Art Brokerage: John Cogan American Artist: John Cogan captures the beauty of creation on canvas, painting the landscapes and wildlife of the American West in a unique style that has become known throughout New Mexico and the Southwest. He works in acrylic, focusing on color and the effects of light. John earned his Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University, then an MA and a Ph.D. in experimental physics from Rice University. He worked briefly in the corporate world, but in 1982 he left his job to pursue painting full time. The Grand Canyon has been one of John's favorite subjects and he has painted it hundreds of times in all seasons and weather over the last thirty years. John has participated in the Grand Canyon Association's Plein Air on the Rim in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 and 2013. In September 2012 he won the Jack Dudley Memorial Fund Purchase Award and his painting OUT OF THE DEPTHS will be a permanent part of the Grand Canyon's collection. He has been invited back to participate in 2014. He won three awards in Zion National Park's "In the Footsteps of Thomas Moran" plein air invitational in November of 2013 after winning awards at this event in 2010, 2011 and 2012 including the Superintendent's choice in 2011. Listings wanted.