Denver Art Gallery

 

  Ania Gola-Kumor  
     

 

EDUCATION

 

1980   M F A         Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland                           
                          Areas of Concentration: Painting, Exhibition Design and Interior Design 
                         Graduated with the Award of Excellence          
1975 - 1980          Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland                                
1974 - 1975          College of Art and Industry, Moscow, USSR

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

1998 - now          

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Foundations Department:
Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Live Drawing 1, Live Drawing 2, 2 Dimensional Design, Space and Color, Visual Design 1, and Freshman Portfolio Review.


Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Fine Arts Department: Introduction to Painting, Materials and techniques, Experimental Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Experimental and Advance figure studies, Painting 2 and Painting 3.      

                       
1998 – now         

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, workshops for Denver, Douglas and Jefferson county high school teachers.

 

2004 – now         

Portfolio reviews for NASAD accredited Art Colleges: Cal Arts, Valencia; Miami, Florida; Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota; Pratt Institute, New York; Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver; Academy of Art University, San Francisco; Laguna College of Art and Design, Cornish College/Arts; Milwaukee Art Institute, Chicago Art Institute; Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design.               

 

1996 - 1998

Colorado State University; Foundation Painting and Independent Study in Painting, graduate committees.


1996 - 1996          

Front Range Community College: Intro to Painting, Painting I and II, Intro to Drawing, Drawing, Drawing  I, II and III.


1985 - 1988          

Painting instructor, PowerPlant Visual Arts Center, Fort  Collins. 
 

PROFESSIONAL  DEVELOPMENT

 

2010          CAA, Chicago
2008          CAA, Dallas
2004          CAA, Philadelphia . 
2001          Invited to give a talk about Color, in Louisville, Kentucky, Mid-America CAA Conference.
1999          FATE- Foundation in Art Theory and Education, Conference in March 1990.
1985          Color and Atmosphere, title of the workshop given during 57th Annual  Winter Conference, UNC.  
1996-1999   Participated in workshops given by prominent Art Critic like: Coco Fusco, Lucy Lippard, Peter Plagens, Terry Barrett, Christopher Nights and Robert Notkin.                                             
1997-1998      Workshops through Center for Teaching and Learning at CSU. 
1982 -1987      Volunteering work for an Art Community, Assistant  to the Director for Rosalyn Spencer in Horizons Gallery and Powerplant Visual Arts Center in Fort  Collins.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

Association of Polish Artist and Designers, since, 1980.
College Art Association, since, 1996.
Foundations in Art: Theory and Education, since, 1996.

 

PUBLICATIONS, PERIODICALS AND CATALOGS


Poetry reading
Kyle MacMillan, Galleries put focus on abstract artists, Denver Post, February 2009.
Fresco Fine Art Publications, Ilc, Colorado Abstract, Painting and Sculpture, page 170 – 175, January, 2009.
Mary Chandler, A quick course in abstraction, Rocky Mountain News, June 26, 2008.
Michael Paglia, Little Pleasures, Westword, June 5, 2008.
100 Creative Drawing Ideas, Anna Held Audette, Shambhala, Boston & London, 2005, p.144-145
Best salute to Colorado's contemporary art scene , Michael Paglia, Westword,, September 27, 2001
Colorado Abstraction: 1975‑1999 Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
Michael Paglia, Westword, September 27, 2001: Beyond Collective Cultures is Ania Gola‑Kumor: Mixed Media Big and Small.  
Michael Paglia, Time Flies by and Time Marches On.  Colorado's abstract art tradition continues.  Westword, September 23, 1999.
Jeff Bradley, Abstractions That Work, Denver Post, September 10,1999, page E-28.
Jane Fudge, Colorado Abstraction, catalog  Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Sep. 1999.
Interview and additional materials posted on audio/video materials, September - November 1999, in Arvada Center. Two of  Drawing 2 Assignment were published in FATE Studio Idea Book, FATE Conference  participated  in Swap Shop, March 1998.
Five drawings and collages were publishedin Nieve Roja Review, Colorado State University’s Online Literary Magazine. Summer 1999.   
Stephanie Duke,  Bolder Ways, Greeley Tribune, July 1998.
Events include sculpture dedication  gallery opening, Valley Window Reporter-Herald, October 1997.
Margaret  Regan,  Size  Doesn’t  Matter,  Arts & Leisure review, Tucson, Arizona, January 1996.     
Lincoln Center MarqueeFort Collins, Colorado, September- December 1993.
Kathy Erbacher,  Appreciation for abstract, The  Coloradoan, December 1993.
Creative Arts Symposium 1993, catalog   jurors  information CSU, April 1993.
Absorb, Loveland Museum/ Gallery Newsletter, June 1993, page 5.
Opening show, by Max Wykes-Joyce,  Arts Review, London, England, May 1988.
ARTS NEWS magazine, January 1988, page 56.    
ARTS SPACE Southwestern Contemporary Art Quarterly, Winter 1987/1988,  page 6. 
Power Line, The newsletter for PowerPlant Visual Art Center, April 1987, page  3. 
Artist’s Liaison   1987, catalog, Santa Monica, California  1987.
Nature, rich inspiration source for Ania Gola- Kumor  paintings, Fort Collins  Business World, December 1987.
Kathleen  Halloran,  From Poland to Purple,  The  Coloradoan, April  29, 1986.
Steve Porter,  Polish  Painter  now  teaches  Art, Triangle Review, October 1985.
Phillis Walbye,  Work of Polish artist Gola moves from dark to bright, Reporter- Herald, Loveland,  April 1983.
Valerie Moses, Landscape influences Polish artist, The Coloradoan, June 1983.
Phillis  Walbye,  Ania Gola- Kumor shown at Gallery East,  Reporter- Herald, Loveland Daily, October 1984. 
Another Great Love Affair, catalog, Contemporary Arts Alliance, Denver Art Museum, 1984, page  8. 
NEWSLETTER,  Alliance for Contemporary Art, Denver Art Museum, March 1984.
Marathon for the Arts Exhibition, catalog, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1984.
Max Price,  Environment is fascinating at Cohen Gallery , Denver Post , April 1984.

 

EXHIBITIONS


2010                       Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, The Kirkland Museum Collection: 100 Years of Colorado Art
2010                       Arvada Center for Art and Humanities, The Kirkland Museum Collection: 100 Years of Colorado Art
2010                       Art District Best Of, onSanta Fe drive in 2009
2010                       Small Works Exhibit, Sandra Philips Gallery
2009                       SIDEBESIDE, Gallery T, 
2009                       Bollywood Night: A DAM Contemporaries Fundraiser, Denver Art Museum
2009                       Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art.
2009                       Sandra Philips Gallery, Denver, Colorado.                   
2009                       Metro State College Center for Visual Arts, Denver, Colorado.
2008                       Abstraction, Sandra Philips Gallery, Denver, Colorado.                             
2007 - 2008          Emil Nelson Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
2006 - 2007          Arvada center, Colorado
1998 - 2007          Philip J. Steel Gallery, Annual Faculty Show, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design.
2001                      Mixed Media Big and Small, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver
2000                       The collage principle, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver.
1999                       Colorado Abstraction, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities , Arvada.
1999                       Gallery 234, University of Wyoming, Laramie.
1999                       Contemporary Colorado Juried Invitational, Western Colorado Center For The Arts.
1999                       Alliance for Contemporary Art, Denver Art Museum, Studio Visit.
1998                       Opening show, Only Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Collins.
1998                       Solo show, Tointon Gallery, Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley.
1998                       Harmony Park, Fort Collins.
1998                       Tenth Annual Colorado Art Education Association Exhibit, Denver.
1998                       Faculty Show, Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University .
1997                       Harmony Park, Grand Opening, Fort Collins.
1997                       Solo Show, Directions Gallery,  Art Department, Colorado State University.
1997                       Annual Colorado Art Education Association Exhibit, Denver.
1996                       Edith Lambert Galleries, Ltd., Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1996                       Canyon Wind Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1995                       S R W  Gallery, Small Work Show, Montecito, California.
1995                       Eclectic Gallery, First Prize, Tucson,  Arizona.
1995-1993            Inkfish Gallery, Denver, Colorado.
1994                       One West  Art Center, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1994                       Solo show, Bas Bleu Theater Company, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1993                       Before and After, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1990                       Solo show, Gallery Groedl, Toronto, Canada.
1989                       Calligrammes  Gallery, Ottawa, Canada.
1989                       Quan Schieder, Toronto, Canada.
1988                       Solo show, Santa Fe Gallery, London, England.
1988                       Sena Galleries East, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
1987                       Colorado All- Media Juried Exhibition, Boulder Center for Visual Arts, Boulder.   
1987                       Artists’  Liaison, Santa Monica, California.
1987                       Twelfth Kansas National Small Painting Drawing and Print Exhibition, Kansas State University. 
1987 Fred Dorfman Contemporary Art Publishers, New York.
1987                       William Havu Fine Arts, Denver, Colorado.
1987                       Annual Fort Collins Jured Exhibition, First  Prize.
1986                       Greater Fort Collins Juried Exhibition, PowerPlant Visual Arts Center, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1986                       Solo show, Curfman Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1985                       Abacus Gallery, Denver, Colorado.
1985                       Art Department, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1985                       Parker- Blake, Denver, Colorado.
1985                       Neville- Sargent Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
1986                       Annual Art Mart American,  A National Show, Jurors award, Greeley.
1984                       Solo show, Gallery East, Loveland, Colorado.
1984                       Another Great  Love  Affair, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado.
1984                       Environments, Cohen Gallery, Denver, Colorado.
1984                       Solo show, Mariani  Gallery, University of  Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado.
1984                       Art Marathon, University Bank and Horizons Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1983                       Fabric Fibers Paper and Clay, Horizons Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1983                       Art for Eclectic Collectors, Horizons Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1983                       Summerstock,  Horizons Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1983                     Solo show, Gray  Skies  and  Sunshine, Anderson  &  Anderson  Gallery, Loveland, CO. 
1981                     Gallery Mokotow, Warsaw, Poland.

 

JUROR

1999 – 2008        
Awarding scholarships during Portfolio reviews for NASAD accredited Art Colleges: Cal arts, Valencia; Miami, Florida; Ringling School of Art and  Design, Sarasota; Pratt Institute, New York; Emily Carr Institute, Vancouver; Academy of Art University, San Francisco; Laguna College of Art and Design, Cornish College/Arts; Milwaukee Art Institute, Chicago Art Institute; Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design.
1999 - 2008         Awarding prizes and scholarships for Denver County, Douglas County and Jefferson County high schools shows
1999 - 2002         Juror for student scholarship merit award, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design.
1993 - 1995         Lincoln Center, Visual  Arts  Committee, Fort Collins.                              
1993                   Juror for Creative Arts Symposium, Colorado State University, Fort Collins.
1984                   Juror for Art of Peace Show, Fort Collins and Denver, Colorado.
1983                   Juror for   Waco IV, Students Art Show, University of Wyoming, Laramie.
 

 

EXHIBITION  DESIGN

1988 - 1989       Forrec  International  Corporation, Toronto, Canada . 
1985 - 1988       Assistant  to  the  Director  for  Exhibitions, PowerPlant  Visual  Arts  Center, Fort  Collins         
1982 - 1985       Horizons Gallery, Fort Collins, Colorado.
1984                 Art of Peace, Fort Collins and Denver, Colorado.
1979                Another Book for the Child, part of the International Book Fair, Warsaw, Poland .                   
1979               Exhibition design for a private collector in Pertykozy, Poland.

 

INTERIOR DESIGN

 

1988 - 1989      Moorhead Fleming, Toronto, Canada.  Mediterranean Village shopping center in Gateshead, England.                                      1980 - 1982      Experimental Studios of the Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw, Poland. 
 

STAGE DESIGN

1979                 Poetry evening of Jan Kochanowski, National Philharmony, Warsaw. Poland.
1980, 81, 82      Warsaw Autumn of Poetry, Stara Prochownia Theater, Warsaw, Poland.

 

 

REPRESENTED by Sandra Philips Gallery, Denver

 

PREVIOUSLY  REPRESENTED  by

Only Contemporary Art, Fort Collins. Inkfish Gallery, Denver. Calligrammes Gallery, Ottawa , Canada.      
Gallery Groedl, Toronto , Canada. Quan / Schieder, Toronto, Canada. Santa Fe Gallery London, England.     
Sena Galleries East, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Anderson & Anderson, Loveland, Colorado.    
Horizons Gallery, Fort Collins. PowerPlant  Visual  Arts  Center. Cohen Gallery, Denver. Abacus Gallery, Denver.   
Gallery East, Loveland. Parker  Blake, Denver. William Havu Fine  Arts, Denver. Neville - Sargent, Chicago, Illinois.    
Fred Dorfman Contemporary  Art Publishers, New York. Edith Lambert Galleries Ltd, Santa Fe, New Mexico.     
Harmony Park, Fort Collins

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