Aaron S. Coleman
Assistant Professor, Art
Art Bldg, Room 303A
MFA, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL
BFA, Herron School of Art and Design
Born January 29th, 1985 in Washington D.C.
Aaron is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Arizona. He received his MFA from Northern Illinois University in 2013 and has taught all levels and media in printmaking at California State University Fresno and Northern Illinois University. Aaron also taught traditional stone lithography at the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative.
Aaron is a mixed media artist and printmaker creating works focused on political and social issues. He combines imagery from comic books and stained glass windows to raise questions concerning misconstrued belief systems and twisted moral values in our society. Aaron’s background in hip-hop culture and street art remains as a major influence in his fine art practices.
Aaron has exhibited internationally and received numerous awards, scholarships and fellowships for his work in lithography and mezzotint. Aaron’s work can be found in the collections of The University of Colorado, Wichita State University, the Ino-cho Paper Museum in Kochi, Japan, The Yekaterinburg Museum of Art in Yekaterinburg, Russia, and the University of Tennessee Knoxville’s Ewing Gallery Collection and among many other public and private collections.
Aaron is a husband, a dog lover and a workaholic.