Ann Cockerill - Fine Artist

Ann Cockerill

Austell, Ga - United States

 
 
 

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Ann Cockerill

Austell, Ga - United States

Ann Cockerill - Fine Artist

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About Ann Cockerill

Born with a degenerative hip disease, Ann Brannon Cockerill spent much time in body casts as a child. God has a way of turning bad things into blessings though. It was during these times, that she developed her imagination and learned how to paint and draw. She found that although her body was imprisoned her mind through art could be set free. By the age of seven she was already selling her paintings in her father’s lumber supply store in Austell.
At sixteen she worked for DeVant Crissey in Marietta restoring 19th to 20th century paintings, and learning old master techniques.
She graduated cum laude with a degree in art at the age of 19 from LaGrange College and was listed in Who’s Who of American Colleges and Universities.
In 1973, Ann married Bill Cockerill and in 1975 they started The Red Cockerill Gallery in Austell Ga. Framing, art, portraits, art classes, and Bill’s pottery helped the business to thrive. In 1987 their beloved daughter, Emily, was born. They raised her on 18 beautiful acres calling it “Beulah Land”. It’s waterfalls, huge granite rocks, mountain laurel, lady slippers, and kudzu were constant sources of inspiration for her paintings. In 1994, she began painting abroad and fell in love with France and Italy and Greece. In 2005, Ann had a hip replacement that has given her a new lease on life.
Ann was commissioned by the State of Georgia to paint James Ogelthorpe, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Marquis de LaFayette life size portraits for the newly remodeled “Old Capitol” in Milledgeville. Her painting of Kennesaw Mountain was included in the “Spirit of America Exhibition from Winslow Homer to Andrew Wyeth,” and toured the nations museums. She has won numerous awards including Best of Show Spirit de France Arts Festival, First Place North Wildwood Beach NJ Art Exhibition, and the Winsor Newton First Place Painting Award of the International Art Show of New Jersey. Her painting was chosen for the Atlanta Dogwood Festivals Fine Art Poster Competition. Her paintings are in private and corporate collections throughout the world.

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Haybales in Italy by Ann Cockerill

 

They shall mount up on wings of eagles by Ann Cockerill

 

Ellijay barn by Ann Cockerill

 

Escape the Storms of Life by Ann Cockerill

 

St. Simon's Island by Ann Cockerill

 

Red Field by Ann Cockerill

 

Kennesaw Azaleas by Ann Cockerill

 

Sanctuary by Ann Cockerill

 

Autumn by Ann Cockerill

 

The Magnolia House by Ann Cockerill

 

Tuscan Sunlight by Ann Cockerill

 

Casale Grande rose Garden by Ann Cockerill

 

Afternoon in Acworth by Ann Cockerill

 

Kennesaw Mt. by Ann Cockerill

 

Sedona by Ann Cockerill

 

Tuscan Summer by Ann Cockerill

 

Tuscan Courtyard by Ann Cockerill

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