Colleen M. Randall

Academic Appointments

Professor of Studio Art

Colleen Randall received her MFA in Painting from Queens College, City University of New York, her BFA in Painting from The University of Iowa and her BA in Art History from Macalester College. She is an abstract painter whose work explores space and light through the materiality of paint.  Randall is a member of The Painting Center in New York City. She is the recipient of the National Academy of Design’s Edwin Palmer Memorial Award for Painting, a Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation Fellowship Grant and an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Research Grant. She has been selected for artist residencies at Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Millay Colony and Landfall Trust in Brigus, Newfoundland.

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She has taught Master Painting and Drawing Workshops at the National Academy of Design in New York City, Anderson Ranch in Snowmass Village, CO, and Chautauqua Institute in Chautauqua, NY. She has been a visiting artist at numerous universities, art institutions and colleges, including the Vermont Studio Center, University of New Hampshire, Binghamton University, Haverford College, American University, Delaware College of Art & Design, Art Institute of Boston, Swarthmore College, and the Caumsett Summer Painting Program.

A Professor in the Studio Art Department, she has taught at Dartmouth College since 1989 and was Chair of the Department from 2000-2006 and from 2012-2013. The courses Professor Randall teaches at Dartmouth include: Drawing, Painting, Special Topics in Color, and Senior Seminar.

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Black Family Visual Arts Building, Studio Art
HB 6081
Studio Art
B.A. Macalester College
B.F.A. University of Iowa
M.F.A. Queens College, CUNY

Selected Publications

Group Exhibition, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY (2013)

Group Exhibition, BalletX Benefit Auction, Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (2013)

Solo Exhibition, Intimations, The Painting Center, New York, NY (2012)

Solo Exhibiiton, Livia's Walls, New Paintings and Works on Paper, Strauss Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (2009)

Group Exhibition, 183rd Annual Invitational, National Academy of Design, New York, NY (2008)

Solo Exhibition, New Paintings and Works on Paper, Elise B. Rosefsky Memorial Art Gallery, Binghamton University, SUNY, Binghamton, NY (2008)

Two-Person Exhibition, Spheris Gallery, Hanover, NH (2007)

Two-Person Exhibition, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT (2007)

Solo Exhbition, New Paintings, The Painting Center, New York, NY (2005)

Group Exhibition, 177th Annual Invitational, National Academy of Design, New York, NY (2002)

Solo Exhibition, Recent Paintings, Spheris Gallery, New York, NY (2002)

Solo Exhibition, Syncope, Barrington center for the Arts, Gordon College, Wenham, MA (2002)

Solo Exhibition,  New Paintings: 1999-2001, Jaffe-Friede and Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (2001)

Solo Exhibition, New Paintings, Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO (2001)

Solo Exhibition, Paintings, The Painting Center, New York, NY (2001)

Works in progress

Solo Exhibition, The Painting Center, New York, NY (2015)

Solo Exhibition, Trinity College, Hartford, CT (2015)

Selected Awards and Artist Residencies

Marion and Jasper Whiting Fellowship

Rockwell Kent House, Lanfall Trust, Brigus, Newfoundland

The Edwin Palmer Memorial Award, National Academy of Design

The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA

The Millay Colony for the Arts, Inc., Austerlitz, NY

Selected Paintings