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Teresa Cole

BIOGRAPHY

New Orleans based artist Teresa Cole, known for her installation print work created primarily in relief and serigraph, exhibits nationally and internationally. Her interest in appropriating varied cultural expressions led to visiting artist engagements at Hard Ground Printmakers, Cape Town, South Africa; Frans Masereel Graphics Center in Kasterlee, Belgium and Khoj Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Her most recent wall screen-print was commissioned by the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia.


Cole earned a BFA in fiber from MICA, Baltimore, MD and received much of her early printmaking education as a working member of Peacock Printmakers in Aberdeen, Scotland. Her MFA in printmaking is from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan. She currently holds the Ellsworth Woodward Professorship in Art at Tulane University.

 

EDUCATION

1989
MFA Printmaking Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI 1983 BFA Fiber Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

1982
Studied Textiles Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham, England


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015
Seamless Belonging, Callan Contemporary, New Orleans, LA

2014
Pollinator, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, NC (curator: Jordan Ahlers) (forthcoming May/June)

Printmaking Invitational Exhibition, Caffery Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2013
26th Annual September Competition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA

Louisiana Contemporary, Odgen Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA (Juror: Franklin
Sirmans)

23rd Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Kenosha, WI (Juror: John Hitchcock) (catalogue)

26th Annual NcNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition, Lake Charles, LA (Juror: Claudia Schmuckli)

2012
Mantras of Form and Pattern, solo exhibition, Callan Contemporary, New Orleans, LA

From Origin to Present, Solo Exhibition, WhiteSpace Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Pattern, Pattern, Pattern, Group Exhibition, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Ashville NC (curator Jordan Ahlers)

In the Background, Portfolio Exhibition during Navigating Currents, SGC International Printmaking Conference, New Orleans, LA (organizer: Yoonmi Nam)

20/20 Vision, Group Invitational, Fifth Edition: The Art of Contemporary University Printmaking, Fire House Gallery, Louisville, GA

From One Surface to Another, Group Exhibition,18 Hands Gallery, Houston TX (curator: Patrica Porcynaluk )

Raw, invitational grouped exhibition, HomeSpace Gallery, New Orleans LA, (curated by Sharon Jacques and Luis Cruz Azaceta)

Everything All At Once, Group Exhibition, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2011
Pattern Matters, Juried Curatorial Project for Impact International Print Conference, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (Including the work of Sarah Amos, Michele Elliot, Paula Sengupta, Jimin Lee, Tanja Softic and myself)

The Grotto, Screen print Installation at Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Nature/Culture: Works from the Fredrick R. Weisman Collection, Contemporary Art Center, New
Orleans, LA (curator: Billy Milan Weisman)

Ink and Imagery, Regional Printmaking Invitational, Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Ashville, NC

2010
Transfer, solo exhibition, Gallery Bienvenu, New Orleans, LA

Stains on my Chincz, six-person exhibition, Harrington Street Arts Centre, Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Curator: Dr. Paula Sengupta)

First Annual Print Exhibition, Louisiana Art Works, New Orleans, LA (curator: Mia Kaplan)

One, Two, Three, Testing, SGC International Print Conference, Philadelphia, PA

Gulf Aid: Artists in Action, Group Invitational, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina State University, Greenville, NC (curated by Rochelle Toner, Beth Grabowski, Bill Fick, R.L. Tillman and Matt Rebholz)

Dreams, Patterns, Tests, Group Exhibition, Gallery 2, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Headshot, Mid-American Print Council Conference, Minneapolis, MN (curator: Tim Dooley)

Circle of Print: International Group of Printmakers, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; (curator: Melanie Yazzie)

Editions at Dawn, Contemporary Printmaking at Louisiana Artworks, New Orleans, LA, (Curator: Meg Turner)

2009
Los Angeles Print Society’s 20th National Exhibition, Juried, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Matrix/Printmaking 2009, Group Exhibition, the Museum of Fine Arts at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Agents of Seduction, Sculpture by Caroline Smith & Unique Prints by Teresa Cole, two-person exhibition, Whitespace, Atlanta, GA

Sanbao International Printmaking Exhibition, Group Print Exhibition, New Suzhou Museum, Jingdezhen, China

Teresa Cole: Installation and Prints & Sandy Chism: Paintings, two-person exhibition, Southeastern Louisiana State University, Hammond, LA 

Teresa Cole: Full Circle, Solo Exhibition, The Blue Gallery, Kansas City, MO.

Man Overboard, An International Portfolio Exhibition, Group Invitational, Studio 101, Chicago, IL.

Ganjifa, International Print Exchange Portfolio, Hornan Gallery, Falun, Sweden

2008
Tchoupitoulas Studios, Project Space, Satellite Site in conjunction with Prospect.1 New Orleans, four-person exhibition, New Orleans, LA.

How a Book is Made, Group Book Arts Exhibition, Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA

Women of New Orleans, Group exhibition, Van Brunt Gallery, Beacon, New York

Group Show, Gallery Bienvenu, New Orleans, LA 
New Prints: Spring, 2008, Group, International Print Center New York, New York

2007
Shift, Solo Exhibition, Gallery Bienvenu, New Orleans, LA

31st Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Hartmann Center Art Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL (Juried)

Wicked & Wise, Juried Exhibition, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray Kentucky (Jurors: Michael Krueger & Richard Krueger) (Catalogue)

Washington Printmakers Juried Exhibition, Washington Printmakers Gallery, Washington D.C.

New Art, New Media, New Orleans, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

2006
Monmouth University National Print Exhibition, Juried Group Exhibition, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ (Juror: Tonja Softic) (Purchase Prize)

The Bridge, Juried group exhibition, The B Complex, Atlanta, GA

2005-06
Flood, Print and Bead Installation, Tenth Floor Gallery, Columbia College of Art
and Design, Chicago, IL, The University of Wisconsin Madison; the Reading Room, Art and Architecture Building, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (This work was created with assistance from students and faculty of Kansas City Art Institute, the University of Northern Iowa, and Columbia College)

2004
Third International Mini Print de Sarajevo 2005, City Hall, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (catalogue)

Louisiana in Print, Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery at Loyola University, New Orleans LA (curators: Brian Kelly and Karoline Schleh)

Third Lessedra World Art Print Annual, Mini Print Exhibition, National Palace of Culture,Sofia, Bulgaria.

Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Juried, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AK (The Brackett- Kennerich & Associates Purchase Award) (catalogue)

Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Juried, Parkside, WI (Juror: Karen Kunc)

Vitreous Matters, Group Invitational, Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans, LA. (Curator: Sybille Perretti)

Accessories, two-person exhibition with Jennifer Yorke, Streetlevel Gallery, Highwood, IL

Tamarind Group Print Show, Participants of the Tamarind 2002 Summer Workshop, Louisiana Tech
University, Ruston, LA

N.O.P.D., New Orleans Pattern and Decoration, Four Person Exhibition, Carroll Gallery, Newcomb Art Department, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (Curator: Michael Plante)

2003
Teresa Cole: Hand-pulled Prints, Solo Exhibition, Fine Arts Center, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA
Tacit Translations, Two Person show, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Saltline Biennial, Juried Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

Shock & Awe, Group Invitational, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN; University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA; Blindspot Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Print Exhibition, Group Invitational, Big Arts, Sanabel, FL

2002
Digital Louisiana, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans. LA (Curator: David Rubin)

Work On Paper, Group Exhibition, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Repo (session), Group Exhibition, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL (Curators: Tom Denlinger and Jennifer
Yorke)

Works on Paper, Group Exhibition, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

SouthWorks, Juried, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA (Juror: Rene Paul Barilleaux) (Third Merit Award for 2-D)

Them and Us, Group Invitational, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Quiet Water: Louisiana Printmakers, Juried, Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA (Juror:
Phyllis McGibbon, Wellsley College)

Taboo X, Group Invitational, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA The Fine Arts Academy, Poznan, Poland

Pressed and Pulled X, Juried, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA (Juror: Carmon Colangelo) (Juror's Mention)

Print Installations, Solo Exhibition, The University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA

Essential Oppositions, Group Invitational, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
(Curator: Bonita Day)

2001
Boundless, North West Print Council, Portland Oregon (Curator: Kevin Hass)

The Black and White Show, Invitational, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Acquisitions in Prints and Drawings 1996-2000, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA

Works on Paper: Drawings, Prints, and Photographs, LSU Union Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA (Juror: David Kiehl, Curator of Prints, The Whitney)

No Dead Artists, Juried Exhibition, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Florida Printmaker 's Society, Juried Exhibition, Venice Art Center, Venice, FL

2000
Veil, Solo Installation, Carroll Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Personal Mysteries: Ten Women Artists, Invitational, Kirshman Art Space, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, New Orleans, LA


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Current Position
Professor, The Ellsworth Woodward Professorship in Art,
Printmaking, Newcomb Art Dept.., Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2010
Artist Residency, Khoj Kolkata, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

2008
Artist Residency Frans Masereel, Flemish Center for Graphic Arts, Kasterlee, Belgium

2007
Visiting Artist, Visiting Artist Workshop, Rabindabarhi University, Kolkata, India
Guest Lecturer Lecture “Shift”, Visvabharati University, Kala Bhavan, Santinekatan, India Lecture “Rock, Paper, Brayer”, The American Cultural Center, Kolkata, India;
and Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Artist Residency CHHAAP Printmaking Workshop, Vadodara, Gujarat, India

2006
Visiting Artist Visiting Artist Workshop, NOCCA Institute, New Orleans, LA Visiting Artist Workshop, College of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

2005
Residency Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL
Visiting Artist Hardground Printmakers, Cape Town, South Africa; Columbia Visiting Artist, Columbia College of Art and Design, Chicago, IL
Visiting Artist, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Visiting Artist, The University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Visiting Lecture, “Water, Water Everywhere”, The School of the Art
Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2004
Demonstrator Glass Art Society's International Conference, New Orleans, LA 2003,96,95 Printmaking Coord. Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA

2003
Visiting Artist Department of Art, Augusta State University, Augusta, GA

2002
Visiting Artist University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA
Juror Down River, National Art High School Print Exhibition,
NOCCA, New Orleans, LA
Participant Summer Lithography Plate Workshop, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

HONORS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2011
Center on Research Grant, Office of Academic Affairs, Tulane University

2008
NOLA Career Opportunity Grant, Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY Newcomb Fellows Grant Newcomb Foundation, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2006
Phase II Grant, Tulane, University, New Orleans, LA

2003
Fellowship Grant Division of the Arts, State of Louisiana 2002 Newcomb Fellows Course Development Grant
Artist Mini-Grant Division of the Arts, State of Louisiana

2001
Enhancement Grant Board of Regents, State of Louisiana Artist Mini-Grant Division of the Arts, State of Louisiana
Newcomb Fellows Individual Grant: Demo-graphics

1996
Newcomb Fellows Grant on Women and Issues of gender, Race, and
Class: The Body Politic

1995
Newcomb Fellows Individual Grant: Visiting Printmaker Workshop

1994
Research Fellowship Committee on Research, Tulane University Lilly Fellowship Tulane University

1993 Honorable Mention Individual Artist Grant, Division of Cultural Affairs, State of Florida


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Fredrick R. Weisman Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Sacs Fifth Avenue Art Collection, New York, NY, USA
Frans Masereel, Flemish Center for Graphic Arts, Kasterlee, Belgium
The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
The Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Johannes Stegman Art Gallery, The University of the Orange Free State, South Africa
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, USA
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
Rose Art Museum, Brandies University, Waltham, MA, USA
Dimmock Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. USA
Iberia Bank, Covington and Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Harrah’s Hotel and Casino, New Orleans, LA,
The Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia