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Chroma Dolls LLC

Murals by Chroma Dolls
2015
-Daddy & Me Project, Fairton Correctional Institution, Fairton, NJ.
 -Ann Dougherty Garden Memorial Mural, Philadelphia Free Library, Kensington Branch, Philadelphia, PA
-Spartans, Philadelphia Spartans, Mummers New Years Brigade, Philadelphia, PA.
-Cancer Treatment Centers of America, FORCE Conference-PA Convention Center, Cancer Treatment
Centers of America, Philadelphia, PA.
-Scratch Biscuits, Philadelphia, PA.
-New Courtland Fellowship Mural, Center For The Emerging Visual Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
-Hello Monday Mural, Hello Monday, 5 White St. 2A NY, NY
-Hillside School, Allentown, PA.
-Shawn Bullard Murals, Center City, Philadelphia, PA.
2014
– Forever Home, Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, N.East, Philadelphia, PA
-When Women Gather, The Pennsylvania Conference for Women, Pennsylvania Convention Center, PA
-Welcome, Colligas Family Markets: ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA
-Garden of Knowledge, Acclaim Academy, Germantown, PA
-Our Urban Landscape,Re-envision, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Colligas Family Markets:ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA
2013
-Historic South Philly, Private Mural Commission, Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, PA
-No Place Like The Shore, Shore2Love NJ Mural Tour, Seaside Heights, NJ Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort to Restore the Shore. Worked with the town to develop mural design and conducted daily painting workshops with community members, beach goers and those affected by the storm.
-Party Favor, Colligas Family Markets, ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA
-Americana, Colligas Family Markets, ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA -Vineyards, Colligas Family Markets, ShopRite, Philadelphia, PA
-Royalty, Upper Darby High School, Upper Darby, PA
2012
-Movement Series 4, RAWawards, Philadelphia, PA -Movement Series 1, ReSource Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Murals Featuring Chroma Dolls

2014

Magic Carpet, Designed by: Candy Coated, Sponsored by The Association for Public Art, Eakins

Oval, Philadelphia, PA

Polly Apfelbaum + Dan Cole: The Love of Gene Davis,  Installed by: Chroma Dolls LLC, Temple

Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA

2012

Rise And Shine, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program,

Affiliated with Sobriety Through Out Patient, Department of Behavioral Health, Philadelphia,

PA

-Peace is a Haiku Song, Designed by: Parris Stancell, Josh Sarantitis, in collaboration with poet Ursula

Rucker, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA

Salida Del Sol: Arroyos, Designed by: MLS Studios, Mark and Stephanie Medoff Theater, Las Cruces,

NM

-Our Vision, Our Testament, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural

Arts Program, Sobriety Through Out Patient, Philadelphia, PA

Conducted weekly painting workshops with clients from Sobriety Through Out Patient

Finding The Light Within, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts

Program, Affiliated with The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Department of Behavior

Health, Horizon House, Philadelphia, PA

Conducted Weekly Workshops at horizon house (a behavioral health facility), Hosted weekly Mural Arts

Tour groups painting workshops, Ran workshops on a regular basis for The American Foundation for

Suicide prevention: “family and friends paint days”

2011

Tell Me What You See, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored

by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts

Program, Sobriety Through Out Patient, Philadelphia, PA

Conducted weekly painting workshops with clients from Sobriety Through Out Patient

Urban Oasis, Designed by: Ali Williams, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program,

Restorative Justice, Affiliated with The Youth Violence Reduction Partnership, JEVS Human Services Act II,

Philadelphia, PA

Worked daily with clients of JEVS to create Mural, instructed bi-weekly workshops with a consistent

group from the Youth Violence Reduction Partnership (violent offender young males ages 17-21)

Private Mural Commission, Designed by: Efrain Herrera, Philadelphia, PA

2010

Personal Renaissance, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts

Program, Affiliated with JEVS Human Services Act II, Philadelphia, PA

Worked daily with clients of JEVS to create Mural and ran weekly large group painting workshops

2007

Chester A. Arthur School, Designed by: James Burns, Sponsored by The City of Philadelphia Mural

Arts Program Philadelphia, PA

Assisted Middle and High School Aged children throughout the completion of the mural

Church Mural Restoration, by: Kala Hagopian, Philadelphia, PA

2004

Private Mural Commission, Designed by: Ali Williams, Perkiomenville, PA

 

Illustrations and Designs

Album Design and Illustrations, Run By The Gun – Songs From the Little Blue House, RGB

Entertainment, LLC, 2013

Exhibitions

2015

– Women Artists, Artists House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

-Young Visions, Artist’s House, Philadelphia, PA

2014
-Mural Arts Staff Show, Thomas Eakins House, Philadelphia, PA

-The Muse, The Lover & The Misfit, Impact Hub, Philadelphia, PA

-Through Dangers Untold, Arch Enemy Arts, Philadelphia, PA

-Mural Arts Staff Show, Thomas Eakins House, Philadelphia, PA

2013
-Celebration of Art and Life, Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

2012
-RAWartist of The Year Semi Finalists Show, RAWarts: g lounge, Phila., PA

-ENSEMBLE, RAWarts: g lounge, Philadelphia, PA

-ReSource Arts, Crane Arts Old School: The White Space, Philadelphia, PA

-Mural Arts Staff Show, Thomas Eakins House, Philadelphia, PA

-Wall Ball Auction, Vie, Philadelphia, PA

2011
-Exhibition with Blaise Goldman, Colonial Wall Coverings, Philadelphia, PA

-Juried Exhibition for Emerging Regional Artists, Delaware County Community College, Juried by Kate Kraczon, PA

-LITTLE big THINGS, Strawbridges Pop Up Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2010
-Solo Exhibition, Portside Parlor & Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

-Group Show, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Alumni Gallery, Juried by Michael Gallagher and Liz Ozbourne

-Membership of ‘Armenian Women Artists’ Online Gallery, HYPERLINK “http://www.aiwa-net.org” www.aiwa-net.org

-Art Scene Today Cityscape Finalist, Juried by Roberta Berman

-Amy-Lauren’s Gallery, Hanapepe, HI

-The Canvas Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

-Winter, Barefoot Studios, Philadelphia, PA

-Art For the Urban Collector, Highwire Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

-You’re So Cool, OHGE Ltd., Seattle, WA

-Art Shop Artist Interventions, The Galleries at Moore, Philadelphia, PA

-A Million Little Pictures, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
-A Million Little PIctures, Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

-10,000 People Project, Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

-The Sketchbook Project, Traveling exhibit: Art House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Washington, DC, Chris’ Jazz Café, Philadelphia, PA, Laconia

Gallery, Boston, MA, Antena Galley, Chicago, IL, Soulard Art Market, St. Louis, MO, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY, Museum of Design Atlanta, Atlanta GA, Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL

-A Short Story, The Random Tea Room, Philadelphia, PA

-Since Feeling is First, The Art Shop at Moore, Philadelphia, PA

-Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

2008

-Annual Student Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

 

-Small Worlds, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA

-Nightmare on Wood Street, The Compound Warehaus, Philadelphia, PA

-Juried Group Show, Steel City, Phoenixville, PA

2007
-Keisho Art Association Exhibition, Aichi Prefecture Museum of Fine and Performing Arts, Nagoya, Japan

Publications

Geekadelphia, ‘Of the Trade: Muralists, The Chroma Dolls,’ Michaelangelo Ilagan, http://www.geekadelphia.com/2015/01/16/of-the-trade-muralists-the-chroma-dolls/

Of The Trade, Video Series, Filmed and interviewed by Andrew Gormley, http://ofthe.trade/chroma-dolls/

CBS Local Philadelphia, article by: Mike Dougherty, December 14, 2014, http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/12/14/art-meets-animal-adoption-at-new-paws-facility-in-northeast-philadelphia/#.VJX2ou8I4uo.facebook

Philadelphia News, ‘The House That Chroma Dolls Built,’ http://thephilanews.com/the-house-that-chroma-dolls-built-48037.htm (press release written by Kevin Seidman)

 

Philadelphia News, December 5th 2014, http://thephilanews.com/the-house-that-chroma-dolls-built-48037.htm

CBS Local Philadelphia, article by: Mike Dougherty, December 14, 2014, http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/12/14/art-meets-animal-adoption-at-new-paws-facility-in-northeast-philadelphia/#.VJX2ou8I4uo.facebook

Philly Magazine, article by: Aubrey Nagle, December 3, 2014, HYPERLINK “http://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2014/12/03/photos-chroma-dolls-paint-adorable-mural-paws/” http://www.phillymag.com/ticket/2014/12/03/photos-chroma-dolls-paint-adorable-mural-paws/

Front Cover Artwork feature, Local Flair Magazine, August 2014 issue

Featured on E-town Radio, Ed Feldman’s morning feed radio show, December, 2013

WHYY, Newsworks, ‘Muralists use Germantown daycare’s metal grates as beautification canvas’ November 2013, HYPERLINK “http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/61711-new-mural-to-take-over-section-of-metal-grates-on-germantowns-main-corridor-” http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/61711-new-mural-to-take-over-section-of-metal-grates-on-germantowns-main-corridor-

Asbury Park Press, Mural helps beautify Shore’s storm-related blight, Shore2Love Mural Tour, July 2013, HYPERLINK “http://www.app.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013307240115” http://www.app.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013307240115

Art House Co-op. The Canvas Project: a visual encyclopedia. 1st ed., New York: Endeavor Printing, 2011

Creative Quarterly: The Journal of Art and Design, Issue 7, 2007

More Magazine, Spring, 2007

Awards/Fellowships

New Courtland Fellowship Recipients, Center For the Emerging Visual Arts, 2014/2015

Philadelphia RAW Artist of the Year, RAW:Natural Born Artists, 2012

Featured Artist: Best of Kauai, 2010

American Art Collector: Art of The Horse, June, 2010

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts Award, 2007

Teaching Experience

Artist Instructor, Big Picture Program, Mastery Charter School Ages 11-16, Philadelphia, PA , 2010-2011
Studio Assistant/Teaching Assistant, Summer Art & Design Institute, Moore College of Art and Design, Ages 15-18, Philadelphia, PA, 2007

 

Hillside School- Mural Making workshops with students grades K-8

Education

Ali Williams: BFA, Moore College of Art & Design, 2D Fine Art, 2007
Study Abroad, Mexico City, 2005
Kala Hagopian: 4 Year Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, 2009