We’ve lost our connection to other species, endangering and exploiting sentient individuals in the process. Through each one of Carrie Cook’s portraits, she acknowledges the individual and recognizes that each of them has a story.
Build recognition and revenue for portraits that tell the stories of non-human great apes, while becoming the “go-to” artist for collectors who are passionate about primates and their conservation.
Create a series of portraits of primates housed in U.S. sanctuaries/zoos.
Launch solo exhibit to raise awareness of sanctuaries, the plight of great apes, and her brand.
Acquire gallery representation for primate paintings.
Develop relationship with international conservation organization.
Explore partnership with eco-travel company to generate commission work.
Capitalize on membership in professional organizations focused on art and conservation.
Obtain gallery representation, make sales through solo and group shows, and generate commission work through partnerships with sanctuaries and conservation organizations.