Catherine Cole

b. 1955, USA. Lives and works in New York City.

Catherine Cole received a Bachelor of Fine Arts, from the University of Iowa in 1977. Catherine Cole has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in the US and Europe. Cole uses strong color, line and formal space inspired by the natural world and urban life. Using traditional mediums of oil on canvas and acrylic, gouache and mixed media on paper, Cole’s paintings capture eternal truths and process emotion in a search for the sublime.

Catherine Cole

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2007 – Paintings and Drawings, Salomon Arts Gallery, Tribeca, New York City
  • 2002 – Recent Abstracts, Wright Gallery, Kingston, New York
  • 2002 – Abstract Paintings, Brazilian Cafe, New York City
  • 2000 – Paintings and Drawings, Salon at residence of Constance Sherman, New York City
  • 1994 – Paintings of Catherine Cole, Galeria del Progreso, Madrid, Spain
  • 1994 – Paintings on Paper, L’Espace McCann, Paris, France
  • 1994 – Individual Salon, Galeria del Progresso, Madrid, Spain
  • 1988 – The Paintings of Catherine Cole, Medhattan Cafe, New York, curated by Elga Wimmer
  • 1988 – Paintings, Drawings & Collages, 7A Cafe, New York City

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

  • 2017 – Selection ‘17, Concepto Gallery, Hudson, New York
  • 2015 – Postcards From the Edge for Visual AIDS, Gallery Luhring Augustine, New York City
  • 2014 – Spring Show, Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York City
  • 2013 – Let There Be Art And Bloom, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia
  • 2005 – Take Home A Nude, Benefit in support of NYAA, Phillips de Pury & Co., New York City
  • 2002 – Recent Abstract Work, The Inn at Stone Ridge, Stone Ridge, New York
  • 2001 – Duo with Photographer F. Murphy, Depuy Canal House, High Falls, New York
  • 2001 – 2000 – Show in support of NYAA, New York Academy of Art, New York City
  • 1999 – Group auction and show benefiting The Tibetan Museum, New York City
  • 1994 – Jazz Arte, Galeria Novart, Madrid, Spain. Show toured Spain from Malaga and
 San Sebastian to Barcelona

Awards & Residencies

  • 1996 – First Prize Image, Jasmine Prize, The International Fragrance Foundation, Paris, France
  • 1977 – Illustrated Fashion Book, Silver Prize, Addy Award, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1969 – First Prize, Art Competition, Urbandale Junior High, Urbandale, Iowa

Press & Publications

  • 2014 – The New York Observer, Bruce High Quality Foundation University, 2014
  • 2014 – Catskill Mountain Region Guide, Kingston, New York
  • 2002 & 2001 – Blue Stone Press, High Falls, New York
  • 1995 – Angeline’s Paris, France
  • 1995 – El Mundo, Sociedad, Madrid, Spain
  • 1994 – Babelia, Propuestas Exposicioni, El Pais, Madrid, Spain 
  • 1994 – ABC de las Artes, Madrid, Soain
  • 1983 – Weekend Edition November 5-6, Americans in Paris, International Herald Tribune, 
  • Paris, France.

Education

  • 1977 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Iowa, USA
  • 
2014-2010 – BHQFU, Bruce High Quality Foundation University
  • 2002-1981 – The Art Students League, New York City, League Life Member
  • 1994-1990 – Circulo des Belles Artes, Madrid Spain, Active Member

  • 1988-1979 – National Academy, New York City
  • 1978 – Milton Glaser Intensive Workshop, School of Visual Arts, New York City
  • 1969-67 – Merit Scholarship Study with Drake University, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
  • 1966-1963 – Merit Scholarship, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa

Works by Catherine Cole

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