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CHRIS MARIN

Website: www.thechrismarin.com

Email: thechrismarin@gmail.com

Instagram: @thechrismarin

Education:

2018    

Master of Fine Arts - Fine Arts, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2016    

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Painting + Drawing, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Teaching and Professional Experience:

2021 - 2023

Assistant Professor of Practice, Artist-in-Residence, College of Art and Design, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Fall 2021: Drawing Composition, Beginning Figure Drawing, and Graduate Group Critique

Spring 2022: Intro to Drawing, Beginning Figure Drawing, and Beginning Painting (Oil)

Fall 2022: 2D Design (x2), and Advanced Drawing Workshop

Spring 2023: 2D Design (x2), and Drawing Composition

2023

Artist Talk and Studio Visits, Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery, Visual Arts Studios, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX

2021
Instructor, Drawing III Life Drawing, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Elementary Art Teacher, Betty M. Condra School for Education Innovation, Lubbock, TX Charter School for Elementary Students with learning differences.
Art Teacher, Lubbock Arts Alliance, Guadalupe-Parkway Sommerville Center, Lubbock, TX

2020

Instructor, Drawing III Life Drawing, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Art Teacher, Lubbock Arts Alliance, Parkway Sommerville Center, Lubbock, TX
Visiting Artist, Washington & Jefferson College, Drawing I, Washington, PA | invited by Visiting Assistant Professor, Carolina Alamilla
Art Instructor, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts Summer Camp, Lubbock, TX | Create art lessons for ages 6-11, including projects of various 2D and 3D mediums.
Camp Leader, Church of Christ Summer Excitement, Lubbock, TX | Organize campers in groups, facilitate discussions, and coordinate activities campers
Artist Mentor, Talkington School for Young Women Leaders / Cavazos Middle School, Lubbock, TX
Gallery Assistant, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX | Install artworks of various sizes (2D/3D), repair walls, and light the gallery
2019

Visiting Artist, Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX | Lead drawing demonstration, held individual critiques, and collaborated with students
Art Instructor, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts Summer Camp, Lubbock, TX Create art lessons for ages 6-11, including projects of various medium: painting, 3D, drawing Drawing Instructor, Charles Adams Studio Project Lubbock, TX | Conducted private drawing lessons for art teachers. Implemented valuable techniques for finished artwork such as shading, perspective, and contour.
Camp Leader, Church of Christ Summer Excitement, Lubbock, TX | Organize campers in groups, facilitate discussions, coordinate activities for campers
2018

Art Instructor, ScreenPrinting Workshop- Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX | Set-up materials for printmaking workshop, including screens prep and demonstration
Visiting Artist, Cardboard Construction Workshop Clamp Light Gallery San Antonio, TX Set-up materials for, demonstration, and for attendees
Art Instructor, 4-H Fashion and Design Workshop, Print Shop, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX
Graduate Teaching Assistant, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Course Instructed: Measured Drawing | Margo Majewska

2017
Graduate Teaching Assistant, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
Course Instructed: The Contemporary Landscape (Life Drawings as Landscape)| Karla Wozniak

Residencies:

2021 - 2023

Artist-in-Residence, School of Art, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2018 - 2020

Artist-in-Residence, Charles Adams Studio Project, Charles Adams Gallery, Lubbock, TX

2018

Artist-in-Residence, California College of the Arts, Hubbell Street Gallery Project Space Takeover, San Francisco, CA. Focused on painting and performance art including stand up comedy

Selected Solo and Two-Person* Exhibitions:

2023

Voices: Discussions on Identity and Society Through the Latinx Perspective* (w/ Andrei Renteria, and Paul Acevedo Gomez), Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery, Visual Arts Studios, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX
2022

PROTECTIVE ELEMENT* (w/ Wesley Chavis), Glassell Gallery, Shaw Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Paintings on Walls, Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery, Broward College, Davie, FL

Pow! Demo, John F. Lott Gallery, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX

De La Tierra* (w/ Gabi Magaly), Contracommon Gallery, Bee Cave, TX
2019
Honor the Clouds and the Rain* (w/ Carolina Alamilla), Diana Ling Center for the Academic Achievement Gallery, Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX
FabricRumbles, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, Texas in conjunction with August First Friday Art Trail
Sweatshirt, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, Texas in conjunction with July First Friday Art Trail
Inside, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, Texas in conjunction with June First Friday Art Trail
My Dad’s Skin Dark, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, Texas in conjunction with September First Friday Art Trail
A Mac Miller Celebration, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, Texas in conjunction with April First Friday Art Trail

2018

The Sycamore Tree* (w/ Nate Collins), 5&J Gallery, Lubbock, TX
Daydreaming in the Projects, Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery, San Antonio, TX

Lift Me Up at MIDNIGHT, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX July First Friday Art Trail
Karaokart* (w/ Fa He), Hubbell Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016

Out of the Loop 289: A Mixtape by Chris Marin, BFA Senior Show, Satellite Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2013

Life Drawings, Landmark Arts South Gallery, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2023

Soy de Tejas: A Statewide Survey of Latinx Art, curated by Rigoberto Luna, Centro de Artes Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2022

Spring Art Show, 8 to Create, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

2021
Faculty Show, Glassell Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Panhandle Protest, East Lubbock Art House, Lubbock, TX
2020

La Virgin, Grey Edges Studio & Art Gallery, Lubbock, TX
2019

CASPFEST, 5&J Gallery, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX, Curated by Christina Reese

2019 Small Works Exhibit, TSKW, Sanger Gallery, Key West, FL
EvE: Empowerment vs. Exploitation, Tea Roots, Warehouse 416 Art Gallery, Oakland, CA Curated by Mk Chavez and juried by Aishwarya Vardhana, Cassandra Rockwood-Rice, and Rosa De Anda
College Expo 2019, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX Curated by Giovanni Valderas.
Post-Colonial Revenge, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, CA, curated by Gilda Posada and Dara Katrina Del Rosario
Desert Sounds, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, Texas in conjunction with February 2019 First Friday Art Trail and curated by BLNKA LBK
$#*% I Made Today, 5&J Gallery, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX, curated by Hannah Dean and Jon Whitfill

2018

Culture and Colors, BLNKA Exhibit, Ice House Gallery, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, Texas

Urban x Indigenous IV: Unite the Tribe, Urban x Indigenous, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center with the support of California Arts Council and SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

21st Annual United States of Asian America Festival: Regenerative Community, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

2018 CCA Graduation Exhibition, Main Gallery, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
SuperSet, Fused, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018 CCA MFA Thesis Exhibition, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA
Even Keel: Embark Arts 3 Year Anniversary Party, Embark Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Hooper Performance Night 2, The Orange Box, Graduate Center Building, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California, Curated by “Useless Initiatives + The Orange Box”
2017

Culture and Colors, BLNKA Exhibit, Ice House Gallery, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, Texas
Hooper Performance Night, The Orange Box, Graduate Center Building, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California, Curated by “Useless Initiatives + The Orange Box”
MEND, The Trapezoid, Graduate Center Building, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California, Curated by 5/5 Collective
Neighbors, Embark Arts Gallery, Embark Arts, San Francisco, California
The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, SOMArts, The San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, California, Curated by Kevin Chen
3:1 Peer Critique, The Trapezoid, Graduate Center Building, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California
Feb-Ru-Ar-Y, The Orange Box, Graduate Center Building, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California

2016

LPA House Show, Large Panel Abstract, Lubbock, Texas
Senior Studio Art BFA Group Show, Landmark Arts, Studio Gallery, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
29th Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, Landmark Arts, Landmark Gallery, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
2016 Harbinger Art Exhibition, Landmark Arts, Studio Gallery, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Project Alley, BLNKA, Lubbock, Texas
Diversity of the Arts, Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center, SUB Matador Room, Mentor Tech, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

2015

More than Paint, Large Panel Abstract, Lubbock, Texas
BLNKA, ULabs Texas Gallery, Lubbock, Texas
One-Foot Square, Satellite Gallery, Lubbock, Texas, associated with First Friday Art Trail and TASA Conference
Whispers, Ice House Gallery, Lubbock, Texas, associated with First Friday Art Trail
June First Friday Art Trail, Tornado Gallery, Lubbock, Texas, associated with First Friday Art Trail

2014

27th Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, Landmark Arts, Studio Gallery, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Curatorial Projects:
2021

Sincerious, Burgin Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
2020

When Does the Individual Stop, and the Collective Begin?, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, February First Friday Art Trail, Lubbock, TX

Sueño en Tela, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, January First Friday Art Trail, Lubbock, TX

2019

Spilling the Tea, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, December First Friday Art Trail, Curated w/ Carolina Alamilla

Publications, and Juror Work:

2023

I-Park Selection Panel, I-Park Foundation, Inc., Artist-in-Residence Program, East Haddam, CT

2019

Junior / Senior Juried Art Exhibition, Juror: Chris Marin, University of Texas at Permian Basin, School of Art, Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery, Odessa, TX
2018

Color and Culture, f.o.a.m. zine, issue 1, vol. 1-50, November 2018, and online version https://www.thechrismarin.com/f-o-a-m-zine

Strumming the Pain, Comedy Album independently released by Chris Marin, June 2018

 

Honors and Awards:

2021

Chalk Mural: 200th First Friday Art Trail, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX

2020

Seminole City Mural, Seminole, TX

2019

Drainage Mural for the City of Lubbock, Lubbock, TX

Mac Miller Mural, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX

2017

Cadogan Scholarship – The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, SOMArts, The San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco, CA

2016

1st Place - 29th Annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, Landmark Arts, Landmark Gallery, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2015

3rd Place - One-Foot Square, Satellite Gallery, Lubbock, TX, First Friday Art Trail
2012 – 2016
H.Y. Price Scholarship, Painting & Drawing, School of the Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Selected Publications, Blogs, Reviews, and Online Publications:

2021

Panhandle Protest Video Works by East Lubbock Art House.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vP90YSib5Qk
2019

Glasstire Publication. https://glasstire.com/events/2019/09/25/spilling-the-tea/

Storm Drain Art Project 2019, by City of Lubbock, TX. https://ci.lubbock.tx.us/departments/stormwater-compliance/storm-drain-art-project-2020/storm- drain-art-project
Mission Local, by Lydia Chavez. https://missionlocal.org/2019/02/at-the-mission-cultural-center-producing-art-may-be-the-best-revenge/ Lubbock Avalanche Journal. https://www.lubbockonline.com/news/20181221/visitors-invited-to-make-dozen-stops-at-january s-first-friday-art-trail

2018

Glasstire Publication. http://glasstire.com/events/2018/07/30/chris-marin-daydreaming-in-the-projects/
Embark Arts Gallery Online Blog. http://www.embarkgallery.com/blog/
Fort Mason Online Publication.https://fortmason.org/event/even-keel-embark-gallery-party/

2017

Embark Arts Gallery Online Publication. http://www.embarkgallery.com/blog/2017/9/13/embark-gallery-presents-neighbors

“Murphy & Cadogan Equity in Arts Education Summit” SOMArts Cultural Center Artist Talk.

Emerging Art Space Review. https://emergentartspace.org/forum/49991/
SF Gate “The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition” Review.https://www.sfgate.com/art/article/Identity-and-history-on-display-at-SOMArts-show-12215258.p hp

“The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition” Catalog.

http://www.somarts.org/wp-content/uploads/MC-Info-Packet.pdf
2016

Art Business Blog. http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/090717a.html2016

TechAnnouce. http://www.techannounce.ttu.edu/Client/ViewMessage.aspx?MsgId=197050 “Out of the Loop 289: A Mixtape by Chris Marin” Review. http://kfmx.com/out-of-the-loop-289-art-exhibition/
Student Interview. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tm_Fzb-jh4I

Harbinger Student Journal of Art and Literature, Student Organization, Texas Tech University,

Lubbock, Texas
2014

Student Work. https://www.adenle.com/copy-of-past-works

 

Skills: Woodshop Monitor for California College of the Arts First Year Shop, Oakland, CA and Wood Shop, San Francisco, CA (table saw, radial arm, band saw, drills press, sanders and routers)

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