Art Brokerage: Will Cotton American Artist: b. 1965. Will Cotton was born in 1965 in Melrose, Massachusetts. He received his BFA from Cooper Union, New York, spent a semester at the Ecole Regionale des Beaux-Arts in France and studied for a year at the New York Academy of Art. His paintings have been included in numerous group shows throughout the United States and Europe, and have been the subject of solo shows at the Mary Boone, Silverstein and I-20 Galleries in New York, among many others. Listings wanted.