Rodolphe Janssen | Chris Martin

Chris Martin

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1954, Washington D.C. USA

Lives & works in Brooklyn, NY USA

Education

1992

BFA, Certificate of Art Therapy, School of Visual Arts

1972-1975

Yale University, New Haven, CT USA

Selected solo exhibitions

2016

Chris Martin, studio rondinone, New York, NY USA

Saturn Returns, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

2015

Frieze Art Fair, London UK

Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2014

Chris Martin, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY USA

Cool Drinks on a Hot Day, KOW, Berlin, Germany

Half Gallery, New York, NY USA

2013

Chris Martin, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Karma, New York, NY USA

2012

Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY USA

2011

Staring at the Sun, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Painting Big, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC USA

2010

Joe Bradley & Chris Martin, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY USA

KOW, Berlin, Germany

2009

Aberrant Abstraction, Nerman Museum, Kansas City, KS USA

Works on Paper, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York USA

KOW, Berlin, Germany

2008

Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY USA

2007

Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

2006

Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA USA

2005

Uta Scharf Gallery, New York USA

Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2001

Malca Fine Arts, New York USA

Galapagos Art and Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY USA

Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2000

Galapagos Art and Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY USA

1998

Bill Maynes Gallery, New York , NY USA

1997

Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

1996

Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA USA

1995

Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA USA

1992

John Good Gallery, New York, NY USA

1991

Jiminez & Algus Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

1990

John Good Gallery, New York, NY USA

1988

Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY USA

Philippe Briet Gallery, New York, NY USA

Selected group exhibitions

2017

Animal Farm, Peter Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT USA

2016

Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA USA

Home is Where You’re Happy, EMBASSY, Los Angeles, CA USA

Nice Weather, curated by David Salle, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, NY USA

2015

Drawing Show: Ten Artists, Harpers’s Books, East Hampton, NY USA

Substance, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK

Back to the Future: Part II, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

Community of Influence, curated by Chuck Webster, Brooklyn, NY USA

PER RISPLENDERE DEVI BRUCIARE, Galleria Federico Vavassori, Milan, Italy

Z-ing, RIchard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA USA

CALL AND RESPONSE, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, NY USA

Massif Central Presents, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

Paperazzi IV, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2014

Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior, curated by Phong Bui, Red Bull Studios, New York, NY USA

The Image Is Beside The Point, Pierot the Fool, New York, NY USA

Pierogi XX: 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY USA

Bloodflames Revisited, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY USA

LIFE, curated by The Journal Gallery, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY USA

I was a double, curated by Ian Berry and David Lang, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Musem and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY USA

This One’s Optimistic: Pincushion, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT USA

All the Best Artist Art My Friends (Part II), Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ USA

That’s The Neighbor, Always Dressing These Boulders In The Yard, c rated by Torey Thornton, The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY USA

All the Best Artists Are My Friends (Part I), curated by Ray Smith, Mana Exposition, Jersey City, NJ USA

BROOKLYN BRIDGE, curated by Justine Frischmann, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA USA

Disaster!, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Barrington, MA USA

Outside In, Life on Mars Gallery, New York, NY USA

Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York, NY USA

The Age of Small Things, curated by Chuck Webster, DODGE Gallery, New York, NY USA

2013

Garage Show, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY USA

40 Years at the Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Dainiel Weinberg, Los Angeles, CA USA

Paint On, Paint Off, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY USA

Come Together, Surviving Sandy, organized by the Dadelus Foundation and the Brooklyn Rail, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY USA

See with Fingers, The Barbara Walters Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY USA

LAT. 41° 7’ N., LONG. 72° 19’ W, organized by Bob Nickas, Martos Galery, East Marion, NY USA

Submarine Wharf - XXXL Painting; Klaas Kloosterboer, Chris Martin and Jim Shaw, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Nethelands

Woods Lovely, Dark and Deep, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY USA

XXXL Painting, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Mushroom Hunter, The Journal Gallery, New York, NY USA

From Radiance and Dissolution, curated by Margari Mendes, Kraupa-Tukany Zeidler, Berlin, Germany

Banned in DC, Ventana244 Art Space, Brooklyn, NY USA

The Stairs, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY USA

Paperazzi 2, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York, NY USA

Monsalvat, Bureau, New York, NY USA

Donut Muffin, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, New York NY USA

2012

LOVE, One River Gallery, New Jersey, NJ USA

Pillow Talk, ILLE Gallery, New York, NY USA

Eagles, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid, Spain

Meditated Iconography, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London UK

Home Again, Again, The Journal Gallery, New York , NY USA

Painting Now, Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

Creature from the Blue Lagoon, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY USA

Shoot the Lobster, organized by Mary Grace Wright , New York, NY USA

Best of 2012, Soloway Gallery, New York, NY USA

2011

Bodybraingame, curated by Hudson, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL USA

Pure Freude, Nationalmuseum, Dusseldorf, Germany

Bridgehampton Biennial, Bridgehampton, NY USA

We Regret to Inform You There is Currently No Space or Place for A stract Painting, Martos Gallery, New York, NY USA

2010

Jr. and Sons, curated by Joe Bradley, Zach Feuer, New York, NY USA

Devotion, Zurcher Studio, New York, NY USA

2009

Abstract America, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

Put it on Paper, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY USA

Inside Abstraction - Part 1, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

Forgotten in the Smile, Envoy Gallery, New York, NY USA

2008

Present Tense, Spanierman Modern, New York, NY USA

Works on Paper, Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY USA

Unnameable Things, Artspace, New Haven, CT USA

Shape Shifters: New York Painters, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY & A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, NY USA

2007

Heralds of Creative Anachronism, D’Amelio Terras, New York, NY USA

Unfathom, Max Protetch, New York, NY USA

Painting as Fact – Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Swzerland

Block Party II: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

2006

Abstract, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY USA

Invitational Exhibit, American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY USA

Getting It Right, OSP Gallery, Boston, MA USA

Block Party: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

Leslie Roberts, Chris Martin, Gelah Penn, Holiday Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

Everywhichway, Thorpe Gallery, NY USA

Inside Out, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY USA

Mirror of Our Obsessions and Fears, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

War Is Over, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2005

The Painted World, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY USA

Meditative, Feature Gallery, New York, NY USA

Paint It Black, Betty Cunningham Gallery, New York, NY USA

Work On Paper, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

Field Questions, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA USA

30th Anniversary Exhibition, Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY USA

2004

Art of the Neighborhood, Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, NY USA

In Face of Silence, Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany

Contemporary New York, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, Florida USA

Naked, June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Portland, ME USA

Luck of the Drawn, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA USA

Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

Counterpoise, Studio 18 Gallery, New York, NY USA

The Color Imperative, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY USA

2003

The Invisible Thread, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, N.Y. USA

Clear Intentions, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

The Incredible Lightness of Being, Black and White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2002

Integrated Sensibilities, Andre Zarre Gallery, New York, NY USA

All Drawing, Gallery 817, Philadelphia, PA USA

Merry, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2001

Made in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Rail Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

Waiting List, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA USA

Luck of the Drawn, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA USA

Expanding Tradition, Deutsche Bank Gallery, New York NY USA

2000

Significant Pursuits: Paint and Geometry, Smack Mellon Studios, Broolyn, NY USA

Painting Abstraction, New York Studio School, New York USA

Fundamental Occurrences, Malca Fine Art, New York USA

Flashlight, Flipside Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

An Homage to Albert Pinkham Ryder, The State of the Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

1999

Rage for Art, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

1998

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, NC,USA

The Word on Art, Icon Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME USA

1997

Alive and Well - New Painting, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY USA

Current Undercurrents - Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY USA

Christ in Recent New York Art, Walsh Art Gallery, Fairfield University, CN,USA

Blanc and White, Mott Works Gallery, New York , NY USA

1994

Review/Preview, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA USA

Le Temps d’un Dessin, Galerie de l’Ecole des Beaux Arts, Lorient, France

1993

Contemporary Drawing Part 2, Arena Gallery, New York, NY USA

Four Walls at PS1- Seven Rooms/Seven Shows, PS1 Museum, Long Island City, NY USA

1992

A New American Flag, Max Protech Gallery, New York, NY USA

1991

Visions/Revisions: Selections from the Contemporary Collection, The Denver Museum, CO USA

Ecstasy, Dooley La Cappellaine Gallery, New York, NY USA

Works on Paper, John Good Gallery, New York, NY USA

Young American Painters, Tavelli Gallery, Aspen, CO USA

1990

Words as Symbols, Aldrich Museum, CO USA

Aids Timeline 1990, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CO USA

Shaman: Apfulbaum, Beuys, Droese, Lucas, Martin, Polke, John Good Gallery, New York, NY USA

Provocative Abstraction: New Painting New York, Karl Bornstein Gallery, Santa Monica, CA USA

1989

Contemporary Abstract Painting, HBO Headquarters, New York, NY USA

Post Modern Painters, John Good Gallery, New York, NY USA

Lannan Acquisitions, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, CA USA

Painting Between Awareness and Desire, Cyrus Gallery, New York, NY USA

1988

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn Institute of North American Studies, NY USA

Sightings - Drawing with Color, Barcelona, Spain

Selections from the Edward Albee Collection, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, PA USA

1987

Working in Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY USA

Curated shows

2012

Special Blend, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY USA

2008

Party at Phong’s House, Galeria Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY USA

2006

Chris Martin, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA USA

Awards

2002

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

1999

Pollack - Krasner Foundation Award

1996

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship

1993

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1990

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

1987

American Academy and Institute for the Arts and Letters

Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Award

Public collections

Museum Bojimans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY USA

The High Museum, Atlanta, GA USA

The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO USA

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. USA

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago USA

The Nerman Museum, Kansas City USA

The San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, CA USA