COLE PIERCE
b. 1978
Lives and works in Chicago
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
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 PArC, Lima, Peru
2015 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-present
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
Awards and Grants
2016 DCASE Grant, Individual Artist Professional Development
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
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2006 Fellowship, Northwestern University
Publications and Lectures
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