Bio | Chris Bradley

 
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Chris Bradley (1982, USA)

EDUCATION
2010 – MFA, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2010 Burren College of Art
2005 - BFA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2000 - Rhode Island School of Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014 - Freezer Fever, Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico
2012 - Close One, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, North Carolina
2011 - Quiet Company, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL
HungryMan Gallery, Chicago, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 – Teen Paranormal Romance, curated by Hamza Walker, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
2014 - Teen Paranormal Romance, curated by Hamza Walker, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL; Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA.
2013 - Pizza Time!, Marlborough Broome Street, New York, NY, A Study in Midwestern Appropriation, curated by Michelle Grabner, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2012 - Simulacrum, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH Creature Comforts, Los Caminos Gallery, St. Louis, MO Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
2011 - Painted, curated by Tyson Reeder, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2010 - Stretching Destillment, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
GroupSOLO, Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL
Bubble Raft, Dorsch Gallery, Miami FL
Uncrumpling This Much Crumpled Thing, The Exhibition Agency, Chicago IL
The Joke Was Irresistible, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago IL
Evanston Biennial 2010, Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL
Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Competition, Union League Club, Chicago IL MFA Thesis Show, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
Next: The Invitation Exhibition of Emerging Artist, Chicago, IL
Uncommon Territory, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Usefulness, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
4.01162010, Museum Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009 – New Blood III, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Waveforms: New Dialogue, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Courtesy of Home Depot and FedEx Kinkos, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL
Variations in Dialogue, LG Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008 – Logan Square Kitchen, vacant store front, Chicago IL
Garage Confessions, Chicago IL
Department Store, Sullivan Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
RHS Alumni Show, Ridgewood, NJ

2007 – Little Wonders, Jersey City, NJ
Square Foot Show, Art Gotham Gallery, New York, NY Mail Art Project, Avante Floor, Brooklyn, NY

2006 House Confessions, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

2005 House Confessions, Michigan Tour: Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Kalamazoo, MI
Out There, Duderstadt Center Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI House Confessions, Ann Arbor, MI

2004 Reconciliation, University of Michigan campus, Ann Arbor, MI

2003 University Drawings from Japan and the United States, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Rolly Wholly Over a Tour II, Ann Arbor, MI
Rolly Wholly Over a Tour, Media Union Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
1256, Underground Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2014 – Mayo, Amanda Roscoe. “SFAQ Review: ‘Teen Paranormal Romance’ curated by Hamza Walker at The Renaissance Society, Chicago.” SFAQ, March 2014.
Macmillan, Kyle. “The surreal side of ‘Twilight,’ ‘Divergent,’ etc.” Chicago Sun-Times, March 6, 2014.
Waxman, Lori. “The new abjection: Art about teenagers at the Ren.” Chicago Tribune, March 28, 2014.
Lampe, Lilly. “Teen Paranormal Romance.” The Paris Review Blog, November 20, 2014. Weiskopf, Dan. “’Teen Paranormal Romance’.” Artforum, November 2014.
Indrisek, Scott. “Island Dreamin’: chris Bradley’s Meticulous Reconstructions.” Blouin Artinfo, December 22, 2014.

2013 – “Modern Painters Presents 25 Artists to Watch in 2014: Part 1 of 2.” Modern Painters, November 2013.
2012 – Thomson, Julie. “Chris Bradley Finds Creative Opportunities in the Simplest of Objects in Close One at CAM Raleigh.” Indy Week, April 11, 2012.
2011 – Gunn, Dan. “Interview with Chris Bradley.” Bad at Sports, March 10, 2011.
Foumberg, Jason. “Review: Chris Bradley/Shane Campbell Gallery.” Newcity Art, March 28, 2011. Pearson, Laura. “Chris Bradley at Shane Campbell Gallery.” Time Out Chicago, March 23, 2011.
2010 – Hildwine, Jeriah. “UnCommon Territories at Heaven Gallery.” Chicago Art Magazine, March 13, 2010.
Tierney Powell, Kate. “Eye Exam: The Local Biennial.” Newcity Art, May 25, 2010.
Hendrickson, Julia V. “Review: Uncrumpling This Much Crumpled Thing/The Exhibition Agency.” Newcity Art, August 30, 2010.