February 22, 2020 01:00 PM EST Caza Sikes


Cole Carothers, "The River (early)", 2011

Oil on Canvas, 21" x 16"

Cole Carothers was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1949. He received a B.A. from Colorado College 1971 and a M.F.A. from American University 1978. He has had solo exhibitions in New York, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta and through- out the Midwest. Recognition for his work includes numerous grants, fellowships and awards including an NEA Arts Midwest Fellowship, two Ohio Arts Council grants, three Summerfair Artists Grants and a Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant. He was a Rome Prize Finalist in 1985. His paintings are in the permanent collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Georgetown College, Lakeland College, the University of Cincinnati's George Elliston Reading Room and numerous corporations. In 2011, he was awarded 2nd Prize in Manifest Publications 'INPA 1 International Painting Annual". From 2011-2013 his paintings were installed in the Ohio Governor's executive offices in Columbus, Ohio. Twice, he has collaborated with the US Department of State's Art in Embassies Program and currently has three works hanging in the U.S. Ambassador's residence, Nairobi, Kenya.

Between 1978-81 he was the instructor in Art, Art History, and Theater Design at St. Andrew's School, Middletown, Delaware. He taught painting at the Art Academy of Cincinnati 1981-83 and was an Adjunct Associate Professor of Design at the College of DAAP, University of Cincinnati from 1985-1992. Between 1998-2004 he served as Pro- gram Director for the Baker Hunt Arts and Cultural Center in Covington, KY.

He lives and works in Milford, Ohio and Northern Michigan.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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