Bobby Cox was
born in London, England, but has lived in Johannesburg, South Africa, and
Adelaide, South Australia. She settled in Secret Cove on the Sunshine
Coast, British Columbia in May 2004.
After a career in education and publishing she turned to her abiding
interest, painting, and has studied at The Slade in London and the
Central School of Art in Adelaide, besides joining painting workshops. She
takes as many opportunities as possible to paint with other practising
She was a member of the Royal Society of Art, Adelaide: of the Pastel
Society of South Australia and of the Adelaide Art Society. She has
exhibited in Adelaide both with the Royal Society and with other Art
On the Sunshine Coast in Western Canada, she has joined the Gibsons
School of the Arts and the Sunshine Coast Arts Council. She also paints
with the Sans Soucie Artists and the Pender Harbour Group. She has
exhibited in the Sechelt Art Centre, and the Pender Harbour Gallery.
Bobby has traveled extensively throughout the world so the stimulus has been
constantly present to view her surroundings through fresh eyes. The
different light to be found in the different countries has been a constant
source of fascination in her painting.
She has also had the experience of seeing many great works of art in
national galleries throughout the world and seeing continents through the
eyes of its artists. Among contemporary artists one of the greatest influences on
her work has been David Hockney.
Her paintings can be viewed on her web site www.onlinegtr.com
or at her studio by appointment, 10113 Mercer Road Half Moon
Bay, BC V0N IY2,
Tel: 604 885 4549