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CV

Education

1991
M.F.A Painting and Drawing
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1988
B.A. Studio Art / B.A. English
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

 

Solo and Two-Person Shows

2017
Black And Blue
(with digital and recorded sound composition "One Need Not Be A Chamber To Be Haunted") Marisa Newman Projects, New York, NY

2014
Art Dubai 2014
Marisa Newman Projects, Dubai, U.A.E. (two-person show with Basim Magdy)

Say Yes
Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

2012
If It’s So Then Let Me Know
Newman-Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY

2011
A Ringing In The Ears
Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

2009
In Little Place A Million
Newman-Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Here and There
PS122, New York, NY (two-person show)
Indeterminate Places, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga, NY
(Two-person show)

2000
Pek
Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY

 

Group Shows

2015

Painting, More Or Less, Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Encounter, Gallery Momo, Tokyo, Japan

Open (C)all, BRIC Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Un-Natural Constellations
Newman-Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY

Show #6
The Parlour Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Mystics: A blessed rage for order
BRIC Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

Scope Art Fair
Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

Brooklyn Art
Work 2012 Gala, BRIC Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Painting With Pictures
Casita Maria, Bronx, NY
Curated by David Gibson, Savannah Spirit, and Asya Geisberg

Last Call
PS 122, New York, NY

2009
New Abstraction
Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

An Alpan Gathering
Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY

2008
The Sugar Show
Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY

22nd International Juried Show
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Juror Carter Foster

2007
A Bell Is A Cup Until It Is Struck
Punch + Soil, Seattle, WA
curated by Eric Fredericksen

VOXXOXO
Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Curated by Sheryl Conkelton and Kirby Gookin

Reenactments
Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Night Of 1000 Drawings
Artists Space, New York, NY

2006
Drawing Room
Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY

2005
December 2005
Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY

Brooklyn Artist
Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY

Upon Reflection
Nomad, Manchester, UK

2004
Drawing Conclusions
Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
Curated by Keith Miller

Compulsion
Nomad, Manchester, UK

2003
Recent Acquisitions: 20th Century Prints, Drawings and Paintings
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT

2002
Copy Cat
Islip Art Museum
Islip, NY
Curated by Simon Taylor

2001
Fastforward Miami
Contemporary Art Fair with Suite 106 Gallery, New York City, NY

Under the Influence
Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
Curated by Catherine Valenza

Silver Lining/Black Cloud
P.S. 122 Gallery, New York City, NY
Hallway Project Installation

2000
Williamsburg and Greenpoint Artists
Williamsburg Art & Historical Center

Asylum
The Lure, New York, NY
Multi-media art event

Benefit Exhibition
P.S. 122, New York City, NY

1999
Familiar Strangers (Part 1)
Galapagos Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Familiar Strangers (Part 2)
Galapagos Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1998
"Bienal de Grabado" Latino Americano y del Caribe
El Museo de Arsenal de la Puntilla, San Juan, PR
(Collaborative work with Javier Cintron)

1997
Flip Yer Wig
The Zoo, Los Angeles, CA "Flip Yer Wig"

1996
Personal Best
Chassie Post Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1995
Salon, Lions-Wier Plus Ginsberg
Chicago, IL "Salon"

1994
Night of 1,000 Drawings
Artists Space, New York City, NY
 

Collections

The Capitol Group Company, Los Angeles, CA

Robert Hull Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT

United States Consulate, Dubai, UAE

Various public and private collections in United States and Europe

 

Bibliography

2015       

Hopper, John, “Chris Fennell”, Inspirational issue #7, November 2015

Sokol, Brent, “Miami’s Artworld Sets Sights On Little Haiti Neighborhood”,

New York Times, November 24, 2015(front page photo of work)

2014
Sokol, Brett, “Art Alfresco”
Ocean Drive magazine, April 2014

2012
“If It’s So Then Let MeKnow”
Gallery catalog of show
www.kclogblog.blogspot.com, “Chris Fennell @ Newman-Popiashvili,”
Dec. 19, 2012

2011
Elkins, James. Art Critiques: A Guide.
Washington, D.C.: New Academia publishing, LLC, 2011

Mueller, Stephen. “In Little Place A Million”
At Newman-Popiashvili Gallery

2010
Art In America, March 2010
www.leavesofglass.blogspot.com, “Conjuring Passion: Chris Fennell”
January 7, 2010

www.kclogblog.blogspot.com, “Chelsea: Fennell, Sprechter, Hart”
Dec. 11, 2009

2009
Batet, Janet. “New Abstraction at Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art Gallery”
Miami Contemporary and Latin Arts Examiner online
Hirsch, Jenny. “Drawing Room” at Newman Popiashvili;
NY Arts Magazine, May-June 2007

2007
“Reenactments”
Exhibition catalogue, Current Gallery, Baltimore

 

Artist Talks

2017
“Black And Blue”
Listening/Artist Tqlk Event (about sound piece "One Need Not Be A Chamber To Be Haunted")
Marisa Newman Projects, New York, NY

“Black And Blue”
Children's lecture
Marisa Newman Projects, New York, NY
 

“Say Yes”
NYC-to-Miami via Skype
Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

“Say Yes”
Moderated by Adrienne Von Lates, at Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art, Miami, FL

2012
“Mystics: The Artists Speak”
BRIC Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
Children’s Art Talk, BRIC Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY

2006
Saratoga County Arts Council
Saratoga, NY

 

Grants

2001
Artists Space:
Independent Project Grant Program

 

On the Web
www.chrisfennellart.com

PS 1 Studio Visit:
http://momaps1.org/studio-visit/artist/chris-fennell

 

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