© Christopher Pelley  2019

 



Education

     Arizona State University, BFA summa cum laude

     Syracuse University

 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

   2019

     Everything Floats Down Stream, installation, performance, Tiber River, Rome Italy

     很久很久以前... (Long Long Ago...) Black Space, ShangYuan (Beijing) China

   2018

     A Wandering, cretaRome, Rome, Italy

   2017

     往昔重项 (The Past is Present), New Contemporary Art Space,

        Xiying (Beijing), China

     故园 (Old Garden), En Lai Art Gallery, Songzhuang, (Beijing), China

   2016

     祥云 (Auspicious Clouds), Black Space, ShangYuan (Beijing), China

     Memories & Mimesis, cretaRome, Rome, Italy

   2015

     Return to Idealism, Black Space, ShangYuan (Beijing), China

   2014

     A Brief History of Fashion, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Illinois

   2012

     Harmonious Society, Sunhoo Industial Design Park, HangZhou, China

     MIRABILIA URBIS ROMAE, Palazzo Delfini, Rome, Italy

   2011

     Roman Laundry (bucato alla romana) installation, Rome, Italy

   2010

     It’s Our Pleasure to Serve You, Vizivarosi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

   2008

     Deception of Desire, Larsen Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

   2005

     Apocrypha, Ogilvie-Pertl Gallery, Chicago, Ilinois

     Lexicon, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

     Recurrent Themes, Larsen Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

   2004

     Journeys (to places I've never seen), The Cultural Exchange, Scottsdale, Arizona

   2003

     Chinoiserie, Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado

   2002

     Ancient Histories, West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, Arizona

   2000

     The Times of the Day, The Cultural Exchange, Scottsdale, Arizona

     Labyrinthine, Visual Arts Gallery, County College of Morris, Randolph, New Jersey

   1999

     Greco/Roman, Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York, New York

     Still Life, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario

   1997

     From Arcadia to Zeuxis, National Academy of Science, Washington, DC

     Pentimentos, The Cultural Exchange, Scottsdale, Arizona

   1993

     Small Constructed Narratives, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

   1989

     Paintings + Works on Paper, Marilyn Butler Fine Art, Scottsdale, Arizona

   1988

     Allegory, Marilyn Butler Fine Art, Scotrsdale, Arizona

   1987

     Narrative Paintings, Saxon Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, California

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

   2016

     OFF/ON, Black Space, ShangYuan (Beijing), China

   2015

     Open Space, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China

     Accidental Anxieties, Shangyuan Art Museum, ShaYuKuo (Beijing) China

   2014

     Alone/Together, Arts Equivelence Gallery, SongZhuang (Beijing), China

     In Residence, Shangyuan Art Museum, ShaYuKuo (Beijing), China

   2013

     A Show of Hands, Tucson Art Museum, Tucson, Arizona

     Inaugural, Front Art Space, New York, New York

   2010

     A I R, Duna Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

   2008

     10 years: Hungarian International Artists Residents, Vizivarosi Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

     Artists at Large, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania

   2007

     Individual Format, Pickled Art Center, Beijing, China

     Extreme Media, Balatonfured Congress Center, Balatonfured, Hungary

     Summer!, Applegate Gallery, Santa Monica, California

   2006

     Do It Yourself: the Art Of Tools, Phoenix Airport Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

     The Viewing Room, Robischon Gallery, Denver, Colorado

   2005

     Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, Ontario

   2004

     Small Wonders, Ogilvie-Pertl Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

   2003

     Dichotomies, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO

     Water, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, ON, Canada

     Looking at Landscape, Abbozzo Gallery, Oakville, Ontario, Canada

   1999

     Magic Realism, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania

   1998

     Hindsight, Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

     Space and Surface, Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York, New York

   1997

     Selections from the Hechinger Collection, National Building Museum, Washington, DC

   1995

     Incontro / Encounter, Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, New York

     Buoys: Marking the Place, Renegade Spaces Exhibition, curated by Bill Bace, New York, New York (catalogue)

   1994

     The Box Show, K & E Gallery, New York, New york

     Italy-America, Castello di Ducale, Crecchio, Italy (catalogue)

     Reality and Beyond, BEMIS Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska,

     10x10: Ten Dealers Pick Ten Artists, Tribeca 148 Gallery, New York, New York

     Varied Visions: Interpretations of the Landscape, Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables Florida

   1992

     Evento, APE Gallery, New York, New York

   1993

     Art of the Spirit, The Center for Transcultural Exchange, New York, Nyew York

     Contemporary Realists, Bentley Tomlinson Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona

   1990

     Monotypes from the Sharokh Rezvani Workshop, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

     Musical Instruments in Art, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona

   1989

     Tools, San Francisco Airports Commission Exhibition Program, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)

   1988

     Four Square Feet, Sazama Brauer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

     Food in Art, Arizona Museum for Youth, Mesa, Arizona

   1987

     The Current Landscape, Felicita Foundation for the Arts, Escondido, California (catalogue)

     Point of View: Landscapes by Martha Armstrong, Jane Everhart and Christopher Pelley, Sazama Brauer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

   1986

     Landscape in the Age of Anxiety, Lehman College Art Gallery, The City University of New York, The Bronx, NY, The Cleveland Center for          

          Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio (catalogue)

   1985

     The Romantic Landscape, Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, New York

     Southwest '85, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico (catalogue)

     New Masks for Modern Living - an Invitational, Phoenix Art Museum Phoenix, Arizona

 

 

Selected Publications

   2010

     Budai Polgar, July 10, exhibition review, photo

     Pesti Est, July 1, exhibition review, photo

   2008

     Tribune-Democrat, December14, Ruth Price, exhibition review

   2003

     Denver Westword, April 10, Michael Paglia, exhibition review

     Oakville Beaver, July 11, Craig MacBride, exhibition review, photo

   2002

     Philadelphia Inquirer, March 12, Edward Owen, exhibition review

     Amarillo Globe News, April 12, Alan J Heavens, exhibition review, photo

     The Arizona Republic, June 23, John Carlos Villani, exhibition review, photo

   2000

     Santa Fean, January, Jeanette Alt, article, photo

   1999

     N Y Arts, Vol 4, #12, Joyce Korotkin, article

     Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, August 21, Mary Thomas, exhibition review

     Cover, Vol 13, #2, Joyce Korotkin, exhibition review, photo

   1998

     M The New York Art World, December, Joyce Korotkin, article

   1994

     Omaha World-Herald, September 16, Kyle Macmillan, exhibition review, photo

   1992

     Arizona Republic, January 10, Richard Nilsen, exhibition review

   1988

     Scottsdale Daily Progress, November 23, Joe Young, exhibition review, photo

     Arizona Republic, December 1, Richard Nilsen, exhibition review, photo

   1986

     The New York Times, December 14, Vivien Raynor, exhibition review

     Los Angeles Times, February 27, Colin Gardner, exhibition review

     San Diego Union, October 8, Robert Pincus, exhibition review

   1987

     Art Week, January 25, Victoria Beaudin, exhibition review, photo

     Phoenix Gazette, January 15, David Eskes, article, photo

   1985

     Art in America, September, David Bell, exhibition review, photo

     Phoenix Home and Garden, September, Ellie Schultz, article, photo

     Scottsdale Daily Progress, September 13, installation review, photo

   1984

     Arizona Republic, September 12, Richard Nilsen, exhibition review

     New Times Weekly, September 19, Chuck Andresen, exhibition review, photo

   1983

     Arizona Arts and Travel, March/April Carol Kotrozo, exhibition review

     Artspace Magazine, Spring, Barbara Cortright, exhibition review, photo

 

 

Teaching

   2010-2018

     Visiting Assistant Professor, Pratt Institute School of Architecture Rome Program,

          Rome Italy

   2010-2012

     Adjunct Professor, University of New Mexico Rome Program, Rome, Italy

 

 

Selected Collections

     American Express Corporation, New York, New York

     Arizona State University Art Collections, Tempe, Arizona

     Austin Museum of Art, Austin, Texas

     The Hechinger Collection, Washington, DC

     Hungarian Multicultural Center, Budapest, Hungary

     McDonalds Corporation, Oakbrook, Illinois

     Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina

     National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC

     Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

     Shangyuan Art Museum, Beijing, China

     Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, Pennsylvania

 

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