Farrell Cockrum - New Work
A Native Modernist
From the Blackfeet Nation of northern Montana, Farrell Cockrum’s great passion in life is informing the world of his rich Native American heritage through his contemporary works of art. Steeped in the traditions and culture of his native ancestors, Farrell captures the spirit of the Blackfeet in each of his unique and colorful paintings.
Vivid color, rich texture and striking subject matter are core ingredients in a Farrell Cockrum painting. Farrell’s captivating subjects include native figures, honored wildlife; such as the majestic Eagle …the American Bison…and the strong silent western bred horse. Add a touch of abstract expressionism and streaming colors to a portrait of a Blackfeet Chief and you are entering Farrell’s world. These moving motifs of a great Indian culture are distinctly native and uniquely American. They are a reminder of a time and a people long gone, but never to be forgotten.
Farrell Cockrum studied art at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico in the early 1980’s. He is very well known throughout the southwest and collected across the world. He lives and paints in Albuquerque. Commission work is available thru the Blackbird Gallery.
Other Farrell Cockrum Galleries: Limited Edition Giclee's Commissions Archival Work