Blaine Arthur Cota Jr
(1923 - 2006)
Blaine Arthur Cota, Jr. was active/lived in Connecticut, Vermont. Blaine Cota Jr is known for Abstract expressionist painting.
Biography Blaine Arthur Cota, Jr.
Blaine Arthur Cota, Jr. (1923-2006)
He was born in St. Johnsbury, Vermont in May of 1923 where he developed an early childhood interest in art at the local museum and gallery and won first prize in a local contest for one of his paintings.
His family moved to Bristol, Connecticut in 1936 where he took his first lessons from Alice Hagarty. Coming of age, he served in the Army during WW II and after his discharge he taught art in the therapy department of the Ashford General Hospital in White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia. He continued his studies with Mrs. William Sargent Kendall in Hot Springs, Virginia and also taught at the Kendall Art Foundation before returning to Conn. where he attended Yale University o
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