Marco Cochrane Live Sculpture
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The best kept secret in music


"Carmel Magazine/SF Chronicle, etc."

press kit available at: - Carmel Magazine, Inc.


The magical experience of seeing raw clay become a detailed representation of a complete woman is unlike any live art performance I have ever seen.

The feedback we receive from audience members varies from awe to astonishment to sheer joy. We aim to inspire, and we seem to be successful. Marco Cochrane is quite literally the only figurative sculptor in the world doing such exquisitely detailed, personal work with women. It is also very rare for an artist, much less a sculptor, to reveal his craft, and allow others to become a part of the process of creation.

We recently produced a life size sculpture for a large venue on New Year's Eve. Others performers included Les Claypool, The Neville Brothers and the New Orleans Social Club. The event and the James Brown Tribute sculpture was a huge success. Another new life-size sculpture has been created since then, and a heroic size 10-foot armature has already been built for the next grand creation.

Photo galleries of the sculptures and a complete press kit with video clips can be seen at



Marco Cochrane
Brief Sculpture Bio

1991 – Present Marco Cochrane Sculpture Monterey, CA
Perform sculpture enlargements / reductions / metal fabrication
1700 sq. ft. building located across from Monterey Sculpture Center / full metal shop / full wood shop / enlargement facilities / pantagraph / mold production

Nov 04 – Jan 06 Richard MacDonald Studio, Inc. Monterey, CA
Production Manager
Performed enlargements / reductions / designed and implemented quality control systems: jigs and assembly processes / training on metal finishing / production methods and processes / responsible for improving production levels and quality / managed a workforce of 10 employees and contractors

Fall 2004 Juried Sculpture Show Loveland, CO
Participant in the largest and most prestigious sculpture show in the U.S., limited to 180 participants

2003 – 2004 Marco Cochrane Studio & Gallery Monterey, CA
Opened a studio on Cannery Row and performed live sculpting shows

1998 – 2003 Creamery Art Studios Oakland, CA
Owner / Builder
Purchased an 18,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Oakland / built up the interior of the building to create an artists’ community / 30 artists lived in the building / featured a 1,200 sq. ft. art gallery / 1,000 sq. ft. dance studio / 3,500 sq. ft. sculpture & painting studio, and a full recording studio

1990 Fine Arts in Metal Foundry San Jose, CA
Enlargement / Mold Maker
Performed enlargements / mold making / welding / chasing / wax pouring / gating / investment casting / pouring metal

1988 Dragonfly Landscapes Capitola, CA
Design Assistant
Specialized in the production of dry riverbeds

1987 – 1988 Draggers Amusement Park Watsonville, CA
Fabricator and Assembler
Fabricated park rides / produced patterns, foam and clay

1986 – 1987 George Olsen Yachts Live Oak, CA
Interior assembly crew lead / gel repair / keel fairing / pattern making / mold making / designed and produced jigs to speed production with accuracy

1983 – 1985 Alsberg Brothers Boat Works Live Oak, CA
Same as George Olsen above

1982 Mike Leeds Design Santa Cruz, CA
Produced stain glass / chaise aluminum castings / installation of art in restaurants

1982 Dave Celluti Santa Cruz, CA
Produced molds of three life-size figures / cast in fiberglass with polyester resin

Materials & Tools:
Experience with steel / bronze / aluminum / fiberglass / wood / plaster / stone / foam / silicon rubber / urethane rubber