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artist , art educator

Henry Edwin Coleman, American Art educator, artist. Summer Research grantee College William & Mary, 1976, Semester Faculty grantee, 1985, Faculty Research grantee, 1991-1992. Commissioner Williamsburg Arts Commission, 1985-1991; board directors Yorktown (Virginia) Arts Foundation, 1989-1993; juror Occasion for the Arts, Williamsburg, 1988, 27th Regional Art Exhibition, water closet Rawls Library. & Museum, Courtland, Virginia, 1990.

Background

Coleman, Henry Edwin was born on October 26, 1938 in Charlottesville, Virginia, United States. Son of Albin Clayton and Mary Louise (Nay) Coleman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, College William and Mary, 1961. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1963.

Career

Instructor art, Lawrence College, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1963-1964;member of faculty, College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1964-1989;professor fine arts, College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, since 1989;chair department fine arts, College William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1987-1990. Consultant for purchasing CSX Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, 1985.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: Oscar Wilde's Remarkable Rocket, 1974. One-man shows include Radford College, Virginia, 1975, Gallery II West, St. George, Utah, 1984, University Maine, Presque Isle, 1989, Andrew & Laura McLain Museum, Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada, 1989, Muscarelle Museum Art William & Mary College, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1999, exhibited in group shows at Patio Show, Iowa City, 1962-1963, Des Moines Art Center, 1963, Lawrence College, Appleton, 1964, 20th Century Gallery, Williamsburg, 1964-1966, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1972, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 1975, Peninsula Art Center, Newport News, Virginia, 1980, National Small Image Exhibition, Spokane, Washington, 1984, American Drawing Biennial Muscarelle Museum of Art, College William and Mary, Williamsburg, 1988, 1990 (Honorable Mention award), 1992, International Cultural Exchange Art Exhibit, Neyagawa, Japan, 1988, Bowery Gallery, New York City, 1988, Invitational D'Art Center, Norfolk, 1991, Peninsula Fine Arts Museum, Newport News, 1995-1996, 2001, The Charles H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Virginia, 2006.

Membership

Commissioner Williamsburg Arts Commission, 1985-1991. Board directors Yorktown (Virginia) Arts Foundation, 1989-1993. Juror Occasion for the Arts, Williamsburg, 1988, 27th Regional Art Exhibition, water closet Rawls Library.

& Museum, Courtland, Virginia, 1990. Commissioner architectural review board, City Williamsburg, 1994-2000.

Connections

Married Charlotte Heyne, December 29, 1962 (deceased 1984). Children: Edwin Randolph, Mary Clayton. Married Leslie W. Rose, January 4, 1993.

1 stepson, John A. Rose.

father:
Albin Clayton Coleman

mother:
Mary Louise (Nay) Coleman

spouses:
Charlotte Heyne

Leslie W. Rose

children:
Edwin Randolph Coleman

Mary Clayton Coleman