davidson motorcycle
  • Airbrush Action 7th Annual Airbrush Excellence Competition 1993, Mural Category – Awarded First Place for two-piece mural: Marilyn Monroe (Postcards From The Past) and Starring Steve Martin


  • October 24-26, 2008 – Learning and Product Expo, Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Masters Airbrush Classes for sponsor Iwata-Medea. Pasadena, CA
  • 2004-2005 – Five 1-day Intro-to-Airbrush Workshops and three 3-day Advanced Airbrush Workshops at A.D. Cook Fine Art Studio, Tigard, OR
  • March 2004 – Airbrush Action Getaway, Las Vegas, NV
  • September 2003 – Airbrush Action Getaway, Las Vegas, NV
  • 1989 through 1995 – Numerous airbrush workshops at my Hollywood Video art studio
  • 1993 through 1994 – Numerous airbrush workshops for the Art Media stores, Portland, OR
  • 1987 – Graphic Design – Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR


  • Magazine endorsements for art-related product including Iwata airbrushes, Artool Art Products, and Artograph Projectors
  • 1989 through 1995 – Creative Director, Hollywood Entertainment Corporation dba Hollywood Video stores. In addition to creating the Hollywood Video and Hollywood Entertainment logos, designing store graphics, and managing the the corporate art department, A.D. painted dozens of murals, many of which are featured in their stores throughout the United States

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