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Charmagne Coe is an American surrealist. She creates inner and outer-worldly paintings with watercolor, ink and pastel. Inherent is a deep respect for the nature of automatism, Spirit and contour line. Her work has been included in publications such as Utne Reader, Luxe Interiors + Design and Creative Quarterly. When she is not working in her little studio, she participates in international exhibitions. She also expresses wild expanses and heart-achy characters in pen and ink.

All art inquiries are welcome at the contact form.

Curriculum Vitae

Education:

Northern Arizona University, 1991-1994, BA in elementary education, minor in fine arts

Selected Exhibitions:

2018
Pan Door, solo exhibition of drawings and paintings, Royse Contemporary Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

2017
Contemporary Southwest Now, grand opening exhibition, Royse Contemporary Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
The Reaches,  debut Phoenix solo exhibition, Chartreuse Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2016
Tiny Works | Tiny Dances, {9}The Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Home For the Holidays, Herberger Gallery at Arizona Center, Phoenix, AZ
35 Live, CoCA Members' Show 2016, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

2015
10×10 Exhibition, group exhibition, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
Spring Exhibition, Arizona Opera, Phoenix, AZ
Essential Creatures, group exhibition, West of the Moon Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ
Annual Miniature Art Extravaganza, group exhibition, Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA

2014
(un)Still Life, guest artist, group exhibition, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
Prelude, solo exhibition, Shade West (of MonOrchid Gallery) and Renaissance Hotel, downtown Phoenix, AZ

2013
From Hinterland, solo exhibition, Gallery One13, Flagstaff, AZ
Imaginatio(n)ow, group exhibition, ASU Institute for Humanities Research, Phoenix, AZ
Mail Me Art:  Short & Sweet, group exhibition, The Framers Gallery, London
Thermal PHX, group exhibition, MonOrchid Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Show and Tell, group exhibition, Herberger Theater Art Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

2012
Featured artist, group exhibition, Arizona Handmade Gallery, Flagstaff, AZ
First Friday at the Pike, solo exhibition, The Pike, Flagstaff, AZ
10×10 Exhibition, group exhibition, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

2011
Embark, solo exhibition, Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ
Bluecanvas Magazine Issue 8 Launch Event, group exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Friends of Photojournalism, HiddenLight, group exhibition, Flagstaff, AZ
Here and Ago, Holland Studio, two-person exhibition, Flagstaff, AZ

2008
Holland Studio, solo exhibition, Flagstaff, AZ

Representation:

August 2017 - Present, Royse Contemporary Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Selected Illustrations, Publications and Reviews:

2017
Yab Yum Music and Arts, “Yab Yum Seven: Charmagne Coe”, March

2015
Arizona Foothills Magazine Blog, "Artist Spotlight on Charmagne Coe", March

2014
Creative Quarterly, issue 34 - 35, winner of Fine Art Category
Art and Art Deadines, featured artist, February 2014
Luxe Interiors + Design magazine, feature and interview, Spring Arizona Edition, April
Viriditas: Anthology Celebrating the Work of Contemporary Women Artists, curated by Michaela Meadow, feature and interview
Arcadia Magazine, featured artwork, issue #8

2013
“Inner Goddess Puking: Dreadful Writing as Striptease”, Noah Berlatsky reviews Fifty Shades of Grey by E. L. James, editorial illustration, Public Books, June

2012
Jazz and Draw, project by Philippe Debongnie, October

2011
Her Exchange, interview, February
Zouch Magazine,  featured artwork, August
Day Dreaming Magazine, featured artwork, December

2010
The Impossible is Possible Tonight, CarpaccioMagazine, featured artwork, Issue #10, January
22:BLOG, May
Illustration Pages,  review, May
“Making the Scene” by Penelope Bass, interview, Northern Arizona Mountain Living Magazine,  review, July
Blue Canvas Magazine, featured artwork, Issue #6, September

2009
Uncertain Glory of an April Day, Carpaccio Magazine, front page feature, Issue #1
Blue Canvas, Jennifer Yun, interview and featured artwork, Issue #1
“The Body Divided”, Ona Gritz, editorial illustration, Utne Reader, September/October

2008
Juxtapoz online, May
“Haphazard Discovery: The Funny Little World of Local Artist Charmagne Coe”, Lisa Di Pietro, Flagstaff Live, July

 

Album Artwork

2015
CD cover art, Matt Bingham, Fireflies

2014
Gatefold vinyl sleeves cover art and poetry, Pausal, Along the Mantic Spring

2012
CD cover art, Matt Bingham, Me & You
 

Writing

2015
Honey Wove the Marrow, art column, Online Sundries by Arcadia Magazine

2014
Familiar Spirits Light a Wayart column, Online Sundries by Arcadia Magazine

Awards/Honors

2014
Creative Quarterly, issue 34 - 35, winner of Fine Art Category