L Cole

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|       calendar, resume

 

 

current, recent exhibition calendar:

 

always, at WSG gallery in Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

2015:

oct 20 - nov 28, Exhibition of North, WSG gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

 

 

calendar highlights from history:

 

2012:

installation of Rain - GFS in GFS Headquarters, Wolverine, Michigan

 

2011:

sept 21 - oct 9  Art Prize 2011, Grand Rapids, Michigan - Grand Rapids Public Museum -

Rain - 3rd prize

 

throughout 2011 - Art in the Sky, a very large version of Egg moved from billboard to billboard around Washtenaw County, Michigan

Resume:

 

Commercial Commissions and Public Art

 

2015  Down the Rabbit Hole and Around Again for Ruth's Chris, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2012  Rain, GFS, GFS Headquarters, Wolverine, MI  Hanging in entry atrium

 

2011  Rain, Art Prize, GR Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI - 3rd Prize

 

2010  A Different Alphabet, Bloomfield Township Public Library, Bloomfield, MI

 

2009  Ebb and Flow, Beaumont Hospital, Troy, MI

 

2009  University of Michigan Hospital, School of Nursing, Dean's Lobby, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2008  University of Michigan Hospital, Geriatric Lobby, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2008  Greektown Hotel, Detroit, MI

 

2008  Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, Detroit, MI

 

 

Solo and Curated Exhibitions

 

2013  A Color Conversation, WSG gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2011  Colors - new encaustic, Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2010  Art in the Sky, on billboards outsided Ann Arbor, MI

 

2010  Silver Liquid: a tribute to water, WSG gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2009  Encaustic Wax Paintings on Screen, University of Michigan Hospital, main lobby

 

2008  Francesc Burgos, Lynda Cole: Recent Work, Mallets's Creek Library, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2008  Stillness in Motion, WSG gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2008  The World Between Black and White, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2008  with Chris McCauley and Mari Marks, Wenniger Gallery, Rockport, MA

 

2007  Shifting Boundaries, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2006  Stillness Obscured, Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2003  Silver and Water, Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2002  between the frames, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2001  A Matter of Perspective, Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

1999  Time, an Installation, Michigan Guild Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

1998  Squares and Spirals, Insudstial Technology Institute, Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

Selected Exhibitions

 

2011  Art Prize, Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI

 

2010  All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2010  Ann Arbor in Tubingen, Tubingen Kulturhalle, Tubingen, Germany

 

2010  Silver Linings, Terra Gallery, Columbus, OH

 

2010  Waxing Lyrical, Mercy Gallery, Loomis Chaffe, Windsor, CT

 

2008  On the Edge, Second Annual Encaustic Exhibition, Montserrat College of Art.

 

         Beverly, MA

 

2007  Ahead of the Buzz, The Gallery at R&F, Kingston, NY

 

2007  Prints USA, 2007, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

 

2006  One Fine Art Gallery, Chiciago, IL

 

2006  Encaustics, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Birmingham, MI

 

2006  Personal Artifacts, Verde Gallery, Champagne, IL

 

2005  Butler Institute of American Art, Beecher Center, Youngstown, OH

 

2005  Into the Mystic, Verde Gallery, Champagne, IL

 

2005  Emphasis on Digital, Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2004  On the Wall, REFOCUS NOW, Olympia Grand Hall, London, England

 

2004  Snap to Grid, L.A. Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

2004  All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2004  14th Annual National Art Competition, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO

 

2004/5  Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center,

 

         Birmingham, MI

 

2003  Scarab Club Silver Medal 2003 Exhibition, Detroit, MI

 

2003  art alchemists, current work, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI

 

2003  Bill of Rights, public art installed in Ann Arbor, MI

 

2003 High Resolution, digital Art in the 21st Century, B.K.Smith Gallery

 

        Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH

 

2002  Full Spectrum, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2002  exhibit6, Power Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2001  Constructions, Michigan Guild Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2001  wtc:reactions, a benefit for New York Disaster Relief, Michigan Guild Gallery,

 

         Ann Arbor, MI

 

2000  Elements, Michigan Guild Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2000  Bit by Bit, digital online exhibit, www.bitbybitdigital.org

 

 

Publications

 

Best of America: Mixed Media Artists and Artisans, volume 1, back cover, internal pgs.

 

Best of Artists Presents: Worldwide Sculpture, vol 2 - soon to be released

 

 

 

Professional Activities

 

2006 - 08  Instructor in the art of Encaustic Painting, Birmingham, Bloomfield Art Center,

 

                Birmingham, MI

 

2004  Juror for Ann Arbor Original Art Fair

 

2001  Juror for Ann Arbor State Street Art Fair

 

1997 - 1990 board memeber (including President) for Ann Arbor Women Artists

 

2001 - present  President of WSG gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

1976 - 1990  owner of Wildwood Flower Landscape Design, Ann Arbor, MI

 

1970 - 1972  clothing design, freelance, New York City and Ann Arbor, MI

 

 

Presentations

 

2010  Feb 4,  Art Design and Public Responsibilities Forum: The Role of Public Art in

 

         Michigan,

 

         Panel members:

 

         Reed Kroloff, Director, Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum

 

         Christine Schefman, Director of Contemporary Art, David Klein Gallery

 

         Marc Schwartz, Acting Director, Art Detroit Now

 

         Lynda Cole, featured artist at Bloomfield Township Public Library, Bloomfield, MI

 

2005  Moderator for Round Table Discussion on Digital Fine Art in conjunction with

 

         featured artist exhibit at Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

2003  Artist's talk, as part of the exhibit High Resolution: Digital Art in the 21st

 

         Century, B.K.Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH

 

2001  talk and demonstration, How 3 Artists Use the Digital Medium,

 

         Washington Street Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

 

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