I am currently the Head of the St. Paul's School Art Department.  This department is made up of four programs- theatre, dance, music, and fine arts (of which I am also program director.) I am the director of the Crumpacker Gallery- a new state of the art teaching gallery associated with St. Paul's School. I teach painting, drawing, printmaking, art history, architecture, and curatorial studies.  I work out of my home studio.
I began painting as a student at the Overseas School of Rome where I used drawing and painting as a means of visual note taking in art history classes. I graduated from Holy Cross College in Worcester Massachusetts with a degree in art history.  From there I moved to New York and worked for a Wall Street firm doing research and securities analysis.  The firm was dynamic and the work was extremely interesting.  After two years, however, I realized that I was more passionate about art than I was about business.  I began working at St. Paul's School in September of 1983 and have become totally immersed in this fully residential boarding school.  Over the years I have taken classes at various institutes, but my most significant education has come from working under experienced painters.  In 1983 I spent a month at Holy Cross working in water color with Michael Tang sj.  In 1989 I met Thomas Buechner who was commissioned by St. Paul's to paint a series of landscapes and eventually school portraits. From Tom I learned about oil painting and the various technical aspects of the medium.  I travel quite frequently, painting in Europe and the US.  While on sabbatical in France (1998-1999), I spent the year painting landscape and still life in Provence.  During the summers I teach in Germany at Bild-Werk Frauenau- an adult education summer academy in the Bavarian forest not far from the Czech border. Outside of St. Paul's and my own studio I serve on the board of trustees of The Kimball-Jenkins Estate- a Historical site that houses a thriving art school for students of all ages.

St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH 03301
603.568.4903
colincallahanart@gmail.com

Born September 19, 1957, Massachusetts.
Education:
•1976 June, Graduated The Overseas School of Rome, 811 Via Cassia, Rome, Italy
•1978/79 Studied painting at Centro Barbieri, Rome, Italy
•1980 May, Graduated, BA/Art History, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester Mass.

• Individual classes or workshops:
• Worcester Art Museum
• Manchester Institute of Arts and Sciences
• Art New England summer workshop- Nate Goldstien’s  Figure drawing.
• L’Ecole des Beaux Artes  - Avignon France

Employment:
• 1980/82  Securities Analyst, Gilder Gagnon and Co, 19 West 57th Street, New York, NY
•  1982/83   Liturgical Arts Consultant, Rambusch Co, New York, NY
•  1983/ present  Member of the faculty (Arts ). St. Paul’s School, Concord NH - Teaching  painting, advanced painting.
•  Chairman of the Art Department, St. Paul's School
•  Director of the Crumpacker Gallery 

Group Exhibits:
Hot Air Painters, Elmira College, Elmira NY  1996
Hopkinton Historical Society, 1990 -1997
St. Paul’s School Fine Arts Faculty Exhibit: 1984- 2008
Millbrook Gallery, Concord NH, 1994
Anderson Soule Gallery 2004
Kimball Jenkins Estate: 2016

One Person Exhibits:
Anderson Soule Gallery 2002 and 2006

Movie Contracts:
Universal Studios- Four Paintings -Baby Mamma- 2007
Universal Studios- Two Paintings- Julie and Julia- 2008
Showtime- 10 Paintings- The Affair- 2014
Amblin Entertainment- 8 Paintings- Girl On A Train-2016
ABC Studio-6 Paintings for the series Quantico
Awards and Honors:
•  1997  Awarded STAR teacher recognition  by Cornell University and the Merrill Scholar program.
• Recipient of the Independence Foundation Chair in Humanities and the Arts.
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