Nashville photographer and artist Julian Cole will hold his first exhibit in Nashville begining March 5 at Tribe on Church Street. The event will be a "red carpet" affair.
Cole has a vast background in art and photography. He is a former Master Scientific Photographer for N.A.S.A. His next move was to Teledyne Corp., a contractor for N.A.S.A., as head of the Presentations Department which included artists, writers, model makers, photographers, cinematographers and a full blown printing department.
"All this had to be ‘in-house’ because of “top secret” work," Cole said. "After the space program wound down, I worked at an advertising agency as creative director, moving on to a motion picture studio in Phoenix, Arizona as Film Director, Cinematographer, Film Editor and Music Editor."
Moving to Atlanta, he worked for Storer Studios as producer, writer, cinematographer and director. Opening his own production company in Nashville, he produced films for many national advertising agencies, National Geographic, B.B.C., French and Italian Television, including cinematography for the feather film, "THE DISK JOCKEY".
He was a founding member of the Tennessee Film Commission, producing films for the state of Tennesse, for the City of Nashville, and many commercials, one of which might be recognized by peaple in the state, "TENNESSEE TRASH".
He has several hundred awards to his credit, including International, National, Regional and local, garnering several “BEST OF SHOW”. Retiring from all that, after a short time said, ”to heck with this”, but with the encouragement of his daughters, started creating images as, professes that "he must chase the muse. So much to do, so little time."
"We are extremely excited to have Julian Cole exhibit his work at Tribe," said Bud East, manager. "It’s just beautiful and our patrons will enjoy seeing his unique perspective on the world."