Resumé

Solo Exhibitions

2018       Carol Cole . The Bubble Blower, Empirical Nonsense, New York, NY, curated by Jimi Dams.  (Sept. 5 – Nov. 3)

                Carol Cole: Cast a Clear Light, Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNCG, Greensboro, NC, co-curated by Emily Stamey, Weatherspoon Curator of Exhibitions, and Paddy Johnson, Editor of Art F City, New York

2016       Carol Cole:  Me and Tennessee, Cullis Gallery at Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC

2015      Part 4, the nothing that is, CAM Raleigh, curated by Bill Thelen, Raleigh, NC

2014      F.E.A.R.S., Seed Space, Nashville, TN

2008      ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006      Through the Flower into the Garden, Salem College Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC

2002      Breasts, Camera Obscura, San Casciano dei Bagni, Italy, curated by Cornelia Lauf, Director.

1994      F.E.A.R.S.: Finally Everything As Remembered Simultaneously, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC

1977      The Bubble Blower, The Bienville Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017      Ten Artists to Watch, LACDA (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art), Los Angeles, CA, curated by Anna Katz, curator at MoCA, Los Angeles, and Dhyandra Lawson, curator at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art).

2016      Strange Genitals, curated by Art F City at AUCAr Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015      Durham Art Guild’s 61st Annual Juried Exhibition, Juror:  Alice Gray Stites, Museum Director and curator of 21c Museum Hotels, Suntrust Gallery, Durham, NC

2014       Raving Disco Dolly on a Rock’n Roll Trolley, envoy enterprises, NYC

2013      CONTEXT, Art Miami, Miami, FL, represented by Accola Griefen Gallery, NYC

2012      North Carolina Artists Exhibition, Juror:  Mark Sloan, Director, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC, Betty McCain Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2011       Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, NYC

2010      The Visible Vagina, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art and David Nolan Gallery, NYC

2009      North Carolina Artists Exhibition, Juror:  Kimerly Rorschach, Ph. D., Director, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Betty McCain Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2008     Greensboro Bicentennial, Gallery 115, Greensboro, NC

Scope Basel, represented by ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

2007     What F Word?, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC
The Mississippi Story, curated by Patti Carr Black. Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
The E/AB Fair, NYC, represented by Solo Impression, Inc., NYC
The Crooked Mirror, envoy gallery, NYC
Ink Miami, Miami, FL, represented by Solo Impression, Inc., NYC
Scope Fair Miami, represented by ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006     The E/AB Fair, NYC, represented by Solo Impression, Inc., NYC
Ink Miami, Miami, FL, represented by Solo Impression, Inc., NYC

2005     Body Language, George Adams Gallery, NYC
Charmed, curated by Michael St. John and Jason Duval, Lower Eastside Girls Club, NYC

2004     New American Talent, Jerry Saltz, Juror, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX, traveling to Texas venues.
AC (Anatomically Correct), curated by Kuan Jeff Baysa, Broadway Gallery, NYC.

2003     Thinking in Blood; Conflict and Culture in the American South, curated by Craig Bunting.

Traveling to:
Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
Hite Gallery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.
Harriet Tubman African American Museum, Macon, GA.
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC.
Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY.

Homegrown, guest curated by Raphaella Platow, Contemporary Curator, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis, University, SECCA: Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Tickled Pink, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2002     H20 : Imagination’s Matrix, curated by Jo Anna Isaak.
Traveling to:
Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.
Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Houghton House Gallery, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY
Danese Gallery, NYC, NY.
Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, University of Denver, Denver, CO.
Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM.

Art on Paper, curated by Nancy Doll and Ron Platt, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of NC at Greensboro, NC.

Aquaria: On the Interaction of Water and the Human Being, curated by Dr. Barbara Wally. Traveling exhibition:
Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Lintz, Austria;
Kunstsammlungen, Chemnitz, Germany

Faith and Form; A Religious Art Exhibit, curated by Terry Heder, Director. Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS.
Grand Arts at Green Hill, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC, curated by Sean Kelley, Director, Grand Arts of Kansas City.

2001     44th Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR. Juror: Alyson Saar.
Chicago Art Invitational 2001, Judith Racht Gallery on Lake, Chicago, IL.

2000     Sugar and Spice, The Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM, curated by Danielle Rae Miller.
43rd Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR. Juror: Graham Nickson
Sculpture 2000, Hattiesburg Public Library, Hattiesburg, MS, Juror: Ed McGowin.
CrossCurrents, Walter Anderson Museum, Ocean Springs, MS, curated by Luise Ross.

1999     Cleavage, Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM.
Ypay2K, Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC, NY
Small Works, 80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYC, NY, Juror:  Ronald Feldman, Director, Ronald Feldman Gallery.
Women Beyond Borders, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

1998     Peep Show: An Exhibition of Erotic Fact and Fantasy, Luise Ross Gallery, NYC, NY, curated by Robert Manley.
41st Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, Juror: Peter Frank.
Collector’s Choice, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR.

1997     Paradise, E. S. Vandam Gallery, NYC, NY, curated by Peggy Cyphers and K. K. Kosik
24th Prints, Drawings, and Photographs Exhibition, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, Juror: Bonnie Clearwater, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL.

1996     Rutgers National ’96 Works on Paper, Stedman Art Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Camden, NJ, Jurors: Ann Philbin, Director of The Drawing Center, New York, NY, and Leon Golub.
White Columns at Green Hill, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC, curated by Bill Arning, Executive Director, White Columns, NYC, NY.
Grand Traditions: Permanent Collection in Context, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS

1995     Texas National 95, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, Juror: Leon Golub
The Triad Fantastic, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC, curated by Bruce Lineker and Jeff Flemming.
Mixed Media, Slidell Cultural Center, Slidell, LA, Juror: Paul DeFour, retired professor at LSU.
38th Annual Delta Exhibition, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, Juror: Ted Potter, Director, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA.

1992      Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro,NC.

1979      Southern Realism, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS, traveling exhibition and catalog.

1978      All Media Art Competition ’78, Houston, TX, Juror: Ellen Lanyon.
Mississippi Artists’ Competitive Exhibition, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS, First Place Award, Jurors: Ida Kohlmeyer, Diane Gingold, and Byron McKeeby.

1977      20th Delta Annual, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, Juror: Marcia Tucker, Director, The New Museum, New York, NY.

1975      SPAR National Juried Show, Shreveport, LA, Merit Award, Juror: James K. Monte, Curator of American Art, Whitney    Museum of Art, New York, NY.
LA Festival of the Arts, Monroe, LA, First Merit Awards in Painting and Drawing, Juror: Townsend Wolfe, Director, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR.
Mississippi Artists’ Competitive Exhibition, Jackson, MS, Juror: John Bullard, Director, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA.
18th Delta Annual, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, Juror: Thomas N. Armstrong, Director, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY
53rd National Juried Show, Shreveport, LA, Best in Show award, Juror: Stuart P. Feld, Hirschl and Adler Gallery, New York, NY.

1974      17th Delta Annual, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR, Juror: Will Barnett.

Bibliography

2018     Frank Stasio, Clearly Carol, an interview with Carol Cole and Emily Stamey on WUNC, Chapel Hill, NC.

Maria Johnson, A Contemporary Mother; Greensboro artist Carol Cole finds nurturing through art and home, Seasons:     Style & Design, Spring 2018, p.55.

2008     Kevin Abreu, Woosta.com, Internet interview
2006     Tom Patterson, NURTURE: Symbol pervades one-woman show, Winston-Salem Journal, March 5, p. F3
Carol Cole, The Bubble Blower, one-star press, Paris, France

2004     Catherine Fox, Confronting the South’s Complexities, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, January 18, p. M4
Cornelia Lauf, Camera Obscura, Revolver, Frankfort, Germany, p. 106

2003     Tom Patterson, Speaking in Symbols, Winston-Salem Journal, September 7, p. F4
Rich Copley, Art’s History Lessons, Lexington Herald-Leader, September 28, p. E4
Laurence Hegarty, New York: H20 at Danese, CIRCA; Contemporary Visual Culture in Ireland, issue 105, pps. 72-73.

2001     John Richardson, Sacred Monsters, Sacred Masters, Random House, NY, photo of Who’s Afraid of Judy Chicago, not with my consent.

1999     Wesley Pulka, Cleavage, a powerful look at women’s bodies, roles, The Sunday Journal, September 19.

1996     Robert Baxter, Rutgers Exhibit…, Courier-Post, Sunday, March 31.

1995     Cathy Gant-Hill, The Triad Fantastic, Greensboro News & Record, May 11, p. D1
Tom Patterson, Triad Group Show Reflects SECCA’s Identity Crises, in Winston-Salem Journal, June 18, p E2.

1994     Tom Patterson, Eye on Art: Two Exhibits at Green Hill Offer Big Contrast, in Winston-Salem Journal, May 22, p. C2.
Margaret Shearin, Cole, Winnett Stand Out at Greensboro Center, in TriadSTYLE, May 4, p.16.

1977     George E. Jordan, Bienville Opens Two Exhibitions, Times-Picayune, October 1.

Curatorial Project

2007     What F Word?, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC

Biographical Information

1943       Born in Philadelphia, MS
1961-64 University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, BA, majoring in Latin, math and English, 1964
1971         Newcomb College of Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1972-75  Masur Museum art classes, Monroe, LA
1976        Workshops with Philip Pearlstein, Judy Chicago, and Lynda Benglis at Loretta Heights College, Denver, CO
1975-78  Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, LA, and Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
1979-81  Computer programmer, Deposit Guaranty National Bank, Jackson, MS.
1981-82  Supervisor of Traveling Exhibitions, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS.
1982-86  Computer software consultant, moved to Greensboro, NC, in 1984.
1986-90  Established computer software consulting business in Greensboro, sold it in 1989.
1992        CSU Summer Arts, Arcadia, CA, with Elizabeth Murray
1993        Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, with Lynda Benglis
1994        Marble/Marble, in Marble, CO
1995         Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, with Elizabeth Murray
Anderson Ranch, Snow Mass, CO, with Joyce Scott and Arlene Raven.

Public Collections

Weatherspoon Art Museum at UNC-Greensboro, Greensboro, NC                                                                                                                                                                      Rutgers University, Stedman Art Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Camden, NJ                                                                                                                                                                Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, NC
Neshoba County Library, Philadelphia, MS