Exhibition History

solo exhibitions *

2019

CALAFIA: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise                           

Armory Center for the Arts,145 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA  

Curated by Ed Gomez, Luis G. Hernandez, and Daniela Lieja Quintanar

On the Way to the Moon Film Program, True Turn Festival & Tulsa Arts Fellowship,

Tulsa, OK. curated by Crystal Campbell

2018

CALAFIA: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise                           

Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University, San Bernardino CA.

Curated by Ed Gomez, Luis G. Hernandez, and Daniela Lieja Quintanar

A Context for Transcendence*

Eastside International ESXLA, Los Angeles, CA

Manifesto, Nicolas Gallery

Pitzer College Claremont, CA Curated by Ciara Ennis and Jennifer Vanderpool

2017

Biomythography: Axis of Ego: When and Where I Enter*

FAR Bazaar Alternative Art Fair & Art Collective Festival, Cerritos, CA

 

2016

SKIN, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG)

Barnsdall Art Park Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Isabelle Lutterodt

 

2015

A Continuum of Impact, College of Law Art Gallery

University of La Verne College of Law La Verne, CA. Curated by Conchi Sanford

State of Emergency: Big Brother Is Watching, 

Winslow Garage, Los Angeles, CA, Curated by Thinh Nguyen

Vertigo at Midnight: New Visual Afrofuturisms and Speculative Migrations,

Clark Humanities Museum/Chan Gallery Scripps College and Pomona College,

Claremont, CA, Curated by Dr. Valorie Thomas

Biomythography: Secret Poetry and Hidden Angers, William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA

LA n CV 2, Coachella Valley Art Center

Coachella Valley Art Center, Indio, CA, Curated by Mike McLain

 

2014

Biomythography: Secret Poetry and Hidden Angers, East & Peggy Phelps Galleries

Claremont Graduate University Claremont CA

The Beautiful: Contemporary Art Featuring America, William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art

California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA. Curated by Rachel Schmid

LA Heat: Taste Changing Condiments

Chinese American Museum Los Angeles CA. Curated by Steve Wong

2012

Daylight Saving Time, East and Peggy Phelps Galleries

Claremont Graduate University, Curated by David Pagel 

 

2010

Haute, Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art,

Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, Ca. Curated by Roman Stollenwerk

Publications

CALAFIA: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise  Exhibition Catalog, 2019

Bienal de MexiCali 2018: CALAFIA, California, USA, Oct. 27, 2018,

by Arden Decker

Art and Cake, Aug. 28, 2018, What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out

by Kristine Schomaker

The Washington Post, June 7, 2018, In Los Angeles, Sriracha fans line up for the hottest tour in town. by Laura Randall

Art and Cake, Jan. 16, 2017 A Breath of Fresh Air in the Season of Art Fairs: The FAR Bazaar by Evan Senn

Art and Cake, Sept. 17, 2016, Biomythography: Currency Exchange Opens at Claremont 

by Jackie Bell Johnson

Hyperallergic, Oct. 10, 2015, Crafting Alternative Histories Through Memory and Myth by Abe Ahn

Medium, Jan. 29, 2017, Biomythography explores social constructs in the old Cerritos College newsroom. by Karla Enrique

KCET.ORG, Mar. 18, 2014, Hot Stuff: L.A.'s Cross-Cultural Condiments

by Carron Jao

AFROPUNK.COM, Feb 10, 2015, Feature: Artist Chris Christion and The Blunt and Relevant Sermons of Dr. Vernon Johns 

The Bllk Grrl Show, Jan 19, 2015 radio interview Artist/curators Chris Christion and Jessica Wimbley discuss Biomythography

“Under My Skin” interview with artists of color regarding race in the art world, 2013, under production directed by Leonel Peña Reyes

The Flame Magazine, Spring, 2010 Volume 10 Number 3, 2010, A Studio of Ones Own  

Immaculate: Contemporary Images of Jesus and the Virgin Mary Exhibition Catalog, 2009, Drudis Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Flash Art, Oct. 2004, “Supersonic” at Art Center College of Art and Design 

by Carrie Paterson

Supersonic The Wind Tunnel Exhibition Catalog, 2004, Art Center Pasadena

Education 

Northwestern University

Certificate in Leadership, Association of Academic Museums and Galleries

FELLOW, Certificate in Leadership, 2012

AAMG Academic Museum and Gallery Leadership Seminar In partnership with the Kellogg School of Management Center for Nonprofit Management at Northwestern University

University of California, Irvine

MFA Visual Art, 2003

University of Oklahoma

BFA Painting, 1999

© Chris Christion, Artist/Curator

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