Guy Coheleach

Guy Coheleach

Guy Coheleach’s paintings have been in 40 one-man retrospective exhibitions in museums in 29 cities from New York to Los Angeles from 1991 to 2011.  With over a hundred one-man commercial shows worldwide, his work has also been exhibited in the National Collection of Fine Art, the Royal Ontario Museum, the White House, Washington DC’s Corcoran Gallery, the Norton Gallery and the Newark Museum.  His paintings have received the Society of Animal Artists Award of Excellence an extraordinary eight times.  In 2015 his painting of Victoria Falls won The Society of Animal Artists President’s Award.

Coheleach graduated from Cooper Union and received an Honorary Doctorate from William and Mary. PBS featured him and his work in Africa entitled “Journeys Of An Artist”. He was also the subject of two films “Guy Coheleach and the Bald Eagle” and “Quest: An Artist and His Prey”; in addition, he has been the focus of articles in READER’S DIGEST, SATURDAY EVENING POST, as well as numerous regional art and wildlife magazines. “THE BIG CATS: THE PAINTINGS OF GUY COHELEACH” by Abrams was a Book of the Month Club selection in 1982.” His highly acclaimed book “THE AFRICAN LION AS MAN-EATER” was published in 2004.

Visiting Heads of State have received his American Eagle print, and he was the first Western artist to exhibit in Peking after World War II. His endowment at the University of Tennessee provides about six full scholarships to the School of Wildlife Management each year