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Christopher Brown

 (born 1951)
Christopher Brown is active/lives in California, North Carolina.  Christopher Brown is known for mod genre-figure-object, graphics.

Biography  
Christopher Brown


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Christopher Brown was born 1951 in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He received his B.A. at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, (1972); and his M.F.A. at the University of California, Davis, (1976).

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2002
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001
Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2000
Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999
Campbell Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998
Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN

1995-96
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, History and Memory: Paintings by Christopher Brown, Fort Worth, TX
Traveled exhibition, selected venues:
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Edward Thorp Gallery, Christopher Brown - Recent Paintings, New York, NY

1985-1986
Madison Art Center, The Painted Room, Madison, WI
Traveled exhibition, selected venues:
Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA
Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2001
Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
San Jose Museum of Art, "Prints from Paulson Press"

2000
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art "The Anderson Collection", San Francisco, CA
Achenbach Foundation, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, "Prints from the Anderson Collection", San Francisco, CA
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek Art Center, "Abstraction from Raucous to Refined", Walnut Creek, CA

1999
Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto Art Center "The Great Novel Exhibition" Palo Alto, CA
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

1998
Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

1997
Friesen Gallery, Celebrating Ten Years, Sun Valley, ID

1989-90
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 10 + 10: Contemporary Soviet and American Painters, Fort Worth, TX
Traveled exhibition, selected venues:
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.
Artist's Union Hall of the Tretyakov Embankment, Moscow
Tsentralnyi Zystavochnyi Zal, Leningrad

1988
Award Recipients' Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

1984
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

1979
The Oakland Museum, New Images Bay Area, Oakland, CA

Honors and Awards

1988
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Award in Art

1987
National Endowment for the Arts Grant in Painting

1986
Award in the Visual Arts, given by the Equitable and Rockefeller Foundations with partial support from the National Endowment for the Arts

1985
Eureka Fellowship, The Mortimer Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, CA

1981
National Endowment for the Arts Special Projects Grant in Art Criticism

1979
National Endowment for the Arts Special Projects Grant in Art Criticism

1987-79
DAAD Grant, guest artist affiliation with the Academy of Art in Munich

Source: Friesen Gallery, www.friesengallery.com


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About  Christopher Brown

Born:  1951 - Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Known for:  mod genre-figure-object, graphics