Teresa Cole Professor Newcomb Art Department Tulane University

Teresa Cole

Professor, Printmaking
308 Woldenberg Art Center
504-314- 2200


M.F.A. Cranbrook Academy of Art, Printmaking
B.F.A. Maryland Institute College of Art, Fiber Arts


Teresa Cole, known for her installation print work created primarily in relief and serigraph, exhibits nationally and internationally. Her interest in appropriating varied cultural expressions has led to visiting artist engagements globally. Of note are her residencies at Hard Ground Printmakers, Cape Town, South Africa; Frans Masereel Graphics Center in Kasterlee, Belgium and Khoj Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Her most recent installation was commissioned by The A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University and is featured hanging in the atrium of their new building. Cole was also awarded the 2020/2021 Tulane University Affiliated Fellow at the American Academy in Rome, where she will spend a month in residence.

Recent public collections include: The Frederick R. Weisman Collection, Los Angeles, California; The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; the New Orleans Museum of Art. Her work is represented at Callan Contemporary in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.

Cole earned a BFA in fiber art from The Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD and received much of her early printmaking education as a working member of Peacock Printmakers in Aberdeen, Scotland. Her MFA in printmaking is from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She teaches all forms of Printmaking.

Photo Neil Alexander
Teresa Cole
Exchange, Teresa Cole
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Exchange, Detail; Photo Neil Alexander
Exchange Detail; Photo Neil Alexander


  • Foundations of Art: Printmaking
  • Intermediate Printmaking: Screen Print
  • Printmaking: Art of the Book
  • Advanced Printmaking: Etching
  • Advanced Printmaking: Lithography
  • Advanced Printmaking: Woodcut/Relief