Pilar Corrias

Christina Quarles

Christina Quarles

Christina Quarles
Curriculum Vitae

Born 1985 in Chicago, IL
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield – UK

2018
Christina Quarles / MATRIX 271, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley – US (forthcoming)
Always Brightest Before Tha Dusk, Pilar Corrias, London – UK (forthcoming)

2017
Christina Quarles: Baby, I Want Yew To Know All Tha Folks I Am, David Castillo Gallery, Miami - US
It’s Gunna Be All Right, Cause Baby, There Ain’t Nuthin’ Left, Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles - US

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
This Is Not a Prop, David Zwirner, New York – US
Made in L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles – US
Demolition WoManhood, Skibum McArthur, Los Angeles – US
Terribly Vulnerable and Terribly Hard, Cooper Cole, Toronto – CA
Biomorphic Virtuosity: Christina Quarles, Isaac Julien & Aleksandra Domanović, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco – US
Slump Love, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London – UK
I am no bird, Ltd Los Angeles, Los Angeles – CA

2017
Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum, New York - US
Fictions, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York - US
Engender, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles - US
No burden as heavy, David Castillo Gallery, Miami - US
Women Painting, Miami Dade College Kendall Gallery, Miami - US
Reconstitution, LAXART, Los Angeles - US
Appetitive Torque, Eastside International, Los Angeles - US

2016
Queering Space, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven - US
I’d Rather Be Here Than Almighty, 315 Gallery, Brooklyn - US
Meatballs (Curated by Carl Ostendarp and Louis Cameron), Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison - US
Partners (Curated by Anoka Faruqee and Michael Queenland), Abrons Center for the Arts, New York - US
Double Dip: MFA Painting Thesis (Curated by Molly Zuckerman-Hartung and Sheila Pepe), Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven - US
Tight Squeeze (Curated by Barry Markowitz), Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena - US

2015
Second Coming, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven - US
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica - US

2014
First Things, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven - US
InsituWorks Pop Up, 215 Bowery, New York - US
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica - US

2013
3! Actual Size, Los Angeles - US
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica - US

EDUCATION

2016
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan - US
MFA in Painting and Printmaking, Yale University, New Haven - US

2007
BA in Studio Arts and Philosophy, Hampshire College, Amherst – US

SELECTED PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS

2018
Christovale, Erin, and Anne Ellegood, eds., Made in L.A. 2018, published by Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, and Prestel, New York, NY, 2018
Bell, Natalie and Johanna Burton, eds., Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, published by New Museum, New York, NY, 2018

2017
Christopher Harrity, 13 Works of Art beyond the Binary, Advocate, October 16th 2017
Fictions, The New Yorker, October 13th 2017
Adam Lehrer, ‘Trigger’ Exhibition At The New Museum Tackles Gender But Ponders So Much More, Forbes, October 5th 2017
Chris Thomas, ‘Trigger: Gender As a Tool and a Weapon’ at New Museum, Out Magazine, October 4th 2017.
Peter Schjeldahl, The Art World as Safe Space, The New Yorker, October 9th 2017
Colleen Kelsey, A Fluid Thing, Interview Magazine, September 29th 2017
Holland Cotter, When It Comes to Gender, Let Confusion Reign, The New York Times, September 28th 2017.
Casey Lesser and Scott Indrisek, The 15 New York Shows You Need to See This October, Artsy, September 28th 2017
Alex Ceballos, The New Museum Unveils Exhibition with Artists Using Gender as a Tool and Weapon, Flaunt, September 27th 2017
Carl Swanson, This New Museum Exhibit Wants to Challenge Everything You Think About Gender, New York Magazine, September 21th 2017
Tess Thackara, The Latest in the Studio Museum’s Landmark “F” Series Is a Timely Exploration of Truth and Fiction, Artsy, September 19th 2017
Siddhartha Mitter, At ‘Fictions’ in Harlem, Young Black Artists are on Fire, Village Voice, September 13th 2017
Carolyn Twersky, Here’s the List of 19 Emerging Artists to Feature in New Studio Museum Show, Art News, August 23th 2017
Monica Uszerowicz, When Artists Carry the Burden of History, Hyperallergic, August 20th 2017
Cathrine Wagley, 5 Art Shows to See in LA This Week, LA Weekly, June 7th 2017
Genie Davis, Appetitive Torque at Eastside International, Art and Cake, April 21th 2017

2016
Antwaun Sargent, A Look Inside the First Queer Show at Yale School of Art, The Creator’s Project, October 27th 2016.
Sharon Butler, Examining Queer @ Yale University, Two Coats of Paint, October 21th 2016
Palimpsest: Yale Literary and Arts Magazine, Hybridity (work feature)

2015
Double Consciousness, Winter Tangerine Review: Hands Up Don’t Shoot, February 5th 2015

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

2017
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant

2015
Robert Schoelkopf Travel Fellowship, Yale University

2009
B U I L D Studio Residency, Deep River, CT

2008
Hearth Farm Fellowship, New York

2006
Paul Getty Foundation Grant, Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program
Simmons Scholarship
Arturo Schomburg Scholarship
Hampshire College Grant

2005
Paul Getty Foundation Grant, Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program
Arturo Schomburg Scholarship
Field Study Grant, Hampshire College
Hampshire College Grant

2004
Arturo Schomburg Scholarship
Hampshire College Grant