The Nexus Award, given by the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, acknowledges individuals, groups or organizations that have made significant contributions to contemporary art and celebrates local leaders who make Atlanta a vibrant arts community.
Kevin Cole received his MA in 1983 in Art Education and will receive his award on October 3, 2019. Cole has received 27 grants and fellowships, 65 awards in art, 51 teaching awards and over 35 public art commissions. His artwork has been featured in more than 470 exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad. Cole’s artwork is included in more than 3500 public, private and corporate collections throughout the United States.
Cole has also created more than 45 public art works, including the Coca-Cola Centennial Olympic Mural for the 1996 Olympic Games.