Cece Cole is an installation artist. She creates pattern design for print from collage material generated in the studio process.

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Cece Cole lives and works. She received her BFA in Media Studies from the University of Louisiana. Cole traveled the USA and abroad and earned her MFA from the University of Iowa.. She was the first recipient of the prestigious, annual Virginia Commonwealth University Painting/Printmaking Residency and Fellowship Award at Plant Zero. She later served as Assistant Professor in the VCU Painting and Printmaking Department. Cole now lives and works in Phoenix, AZ and is represented by ADA Gallery in Richmond, VA. Her exhibition record includes University of Iowa Art Museum, Midwest Exhibitions in Chicago, IL and Reynolds Gallery and Solvent Space Gallery in Richmond,VA. She was awarded a solo exhibition at Wave Hill Cultural Center, Bronx, NY. As a former member of the collective Paintallica, she has participated in collaborative events at the Time Based Art Fair in Portland, OR and at Country Club Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. Cole’s work has been exhibited internationally in Berlin, Germany and with “Your Passports Please” ,an exhibition that originated in Brooklyn, NY.  Her work has been reviewed in Sculpture Magazine, NY Arts, D’art International and online by Pelican Bomb. Recent projects and drawing series include “Thinking About Meditating” and “In Light of Events”. Her latest large scale, adaptive installation called “Atmospheric Perspectives” was included in “Invisible Like Gravity” a group exhibition at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, LA. 

Cole currently lives and works in Phoenix, AZ. She recently presented pattern based works in New York, NY and installations at Ada gallery in RIchmond, Mary S. Byrd Gallery at Augusta University and Bentley Gallery in Phoenix, AZ.  



Cece Cole



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