Cooley Art Gallery

Postings of recent paintings

Looking West

The Biltmore has an incredible view to the west.  I set up my gear in the south pasture.  There are no bad views here.  11×14 oil on linen. 

Edneyville Ruin

A little falling down barn out in apple country.  8x 10 oil.

Snowy fire pit

Our side yard after last weeks big snow.  11 x 14 oil

Biltmore Afternoon

A view of the Biltmore mansion from the gardens.  I finally used my annual pass to the Biltmore estate and gardens.  What a spectacular place.  I’ll be returning often.  11 x 14 oil on linen panel. “Available”

Chicken Barn

A plain air of the chicken barn at Walnut Cove Stables.  11 x 14  oil on linen.

White Barn Sunset

With just a little daylight left and the temperature dropping fast, I had to stop and paint this scene on the road between Hendersonville and Brevard. 9×12 oil on linen

Day 1 in Provence

Just behind Le Madelene, where we stayed, is this beautiful valley full of vineyards and orchards.  The clouds moved in, but it was still a stunning view.  Julian had just given an amazing demo and we all scattered to find our masterpieces.  6″ x 8″ oil on panel.

Bud McGee’s Field

While driving from Atlanta to Louisiana, I left the highway at Forest, Mississippi to search for a subject to paint.  Finally, I spotted this gorgeous field full of small yellow flowers.  Little did I know, that the local dairy farmers had a different opinion of these little beauties.  The owner of the farm, Bud, and […]

Front Yard Dogwood

The dogwood we planted about 12years ago, is beautiful this year.

Lake Lanier, Tryon, N.C.

Another from the fall plein air workshop in Tryon, NC.  Oil on 11 ” x 14″ canvas.

Jim’s Creek

A painting done on our visit with My cousin Jim Cooley and his wife Laura, At their Wisconsin farm.  This is the small river that meanders through.  9′ x 12″ oil on canvas.

Covered Bridge

A covered bridge at Stone Mountain Park. Near Atlanta Georgia. Painted plein air.  Oil on 11″ x 14″ canvas.  

Kiawah Island View

A scene from the ocean course on Kiawah Island, SC. Oil on 11″ x 14″ canvas.

Across the Lake

A view of Stone Mountain from across the lake on a 95 degree day. Stone Mountain park, Georgia.  8″x 10″ oil on linen. At auction for 7 days. Available

#11 on Lakemont

  Third in the series of paintings for the Stone Mountain Golf Club.  This is the 11th hole, (The Quarry Hole), on theLakemont course. 24″ x 32″  Oil on linen.

White Garden Urn

A white urn in a quiet corner at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Oil on 5″ x 7″ linen panel. “Available”

Stonemont #16

The par three sixteenth hole on Marriott’s Stonemont course at Stone Mountain Park, Georgia.  Commissioned to hang in the pro shop. 24″ x 32″ Oil on linen

Lakemont #11

A view across the water of the green on # 11 on the Lakemont course at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta.  Oil on linen 6″ x 7 1/2″ Todays post will be available on Ebay for one week. The bidding will start at $75. “Click here to bid”

Marsh at Dusk

A northern Wisconsin marsh at sunset. oil on linen.

Cabin on the Point

Cabin on the point, on Granite Lake in upstate Wisconsin.  Oil on 5″ x 7″ linen panel. Auction ended  “Available”

French Farmhouse

Abandoned french vineyard, near Mt. Ventoux. oil on 4 1/2″ x 7″ gessoed board. “available” $150

Palatine Hill, Rome

The Palatine musem on Palatine Hill, in Rome. Oil on 6″x8″ gessoed paper. Auction ended.  “Available”  $150 Contact me at  dgcooley@comcast.net

Cow and barn

A dairy cow from wisconsin. 5″x7″ oil on linen panel Available  $150

White Barn with Green Roof

A white barn with a green roof on highway H in northwestern Wisconsin. oil on 5″x7″ linen panel Auction ended “available”  $175 Contact me at dgcooley@comcast.net

Veranda Gate

The gate to my neighbors veranda. Painted from life.  Oil on 7″x9″ gessoed board. Auction ended, “Available” $175 + $8.00 s&h

Wisconsin Barn at Dusk

A dairy barn near Cumberland, Wisconsin at dusk.  oil on 5″x7″ linen panel. auction ended,    “available” Please contact me at dgcooley@comcast.net

Lakemont Number One

Lakemont # 1 at the Stone Mountain Golf Club.   Oil on canvas 36″ x 54″. Commissioned by the Marriott Stone Mountain golf Club to hang in the pro shop.

Lakemont #1

An early fall morning on the first hole of the Stone Mountain Lakemont course, at Stone Mountain state park, just outside of Atlanta. Oil study on gessoed strathmore.  5 1/2″x8 1/2″ “available” If not sold by the end of the auction, this painting will be available at $225. Pleases contact me at dgcooley@comcast.net

Kentucky Valley

Sunlight in a valley in the Kentucky hill country.  Oils on 5″x7″ canvas panel. Available If this painting not sold once the auction ends it will be available for $175. + S&H Please contact me at dgcooley@comcast.net

Wisconsin Barn with Hay bales

Welcome to Gary Cooley’s art gallery.  Most of the small paintings posted here are available by auction on Ebay.   Just click on the “click here to bid link“ below each painting. larger paintings are categorized in the upper right of the page. Barn and hay bales in late afternoon, near Cumberland Wisconsin.  5″x7″ oils on […]

  • I have been painting and illustrating professionally for my entire career. I recently left the graphic arts business to paint full time. Life is grand! If you would like to know more about me, hit the "About" link in the upper right corner. For pricing or any other info please email me. dgcooley11@gmail.com All images on this site are copyright protected by the artist.
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