Bernard Hall Cuddington
By Haddenham Webteam - 3rd October 2012 6:00am
The Haddenham based and nationally acclaimed artist, Ali Cockrean, will be giving a demonstration at Age Concern's 'Friday Art Group'. This will take place in the Walter Rose Room, VH, beginning at 2:00pm. Just £2.50 entry — proceeds to Age Concern funds.
Ali is a successful expressionist painter who regularly exhibits her work throughout the country. Her paintings already appears in collections across Europe, the US and Canada.
She is considered to be 'one to watch' on the contemporary art scene. To see more of Ali Cockrean's work, see our GALLERIES section
Ali's career has been boosted by significant commissions and a rising national profile following the success of shows in London and regional galleries, with enthusiastic reactions to her recent collections. Ali has also featured on BBC TV, and made several appearances on radio. She's also had significant magazine/newspaper coverage. Most recently, she was one of the artists invited by the BBC to provide their interpretation of the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant from the Millennium Bridge, in London.
To read more about the challenges of the Diamon Jubilee Pageant, and especially how Ali coped with the effects of the torrential rain that day, click here
To see the other artists' work on the same theme, on the BBC website, click here
To see more of Ali Cockrean's work, see our GALLERIES section
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