2015 Eastern Regional Exhibition

From left to right: Photo courtesy of Lavengood Photography, Drew Endicott Photography, Cliff Ritchey, VisitIndy.com, Kevin Foster, Carl Van Rooy Photography.
Eckert & Ross Fine Art, in Indianapolis, IN from November 6 - December 5, 2015 Juror of Awards Charles Cox OPAM

We are pleased to announce and welcome Charles Cox OPAM as our 2015 Eastern Exhibition Juror Of Awards.


Charles Cox OPAM

Training: B.A. David Lipscomb College, Ringling School of Art, Watkins Institute, U.T. Nashville Ext.

Professional Experience: 30 years illustrator at United Methodist Publishing House and freelancing for publishing houses around the country, painting instructor David Lipscomb College, 17 years full-time painter.

Awards: "Best of Show," 2008 OPA Eastern Regional, "Award of Excellence," 2012 OPA Eastern Regional," "Award of Excellence," 2014 OPA National, "First in Oil," Central South, "Best of Show," Central South, "Best of Show," 2013 Columbia State Show, "First in Oil," Tennessee Art League, "3rd Place FASO Online Show, acceptance 2009 OPA National and Eastern Regional, acceptance 2011 OPA Eastern Regional and National, "Finalist," Fineartviews Competition, acceptance "Paint the Parks" competition, featured artist 2014 Columbia State Show.

Honors: Master Signature Member OPA (2015), Featured in "American Art Collector Magazine," (twice), featured in "Nashville Arts Magazine," online judge OPA, wrote blog OPA.

Collections: Vanderbilt University, David Lipscomb University, formerly in Cheekwood Collection, several bank headquarters, private collections around the country.

Favorite Artists: Sargent, Zorn, Sorolla, Degas, Schmid.

Painting Philosophy: Strives for good composition, good drawing, creative exploration and manipulation of color and tone, painterliness ( involving lively paint application, thick and thin paint consistency), selectivity of detail, manipulation of edges, etc

Website: charlestcox.com