Aaron Coleman

Aaron Coleman, “The Flight Of A Torn Kite”, 2014, 5 Color Lithograph, 12 x 16 Inches

Aaron S. Coleman is an artist and educator living in Dekalb, Illinois.  He received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Northern Illinois University in the spring of 2013.  Aaron is a mixed media printmaker utilizing mezzotint, lithography, intaglio, relief and serigraphy to create works focused on political and social commentary.  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 is an adjunct instructor at Northern Illinois University where he teaches various printmaking courses.  He also teaches traditional stone lithography at the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative and drawing at Elgin community College.  Aaron stays in tune with the printmaking community, organizing portfolio exchanges and exhibiting both nationally and internationally.  In 2012 he organized an international mezzotint exchange titled “Both Sides Of The Brain” which hosted 17 artists from 6 different countries.  The portfolio was exhibited across the U.S. at several universities and galleries.

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