Sam Cook


Listed in the worlds Who’s Who of Women, Sam Cook is cross-artform practitioner, educator, arts manager and leader in Indigenous Arts. A retired musician, she is the director of The Dreaming, Australia’s International Indigenous Festival, and a programmer of the Woodford Folk Festival.

Artistically, Sam is a playwright, writer, visual artist and graphic designer. Administratively, Sam started working in publishing ahead of becoming the CEO of Australia’s leading Aboriginal Theatre before launching her company KISSmyBLAKarts.

Recipient of the UK Arts Council Fellowship in 2007, winner of National Aboriginal Youth of the Year in 1999 and Broome Aboriginal Artist of the Year in 1998. Sam is a columnist for Tracker, and founder of Australia’s BLAK HISTORY MONTH.

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