CURRICULUM VITAE: MEL COLEMAN
647-534-1539
Contact: mel.s.coleman@gmail.com
website: www.melcoleman.ca
Instagram: @melscoleman
Blog: www.melcoleman.tumblr.com
Twitter: @MelColeman_


BORN:
1988, Toronto Ontario, Canada

EDUCATION:
2006-2011 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a Major in Studio Art and Minor in Art History, University of Guelph, ON

CONTINUING STUDIES:
2013: SCS 2597-003 Conversations from the Toronto Art World, University of Toronto
2012: 2597 – 002 Conversations from the Toronto Art World, University of Toronto

AWARDS:
2011: Honourable mention 43rd Annual Juried Art Show, Guelph ON
2011: Samuel and Saidye Bronfman Family Foundation Printmaking Prize

PUBLICATIONS:
2018: (Upcoming) FYOU Project, Third Edition
2014: Art Katalyst Magazine April 2014 Issue – Art Saves: Mental Health Awareness

PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS:
2017: Massey College Mural, Royal Chapel, University of Toronto, with Phil Cote & Will Lazos
2017: National Holocaust Monument, Ottawa Canada: Muralist Will Lazos, Photographs by Ed Burtynsky, Architect Daniel Libeskind

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS:
2016: Toronto Art Box, Islington Ave and Milady Rd, Toronto ON

RESIDENCIES:
2014: Spark Box Studio, Picton ON, Feb 3-Feb 22

EVENTS/ORGANIZATIONS:
2017: Founder of West End Art & Brewery Tour, Toronto ON
2016-Ongoing: Co-Founder of Junction Art Crossing, Toronto ON, www.junctionartcrossing.com
2015-Ongoing: 2017: Co-Founder of Art at the Lake, Douro-Dummer County, ON
 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2017: WEST END ART & BREWERY TOUR, Junction Craft Brewing, Toronto ON
2017: SEMANTIC CROSSROADS, Halo Brewery, Toronto
2015: REVIVAL, Loft Kitchen, Toronto ON
2014: (UN)CURATED, 88 Cawthra Ave, Toronto, ON
2013: SHOOTING FROM THE HIP, 3030 Dundas St West, Toronto, ON
2013: CONDOSCAPES, The Brockton Collective, Toronto, ON

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:
2015: ART AT THE LAKE, with Lauren Satok, White Lake, Douro Dummer, ON
2012: INFLUENCE TO EXPOSURE, with Patrick DeCoste, The Brockton Collective, Toronto, ON


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2017:
HOLIDAY SHOW, Blackcat Artscape, Toronto ON
4”x 4” SHOW, HASHTAG GALLERY, Toronto ON
ART AT THE LAKE, Stoney Lake, Douro-Dummer County ON
PROXIMITY FINE ART GALLERY, Kawarthas ON
WEST END ART & BREWERY TOUR, Shacklands Brewery, Toronto ON
FIX UP LOOK SHARP, Northern Contemporary Gallery, Toronto ON

2016:
4”x 4” SHOW, HASHTAG GALLERY, Toronto ON
JUNCTION ART CROSSING INAUGURAL EVENT, Toronto ON
SLEEP ENVIE LAUNCH, 11 Duncan St, Toronto
ART AT THE LAKE, Stoney Lake, Douro-Dummer County ON
THE SUPER TRASH SHOW, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto ON
THE SUPER NAUGHTY SHOW, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto ON
SCAPE, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto ON

2015:
ANNUAL 4” X 4” SHOW, Hashtag Gallery, Toronto ON
REVERSION, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto ON
THE HOLY SHOW, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto ON
ART AT THE LAKE, White Lake, Douro-Dummer County ON
THE 16Th ANNUAL JURIED SHOW, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre Gallery, Oakville ON
THE BLACK CAT’S 2ND YEAR JURIED EXHIBITION, BE HERE NOW, The Ryerson Space at The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto ON
BEAN x Hermann & Audrey, Collective Show of Prints, Hermann & Audrey Gallery, Toronto, April
THE SUPER NAUGHTY SHOW, Super Wonder Gallery, Toronto ON, March 13-31

2014:
JOLT ART EXHIBITION, TAVES (Toronto Audio Visual Entertainment Show), The Sheraton Hotel, Toronto, ON
POP UP ART SHOW & AUCTION, 2925 Dundas West, Toronto, ON
BEAN ART EXHIBITION, Make Works, Toronto, ON
SQUARE FOOT SHOW, Artisans at Work Gallery, Toronto, ON
BIG IDEAS IN SMALL BORDERS, Collective Mediums, Toronto, ON

2013:
THE ANNUAL, SHIFTING GROUND, The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON
THE COLLAGE ART SHOW, Steam Whistle Brewery, Toronto, ON
NO REGRETS, The Brockton Collective, Toronto, ON
10th ANNUAL JURIED PRINT SHOW, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON
SEX SHOW, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON
SMALL WORKS SHOW, Graven Feather Gallery, Toronto, ON
14th ANNUAL JURIED DRAWING SHOW, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, ON

2012:
HOLIDAZE, The Brockton Collective, Toronto, ON,
INSOMNIA (redux),Nuit Blanche, Red Head Gallery, Toronto, ON,October (provided work for collaborative performance piece)
THE BILLBOARD PROJECT, Quincy, IL,
NOW PLAYING, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON
THE EMERGING ARTIST SHOW, Gallery 1313, Toronto, ON
LIFE SERIAL, Propeller Gallery, Toronto, ON,
GUEST ROOM, with Art Barrage, p/m Gallery, Toronto, ON,

2011:
DRAWINGS AND THINGS THAT LOOK LIKE DRAWINGS, Zavitz Gallery, Guelph, ON
WATERLOO ART EXCHANGE, Artery Gallery, Kitchener, ON
THE 43rd ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW 2009, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
eBar SILENT AUCTION, Guelph, ON
GRAD LOUNGE, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
ANNUAL PRINT SHOW, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

2010:
THE ATMOSPHERE PROJECT, Guelph, ON
The 42nd ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW 2009, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
GRAD LOUNGE, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
ANNUAL PRINT SHOW, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

2009:
PAINTING AS PLACE, Quebec St. Mall, Guelph, ON
ANNUAL U.S.L.A CRAFT SHOW, Lakefield, ON
ANNUAL PRINT SHOW, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

2008:
MANHATTAN’S SILENT AUCTION, Manhattan’s Music Club, Guelph, ON