Dave Cole

Electric Blanket (1998)


Mill City (2002)


Fiberglass Teddy Bear (2004)


The Knitting Machine (2005)




Lead Bears (2006)


“Dave Cole was born in 1975 in Lebanon, NH and received his BA in 2000 from Brown University. He has exhibited at national and international museums including: Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, The Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA, 21c Museum, Louisville, KY, Renwick Gallery at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, IN, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ, Vestlanske Kunstindustrimuseum, Bergen, Norway, Nasjonal Museet, Oslo, Norway, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel, Textielmuseum, Tilburg, Netherlands. In 2012, Cole’s The Music Box was commissioned by the Cleveland Institute of Art. Cole was the recipient of the 2009 deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum’s annual Rappaport Prize. His work has been reviewed in Artforum; Art in America; ARTnews; Art Papers; Modern Painters. His work is included in the collection of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Danforth Museum, Wellington Management, 21c Museum, RISD Museum, The Burger Collection, The Pizzuti Collection, Fidelity Investments and Jaermuseet Vitenfabrikken. Cole lives and works in Providence, RI”. [From Dodge Gallery/ De Dodge Gallery].

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2 Responses to Dave Cole

  1. monsteryarns says:

    Reblogged this on MonsterYarns and commented:
    Knitting with a difference!

  2. teabeaknits says:

    Reblogged this on teabeaknits blog and commented:
    I love these – especially the JCB diggers knitting (and not just because JCB is based in Staffordshire, England – where I live)

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