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Education and Exhibitions

Education
M.F.A. in Drawing and Painting, University of Georgia, 1975
B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting, University of Memphis, 1972

Disciplines Practiced
Painting, Drawing, Digital Imaging

Solo Exhibits
Collierville Library, Collierville, TN, Sept. 2015
Playhouse on the Square, "Abstraction," January/February 2015
Leadership Memphis 363 Gallery, Memphis, TN, "Elements," (Currated by Jay Etkin) June 2014
Morton Museum/Harrell Performing Arts Center, Collierville, TN, "Abstraction," Nov. 2013 - Jan. 2014
Gasoline Gallery, Memphis, TN. " A Feast for the Eyes" (Currated by Jason Miller) August 2013
Gallery 56, Memphis, TN, "Highway Scapes: A Road Trip" April 2012
Taylor's Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR (featured artist) Nov. 2010
Wyatt, Terrant & Combs Law Firm, Selections from "Back in Line", Memphis, TN July-Sept 2010
Harrington Brown Gallery, "Back in Line", Memphis, TN June 2010
Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects "Recent Paintings", Memphis, TN 2010
First Tennessee Bank Downtown. Memphis, TN. July 1978
Hyatt Regency Gallery. Memphis, TN.1977

Group Exhibits
RiverArtsFest Invitational 2016, Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, October 2012
Askew, Nixon, Ferguson Architects, "ANF Retrospective 40th Anniversary," Invitational, April 2015
Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, TN. "Cooper Young Art Wal"k, February 2015
Scottish Rights Cathedral, Memphis, TN. "Circutious Succession Epilogue" Oct 2014
Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, TN. "Gallery Artists Group Exhibition" 2014
See.Me Exhibition Space, "Year in Review 2013 Digital Group Show", Long Island, NY, March 2014
SCOPE Miami 2013 Digital Exhibition, See.Me, Miami, FL, Dec. 2013
Gallery 56, "Small Business Saturday Invitational," Nov. 2013
Shainberg Gallery, "MJCC Holiday Art Show," Memphis, TN Nov. 2013
David Perry Smith Gallery. "Miniatures", Memphis, TN., August 2013
David Perry Smith Gallery. "Green 2013 Exhibit", Memphis, TN., July 2013
David Perry Smith Gallery. "Spring Group Exhibit", Memphis, TN., May 2013
Gallery 56, "2013 Invitational," Memphis, TN, February 2013
David Perry Smith Gallery, "Winter Group Exhibit", Memphis, TN, December 2012
The Birdhouse Gallery, "The Gift Group Exhibit", Memphis, TN, December 2012
RiverArtsFest Invitational 2012, Askew Nixon Ferguson Architects, October 2012
David Perry Smith Gallery, "Winter Group Exhibit", Memphis, TN, December 2011
Gallery 56, "Pseudonyms Show", Memphis, TN, November 2011
Harrington Brown Gallery, "Summer Group Exhibit", Memphis, TN, 2011
Ravine, Oxford, MS. 2009
Oats Gallery. Memphis, TN
Studio Arts Inc. Memphis, TN.
ETC Gallery. Memphis, TN.
Memphis Academy of Arts. Memphis Illustrator’ and Cartoonists Show. Memphis, TN.1985
Memphis Academy of Arts. Memphis Illustrator’ and Cartoonists Show. Memphis, TN.1984
Memphis Academy of Arts. Memphis Illustrator’ and Cartoonists Show. Memphis, TN.1983
Brad McMillan Studio. Memphis Illustrator’s & Cartoonists Show. 1982
Brad McMillan Studio. Memphis Illustrator’s Show. Memphis, TN. 1981
Master Eagle Gallery. Selected Show from Illustrator’s Workshop. New York, NY. 1980
University of Georgia Gallery, "The Landscape Revisited", Athens, GA., 1975
Memorial Gallery. Group Show, Athens, GA, 1974
Frankenberg-Guthrie Gallery., Group Show, Athens, GA., 1974
Mixed Media Gallery. 5-Man show, Memphis, TN. 1973
Visual Arts Gallery. 3-Man show, Athens, GA, 1973
Memphis State University, Jones Hall. Memphis, TN. 1972

Corporate Collections
Askew, Nixon Ferguson Architects, Memphis, TN
Edward Jones Financial Advisors, Memphis, TN
FedEx, Memphis, TN
Iberia Bank, Memphis, TN
Iberia Bank, Carrollton, TX
Iberia Bank, Dallas, TX
Lebonheur Children's Hospital, Memphis, TN

Community
Hope House, Memphis, TN
Opera Memphis, Memphis, TN
Playhouse on the Square, Memphis, TN
Virginia Tech YMCA, Blacksburg, VA

Regional and State Competitions
57th Delta Exhibition, Little Rock, AR 2015
Tennessee Allstate Exhibition. Nashville, TN. 1971 (Hon. Mention), 1976 (HM), 1977 (HM)
Tennessee Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibit.
21st Delta Exhibition. Little Rock, AR. 1978
Arkansas Artists Exhibition. Pine Bluff, AR.
16th Annual Mid-South Exhibition. Memphis, TN. 1970
Mid-America Exhibition. Owensboro, KY.
Spiva Art Center Annual May Competition. Joplin, Missouri.
Southern Creativity Show. Ashland, N.C.
Tennessee Watercolor Society. Chattanooga, TN.
Memphis Art Director’s Club Competition. Memphis, TN.
Memphis Advertising Federation. Pyramid Exhibition. Memphis, TN.

National Competitions
MFA Candidates: National Drawing Competition. Detroit, Mich.
MFA Candidates: National Drawing Competition. Corcoran Gallery. Washington, D.C.
New Mexico Art League 9th Annual Small Painting Show. Albuquerque, N.M.
National Drawing. Trenton State College. Trenton, N.J.
Springfield Art League 60th National Exhibition. Springfield, Mass.
2nd Crossing Gallery 11th Biennial National Art Exhibition. Valley City State College. Valley City, ND.
Rock Springs Art Guild National Art Show. Rock Springs, WY.
Find Arts League 11th National Art Show. La Junta, CO.

Publications
Lamp Lighter Newspaper, April 2015
Studio Visit Magazine, 2015
Paint Pulse Magazlne, 2015
Commercial Appeal Art Review, 2015
Commercial Appeal Art Review, 2012
Memphis Business Journal, 2009

aftermath mike coulson
Expression of Joy

30" x 30"
Acrylic on Canvas 2013


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