Cooley Art Gallery

Postings of recent paintings

Nina Simone, the Black Swan

Nina Simone, 24″ x 30″ Oil on linen.  Done for my gallery in Tryon, NC., Nina’s birthplace.

Nina Simone with Ear Ring

Another of Nina Simone for the musician series. 14″ x 14″  Oil on linen

Nina color sketch

Color study for Nina Simone painting.  5 1/2″x6 1/2″ oil on linen “Sold”

Jimmy Yancy

A portrait of Jimmy Yancy, blues pianist. Painted back in the late 90’s. 12″ x 15″, oil on masonite. Happy birthday  Mike!

My New Print Gallery

I am now offering prints of a few paintings as limited editions. Printed on heavy weight archival quality papers in the giclee process. The botanical prints, soon to come are, offset lithography. The reproduction is excellent and very true to the original. They will be sent in a heavy mailing tube.  Payment is through Pay […]

Johnny Winter #2

A portrait of Blues and Rock great “Johnny Winter” Oil on 11″ x 15″ gessoed masonite. “Available”

Robert Johnson, Father of the Blues

In honor of Father’s day, I thought this painting of Robert Johnson, done a few years ago, would be just the thing. Robert Johnson,  12″x15″  oil on gessoed masonite. Original “sold” A limited edition of 100 prints are now available, signed and numbered.  12″ x 15″ with a one inch border. Beautifully reproduced on a […]

Magggie Schultz, Jazz Singer

Welcome to Gary Cooley’s art gallery.    This one goes in the musician series. Be sure to peruse the categories of larger paintings in the categories links. If you wish to be notified of new postings, hit the “subscribe 2” link on the right. Portrait of Maggie Schultz, a jazz singer out of Chicago.  Watch […]

Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters in his prime. 24″ x 36″  oil on linen. “Available”  $1,600

Robert Pete Williams

Portrait of blues man “Robert Pete Williams” 5 1/2″x7″ watercolor and ink on heavy watercolor paper auction ended,   “available”  $125.00

  • 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. All images on this site are copyright protected by the artist.
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