John Chiara (American, )

Timeline

1995
B.F.A., Photography, University of Utah
2004
M.F.A., Photography, California College of the Arts
2006
Crown Point Press, Artist in Residence, San Francisco, CA
2006
Spark Education Honorarium, KQED, San Francisco, CA
2010
Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist in Residence, Marin, CA
2010
Gallery Four, Artist in Residence, Baltimore, MD
Lives and works in San Francisco

Exhibitions

2013
Twisted Sisters: Reimaging Urban Portraiture, Museum Bärengasse, Zurich, Switzerland; San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco, CA
2013
UNIQUE, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
2013
Cardinal (S), Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2013
Staking Claim: A California Invitational, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
2013
About Place, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA
2013
Crown Point Press at Fifty, De Young Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
2013
Los Angeles, Rose Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2012
Imagining Memory, Pence Gallery, Davis, CA
2012
NINE X NINE, Rose Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2012
Suspended Disbelief, Von Lintel Gallery, New York, NY
2012
In Conversation, June Schwartz and John Chiara, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA
2012
Crestmont at Coral, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2011
Fort at Lime Point, Von Lintel Gallery, NY (solo)
2011
Here, Pier 24 Photography, Pilara Foundation, San Francisco, CA
2011
Science of Sight, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011
San Francisco Views, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
2011
Donde El Tempo se Encuentra, Ana Vilaseco Gallery, A Coruna, Galicia, Spain
2011
Bending the Light, Oakland International Airport Exhibition, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
2011
California Continued: New Approaches to West Coast Photography, Smith Anderson North, Marin, CA
2010
There Is a Way in Which, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010
Edges of Light, Benicia Art Center, Benicia, CA
2010
In Memory of Larry Sultan, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2010
You and Me Living Today, Vol. 2 (The Land), Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD
2010
Summer Group Show, Von Lintel Gallery, NY
2010
Alchemy, Southern Exporsure, San Francisco, CA
2010
Front + Center 2010, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2010
Point Bonita, Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2009
John Chiara I Sean McFarland, Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL (solo)
2009
An Autobiography of the San Francisco Bay Area: San Francsico Plays Itself, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2009
Live and Direct, Ping Pong Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009
Learning the Language of the Realm, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
2008
Summer Group Show, Von Lintel Gallery, NY
2008
Winter Group Show, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
2008
Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2008
Von Lintel Gallery, NY, NY (solo)
2007
Club Sportiva, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2007
Urban Landscapes: Baxter, Chiara, Marioni, Ruscha, Thiebaud, Wiley, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
2007
Visual Alchemy, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
2006
Landscapes: Tom Marioni and John Chiara, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
2006
Awesome: The Contemporary Sublime, curated by Jamie Vasta, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005
The Photograph in Question, Von Lintel Gallery, NY, NY
2005
Lands End – New Work by John Chiara and Liz Walsh, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
2005
Circa ’75 – New Langton’s 21st Annual Art Auction, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
2004
Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2003
All College Honors Exhibition, North/South Gallery, Oakland, CA
2003
BUILD Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2002
Pin Up Show, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001
Verd’s Funk / Alternative Space, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2001
Cowboys and Angels / Alternative Space, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2000
Z Program – Infinite, Pamela Z Performance / Collaboration, Theater Artaud, San Francisco, CA
1995
Fifth Utah Photographic Biennial, curated by Rodney Slemmons, Nora Eccles Museum of Fine Art, Logan, UT

Public Collections

Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Literature

2013
Aletti, Vince. “UNIQUE.” The New Yorker (July 8, 2013.)
2013
Bush, Bill. “The Shifting L.A.ndscape: This Artweek.LA.” Huffington Post (March 19, 2013).
2013
“John Chiara.” Lenscratch (March 20, 2013).
2013
“John Chiara Debuts Unique Ilfochrome Prints at ROSEGALLERY.” Artdaily (March 28, 2013).
2013
“Unique Exhibition.” Photo District News (May 29, 2013).
2013
“Unique.” Wall Street International (May 24, 2013).
2013
“Longer Ways to Go: Photographs by John Chiara.” Harper’s (July 2013).
2013
“Unique.” Wall Street International (May 24, 3013).
2013
Wolff, Amy. “Photo of the Day: Unique Exhibition.” PDN (May 29, 2013).
2013
“Unique: A Group Show of Non-Editioned Photography Opens at Von Lintel Gallery.” ArtDaily (May 30, 2013).
2013
“Unique at Von Lintel.” DLK Collection (June 28, 2013).
2013
“John Chiara: Los Angeles.” Artweek (March 18, 2003).
2013
Paul, Chantel. “Seeing the Light.” MOPA (March 19, 2013).
2012
Alleti, Vince. “John Chiara.” The New Yorker (January 2, 2012).
2012
Walker, David. “DIY Camera: John Chiara’s Giant Camera Obscura.” Photo District News (February 6, 2012).
2012
“Haines Gallery announces its first solo exhibition with newly represented artist, John Chiara.” Artdaily (April 15, 2012).
2012
Scholz, Zachary Royer. “Crestmont at Coral.” Art Practical (May 3, 2012).
2012
Goodman, Loren. “Inside the Artist Studio.” 7X7 Magazine (November 22, 2012).
2012
DiCenzo, Andrea. “Cool Hunting.” Paris Photo 2012 (November 23, 2012).
2012
Baker, Kenneth. “A Look Back at the Year in Bay Area Art.” San Francisco Chronicle (December 30, 2012).
2011
Brent Foster, Jones. “From New York: Fort at Lime Point.” Art Practical (December 2011).
2011
Photoworld, issue 354 (June 2011): 124-125.
2011
Whiting, Sam. “John Chiara.” San Francisco Chronicle (June 16, 2011).
2011
Goodman, Wendy. “Great Room: The 2,398-Sheet Apartment.” New York Magazine (November 28, 2011): 68.
2011
Roalf, Peggy. “John Chiara at Von Lintel Gallery.” Design Arts Daily (November 2011).
2010
Scholz, Zachary Royer. “Front + Center: Weather Streams.” Art Practical (January, 2010).
2010
Vobis, Annelies. “Alchemy, Group Exhibition.” Art Business (March 2010).
2010
Scholz, Zachary Royer. “Alchemy.” Art Practical (March 2010).
2010
Dawson, Jessica. “Portrait of an Artist as an Old Landscape.” The Washington Post (August 13, 2010).
2010
Johnson, Martin L. “Chewing the Scenery.” Baltimore City Paper (August 25, 2011).
2010
Bamberger, Alan. “Eleanor Harwood: John Chiara.” ArtBusiness.com (November 2010).
2009
“Review, John Chiara and Sean McFarland/Swimming Pool Project Space.” New City Art Chicago (November 2009).
2009
Pearson, Laura. “Review: John Chiara I Sean McFarland” Time Out Chicago (November 2009).
2009
Olubunmi, Ishola. “John Chiara.” SCI Q Magazine (January 2009): 24.
2009
Houston, Johnny Ray. “The Photo Issue: John Chiara.” San Francisco Bay Guardian (August 5, 2009): 14.
2008
Bamberger, Alan. “John Chiara, Land’s End, Starr King.” artbusiness.com (August 23, 2008).
2008
Ryan, Christine. “Watch This Space.” 7x7 Magazine (November, 2008): 21.
2008
Bennett, Kim. “John Chiara at Eleanor Harwood Gallery.” Art Week Magazine (November 2008): 15-16.
2008
Helfand, Glen. “Review, John Chiara.” Artforum (November 2008): 359-360.
2008
Aletti, Vince, review, “John Chiara,” The New Yorker, February 25, 2008, p. 16
2008
Blackbook Insider, February 21
2008
“The Weekend Guide: What to Do This Weekend,” Daily Candy New York, February 21, 2008
2008
Baker, R.C., “Best in Show: Big Shots,” The Village Voice, February 12, 2008, ill.
2008
Roalf, Peggy, “John Chiara: Land’s End,” DART Design Arts Daily, January 23, 2008
2007
Blind Spot, issue 36, September/October, pp. 23-30, ill.
2007
Works on Paper Originally in B&W, ZYZZYVA, issue 79, the last word: west coast writers & artists, Spring, pp. 133-135
2007
Kim Bennett, “Imperfect Beauty, A Conversation with John Chiara,” art and the imaginative promise, Summer pp. 2-6
2007
Spark, Television Documentary, “Inside Crown Point Press,” KQED, Channel 9, San Francisco
2007
Jakki K. Spicer, “On the Wall,” East Bay Express, March 21