COL-e is; Vibrant, Colorful and Fun. The Artist's Playful
renditions of people, landscapes and still lifes are like wall candy for the
eyes. "Tropical Scenes" and "Romantic Getaways" are part of a new series of
work sure to sweep you away and remind you of a romantic tropical island paradise.
COL-e feels her technique and unique ability to
paint and understand color is innate and autodidactic. When
paints she is at a spiritual oneness with herself and her
artwork. Her flair for depicting moments in time, in a
kaleidoscopic manner, has led the artist to be exhibited in
countless studios, museums, and galleries world wide.
COL-e has exhibited her artwork in Europe,
California, New York, Washington, D.C., Michigan, Kentucky,
Georgia and Florida.
COL-e who is originally from Georgetown,
Washington, DC and grew up in Virginia now considers Miami,
Florida to be her new ideal residence. Anyone can see the
great influence of the tropics and international
cosmopolitan flair of Miami Beach and its lifestyle in
Prior to moving to
Florida in 1996 COL-e completed her undergraduate studies in
the Fine Arts at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
While in college she studied photography, ceramics, mixed
media, and music; working on her painting independently
outside of her curriculum.
COL-e moved to New York and then Los Angeles,
where she attended graduate school at California State
University earning a formal education in the Fine
"Tropical Moon" (sold)
COL-e developed her painting techniques through
years of traveling and studying master painters. She
perfected her own original style of artwork by spending a
great deal of time with
many other successful and recognized professional artists at
various studios all over the United States. This is
how COL-e's unique method and style of painting
emerged, resulting in the creation of her own vividly bold,
abstract figurative artwork.
COL-e's art is
very unique and distinguishable because of her specific style and
color pallet. She has created a new method of
Contrary to traditional painting
Col-e uses tools that resemble culinary
utensils. This technique combined with the use of acrylic and
silicone mixed together enable the artist to create heavily textured
and raised surfaces on her canvases. Powerful and intense colors
drive the bold brush strokes to convey the simplicity and mood of her
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