Featured SAH Alumni


 

Chris Trueman, Art

Photo of Chris Truman


Education

2008-2010: Claremont Graduate University, Master of Fine Arts
1999-2003: San Francisco Art Institute, Dual Bachelor of Fine Art Degrees in Painting and Digital Media


Recent Interviews and Features

AOL feature: http://www.aolnews.com/weird-news/article/for-painter-chris-trueman-dead-ants-make-for-strange-art/19489493

Fox news interview: http://www.fox5sandiego.com/videobeta/dccd05eb-0d13-43b5-a7be-6fc2e490ab92/News/Masterpiece-Made-Of-Ants

UK Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/art/art-news/7887334/Man-kills-200000-ants-for-artwork.html


Exhibitions

Solo and Two-Person Shows

  • “Justin Bower and Chris Trueman”, Alexander Salazar Gallery, San Diego, CA, May 2010
  • “Chris Trueman,” Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, February 2010
  • “Pool” Claremont Graduate University Installation Gallery, Claremont, CA, October 2008
  • “Recent Works,” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, May 2008

Group Shows

  • “2010 MFA Graduates” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, July 2010 V“Best” Jeffrey Crussell Fine Arts, Orange, CA, June 2010
  • “Merging” Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, May 2010
  • “Unfolding” Downtown Art Center, Los Angeles, CA, April 2010
  • “Inaugural Exhibition” Alexander Salazar Fine Arts, San Diego, CA, March 2010
  • “Peter Holden, Raul De La Torre, Chris Trueman” ARSG Gallery LACMA, Los Angeles, CA, March 2010
  • “American Paintings,” Wannabee Gallery, Milan, Italy, February 2010
  • “Crashing Culver,” Independent Space, Culver City, CA, January 2010
  • “Twenty Eight,” East Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, September 2009
  • “Surface Strata,” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, September 2009
  • "Art Without Borders," Four Seasons Aviara, Carlsbad, CA, September 2009
  • “Artists and Authors,” New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA, May 2009
  • “Love Nest,” Wannabee Gallery, Milan, Italy, March 2009
  • “50th International Exhibition,” Curated by Julia Marciari Alexander, San Diego Art Institute, March 2009
  • “Abstraction Distraction II,” Curated by Glenn Barr, M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA, February 2009
  • "Grey Area," East Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, December 2008
  • "The Space Between," Device Gallery, La Jolla, CA, November 2008
  • “Works on Paper,” Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA, November 2008
  • “Laundry List,” Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, October 2008
  • “Strange Brew,” Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA, October 2008
  • “Abstraction Distraction,” M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA, February 2008
  • “Introductions,” Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA, June 2007

Awards

2010: Claremont Graduate University Merit Fellowship Recipient
2009-2010: Ann Peppers Foundation Fellowship Recipient
2009: Claremont Graduate Student Council Travel Grant Recipient
2009: Dedalus Foundation Fellowship Nomination
1999-2003: San Francisco Art Institute Presidential Merit Scholarship


Publications

New American Paintings MFA, Issue #87, April 2010

Cheng, DeWitt. "Spatio-Temporal Flux," East Bay Express, October 7-13, 2009: Volume 31, Issue 52, Pg 21

Ringer, Isabelle. "Tsunami of Mixed Media at Joyce Gordon Gallery," Piedmont Post, April 30, 2008: Pg 19

Cheng, DeWitt. "Cosmic Encyclopedias of Human History," East Bay Express, May 28-June 3, 2008: Volume 30, Issue 34, Pg 21

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