Sterling Rook was born and raised in Miami, Florida and holds and Masters in Fine Arts. Rook also received his Bachelors in Fine Arts from Florida International University where he and Asif Farooq struck a friendship in Installation Art class. Rook is a first generation native to Miami and the US, born to a Peruvian mother and British father–a fact which plays an important role for Rook as an artist. He is currently a resident artist at The Bakehouse Art Complex and recently completed a residency at The Deering Estate. Recently, he participated in the City of Miami Beach’s No Vacancy juried show, which was covered by The New York Times. He is also a 2019 Knight Arts Challenge recipient. Currently, Rook lives in Biscayne Gardens, Florida and is preparing for solo show at the Tanya Brillembourg Gallery.
- 2021 Home + Away Resident: Atlantic Center for the Arts