Showcasing Benita Cole Studio

Resume

Accomplishments

 

Education:

Keane University, BA Fine Arts and Education, Union NJ 1967

Arts Students League, NYC, NY  1968-70

Private lessons: John Pellerano, Alex Schloss, Robert Beverly Hale, Peter Fujarak, 

Peter Jones - ceramics, Marguerite Olsen Fletcher, Adam Butcher - Barriers to Breakthroughs, Nicholas Wilton - Art2Life Creative Visionary Program


Current Representation:

MECA, McMinnville, OR March 2019 to present

Sequoia Gallery, Hillsboro OR January 2019 to present

Marilyn Affolter Gallery, McMinnville OR - September 2017 to present


Recent and Current Shows:

Sherwood Summer Art Walk: Mason Restaurant, Sherwood, OR  April 2017

Sherwood Center for the Arts, Sherwood OR, January 2018

Newberg First Friday: 

  Artisanal Wine Cellars, Newberg, OR June 2017, August 2018, July 2019 

  Cliff Creek Cellars, Newberg, OR July -September 2017

Carlton ArtWorks, Carlton, OR  2017-18

Blue Quail, McMinnville OR July - October 2017-18

The Blue Goat Restaurant, Amity OR - September 2017 to present

Gallery One, Ellensburg, WA - 50th anniversary show July- Aug 2018

Chehalem Cultural Center, Newburg, OR August-October 2018

Yamhill Artists Alliance, Art Harvest Studio Tour - October 2018

Wortman Park Gallery,  Mcminnville Senior Center November 2018 - February 2019

First Presbyterian Church, Narthex Gallery, Mcminnville OR Feb 2019


Past Shows:  

NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ, juried 1971

Barrett Art Gallery, Plainfield, NJ 1971-4

Various juried shows in NJ and NYC

Voted one of the top 10 emerging artists NJ 1972

Owner of Window One Gallery, North Plainfield, NJ  1971-1974 

Western Art Show, Toppenish and Ellensburg, WA  1996-98

Dick Russo Gallery, Yakima, WA  1997-98

Krueger Gallery,  Ellensburg, WA  1996-98

Clymer Museum of Art,  Ellensburg, WA 1999

Allied Artists, juried, Yakima, WA 2000

Central Washington Artists, juried, Yakima, WA 1999-2000


Paintings in collections in Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Oregon, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Texas, Washington, London, England, and Toronto and Vancouver Canada, New Zealand.

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