Fenton Fine Arts

Christopher Brown

(American, born 1951)

between the eyes by christopher brown

Christopher Brown

Between the Eyes, 1995

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half step by christopher brown

Christopher Brown

Half Step, 1997

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step by christopher brown

Christopher Brown

Step, 1997

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Biography

Timeline

1951
Born in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
1972
BFA, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
1973 - 1976
Regents’ Fellowship, University of California, Davis
1974 - 1975
Mary C. McLellan Scholarship for independent study and travel in Europe
1976
MFA, University of California, Davis
1978 - 1979
DAAD Grant, guest artist affiliation with the Academy of Art in Munich
1979
National Endowment for the Arts Special Projects Grant in Art Criticism
1981
National Endowment for the Arts Special Projects Grant in Art Criticism
1984
Regents’ Junior Faculty Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley
1985
Eureka Fellowship, The Mortimer Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Exhibitions

2008
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
2006
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005
Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, California
2004
Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID; Rail Variations -solo
John Berggruen Gallery, San Fransisco, CA -solo
Paulson Press, Berkeley, California
2002
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA -solo
2001
Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID -solo
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO -solo
Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
San Jose Museum of Art, "Prints from Paulson Press"
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO - solo
2000
Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA-solo
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art "The Anderson Collection", San Francisco, CA
Achenbach Foundation, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, "Prints from the Anderson Collection", San Francisco, CA
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek Art Center, "Abstraction from Raucous to Refined", Walnut Creek, CA
1999
Campbell Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA -solo
Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto Art Center "The Great Novel Exhibition" Palo Alto, CA
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Huntington Museum, Huntington, WV -solo
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY -solo
Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

Literature

Albright, Thomas, "Fresh Paint", Artnews, September, 1982
Tromble, Meredith, “Christopher Brown”, San Francisco Focus, September, 1993
Baker, Kenneth, “Christopher Brown’s Paintings.”, San Francisco Chronicle, October 21, 1993
Whiting, Sam. “Brushing up on History” San Francisco Chronicle, May 6, 1995.
Smith, Roberta. Review. The New York Times, June 2, 1995
Cultural Center, Art News, October 1995, p. 155
Ollman, Leah, "Christopher Brown at San Jose Museum of Art and Palo Alto
Nahas, Dominique, "Christopher Brown at Edward Thorp Gallery", Review, June 1, 1998, pp. 11-12
Baker, Kenneth, San Francisco Chronicle, Review, April 24, 2004. E10
Albright, Thomas, "Christopher Brown", Artnews, May, 1983