Soonja Cook


Location: ST4

Soonja is a self-taught artist using oil as her primary medium. After raising her children and retiring from a long career as a registered nurse at Duke and VA hospital she dedicates her time and resources to embark on her lifelong dream, being an artist.

As an expressionistic, contemporary realistic painter her brush strokes and thick textures capture natural elements artistically. Her style of painting is not focusing and capturing realism but to capture the emotion, light and darkness in nature and in all of us.