Fischbach Gallery
Christopher Evans

Biography

Christopher Evans
Born:  Bremerton, Washington, 1954
Education:
1980M.F.A. University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1977B.F.A. Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, Summa Cum Laude
Awards and Honors:
2006Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2000Honorary Ph.D. Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA
1979-80Graduate Fellowship, Department of Art, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1979Ford Foundation "Travel / Study" Grant
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2013"Equilibrium", Fischbach Gallery, New York
2010"Verdant Refuge", Fischbach Gallery, New York
2007"Open Space", Fischbach Gallery, New York
2004"New York: In the Light of Memory," New York Historical Society, New York, NY.
2003"New York: In the Light of Memory, "New York Historical Society, New York, NY.
1996"Paintings," Finley Cultural Center, Santa Rosa, CA.
1986"Lobby Exhibition," Los Angeles Theater Center, Los Angeles, CA. Curated by Jillian Coldiron.
1985"Personagraphics," Dolby Corporation, San Francisco, CA.
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2014America Seen: 8 Artists, Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2011"Gulliverís Travels", Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2011"This is The Morning After The Night Before", Fischbach Gallery, New York, NY
2008"The Big Picture Show", Fischbach Gallery, New York
2007"Spring Break", Fischbach Gallery, New York
2006"The Woods", DFN Gallery, New York, NY
2005"The Four Seasons," Contemporary Landscapes and Sculpture, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY.
2005"Painting/Poetry-Ut Pictura Poesis", Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
2005"The Hudson River: Inspiration for the Ages", Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY
2004"NYC," DFN Gallery, New York, NY.
2004"Small Sizes--Precious Pieces," Representational Paintings and Sculpture, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY.
2004"Exterior Form, Interior Vision," The Second Avenue Firehouse, Bay Shore, N.Y.
2004"Skies & Scapes," DFN Gallery, NY.
2004"Winter Show," Anne Bradford Gallery, Healdsburg, CA.
2003"Facing Reality: The Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism," The Neuberger Museum of Art.
2002"In the Light of Memory,"  The Museum at the New York Historical Society, New York, NY.
2001"Places and Spaces,"  The Fairmont Gallery, Sonoma, CA.
1999"Land, Sea, Sky," The Fairmont Gallery, Sonoma, CA.
1997"Get Real: Contemporary American Reaslism from the Seavest Collection," Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC.
1996"Origin / Oracle: California Landscapes," Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1995"Go Figure," Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
1994Seven Paintings, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY.
1986"America: New Vistas," Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, New York, NY.
1980"L.A. Seen by L.A. Artists," Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Selected Bibliography:
Andrews, Coleman. "Art of the State: California," New West Magazine, Jan. 1981.
Baily, Peter. "A City\\\\'s Emotions on View," Newsday.com, July 24, 2002.
Blake, D.P. "California Artist with a Master\\\\'s Touch," Ambassador International, October 1991.
Bonito, Virginia A. "Get Real: Contemporary American Reaslism from the Seavest Collection," 1998, illus. In color p. 49.
Crane, Tricia, "An Artist\\\\'s Eye View of the City of Angels," Valley News, September 12, 1980.
Henninger, Daniel. "An Impatient Age Begins To Build a Memory," The Wall Street Journal, September 6, 2002.
Howell, Betje. "Los Angeles as Viewed by Artists," Santa Monica Evening Outlook, October 4, 1980.
Kachka, Boris, ed. "Never Forget," New York Magazine, July 29, 2002.
Knight, Christopher. "Art That Tries to Examine Elusive L.A.," Los Angeles Herald Examiner, September 21, 1980.
Leggio, Gail. "Fischbach Gallery: Zero Weather," American Arts Quarterly, Winter 2013, pp. 53-55.
Smith, Roberta. "From Photos to Relics, Remembering the Unforgettable," The New York Times, September 6, 2002.
Selected Private Collections
Mr. Daniel Selznick, Beverly Hills, CA
Commerce Bancshares, Kansas City, MO
Mr. George Lucas, San Anselmo, CA
Mr. John Kin Kai Ma, Hong Kong, China
Mr. Seymour Rubenstein, Belevedere, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Rosenberg, Bryn Mawr. PA
Mr. and Mrs. Andrej and Dionne Remec, Walnut Creek, CA
Melanie Saker, Bedminster, NJ
The Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism, New York, NY
Mr. and Mrs. W. Nicholas Thorndike, MA
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wetzel, San Francisco, CA
Mr. and Mrs. Marko and Cynthia Remec, New York, NY
Mr. and Mrs. Theron O\\\\'Conner and Demaris Brinton, Healdsburg, CA
Selected Public Collections
Bayshore-Brightwater Public Library, New York
Chaswil Ltd., Houston, TX
Commerce Bancshares, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri
First Boston Bank, San Francisco, CA
Pave & Bogards, San Francisco, CA

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