Cole Pierce b.1978


Education

2007        M.F.A. Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2005        Post Baccalaureate Certificate, Painting/drawing, School of Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2001    
    B.S.S. Art, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA
                B.S.S. Sociology, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA

Residencies

2016           SIM, Reykjavik, Iceland
2012           Harold Arts, Chesterton, OH

Solo Exhibitions

2016        In Secret Unison, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
2015        Phase Transition, Roman Susan Art, Chicago, IL
2013        Triangle is the Strongest Shape, Schrott Gallery, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN
2008        Piano Clockworks, Old Gold Exhibitions & Events, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions

2016       Hildur Presents: Five Hour Show, SIM, Reykjavik, Iceland
              
PArC, Lima, Peru
2015       EXPO CHGO, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
               Alumni Invitational Cornell College, Mt Vernon, IA
              
Plane Figures, THE MISSION, Chicago, IL
2014       Measurable Inconsistencies, Johalla Projects, Chicago, IL
                  Rocket Run: Abstraction from Chicago, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan College
               
Community Area One, Roman Susan, Chicago IL
2013       Pinpoint, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, IN
2012       21st Evanston and Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
                  Flat 12, Floor Length and Tux, Chicago, IL
              
Born Digital, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, NC
2011       d1sc0nN3ct, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, Egypt
                  Wester Projects, Progressive Art Fair, Santa Fe, NM
                  ASCII, Various Locations, Chicago IL
                  New Work, Hinge Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010      GLI.TC/H, Chicago, IL
                 Danny Think Tank, Milwaukee Ave Arts Fair, Chicago, IL
2009      Tape Epiphany, Antena Gallery, Chicago, IL
                 Per Second, Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival, Chicago, IL
2008    
  Vega Caucus, Vega Estates, Chicago, IL
              
Old Gold Van Sale, Milwaukee International Art Fair, Milwaukee, WI
2007      Domestic Firefly, Vega Estates, Chicago, IL
                 Live Box Video Lounge, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL
              MFA Thesis Exhibition, Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, IL
2006      Salad Days, Rowland Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL
              
Alumni Exhibition, ACM Chicago Arts Program, Chicago, IL
              
Closing Ceremony, Sarajevo Winter Festival, Sarajevo, Bosnia
2005      SAIC Graduate Exhibition, G2, Chicago, IL
              
Drawn to Drawn, Better Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL
                 Nippon 12, Nippon Steel USA Annual Juried Show, Chicago, IL

Public Art

2016      Albion St Viaduct Mural, Rogers Park Business Alliance, Chicago IL
2014      Hoop Dreams Mural, Empty Bottle Presents, Chicago, IL

Awards and Grants

2016        DCASE Grant, Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs
2012
        CAAP Grant, Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs
2010        CAAP Grant, Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs
2009        CAAP Grant, Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs
2008        CAAP Grant, Chicago Dept of Cultural Affairs
2007    
    Fellowship, Northwestern University
2006     
   Fellowship, Northwestern University

Publications and Lectures

2015         Visiting Artist Talk, Cornell College, Mt Vernon, IA 
2014
        Visiting Artist Talk, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, IL
                 Review, Visual Art Source, August
                 Visiting Artist Talk, Butler University, Indianapolis, IN
2013         Feature, Papercut Magazine, July
2012         Review, Modern Painters Magazine, February