Chris Curreri

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Curriculum Vitae

  • Seem, 2016
  • Installation view of Chris Curreri at Daniel Faria Gallery, 2017
  • Lifecast, 2017 (installation view)
  • Installation 7
  • Installation 1
  • Installation 18
  • Kiss Portfolio, 2016
  • Kiss Portfolio, 2016
  • Kiss Portfolio, 2016
  • Installation view of Chris Curreri at Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, 2017
  • Installation view of Chris Curreri at Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto, 2017
  • Proud Flesh, 2011
  • Sixes and Sevens, 2016
  • Sixes and Sevens, 2016
  • Sixes and Sevens, 2016
  • Corpus, 2015
  • Corpus, 2015
  • St. Sebastian, 2015
  • Installation view of That, There, It at The Gardiner Museum, Toronto
  • That, There, It (detail)
  • Installation view of That, There, It at The Gardiner Museum, Toronto
  • Untitled (Clay Portfolio), 2013
  • Untitled (Clay Portfolio), 2013
  • Untitled (Clay Portfolio), 2013
  • Untitled (Clay Portfolio), 2013
  • Untitled (Clay Portfolio), 2013
  • Untitled (Clay Portfolio), 2013
  • Untitled (Clay Portfolio), 2013
  • Installation view of Chris Curreri at Daniel Faria Gallery, 2013
  • Medusa, 2013
  • Medusa, 2013
  • Medusa, 2013
  • Installation view of Chris Curreri at Daniel Faria Gallery, 2013
  • Virginia, 2013
  • Virginia, 2013
  • Virginia, 2013
  • Proud Flesh, 2011
  • Proud Flesh, 2011
  • Beside Myself, 2011
  • Beside Myself, 2011
  • Beside Myself, 2011
  • Beside Myself, 2011
  • Beside Myself, 2011
  • Beside Myself, 2011
  • Beside Myself, 2011
  • Beside Myself, 2011
  • Proud Flesh, 2011
  • Proud Flesh, 2011
  • Proud Flesh, 2011
  • Model in the Sculptor's Studio, 2010
  • Model in the Sculptor's Studio, 2010
  • Model in the Sculptor's Studio, 2010
  • Model in the Sculptor's Studio, 2010
  • Handle, 2009
  • Handle, 2009
  • Handle, 2009
  • Handle, 2009
  • Handle, 2009
  • Handle, 2009
  • Handle, 2009
  • Puppet, 2008
  • Puppet, 2008
  • Puppet, 2008
  • Puppet, 2008
  • Puppet, 2008
  • 10
  • Chris Curreri and Luis Jacob, The Thing, 2008
  • Chris Curreri and Luis Jacob, The Thing, 2008
  • Chris Curreri and Luis Jacob, The Thing, 2008

CHRIS CURRERI

(b. 1978, Canada)

Lives and works in Toronto, Canada

 

EDUCATION

2007          MFA, Bard College, Photography

2002          BFA, Ryerson University, Photography

1998           Foundation Studies Diploma, Ontario College of Art and Design

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Unruly Matter, Daniel Faria Gallery, Berlin

Unruly Matter, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

2015                 

So Be It, Gardiner Museum, Toronto

2013                 

Medusa, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

2011

Beside Myself, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

Something, Something, University of Toronto Art Center, Toronto

2009

Handle, Diaz Contemporary, Toronto

2006           

Circa 1960, Gallery 44 Centre for Photography/Images Festival, Toronto

2005   

Bicycle Race, Language Plus, Alma, Canada

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

NGC Canadian Biennial, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Propped, Oakville Galleries, Oakville

Cultural Topographies: The Complexities of History and Identity in Canada, The Clay and Glass Gallery, Waterloo

Compassionate Protocols, curated by Jason Simon and Moyra Davey, Callicoon Fine Arts, New York

We are safe and all is well in our world, Scrap Metal Gallery, Toronto

2016

La Biennale de Montréal, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal

Central China International Ceramics Biennale, Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, China

Réponse, Musée d’art contemporain des Laurentides, Saint-Jérôme, Québec

Histories of Art, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

2015

Forme élargie / Expanded Form, Regart, centre d’artistes en art actuel, Lévis, Québec

Phantom Limbs, Scrap Metal, Toronto

2014

12th Annual Sobey Art Award, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada

Curious Anarchy: The Photography Collection of Maia-Mari Sutnik, Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto

Fan the Flames: Queer Positions in Photography, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

2013

More Than Two (Let It Make Itself), The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto

2012        

Surplus Authors, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Lament, Platform Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada

2010

An Unpardonable Sin, Castillo/Carrales, Paris

50 Artists Photograph the Future, Higher Pictures, New York

Restricted, Clark and Faria, Toronto

2009

Shout Festival, Birmingham City Centre, Birmingham, UK

2008

Perceptions and Their Arousal, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Canada

2007

Image Forum Festival, Tokyo; Kyoto; Fukuoka; Nagoya; Nigata; Yokohama, Japan

Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina

Media City, Windsor, Canada

Still Motions, Interaccess Gallery, Toronto

2006

Bard MFA Thesis Show, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA

(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear, Nuit Blanche, Toronto

Wavelengths program, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto

2005

Here Everything is Floating, Katherin Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto

Whisper Down the Lane, Klein Art Gallery, Philadelphia

2004

The Found and the Familiar: Snapshots in Contemporary Canadian Art, Art Gallery of Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Canada

Sliding Tense, University of Toronto Art Center, Toronto

2003

The Found and the Familiar: Snapshots in Contemporary, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, Canada; Gallery Connexion, Fredricton, Canada

2002

The Found and the Familiar: Snapshots in Contemporary Canada, Gallery TPW, Toronto

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016

Korczynski, Jacob, “”Le Grand Balcon/The Grand Balcony,” La Biennale de Montréal,” Art Agenda, October 26

MacArthur, Catherine, “Histories of Art at Daniel Faria Gallery,” Artoronto, March 15

2015

Castellanos, Ulysses, “Space Is the Plane: Chris Curreri Explodes His Medium at the Gardiner Museum,” Momus, July 1

Whyte, Murray, “Chris Curreri practices his hand-eye coordination,” Toronto Star, May 2

Whyte, Murray, “The Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival Unleashed,” Toronto Star, April 27

Whyte, Murray, “Unnerving, but in a good way: Phantom Limbs bridges the disconnect between our minds and the guts of things,” Toronto Star, April 9

2014

Cotter, Sam, “Chris Curreri: Medusa,” C Magazine, Summer

Tomic, Milena, “Chris Curreri,” Art in America, April

Balzer, David, “Chris Curreri: Medusa,” Canadian Art, January 21

2012

Reeve, Charles, “Chris Curreri,” Frieze, issue 147, May

2011

Vaughan, RM, “Pecs and Pizza Dough,” Globe and Mail, December 3

Angel, Sara, “Naked Ambition,” The Grid, November 24 – 30

MacDonell, Annie, “Chris Curreri: Something Something,” C Magazine, Autumn

Jacob, Luis, “Groundless in the Museum: Anarchism and the Living Work of Art,” in Luis Jacob: Pictures in an Exhibition, Toronto, Canada: Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art

2009

McCormick, Katy, “Emergence/Legacies,” in Emergence: Canadian Contemporary Photography, edited by Sarah Parsons, Toronto, Canada: Gallery 44

“Portfolio,” Shifter Magazine, issue 15

2006

Temple, Kevin, “Stop Action,” Now Magazine, March 23 – 29

Lawrence, Shelly, “Chris Curreri Circa 1960,” Gallery 44 Exhibition Brochure

2005

Vaughan, RM, “The Bigger Picture,” National Post, May 7

2004

“Portfolio,” Prefix, issue 9

Harris, David, “When Past Becomes Present,” Contact Photography Festival Program 2004
Osborne, Catherine, “Obsessed with Death,” National Post, May 1

Hackett, Sophie, “Necessary Fiction and the Quiet Victory of Sheer Persistence” The Found and Familiar: Snapshots in Contemporary Canadian Art, Exhibition Catalogue

Hirschmann, Thomas, “Young Blood,” Now Magazine, January 22 – 28

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2014

Sobey Art Award (shortlist)

AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize (longlist)

2012

RBC Emerging Artist Award, Toronto Arts Foundation

2011

Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts, Artist Award

2006

Images Festival, Honorable Mention (Images Prize)

2005

Centre Sagamie, Alma, Canada

2002

Robert S. Gobbler Memorial Award

 

COLLECTIONS

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Canada Council Art Bank

Carole and Howard Tanenbaum Collection

Hart House, University of Toronto

National Gallery of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada

Toronto-Dominion Bank