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David Anthony Cole

a.k.a. Paumonock Traveller





The Newark Star Ledger, Newark New Jersey. Saturday, April 27, 2000:

Services were held for David Anthony Cole, 60, of Upper Montclair, an internationally known artist, who died Wednesday, April 19.

Mr. Cole's books and correspondence art can be found in collections around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art Library and Franklin Furnace in New York City, The Bibiliotheque Nationale in Paris, the Stanford University Library in California, the Sackner Archives in Florida, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Canadian Postal Museum Archive in Hull, the Hviodowre Art Library in Denmark and the Nomad Museum in Lisbon.

His most recent exhibitions have included a show of his large "Shroud" paintings at the Ice House in Minneapolis, inclusion in an exhibition of artist books in February at the Brooklyn Museum, and the recent collaborative exhibition with Despo Magoni at the Pratt Institute.

Earlier, he taught English for nine years at the City University of New York.

He earned a bachelor's degree from Princetin University and a master's degree and doctoral degree from Brandeis University.

Born in Charleston, S.C., he also lived in New England, the Pacific Northwest and Great Britain before coming to Upper Montclair, NJ.

Surviving are his wife, Dr Susan Cole, president of Montclair State University, a son, Simon, a daughter, Alexa, and a grandchild.

(from the IDAC Database File #0391)
Updated May 1, 2000

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