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Chris Finley  1971, US

Rank (2014): 9791 – 

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Painting, Drawing, Sculpture

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 48
Italy 2
Denmark 2
Netherlands 1

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Artist Rank
Martin Kersels  1965 7
Monique Prieto  7197 7

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  ACME, USA 15
  The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, USA 3

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1971 Born in Carmel, CA (US)

Scholarship 1988 Marie Walsh Sharpe, Grant recipient

1991 Art Center 100 Scholarship

Awards 1989 Press Democrat Service Award

1999 Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art (SECA) Award

2003 Fleishhacker Award

Lives and works in Penngrove, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 53  Please report missing Information

to top Solo shows   11

   Chris Finley - The Teased Edge - ACME, Los Angeles, CA

   Chris Finley - Power Sources - Lombard Freid Gallery, New York City, NY

   Chris Finley - ACME, Los Angeles, CA

   Chris Finley - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Chris Finley - ACME, Los Angeles, CA

   Chris Finley - ACME, Los Angeles, CA

   Chris Finley - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY

   Chris Finley - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
   Chris Finley - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Chris Finley - ACME, Los Angeles, CA

   Chris Finley - ACME, Los Angeles, CA


to top Group shows   42

   Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Trasfiguration - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

   Works on Paper - ACME, Los Angeles, CA

   15 Year Gallery Artist Group Exhibition - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
   Wallworks - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Curators' Choice: New Works from MMoCA's Collection - MMoCA - The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
   Works on Paper - Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

   Scene\Seen: Recent Acquisitions from the Luckman Fine Arts Complex Permanent Collection, 1979-2006 - The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA

   LACE Annual Benefit - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
   Image Processor - Lombard Freid Gallery, New York City, NY

   Pops and Buzzes - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
   California Modern - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

   Very Early Pictures - Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA
   Pacific Lines - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Eureka - The Eureka Fellowship Awards 2002-2004 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Very Early Pictures - The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA

   Winter Time - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
   Comic Release - - Arthouse at the Jones Center - Contemporary Art for Texas, Austin, TX (closed, 2011)

   Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation - The Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA

   2002 California Biennial - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
   Strolling Through an Ancient Shrine and Garden - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
   New-Economy Painting - ACME, Los Angeles, CA

   Group Show - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
Description  Game Show - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
   Shock of the Mundane - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Cyborg Manifesto, or The Joy of Artifice - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
   010101- Art in Technological Times - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

Description  Twisted - Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   Under the Influence - New Art from L.A. - H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
   Chris Finley, Martin Kersels, Carlos Mollura, Stephanie Pryor - ACME, Los Angeles, CA
   Pleasure Treasure: Recent Acquisitions from the Collections of Eileen and Peter Norton - The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA
   California Dreamin' - Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
   Chromaform: Color in Contemporary Sculpture - Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA
   L.A. Art in the Early 90s ReCharge ® The Gift of Eileen and Peter Norton - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
   Works on paper from Los Angeles - Studio Guenzani, Milan

   The Mix - Permanent Collection and Loans - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   On Paper - Stalke Galleri / Stalke Out Of Space /, Kirke Saaby
   Facts & Fictions (Los Angeles) (A. V.) - Galleria In Arco, Turin

   Painting From Another Planet - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   Love at the End of the Tunnel, or the Beginning of a Smart New Day - CoCA - Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

   Defining the Nineties: Consensus Making in New York, Miami and Los Angeles - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL

   The Layered Look - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
   Out West and Back East - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA


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 Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris


 Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, East Logan, UT
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
 The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
 ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ


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