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David Cochran is a northern Virginia artist who specializes in unique family portraits. He began his career in 1962 at the age of 10, and has been painting ever since. He works at the prestigious Torpedo Factory Arts Center in Alexandria, VA.

If you are interested in a casual family portrait, email for more information.

About the Artist -

David Cochran's formal training in art began at the age of 10, when he took lessons at the Corcoran Museum in Washington, DC.

He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1976 with a BFA in Painting and Printmaking.

After school, he received a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts to be "Artist in Residence" for York County, Virginia From 1977 - 1978.

Since that time he has made his living as a freelance artist. He now resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife, Sheryl and three boys. For the last 19 years, his studio has been in the prestigious Torpedo Factory Art Center in Old Town Alexandria, overlooking the Potomac River.

This award-winning artist participates in juried and one-man shows and is in many permanent collections, including Philip Morris, the Chrysler Museum, the Federal Reserve Bank (Richmond, VA.) and Ethyl Corp.