Tammy Cox



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Biography
Born in Germany of military parents, Tammy's travels gave her a wide variety of beautiful landscapes that inspire her paintings today. She married and settled in Kentucky in 1976 and raised three children with her husband Tom. Greatly involved in horse showing and rodeo, she, and her entire family put in a lot of miles traveling across the country following the competition and exploring the wonderful places it took them. Discovering the western vistas of northwest Wyoming on horseback became one of her favorite destinations and gave her the opportunity to photograph the landscapes and a lot of the wildlife abundant in the Wind River Valley near Jackson Hole. After raising her family and experiencing "empty nest", she began spending winters in Fort Myers, Florida and pursued her art through Bonita Springs Center for the Arts. It was during this time that she discovered the medium of pastel and was inspired by Cheri Dunnigan, a wonderful pastel artist and teacher, which sparked her desire to create her favorite coastal landscapes with the intense explosion of color that the soft sticks of pigment provide. She has studied oil, acrylic and watercolor, and has won several regional, national and international awards. Her painting Sun on the Rise hangs permanently in the Northern Trust Bank collection and was the image of their Seasonal card for 2016.  Tammy continues to study and worked at her craft through classes and workshops with several internationally accredited artists including Sally Strand, Barbara Jaenicke, Doug Dawson, Lyn Asselta, Kim Lordier, Nancy King Mertz, Kenn Backaus and Gary Huber."Often overlooked when your destination is on your mind, is the field across, or the bend before, or the bottom "to the right" of your turn. Beauty can be missed when it doesn't lay in the line of our sight on the road to somewhere else. I'm constantly scanning for that hidden jewel that might bring the ordinary to life in my paintings." Member of:Bonita Springs Center for the Arts
 
American Academy of Equine ArtistsAmerican Women ArtistsSouthwest Florida Pastel SocietyWyoming Artists AssociationWind River Valley Artists GuildJuried Shows:Naples Art AssociationVon Liebig Art CenterNaples, Florida
 
2018 Light,Space & Time 555 Open Theme International Merit Award
 
2018 Bonita Springs Center for the Arts  Honorable Mention
2018 Edythe Clarkston Presidents Award
2017 Bonita Springs Center for the Arts 6th place "It comes Naturally" open 2D/3D show 2017 WRVAG National Art Show 2nd Place professional pastel and 3rd place pastel award2017 Light, Space and Time International "Seasons" Special Merit and Special Recognition Award2017 Wyoming Art Association 2nd place Professional Pastels 2017 Pure Pastel Online Show juried entry2017 Wind River Valley National Miniature Show 1st place, 2nd place awards2016 Northern Trust Bank Holiday Card Winner2016 Wyoming Artist Association Annual Convention 2nd Place Pastel2016 WRVAG National Miniature Show 1st Place, Most Popular, Honorable Mention. Works available: 
 
DeJa VuLocust Grove, GA
Coco Gallery
Bonita Springs, FL
 
 

Representation


CoCo Gallery @ Coconut Point Mall
Estero, FL - 239-949-3073

DeJa Vu on 42
Locust Grove, GA - 678-849-4048


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Horse Creek
Posted on 6/25/2016 5:26:31 PM





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