Partner Projects  •  Monument Beach, MA   •  207.332.9470  •  infamoso@gmail.com

Timothy Ellis Cole, (b. 1982, USA)

 

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Tim Ellis Cole creates detailed, linear murals, paintings and illustrations that evoke a sense of the environment's dynamic impact on our aesthetic sensibilities and experience.  The innate forms and patterns Cole creates are all impacted by what and where he may be at the time as well as where he's been. This relationship between creative content and environment defines the moniker, "Partner Projects Studio.” While often working alone, symbiosis with every bit of environmental stimuli is very much a partnership.  Early influences from NY/NJ skateboard culture are still seen in work just as easily as the present influence of raising kids a block from the beach.  Frequent use of found materials bring the environment physically to the the art it influences.  Cole explored this in a recent project screen printing directly on salvaged cedar shingles from the Kennedy Compound and creating unique, mixed media installations from the odd cuts.  Christopher White noted “Cole has ridden his artwork from the skatepark to the Kennedy Compound” in the 2017 issue of Cape Cod Art annual.  Zane Fischer, former Art Critic of the Santa Fe Reporter, described Cole's work as "clearly prolific" in a review of Cole's first art show in 2004.  Cole continues to produce abundant work from his home studio on Cape Cod.

 

 

EDUCATION

College of Santa Fe, Bachelor of Studio Art, 2004

Southern Maine Community College, Associates of Culinary Arts, 2009

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017     Heart of a Seawolf, Braitmayer Art Center, Tabor Academy, Marion, MA

2017     Arise from Nothing, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA

2016    NOTHING without EVERYTHING,  Groundwork!, New Bedford, MA

2015    Intelligent Mammal,  Travessia, New Bedford, MA

2013    Scratch Paper Project,  Travessia, New Bedford, MA

2010     Make like a Leaf, 158, South Portland, ME

2009    Pro-bono: Poster Retrospective, The White Heart, Portland, ME

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    Art Inspired by a Presidential Home, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA

2017     Sustainable Oceans: Seaport Art Walk, State Pier, New Bedford, MA

2016    Whaling in Massachusetts, Jonathan Bourne Historical Center, Bourne, MA

2016    Maps & Legends, Haskell Memorial Gardens, New Bedford, MA

2016    Levitate,  Marshfield Fair Grounds, Marshfield, MA

2015    Man-made, Mola Gallery, Falmouth, MA

2009    Movies Made Me Gay, Sanctuary Gallery, Portland, ME

2008    Free for All, SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME

2007    I Love Animals, The Drawing Room, Portland, ME

2005    Under 30, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT

2004    POW....err: Fashion & Identity, Second Street Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

2004    Have You Seen Us? We're Beautiful, Halfrack Studios, Santa Fe, NM

2004    ZOO4ia: Zoo for Intelligent Artifice, Garson Studios, Santa Fe, NM

2003    Art in the Raw, The Engine Room, Santa Fe, NM

 

MURALS AND PUBLIC WORKS

2018    Let’s Grow! & Thrive  Murals, PayPal office, Newton, MA

2018    Heart of a Seawolf  Mural, Tabor Academy, Marion, MA

2017    “Wall” and “This Side of the Canal....Home.”  Installation, Liberty Commons Public Collection, North Chatham, MA

2017    Rule of Thirds Mural, DV Welding: Artisanal Metal Studio, Cedarville, MA

2017    Field Rotation Mural, State Pier, New Bedford, MA

2017    Mindful Mandala Mural, RFK Children’s Action Corps, South Yarmouth, MA

2017    Bourne’s Lagoda & Canal Creatures Murals, Aptucxet RR Bridge, Bourne, MA

2017    Vessel Murals, Bismore Park, Hyannis, MA

2017    Lily of the Valley Mural, The West End, Hyannis, MA 

2017    Victura & Precipice Murals, Main Street, Hyannis, MA

2016    Ship, Don’t Sink! Mural, Levitate Music & Arts Festival, Marshfield , MA

2015    Nothing w/o Everything Mural, Groundwork!, New Bedford, MA

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2018    Tomlinson Fellowship Guest Artist Residency: Mural, Lecture and Special Exhibit, Tabor Academy, Marion, MA

2017    Creative Exchange: Public Art Panel Speaker, Arts Foundation Cape Cod, Hyannis, MA

2017    Local Cultural Council Grant Awarded for Aptucxet Murals, Bourne, MA

 

COLLECTIONS

Tabor Academy, Marion, MA

The JFK Hyannis Museum, Hyannis, MA

Liberty Commons, North Chatham, MA

Levitate Music and Arts Festival, Marshfield, MA

Town of Bourne, Bourne, MA

    

CURRENT PROJECTS

2017-18    Mentor/Mural projects with at-risk youth, RFK Center, Yarmouth, MA(ongoing)

2018    Rise and Shine Mural Workshops with Chatham Students, Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, MA

 

 Photo: Jamie Costello Photography

Photo: Jamie Costello Photography

I'm an independent artist working out of Partner Projects Studio on Cape Cod where I live with my wife, Jennie, and our kids, Hart and Mackinac.  My work is inspired by all that I've seen and evolves as my surroundings shape my perspective in time.  The ocean brings great things to our life and my artwork here, just as my years in the high desert of Northern New Mexico and my skateboarding youth in the NY/NJ metro area had prior.  I try to focus on getting by creating work that feels significant to me and doing commission work for businesses and individuals that value the natural world and all who inhabit it.  Public art and private murals have become my studios focus thanks to the liberating jump from paper to walls.  The movement in creating work much larger than me has been a life changing experience.

Recent work has included a prolonged project creating art on artifacts from the Kennedy Compound, 300 unique mixed media paintings on demolition debris for Red Bull Media House, Public and Private murals, a 35 painting exhibit ("Arise from Nothing") at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, mentoring and mural painting with critically at-risk youth at Robert F. Kennedy Children's Actions Corps and all kinds of other fun projects.  Always looking for opportunities to try new things, so never hesitate to bring an idea my way.  I'm just as happy creating an illustration for wedding invitations or tshirt graphics as I am painting murals and everything in between.  Hand-pulled prints and apparel are always available here at the studio along with a mix of unique paintings.  Studio visits are always encouraged. 

 All inquiries, please contact Tim.


Thanks for stopping by.  Come by the studio if you're in the area.

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Partner Projects • 18 Beach St. Unit 2 (PO Box 784), Monument Beach, MA 02553 • 207.332.9470 • infamoso@gmail.com

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