Page Coleman Gallery 6320-B Linn Avenue NE     Albuquerque, NM     505-238-5071 




about Page Coleman

Albuquerque, NM
pagecoleman@comcast.net
505-238-5071


Artist Statement

I continue to explore ways of creating an “other world” sense of place in my paintings. My paintings have strong references to land, sea, and sky. They are 'scapes reduced to the bare elements that evoke the feeling of a general place rather than a specific location.


Birth

1953
Greeneville, TN


Education

1980
MFA, Painting, University of Wisconsin,
Madison, WI
1976
BFA, Painting/Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
1971-1972
Undergraduate Studies, Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, VA
Page Coleman painting at Page Coleman Gallery


Selected Fine Arts Exhibits

2015
Second Annual Regional Juried Exhibition, Juror's Pick Award, Vernon Fisher, Juror, Artspace 111, Fort Worth, TX
2014
"Wings and Water," Martha Glowacki, Juror, River Arts Center Gallery, Prairie du Sac, WI
2011
Group Exhibition, “New Mexorado,” Libby Lumpkin, juror, Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM
2011
Group Exhibition, “18 Days,” Mary Kershaw, Barbara Tyner, Jackie M, jurors,
Center for Contemporary Art/Munoz Waxman Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2010
Group Exhibition, “Albuquerque NOW,” the second of two installations of diverse work by local artists," Andrew Connors, Curator, The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History, Albuquerque, NM
2009-2013
Group Exhibition, “Miniatures and More,” Invitational,
The Albuquerque Museum of Art & History, Albuquerque, NM
2008
Group Exhibition, “Art as Healing,” NM Cancer Center Foundation, Albuquerque, NM
2008
Group Exhibition, “Art Show With A Cause,” NM Cancer Center Foundation, Albuquerque, NM
1993-2008
Solo and Group Exhibitions, CGCA, Albuquerque, NM
2006
Group Exhibition, Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, TN
2006
Group Exhibition, Biennial Southwest, Neal Benezra, Juror,
Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, NM (catalog)
2006
Group Exhibition, Landscapes of New Mexico in conjunction with Fresco Fine Art Publications,
“Landscapes of New Mexico,” Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe, NM
2005
Group Exhibition, Butler 69th Midyear, Joseph S. Czestochowski, Juror,
Butler Museum Of American Art, Youngstown, OH (catalog)
2005
Duo Exhibition, Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
2003
Group Invitational, “Art Market: An Exhibit Of Works For Sale,”
Magnifico Artspace, Albuquerque, NM
2000
Group Exhibition, Magnifico's “New Era Art” Jurors,
Jonson Gallery, University Of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1995
Solo Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN
1994
Solo Exhibition, Washington College Academy, Washington, TN
1994
Solo Exhibition, Allison Gallery, Tusculum College, Tusculum, TN
1993-present
Solo and Group Exhibitions, Coleman Gallery Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
1993
Group Exhibition, “The Face of Woman,” Wells Fargo Building, Las Vegas, NM
1992
Group Exhibition, “The Last Hooray,” Stiff Springer Gallery, San Diego, CA
1991
Group Exhibition, “Small Stuff,” Stiff Springer Gallery, San Diego, CA
1991
Group Exhibition, “Midsummer Awards Show,” San Diego Arts Institute, San Diego, CA
1991
Group Exhibition, “Midwinter Awards Show,” San Diego Arts Institute, San Diego, CA
1989
Group Exhibition, “Visions of Excellence,” Albuquerque United Artists, Albuquerque, NM
1985
Group Exhibition, “Love-Death: Six Painters,” Phillip Bareiss Gallery, Taos, NM
1983-1989
Solo and Group Exhibitions, Meridian Gallery, Albuquerque,NM
1984
Group Exhibition, “Ten Subjective Painters,” New Directions Gallery, Taos, NM
1983
Group Exhibition, “New Mexico Artists in Residence,”
Governor's Gallery, State Capital Building, Santa Fe, NM
1983
Group Exhibition, “Dinnerware Invites,” Dinnerware Gallery, Tucson, AZ


Employment in the Fine Arts

2012-present
Owner, Page Coleman Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2009
Artist Mentor, MFA Visual Arts Program, The Art Institute of Boston University at Leslie University, Boston, MA
2000-2007
Founding Co-Owner, Nob Hill Art Complex, Albuquerque, NM
1993-2008
Founding Owner/Director, Coleman Gallery Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
1989-1992
Adjunct Professor, Figure Drawing and Painting, Cuyamaca College, El Cajon, CA
1988
Adjunct Professor, Beginning Oil Painting, City College, San Diego, CA
1984-1988
Co-Founder and Artistic Director, Lucille Theatre Productions, Albuquerque, NM
1994-1986
Picture Framer, That Frame Place, Albuquerque, NM
1984
Artist in Residence, New Mexico Arts Division, Algodones Elementary School, Algodones, NM

Related Art Activities and Honors in The Fine Arts

2016
New Mexico Arts, Art In Public Places Purchase Initiative, "Bosque Morning 1," Santa Fe Youth Development, Santa Fe, NM
2016
New Mexico Arts, Art In Public Places Purchase Initiative, "Bosque Morning 2," Wells Park Community Center, Albuquerque, NM
2016
New Mexico Arts, Art In Public Places Purchase Initiative, "Bosque Morning 6," Healing Addiction Recovery Center, Albuquerque, NM
2012
Selection Panel, City of Santa Fe, Plaza Park Artists/Artisans Program, Santa Fe, NM
2005
Bravos Award, Albuquerque Arts Alliance, “Excellence in Visual Arts,” Albuquerque, NM
2005
Artist Slide Presentation, Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN
2003
Panel Discussion, “The Art Market,” Magnifico Artspace, Albuquerque, NM
2003
Slide Presentation, “Contemporary Art In Albuquerque,” Oasis Center, Albuquerque, NM
2002
Juror, Zia Chapter, Professional Picture Framer's Association, Albuquerque, NM
2000-2002
Board Member, Albuquerque Art Business Association, Albuquerque, NM
2000
Juror, New Era Art, Sponsors: UNM Alumni, Magnifico Artspace, Albuquerque, NM
1999
Studio Safari, UNM Fine Arts Alumni Fund Raiser for Scholarships for Fine Arts Students, Albuquerque, NM
1997
Bravos Award, Albuquerque Arts Alliance, “Robert Hooton: 20 Year Retrospective,”
Coleman Gallery Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
1996-1997
Board Member, Albuquerque United Artists, Albuquerque, NM
1996-1997
Seminars and Workshops Committee, Albuquerque United Artists, Albuquerque, NM
1996
Juror, UNM Graduate Art Exhibition, Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1996
Slide Lecture, “Women Artists: Self-Portraits,” John Marshall Center, Albuquerque, NM
1992
Guest Artist, Stencil Workshop, San Diego Watercolor Society, San Diego, CA
1992
Juror, Youth Art Show, Del Mar State Fair, Del Mar, CA
1992
Featured Artist, Emerging Artists Slide Presentation Series, Sushi Inc., San Diego, CA
1992
Juror, Annual Fine Arts Competition, El Cajon Art Association, El Cajon, CA
1988
Juror, Fine Arts Exhibition, Fuller Art Lodge, Los Alamos, NM
1986
Juror, Undergraduate Art Competition, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
1985
Slide Presentation, “The Art of Georgia O'Keeffe,” Clovis Public Library, Clovis, NM
1983
Committee Member, “Daily Bread Exhibition: Art from the Female Experience,” Lower Gallery,
Albuquerque Public Library, Albuquerque, NM
1982
Guest Artist, Art Educator's Workshop, Light Media As A Teaching Tool,
Children's Psychiatric Hospital, Albuquerque, NM
1982
Grant Recipient, Women Artists Research, Money For Women Fund, St. Augustine, FL
1980
Mural Commission, “The History Of Brewing,” Pabst Brewing Company, Milwaukee, WI


Publications

2013
"The world through different eyes: Contemporary landscapes show varying perspectives," abqARTS, November 2013, p. 16
2012
"Why (local) art matters," Local IQ, February 14-27, pp. 10-11
2011
International Contemporary Artists, Eve Lemonidou, Publisher, Curator, p. 39 (reproduction)
2011
“ARTSpree,” Melody Mock, abqARTS, April 2011, p. 17 (reproduction)
2007
American Art Collector-Central, Alcove Books
2006
American Art Collector-Central, Alcove Books
2006
Landscapes Of New Mexico, Dr. Suzan Campbell, Curator, Fresco Publications
2005
American Art Collector, Alcove Books
2004
“Artist creates a thoughtful 'Escape',” Wesley Pulkka,
Albuquerque Journal, Arts & Culture, Sunday, February 8, 2004, page F6
2003
“The Art Of Success,” Anthony DellaFlora,
Albuquerque Journal, Arts & Culture Sunday, November 16, 2003, page F1
2003
“Gallery owner couldn't get art out of her hair,” Leanne Potts,
Albuquerque Journal Arts & Culture, Sunday, May 11, page F1
2003
“Page Coleman: A Vision For Albuquerque's Future Art Scene,”
ABQarts Gallery Issue, In My Opinion, November 2003, front cover and page 10
2002
“Women In Art: Three Diverse Women Create Diverse Art,” Larry W. Greenly,
ABQarts, March 2002, page 10
2000
“Gallery, Studio Complex Brings Artists Together,” Wesley Pulkka,
Albuquerque Journal, Arts & Culture, Sunday, April 30, 2000, page F4
1995
“Buy Some Art And Get A Haircut,” Ollie Reed Jr. Options,
The Albuquerque Tribune, Wednesday, November 15, 1995, page D3
1987
Gallery In Print: Florence Pierce and Page Coleman, June 1987, Route Sixty Six, page 13
1985
Page Coleman/Anne Farrell-Meridian Gallery, Kathleen Shields,
Albuquerque Letter ArtSpace Southwest Contemporary Arts Quarterly, fall 1985, page 65
1983
“Daily Bread: Art from the Female Experience,” New Mexico Arts Division, National Endowment for the Arts


Gallery Affiliations

2006-2013
1993-2008
1996-1997
1990-1992
1983-1989

Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, TN
Coleman Gallery Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO
Stiff Springer Gallery, San Diego, CA
Meridian Gallery, Albuquerque, NM







Page Coleman at Page Coleman Gallery