Carol Coates


*Born, Grand Haven, Michigan

*Bachelor of Science, Western Michigan University

*Master Degree - Fine Art, University of Michigan

*Lifelong Graduate Study in U.S. and abroad in Drawing, Painting, Photography, Digital, Encaustic, Metalsmithing, Ceramics, and Fine Art Glass.

*Fine Art Faculty 1963-1995

*Artist in Residence 1985-1995

Selected Awards / Commissions

*Leonadro il Magnifico Medal, Floence Biennale, Florence, Italy

*Inclusion in Art5, the Warhol Invitational Regional Biennial 2007

*Nummerous Firsts, Best of Show, and Exhibition Awards

*Creative Artist Grant Award'96 (Michigan Art Council)

*Creative Artist Grant Award'01 (ArtServe Michigan)

*Purchase Prize, New Mexico Arts Acclaimed Artist Series, Art in Public Places