Chris Engman | Earlier Work

Ink on Paper
April 3 - May 17, 2014


EDUCATION
MFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Photography BFA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2014
Ink on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Ink on Paper, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles

2013
The Road, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles
Next New CA, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California
Staking Claim: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego
California MFA Thesis Show, Gayle & Ed Roski Gallery, Los Angeles

2012
The Claim, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, California
Uncommon Ground, Flowers Gallery, London
Dualities, Omissions, Loops, & Ruptures, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles
The Artist as an Explorer, solo show, Clair Gallerie, Munich
Ristruturra, Project B, Milan 2011
Les Rencontres d'Arles, with FOAM Magazine, Arles

2010
Made in America, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Group Show, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles
Dust to Dust, (solo show) Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

2009
Northwest Emerging Artists, Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, Seattle
Member's Experimental, SOIL Gallery, Seattle
Hyeres Festival International Photography Competition, Hyeres, France

2008
Fathom, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

2007
A Forest for the Trees, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
People + Place, Seattle Municipal Tower, Seattle
Circle Triangle Square, Archer Gallery, Portland
In Focus: SOIL, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle

2006
Photographs, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA.
SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA.
Artist Trust Showcase, Chase Gallery, Spokane, WA.

2005
SOIL at Aqua Art Miami, Miami
SOIL: A Ten Year Retrospective, SOIL Gallery, Seattle
Artist Trust's 15th Annual Art Auction, Consolidated Works, Seattle
SOIL Annual Art Auction and 10th Anniversary, Western Bridge, Seattle

2004
Induction, a SOIL New Members Show, SOIL Gallery, Seattle
Masquerade, SOIL Gallery, Seattle
Furnish, Capitol Hill Arts Center, Seattle
SOIL Annual Art Auction, Jem Studios, Seattle

2003
Coupling: An Exhibition of Collaborative Works, curated by The Strange Company,
CMA Gallery, Seattle
16X20, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle
Selections from 16X20, juried by Elizabeth Brown, University of Washington, University of Sydney, University of Tasmania
School of Art Open 2003, juried by Esther Claypool, winner of Best in Show, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle
2003 BFA Thesis Exhibition, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle

2002
Works on Paper and Small 3-D, juried by Beth Sellars, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle
Stranger, juried by Nicola Vruwink, CMA Gallery, Seattle
Parnassus Cafe, University of Washington, Seattle
DAE European Tour Benefit Party, Capitol Hill Arts Center, Seattle
Palazzo Pio Exhibition, Rome
2001
Art Drill: Force, Mass, Volume, Sand Point Naval Base, Seattle
Art Drill in Parnassus, Parnassus Cafe, Seattle
SOIL Annual Art Auction, Noodleworks Studios, Seattle

PROFESSIONAL AND RELATED EXPERIENCE
2004-2006
Curator, Facade, SOIL Gallery, Seattle
Guest Speaker, Projections: A Slide Show of Ten Emerging Artists, curated by Nate Lippens,
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
Guest Speaker, Slide Crawl, curated by Diana Falchuk, Crawlspace Gallery, Seattle
Guest Speaker, Restore: Constructed Moments in Photography, curated by Fionn Meade,
Consolodated Works, Seattle
Set Designer for DK Pan's My Mother My Father at SOIL Gallery, Seattle

2002-2004
Set Designer for the Degenerate Art Ensemble's European tour
Performance Installation Designer for the Degenerate Art Ensemble's Dreams from Wounded Mouth at Consolidated Works
Intern for the Society for Photographic Education
Organizer and Curator for exhibition "16x20" at PCNW

AWARDS
2007 GAP Grant
2004 Artist Trust Fellowship
2004 GAP Grant
2003 Nordstrom Art Scholarship
2002 Parnassus Award

COLLECTIONS
King County Library Systems
Joseph and Elaine Monsen Collection, Seattle
Houston Fine Arts Museum
The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
King County Portable Works, Seattle
Ines Musumeci Greco Collection, Rome
Michelle Vrebalouich Collection, New York
Microsoft Collection, Seattle
Mort Spitzer Collection, New York
Manfred Leist Collection, Munich
Orange County Art Museum, California