Friday, March 11, 2011

Artistic Range: Larry Cocchiarella

Posted By on Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 5:00 PM

Local artist Larry Cocchiarella uses flagstone to create some very unique art. He sketches his designs onto flagstone, then cuts them out and paints them. He recently did a piece for Christina Taylor Green's memorial. That piece is now displayed in the family's entryway. He also donated a piece of his art to Lizzie Bell, a girl whose family was on an episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, here in Tucson.

Right now, Cocchiarella is working on a piece for the 10 year anniversary of Sept. 11. His goal is to have it shipped to New York to be auctioned off, the proceeds from it going toward the 9/11 Memorial Fund.

Cocchiarella is a member of the Tucson Arts & Crafts Association. He displays and sells his art at various shows around town.

To learn more about Cocchiarella's art or to get in touch with him, visit his facebook page.

The 9/11 piece in progress.
  • The 9/11 piece in progress.

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