Maurice Cooley is a native of Greenbrier County, West Virginian and self-taught watercolorist with over 35 years of experience. He has loved various art forms since his early years, heavily influenced by surrounding mountain shapes, landscapes and color palettes of nature and people, imagined or real. His watercolor style is mixed with rich abstract land and streetscapes, common life experiences, imagined places, nature, and places where we find peace. Sizes ranges from 5×7-30×20, to date. His company is Watercolor Down, LLC and art is now featured at He can be reached at

International Moulding of Huntington, WV is this companies print and shipping center where watercolors are printed on 300g Sunset Cold Press Textured bright white, acid-free, 100% cotton. Watercolors are typically Haradam Aquarell, Newton Cotman, and Aquafine Watercolour inks. Maurice recently retired from Marshall University as V.P./Dean, Intercultural and Student Affairs.