"Ali has taught me more in 3 years than I have learnt over the past 5 decades of attending art classes. It's astonishing how she has managed to turn me from a student into an artist...."
"Despite myself, I appear to have become an artist under Ali's tutelage. I didn't think it was possible...but then her approach is pretty unique...."
"Thank you Ali, for everything you've taught me, not just about art, but building my confidence in myself and my abilities..."
Ali Cockrean is a professional expressionist artist and tutor. Her instantly recognisable and popular style has afforded her buyers and followers worldwide, including a commission from the BBC to paint the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee River Pageant in 2012. Ali’s art education includes formal tuition at Slade School of Art and Central St Martins, London. She works exclusively in acrylic on canvas.
With over 15 years experience, Ali offers private tuition to adults who are inspired to develop their own skills. She also gives demonstrations and presentations around the country to art societies; writes articles for the national art press and has worked as a freelance tutor for ArtsLink in Sherborne, ArtSmart School of Art in Beaconsfield and Truro Arts Centre, Cornwall.