Rocky Horton received his undergraduate education at Harding University in Searcy Arkansas. He received an M.F.A. in studio art from West Virginia University in December of 2003. Since that time he has served as a Professor of Art at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. Rocky Horton is a conceptually based multi-disciplinary artist whose spans painting, sculpture, video, and performance. He is an active founding member of COOP, a curatorial collective in Nashville, established in 2010. He lives and works in Nashville Tennessee alongside his wife, artist Mandy Rogers Horton, and their four children.