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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    

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

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 mediums: painting, drawing, and 3D

Camp Leader, Church of Christ Summer Excitement, Lubbock, TX

Organize campers in groups, facilitate discussions, coordinate activities for leader and campers

Artist Mentor, Talkington School for Young Women Leaders / Cavazos Middle School, Lubbock, TX

Confirmed class field trips to galleries, established weekly critiques and initiated senior art projects.

Gallery Assistant, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, TX

Install artworks of various sizes (2D/3D), repair walls, build hanging devices for complex works

2019    

Visiting Artist, Lubbock Christian University, Lubbock, TX

Led drawing demonstration, held individual critiques, collaborated with students on their artwork

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 leader and 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

Prepared materials and demonstrated processes in cyanotype and printmaking.

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:

2018 - 2020    

Artist-in-Residence, Charles Adams Studio Project, Charles Adams Gallery, Lubbock, TX, July 2018 - June 2020 

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:

2021    

Paintings on Walls, Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, Lubbock, 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 2019 First Friday Art Trail

A Mac Miller Celebration, Studio 2, Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, Texas in conjunction with April 2019 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 2018 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:

2021    

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

2018 CCA Graduation Exhibition, Main Gallery, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, California

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    

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 ofArt, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas



 

Curatorial Projects:

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:

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:

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-januarys-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.php

“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)