Fleurotica: About the artist and exhibitions

Portrait of the Artist as Ansel Adams

Tina Collen has been an artist and designer all her life. Educated in graphic design at Pratt Institute, she designed toys for Mattel, jewelry in Hollywood and has made many other entrepreneurial forays into the commercial world. Internationally, her artwork has been exhibited in Paris, Barcelona, Frankfurt and on a year-long tour of museums throughout Germany. In New York City her work was shown at The PhotoForum on 5th Avenue and at The Erotics Gallery in SoHo. She now lives in Boulder, Colorado by way of Brooklyn, Los Angeles and Aspen.

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 1995 Open Studios, Boulder, Colorado
  • 1990 Venice Artwalk / Venice, California
  • 1989 Ghislaine Langslade-Hannedouche / Paris, France
  • 1985 Frankfurt Bookfair / Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1985 International Design Conference at Aspen, Illusion is Truth: The Art of Perception
  • 1984 Perimeters Gallery / Denver, Colorado 1984 Solow Gallery in Soho / New York City
  • 1983 The Unicorn Gallery / Aspen, Colorado

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 1998 Museu de l’Erotica / Barcelona, Spain
  • 1996 Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art / Boulder, Colorado.
  • 1992 Nemiroff-Deutch Gallery / Santa Monica, California
  • 1991 Stadtisches Museum / Schleswig, Germany
  • 1991 Museum Ludwig / Cologne, Germany
  • 1991 Galerie Rhanitzgasse der Landeshauptstadt Sachens / Dresden, Germany
  • 1991 Altes Museum / Berlin, Germany 1990 Kunst Kabinet Koln / Cologne, Germany
  • 1989 Art Cologne / Cologne, Germany
  • 1989 Ero 89 / Paris, France
  • 1988 Venice Artwalk / Venice, California
  • 1987 Aspen Art Museum / Aspen, Colorado
  • 1986 Christy Lee Gallery / Denver, Colorado, The Romance of Botanical Art: 300 Years of Flowers
  • 1985 Hill Gallery / Aspen, Colorado
  • 1984 575 Fifth Avenue: The FotoForum / New York City
  • 1983 ArtExpo / New York City 1983 ArtExpo / Dallas, Texas
  • 1980 Aspen Center for the Visual Arts Aspen, Colorado

NOTABLE COLLECTORS

  • Melie Rockefeller
  • Barbara and Robert Rothschild
  • Architect Moshe Saftie
  • Robert Miles Runyan
  • Philip Yenawine, former Director of Education / Museum of Modern Art, New York City
  • Amory Lovins, among Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World,” 2009

PUBLISHED ARTICLES AND BOOKS

  • 2010 Tina Collen, Storm of the i: An Artobiography (Jan. 1)
  • 1991 Gunter Braus, Bilderlust, Brausdruck GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1990 Marie-Paule Berranger et Jose Pierre, Signes
  • 1989 Lori Schweitzer, “Fine Day for Art,” Los Angeles Times (May 22), p. 1
  • 1986 Bill Husted, High Profile, Rocky Mountain News (July 18)
  • 1986 “The Romance of Botanic Art,” Washington Park Profile (July)
  • 1986 Robin Chotzinoff, “Alive in ‘85,” Westword (Jan. 9), p. 26
  • 1986 Jo Cole, “Collage!#*,” The Villager
  • 1985 Ann M. Russell, “Gallery Section,” American Photographer Magazine, (July), p. 28
  • 1985 Jane Fudge, “Botanatomically Correct,” Artspace Magazine
  • 1985 Two television interviews for “Speakout” (Channel 2 ) with Myrna Ketai
  • 1985 Robin Chotzinoff, “Parts is Parts?” Artbeat Magazine
  • 1984 Max Price and Carol Kreck, “Pornage,” The Denver Post
  • 1984 Pauli Hayes (won first prize from The Colorado Press, Woman Journalists covering Art),
    “Sensuality with Humor,” Aspen Times (Nov. 22)
  • 1984 Will Grant, “Pornage: It’s all the way you see it,” Artspeak, p. 11
  • 1983 Susan Petit, “The Cutting Edge,” Aspen Times (May 5), p. 5-B
  • 1983 Communication Arts magazine; Burial of the 2000 A.D. time capsule, Aspen Design Conference, p. 124