CURRICULUM VITAE: MEL COLEMAN

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BORN:

1988, Richmond Hill 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 Award


PUBLICATIONS:
Art Katalyst Magazine April 2014 Issue – Art Saves: Mental Health Awareness


RESIDENCIES:
2014:

Spark Box Studio, Picton ON, Feb 3-Feb 22

 

SOLO SHOWS:
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 SHOWS:
2015: ART AT THE LAKE, with Lauren Satok, White Lake, Duoro Dummer, ON
2012: INFLUENCE TO EXPOSURE, with Patrick DeCoste, The Brockton Collective, Toronto, ON


 

GROUP SHOWS:
 


2016:
ART AT THE LAKE, Stoney Lake, 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
THE 16Th ANNUAL JURIED SHOW, Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre Gallery, Oakville, May 7-24
THE BLACK CAT’S 2ND YEAR JURIED EXHIBITION, BE HERE NOW, The Ryerson Space at The Gladstone Hotel, Toronto ON. April 17-26
BEAN x Hermann & Audrey, Collective Show of Prints, Hermann & Audrey Gallery, Toronto, April 16
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