John Cox A Summer Day cows ranch farm Texas western oil painting

John Cox biography:

For over 40 years, John Cox has traveled extensively to personally experience the actual locations of his works. A painter of light and shadows, you will see the importance of mood and feel his emotion with what he creates on canvas.

John became fascinated with art at an early age through the classic illustrations in books and magazines. Illustrators such as N. C. Wyeth, Norman Rockwell, and most especially Tom Lovell forged his interest in art. It is interesting though that he would not find his way to art until in his mid thirties. Instead, John would serve his country for four years in the U. S. Navy, traveling the world. Honorably discharged and returning to his home in Texas, he became involved in the professional levels of auto racing as a driver of Top Fuel dragsters. This continued through 1975. Rising costs of racing and a growing family had John thinking of a new career. Almost by accident a friend showed his drawings to a gallery owner, who convinced him to try his hand at art. Starting as a part-time artist did not last long. Sales demanded more of his time to produce art. He started painting in watercolors and progressed to oils which became his primary medium.

John Cox painting on location plein air artist easel TexasJohn further developed his craft from works in museums and galleries and the invaluable association with other highly regarded artists, such as James Reynolds, Don Crowley and Phil Beck who have shared their knowledge and offered ideas to take his work to its high level. John uses the knowledge imparted to him to create his own style. He uses plein-aire works, sketches and his photos to bring to life the depth and dimension to his body of work.

Today, his paintings are represented in fine art galleries and museums throughout the United States. John’s works are also part of numerous private, public, and corporate collections both here and internationally. He has earned significant recognition and awards throughout his thirty years of painting.

 

Available paintings:

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John Cox A Summer Day cows ranch farm Texas western oil painting

“A Summer Day”
John Cox
Oil   12″ x 16″
$1,800

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John Cox The Back Forty cows ranch farm Texas western oil painting

“The Back Forty”
John Cox
Oil   18″ x 24″
$4,000

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John Cox Peonies flower floral oil painting

“Peonies”
John Cox
Oil   12″ x 18″
$1,850

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John Cox Garden Roses floral flowers still life oil painting

“Garden Roses”
John Cox
Oil   12″ x 16″
$1,800

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Interested in any of these painting, call us 800-958-5360 or email us sales@artzline.com.

 

 

John Cox Canyon Sunset Grand Canyon landscape western oil painting

“Canyon Sunset”
John Cox
Oil   16″ x 12″
SOLD

 

 

 

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