Alton Coleman is a native Georgian and contemporary artist who resides in the Atlanta metro area with his wife (photographer Tammy Coleman) and their two black labs Ellie and CJ. His artwork has been on display at such venues as the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art (Marietta, GA), the Mable House (Mableton, GA), the Mellwood Art Center (Louisville, KY), Main Street Gallery (Panama City, FL) and Gallery 4463 (Acworth, GA). His artwork conveys a wide range of emotions and ideas through the use of vibrant colors, texture and geometric shapes.
“Painting is a means of artistic expression and is associated with words like creativity, harmony, balance, unity and originality; things we strive for in our lives. My art often parallels life experiences. Self expression can be liberating and enlightening and it can empower us.”