Christopher Reilly  (American, 1967) 

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Christopher Reilly, Heaven and Earth Sink and Float

 

Christopher Reilly
Heaven and Earth Sink and Float
Gail Severn Gallery
Christopher Reilly, Moths and Mantids

 

Christopher Reilly
Moths and Mantids
2009

Scott White Contemporary Art
Christopher Reilly, Untitled

 

Christopher Reilly
Untitled
2010

Scott White Contemporary Art
Christopher Reilly, Untitled

 

Christopher Reilly
Untitled
2010

Scott White Contemporary Art
Christopher Reilly, Peace Maker (Family of Origin)

 

Christopher Reilly
Peace Maker (Family of Origin)
2009

Scott White Contemporary Art
 
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Christopher Reilly, Weeping Cherry Blossom

 

Christopher Reilly
Weeping Cherry Blossom, 2002
encaustic on canvas

 

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1967   Born in New Rochelle, New York
1989   Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Fine Arts, New York, NY
  Encaustic painter Chris Reilly applies molten beeswax, damar resin and pure pigment to a water-colored canvas panel. Using a heat gun and bristle brushes, each brushstroke is fused to the previous layer. A wood chisel is then employed to carve and scrape the surface. For fine lines, an electric wax “pen” is used. The fast drying time and thick translucence make for a spontaneous luminous painting.
  Reilly seeks to make works that are objects of contemplation. The stillness of meditation is echoed in the quietude of the finished painting that has undergone a process of creation, destruction and finally preservation. Creatures that transform, such as dragonflies and butterflies, are arranged in a loose grid symbolizing the enduring pattern of regeneration. Branches, laden with blossoms and fruit, stretch across the canvas receiving light and mimicking a human limb. These works are built up with wax and scraped down until a feeling of serenity is achieved.
2012   “State of Nature,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011   “Nature,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011   “The Eloquent Flower XV,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011   “Surface XII,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011   “Stillness,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID(solo)
2010   “The Eloquent Flower XIV,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2010   “Surface XI,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2009   “The Eloquent Flower XIII,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2009   “Surface X,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2009   “Abundance,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID(solo)
2009   “The Artist Eye,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2008   “Summer in Chelsea”, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
2007   "Spiral Heart Shell," Scott White Contemporary, La Jolla, CA
2006   “New Work”, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
2006   “Please do not touch,” Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
2005   Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA (solo)
2004   Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA (solo)
2004   “Create. Destroy. Preserve.” Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA (solo)
2004   “Idyll,” Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (solo)
2003   Meyer Gallery, Park City, UT (solo)
2003   Scott White Contemporary Art, Telluride, CO (solo)
2002   Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (solo)
2002   Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
2002   “Form of Spirit,” Allen Sheppard Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001   "Nimbus," Eyre/Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
2001   "Imago," Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA (solo)
2001   "Christopher Reilly & Michele Haglund," Gail Severn, Ketchum, ID (solo)
2001   Allan Sheppard Gallery, New York, NY
2001   Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2000   "Summer Group Exhibition," SOMA Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2000   "Halo," Avenue Arts, Salt Lake City, UT (solo)
1999   Eyre/ Moore Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
1999   Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (solo)
1998   "Immanent and Translucent," R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA (solo)
1998   Park City Gallery, Park City, UT (solo)
1998   "Summer Group Exhibition," Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998   "A Common Thread," Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
1998   "Animism: Icon, Metaphor, Myth," Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
1997   Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
1997   "Growth and Stillness," R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA (solo)
1997   "Fossil," Allen Sheppard Gallery, Piermont, NY (solo)
1997   "Winter Group Exhibition," R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1996   Allen Sheppard Gallery, Piermont, NY
1996   "Summer Group Exhibition," R. B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1996   "5th Annual Juried Exhibition," Athenaeum, La Jolla, CA
1996   Park City Gallery, Park City, UT
1996   Susan Street Gallery, Solana Beach, CA
1995   The Art Institute, San Diego, CA
1995   "Creation, Growth, and Dissolution," The Writing Center, San Diego, CA (solo)
1994   "The Nature of Things," "B" Street Gallery, San Diego, CA (solo)
1994   "Stillness," The Writing Center, San Diego, CA (solo)
1993   "B" Street Gallery, San Diego, CA
1989   "Duality in Nature," School of Visual Arts, New York, NY (solo)