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Personal Information

Cristiana Joy Cole​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​, (b. 1976, Mexico City, Mexico)
info@cristianacole.com | http://www.cristianacole.com


Education

1998 – 2000 Studio Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
1997 – 1998 Pima Community College, Studio Arts, Tucson AZ
1994 – 1997 BFA Studio Arts University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ​
1993 – 1994 South Mountain, Fine art Magnet program, Phoenix AZ
1992 – 1994 Sculpture and Photography night classes, Glendale Community College, Glendale AZ
​1986 – 1990 New World School of the Arts, Magnet program, Miami FL
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Professional Experience

2000 – present Art Direction & Production design, C.J.Cole Arts, Phoenix, AZ
1996 – present Muralist, fine artist and photographer, Scottsdale, AZ
2000 – present Freelance graphic designer, Phoenix, AZ
2000 – 2005 Art Director, Viastar Media Group, Mesa, AZ
​1994 – 1996 Phoenix Art Press, Artist, Phoenix, AZ
2007 – 2009 Painting and drawing workshop instructor, Minerva Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
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Select Exhibitions

2012 Monet In May, Robert J. Miley Studio, Phoenix AZ
2012 Cristiana Joy, New York Art Expo, New York, NY
2011 The Work Of Cristiana Joy Cole, Filmbar, Phoenix AZ
2010 Empathy, Guest Artist, Herberger Theater Art Gallery, Phoenix AZ
2010 The Art of Cristiana Joy Cole, SOCA Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
​2010 The Sacred & The Living, Herberger Theater Art Gallery, Phoenix AZ
2009 Faces, Au Courant Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
2009 Guadalupe, Our Lady of the Roses, ALAC | Arizona Latina Arts & Cultural Center, Phoenix Arizona
2008 The Art of Cristiana Joy Cole, Minerva Gallery, Phoenix AZ
2007 ​Phoenix International Airport, Phoenix AZ
​2006 Painter, Poet, Musician, the Art of Cristiana Joy Cole, West Valley Art Museum, Phoenix AZ
2004 Nude, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
2002 The Muse, Alwun House, Phoenix, AZ
2002 Warriors Of Make Believe, Automatic Gallery, Phoenix AZ
2003 Cristiana, Automatic Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2001 W.O.M.B. Warriors Of Make Believe, Museum of Contemporary Art/Hazmat Gallery, Tucson AZ
2000 Gods and Goddesses, Solar Culture Gallery, Tucson AZ
2000 Sudent works, Pima County Museum, Tucson AZ
1996 La Raza, University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson, AZ
1995 Mural Photography, Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ
​1996 Woman On Fire, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ

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Selected Bibliography

American Art Collector Magazine, February & March 2018, p. 95, 99 &165
944 Magazine, March 2010, p.
The Phoenix New Times, 2010, p.
The Phoenix New Times,
The Arizona Republic,
Dig This Real Magazine,
Tucson Citizen,
Java Magazine,
Aussie Magazine,
Sarda, Michel, Voices of Arizona, 2004, p. –
Dream Child Series I, II and III
Arcadia News, 2010
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Collections

Executive Hub, Scottsdale AZ
University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
Phoenix International Airport, Phoenix, AZ
South Mountain High School, Phoenix, AZ
Arizona Sate University, Tempe, AZ
Works held in private collections in Mexico and the United States.


Curatorial Projects

2010 Herberger Theater Gallery
2009 Herberger Theater Gallery

​​​Awards & Honors

2010 Interview, TLC television
2010 Guest artist, Herberger Theater Art Gallery
2006 Guest lecturer, Art Renaissance
2002 Interview, 3TV News
2000 First Place honors – Juried exhibition, Pima Community College
1994 Scholarship award, San Francisco Art Institute
1994 Scholarship award, South Mountain High School
​1994 Cash prize award, Arizona Watercolor Association Inc.
1994 First Place honors, Arizona Watercolor Association Inc.

Commissions

Installations, Delux, Phoenix, AZ
Installations, Executive Hub, Scottsdale, AZ
Murals, ChildHelp AZ
Murals, Sanctuary, Scottsdale, AZ
Paintings, Royal Palms, Scottsdale, AZ
Paintings, Red Door Spa, Lichfield Park, AZ
Mural, Montelucia Villa, Paradise Valley, AZ
Paintings, Symbolic Productions
Numerous works commissioned by private collectors in Arizona
Paintings for Mpath album, Triloka Records
Photography & paintings for Celeste Alyane album, Triloka Records


Residencies

1998 – Artist-in-residence, Valle De Bravo, Mexico
​1995 – Artist-in-residence, Coyacan, Mexico DF​
​1994 – Artist-in-residence, Italy, Europe
1994 – Artist-in-residence, tour of art museums throughout Europe, Europe