About John T Cooksey

        John is a contemporary painter and art teacher. His studio is located in the city of Palm Beach Gardens, north of Miami in south Florida. 

         He has worked as an artist and teacher for over forty years. His paintings have been exhibited at the Denver Art Museum and in many solo and group exhibits. Several of his works are displayed at corporate business offices in the United States and abroad. Private collections make up a sizable home for his paintings, prints, and drawings. John has taught painting, drawing, printmaking, and sculpture to all ages, and has conducted painting and creativity seminars for children in public and private schools.

          John Cooksey was born in Denver, Colorado in 1958. He studied art at the University of Colorado, Denver University, the University of California Santa Barbara, and the Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design. He also studied at the Art Students League of Denver, and privately with many prominent artists including Helen Fritz and Jim Valone.

          John has two adult children (Alana and Alex), and now lives with his wife Liz in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.