Cole Pierce

Cole Pierce: Phase Transition
February 6, 2015 - February 26, 2015
Roman Susan 
1224 W. Loyola Ave | Chicago, IL 60626 

Reception: Friday, February 6 // 6 PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 3-6 PM and Saturday 12-3 PM

Phase Transition is an installation of recent paintings and a wall mural from Pierce’s geometric abstraction series. In his work, he employs multiple layers of vivid optical rhythms, and purposely counters the rational pattern with unpredictable variations. 

#63 (2014) Oil and Acrylic on Canvas, 48"x60"

#63 (2014) Oil and Acrylic on Canvas, 48"x60"

Pierce received an MFA in Art Theory & Practice from Northwestern University in 2007. His work has been reviewed in Modern Painters Magazine, Visual Art Source, and Papercut Magazine. He recently had a solo show at Butler University and participated in group shows at CAM Raleigh, Johalla Projects, and Nebraska Wesleyan University. His first large scale mural was completed in September 2014 for Hoop Dreams, a charity basketball tournament by Empty Bottle Presents.