FASANENSTRASSE 26
10719 BERLIN
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FASANENSTRASSE 26, 10719 BERLIN
Chris Engman | Biography
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EDUCATION

BFA, University of Washington, Seattle, 2003

MFA, University of Southern California Roski School of Fine Arts, 2013

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Ink on Paper, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle & Luis de Jesus Los Angeles, USA

2013
MFA Thesis Show, Gayle & Ed Roski Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2012
The Artist as an Explorer, Clair Gallerie, Munich, Germany The Claim, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, California, USA

2010
Dust to Dust, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, USA 2006 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, USA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
The Promise of Something and Nothing, Sonce Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles, USA When I Die, curated by Quang Bao, 68 projects, Berlin, Germany Second Sight: New Representations in Photography, curated by Christopher Reynolds, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California, USA

2013
Next New CA, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California, USA Staking Claim, curated by Chantel Paul, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, USA

2012
Uncommon Ground, curated by Chris Littlewood, Flowers Gallery, London, UK Dualities, Omissions, Loops, & Ruptures,“ Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, USA Ristruturra, curated by Lorenzo Duranti, Project B, Milan, Italy

2011
Les Rencontres d’Arles, with FOAM Magazine, Arles, France

2009
Festival of Fashion and Photography, Hyrenes, France Expo, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, USA

2007
A Forest for the Trees, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA Circle Triangle Square, Archer Gallery, Portland, USA

2005
SOIL: A Ten Year Retrospective, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, USA

2004
Induction, a SOIL New Members Show, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, USA Masquerade, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, USA

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

2011-2013
Assistantship, University of Southern California

2010
FOAM Talent Betty Bowen Finalist

2009
Hyeres Festival Shortlisted Photographer 4 Culture Project Grant Seattle City Artist Award

2004
Artist Trust Fellowship

2003
Nordstrom Art Scholarship

2002
Parnassus Award

2004, 2007, 2010
GAP Grant

COLLECTIONS

Orange County Art Museum,California,USA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA
Houston Fine Arts Museum,Seattle, USA
Microsoft Collection, Houston, USA
Seattle King County Portable Works, Seattle, USA
Seattle 4Culture, Seattle, USA
Seattle Covington Library, Seattle, USA
Sir Elton John Collection, London, UK

PRESS

"Das Ich – posthum", by Lucas Elmenhorst, Handelsblatt, June 2015
"Im Angesicht des Todos", Monopol, June 2015
„Chris Engman,“ by Matthew Kangas, Visual Art Source, April 2014
„Chris Engman Plays Eye Games at Luis De Jesus,“ by Sharon Mizota, April 2014
„Creation and Comment,“ by Rachel Spence, Financial Times, July 2012
„Chris Engman: Exploring the Angles of Reality,“ Installation Magazine, June 2012
„Freedom, Possibility and a Desire for Purity,“ interview with Marc Fuestel, FOAM magazine, Fall 2010
„Chris Engman: Tracking Time, Space, and Cinder Blocks,“ by Brian Miller,
The Seattle Weekly, September 2010
„The Zen Master and the German Engineer,“ by Jen Graves, The Stranger, November 2010
„Seattle photographer Chris Engman tricks the eye and the mind in ‚Dust to Dust,'“ by Michael Upchurch,
The Seattle Times, November 2010
"Say Hello to Chris Engman," interview with Joey Veltkamp, Best Of, November 2010
„Art That Makes You Question Your Perceptions,“ conversation with Gary Faigin,
KUOW Presents, December 2010
„Seduced: The Lying, Cheating Heart of Photography,“ by Jen Graves, The Stranger, January 2007
„Circle Triangle Square,“ by John Motley, The Portland Mercury, January 2007
„Elton John Has A Feeding Frenzy at Greg Kucera,“ by Jen Graves, The Stranger, September 2006
„Artist Constructs, Then Photographs His Own Bleak Scenarios In The Desert,“ by Regina Hackett,
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 2006
„The Desert King,“ by Clare Baker, The Big Picture, December 2006
„There’s Not A Single Weed In Soil’s Group Show by Regina Hackett, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, October 2006
„Local Artists Crash The Basel/Miami Art Fair And Come Out Purring,“ by Regina Hackett, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 2005
„It’s Been Real: Two Photographers‘ Parallel Universes,“ by Nate Lippens, The Stranger, November 2004

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