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Preston Wood Coleman Edit Profile

also known as Woody Coleman

illustrators agent

Preston Wood Coleman, illustrators agent. Recipient Gold Addy, American Advertising Federation, 1977, Silver Addy, 1977. Scout master Greater Cleveland council Boy Scouts American, 1964-1976; chairman Residents for Intelligent Planning and Zoning, Seven Hills, Ohio, 1987-1989. Member Graphic Artists Guild New York, Cleveland Society Commercial Artists (Silver award 1979, 3 Awards of Excellence 1981), American Institute Graphic Artists.

Background

Coleman, Preston Wood was born on December 15, 1943 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Harold John Coleman and Ethel Marie (Griffin) Coleman Williams.

Education

Certified Commercial Illustration, Cooper School Art, Cleveland, 1964.

Career

Apprentice artist, Designers Studio, Cleveland, 1962-1963;commercial artist, Schuckert Studio, Cleveland, 1963-1965;commercial artist, May Company Department Store, Cleveland, 1965;commercial artist, Advance Art Studio, Cleveland, 1965-1967;commercial artist, American Greetings Corporation, Cleveland, 1967-1968;commercial artist, Artist Studios Inc., Cleveland, 1968-1973;owner, president, Rumple, Inc., Cleveland, 1973-1984;owner, president, Woody Coleman Presents, Inc., Cleveland, since 1982.

Membership

Scout master Greater Cleveland council Boy Scouts American, 1964-1976. Chairman Residents for Intelligent Planning and Zoning, Seven Hills, Ohio, 1987-1989. Member Graphic Artists Guild New York, Cleveland Society Commercial Artists (Silver award 1979, 3 Awards of Excellence 1981), American Institute Graphic Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: restoration of 140 year old farm house.

Connections

Son of Harold John Coleman and Ethel Marie (Griffin) Coleman Williams. M.Mary Ann Sroka, August 3, 1963 (divorced 1974). Children: Carrie Ann, Vickie Lynn.

Married Deborah Ann Swallow, November 15, 1974 (divorced 1985). Children:Melanie Mae, Melissa Marie.

father:
Harold John Coleman Williams

mother:
Ethel Marie (Griffin) Coleman Williams

spouses:
Mary Ann Sroka

Deborah Ann Swallow

children:
Carrie Ann Coleman

Vickie Lynn Coleman

Melanie Mae Coleman

Melissa Marie Coleman