From the Blackfeet Nation of northern Montana, Farrell Cockrums great passion in life is informing the world of his rich Native American heritage through his contemporary works of art. Farrell Cockrum studied art at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico in the early 1980s. He is very well known throughout the southwest and collected across the world. Today he lives and paints in Albuquerque.
Steeped in the traditions and culture of his native ancestors, Farrell captures the spirit of the Blackfeet in each of his unique and colorful paintings. Vivid color, rich texture and striking subject matter make up the core of Farrell's captivating subjects including native figures and honored wildlife. These moving motifs of a great Indian culture are distinctly native and uniquely American. They are a reminder of a time and a people long gone, but never to be forgotten.