Mar Gretta Cocking
(1894 - 1995)
Mar Gretta Cocking was active/lived in South Dakota, Wisconsin. Mar Gretta Cocking is known for modernist painting and teaching.
Biography Mar Gretta Cocking
Cocking, Mar Gretta
(1894 Mineral Point, Wisconsin-1995 Spearfish, South Dakota)
Also known as Gretta Cocking
renowned art teacher and modernist painter dedicated to continuing
education, Mar Gretta Cocking excelled at both teaching and painting
during much of her 101 year life span. She began her formal education at
the University of Nebraska in Lincoln with enrollment in the School of
Fine Arts, and earned her BA degree in 1925. In 1932, she earned an MFA
degree from the University of Oregon. Meanwhile between 1913 and 1921,
she had studied intermittently at Northern State Teacher’s College in
Aberdeen, and had also been enrolled at the Art Institute of Chicago in
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