Cooley Art Gallery

Postings of recent paintings

RIP Dr John

Painting done years ago.  Still have this one.  Oil on panel. Happy Father’s Day to all you fathers.   Mike D. please get in touch there is something you should know.

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 […]

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 […]

Muddy Waters

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

Johnny Winter

                  Portrait of Blues and Rock legend Johnny Winter. Watercolor and ink on watercolor paper.  6″x8″. “Sold”

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

“Howlin Wolf”

Portrait of legendary bluesman “Howlin Wolf”.  Watercolor on 5 1/2″x7″ heavy wight w/c paper. “available” If this painting is not sold once the auction ends it will be available for $175 + S&H Please contact me at

  • 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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