The Stone Age Institute Presents
Gayle Cook
2012 Outstanding Craftsmanship Award Winner


Gayle Cook

“The Mystique of Domes”

Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 4:00 pm
Whittenberger Auditorium
Indiana Memorial Union
Indiana University, Bloomington

Historic Illustration of West Baden Hotel

Gayle Cook graduated from Indiana University in 1956 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Arts and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In 1963, she co-founded the Cook Group, a medical equipment manufacturer, with her husband Bill Cook, where she served on the board of directors. She has co-written two books about historical preservation, is a member of the Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, is a Landmark member of The Nature Conservancy, and is a co-founder of the Monroe County Historical Society Museum.

Gayle has restored many historic buildings, such as the Colonel William Jones House in Gentryville (listed on the National Register of Historic Places), the Cedar Farm in Laconia, the Graham Hotel and the James Cochran House in Bloomington (the latter being on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Monroe County, Indiana), the French Lick Resort, and the West Baden Springs Hotel.

This is a free public event. All interested are welcome.