CHRISTOPHER SCHADE
b. 1971 Austin, TX, lives and works in Watertown, MA
Assistant Professor of Art at University of Massachusetts Boston

EDUCATION
1997
Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, MA

1995
Bachelor of Arts in Art (Plan II Honors Humanities and Studio Art), The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

AWARDS
2018 
Blanche E. Colman Award, BNY Mellon, Boston, MA

2015
Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2007
New American Painting Issue 68, curator Darsie Alexander, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Baltimore Museum of Art

2001
The Arch and Anne Giles Kimbrough Grant, The Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020

Abstracted Landscapes, The Painting Center Project Room, New York, NY (upcoming)

Fortifications, Park Place Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (upcoming)


2019

Passing Islands, Boston Design Center, Boston, MA curators The Sphinx Northeast (upcoming)


2016
Don’t Make a Scene, with Tracy Molis, Kai Matsumiya Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Christopher Schade and Josette Urso, Luchsinger Gallery, Greenwich Academy, Greenwich, CT curator Erin Riley

2007
Islands, d berman gallery, Austin, TX (catalog)
Alec Dartley and Christopher Schade, Pooke Gallery, Natick, MA

2006
Island Painting, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX (catalog)

2003
Figurative Forms: Christopher Schade Paintings and Drawings, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

2001
Robert Dale Anderson: Dark Ages and Christopher Schade: Drawings, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
Sandra Fiedorek and Christopher Schade, d berman gallery, Austin, TX

1999
New Work: Christopher Schade, Slugfest Gallery, Austin, TX

1998
Recent Work: Christopher Schade and Nyame Brown, The Butcher Shop Gallery, Chicago, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Small and Smaller, SITE: Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY curator Heather Darcy Bhandari

Green: The Impossible Color, The Painting Center, New York, NY curator Rachael Wren (catalog)


2018
Social Photography VI, Carriage Trade, New York, NY 
The Creek Flows Into The River, Walnut Hill Fine Art, Hudson, NY curator Richard Saja
The Nature Lab, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY curator Eric Wolf (catalog)
True North, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY curator Julie Torres

2017
The Works On Paper Show, Park Place Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Landscape Show, Park Place Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016
Chronic Blooms, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrngton, MA
Reality Is Wrong, Dreams Are For Real, David&Schweitzer Contemporary Annex, Brooklyn, NY curators Brian Morris, Sue and Phil Knoll
Hanging Paper, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrngton, MA
Wonderland, No. Six Depot, West Stockbridge, MA curators Sue and Phil Knoll

2015
Prime Matter, Teckningsmuseet, Laholm, Sweden
Earth Dreams, Eagle Studio, Brooklyn, NY curator Alyssa E. Fanning (catalog)
TSA Flatfile Program 2015-16, Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York, Brooklyn, NY 
Faculty Exhibition 2015 Department of Art and Design, George Segal Gallery at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ curator John Rasmussen

2014
Prime Matter, Senaspace, New York, NY                                              
DRAWING?
, Strauss Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH                        
Casheesh 8
, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2013
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
It Hurts So Good To Be Loved So Bad, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY curator Geoffrey Young

2012
Casheesh 6, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Speakers, 111 Front Gallery, Dumbo, NY
From Life, Radiator Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011
Chain Letter, Samson Projects Gallery, Boston, MA
Taking Shape, Standpipe Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Paper Trails: Work from the New York Metro, Pearce Gallery, Whitecliffe College of Art and Design Aukland, New Zeland curators Saydi Kaufman and David Keefe
Natural Reaction, Heskin Contemporary Satellite Space at Metropolitan Green, Brooklyn, NY curator Elizabeth Heskin

2009
The Air Is Thick, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia, PA curator Joshua Marsh

2008
Precurse, Nationalmuseum, Berlin, Germany curator John Hodany
Bornagain Again, FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY curator Eddy Steinhauer
Cultural Corridor III, Storefront Artists Project, Pittsfield, MA, curators Peter Dudek and Geoffrey Young

2006
Heat, d berman gallery, Austin, TX

2005
Boys Meet Girls, Nina Menocal Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico curator Katya Gardea Browne

2004
Private, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
New American Talent, ArtHouse the Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX curator Jerry Saltz
The Third Coast: Texas on Townsend, Haley Martin Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
Lightshow, ClockTower Properties, Brooklyn, NY
Primal Destinations, Garage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Invited Exhibition of Montclair State University, Wonkwang Culture Center, Iskan City, South Korea

2002
Five by Seven by X, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX

2001
Five by Seven by X, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX

2000
Drawing, dberman Gallery, Austin, TX
Recent Paintings, Sculptures and Drawings, Century 900 Gallery, Chicago, IL

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2018 
Graham W. Bell, "Social Photography VI", online edition of The Brooklyn Rail, access date: August 10, 2018.
https://brooklynrail.org/2018/07/artseen/Social-Photography-VI
Sarah Cascone, "Editors’ Picks: 11 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week", online edition of Artery, access date: July 31, 2018.
http://arterynyc.com

2017               
Frontspiece of the image, “Arch 3 (Ithaca/Paris/Winter/Day)” in Raritan: A Quarterly Review, November, 2017.

2016
Rachel Small, "How To Make A Scene, Or Not" Interview Magazine, published February 11, 2016.
http://www.interviewmagazine.com/art/dont-make-a-scene-kai-matsumiya

2015
Jillian Stienhauer, “ArtRx NYC,” Hyperallergic, access date: November 24, 2015.
http://hyperallergic.com/256088/artrx-nyc-72/
Martin Hägg, “Drawing in Its Own Right, ”Omkonst.., access date: October 22, 2015.
http://www.omkonst.com/15-prime-matter.shtml
Per Kagström, “102 Artists Will Participate At The Exhibition in Laholm,” Hallandsposten, access date: September 18, 2015.
http://hallandsposten.se/nojekultur/konst/1.4310712-102-konstnarer-medverkar-vid-utstallning-i-laholm

2014
William Eckhardt Kohler, “In Between: Various Artists at Various Galleries on the Lower East Side,” The Huffington Post, access date: January 1, 2014. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-eckhardt-kohler/post_6569_b_4528759.htm

2012
Patrick Neal, "Forms of Life: Breathing New Life into Traditional Genres", Hyperallergic, hyperallergic.com, April 19, 2012, online.
http://hyperallergic.com/49960/from-life-radiator-gallery/
Ragnar Anderson, “Go Brooklyn Art, Greenpoint Artist: Christopher Schade Strategically Obstructs,” Greenpointers.Com, access date: September 7, 2012.
http://greenpointers.com/2012/09/07/go-brooklyn-art-greenpoint-artist-christopher-schade-strategically-obstructs/#more-8859

2011             
“Taking Shape,” ArtFuse, access date: October 14, 2011.
http://artefuse.com/2011/10/14/standpipe-gallery-presents-taking-shape-curated-by-christopher-schade-and-zoe-pettijohn-schade-3/
 
2009
Hill, Lori, “Friday First Focus: Cerulean Arts”, Philadelphia City Paper, April 1, 2009
http://archives.citypaper.net/print-article.php?aid=18847

2007
Erin Keever, “Exhibit Captures the Art of the Island,” The Austin American Statesman, January 11, 2007, D7.
http://www.dbermangallery.com/articles/Schade-aas.htm
Amanda Douberley, “Christopher Schade: Islands,” The Austin Chronicle, January 26, 2007, p.55.

2006
Michael Helsem, “The Drama of Discontinuous Space,” Dallas Art Revue, September 23, 2006, online.
http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/art-crit/Michael_Helsem/discon/Discontinuous_Space.shtml
Nikki Moore, “Heat,” The Austin Chronicle, July 7, 2006, Vol. 25, No. 45, p. 47.
http://www.austinchronicle.com/arts/2006-07-07/384082/
Hillary McMahan, “Heat at d berman,” Cantanker Magazine, June 19, 2006, online.
http://www.dbermangallery.com/articles/Heat-06-cantanker.htm
Joshua Marsh, “A Conversation with Christopher Schade,” Christopher Schade: Islands, August 2006, pp. 6-14.

2004
Jean-Claire van Ryzin, “Curator Weaves New Craftiness into Expanded ‘New American Talent’ Show,” The Austin American Statesman, July 1, 2004, D8.

2001
Wayne Alan Brenner, “Sandra Fiedorek, Christopher Schade,” The Austin Chronicle, July 1, 2001, p.43.

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2015
Prime Matter, with co-curators Zoe Pettijohn Schade and Madlen Herrstrom, Teckningsmuseet, Laholm, Sweden

2014
Prime Matter, with co-curator Zoe Pettijohn Schade, Senaspace, New York, NY

2012
Speakers, with co-curators Zoe Pettijohn Schade and Michael Lee 111 Front Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
From Life, with co-curator Zoe Pettijohn Schade, Radiator Gallery, Long Island City, NY

2011- present
Artist Lecture Series- monthly lecture series in the studio with co-curators Michael Lee and Zoe Pettijohn Schade. Brooklyn, NY

2011
Raymond Dumas and Michael Lee Anitdote Artist Curatorial Project, Brooklyn, NY
Taking Shape, with co-curator Zoe Pettijohn Schade, Standpipe Gallery, New York, NY

PANELS

2015                                                                                                     

Juror for Above and Below I-10: Cross Country, Howard Payne University, Brownwood, TX

2011-10
Judge for DUMBO Arts Festival, Two Trees Management, Brooklyn, NY

2004
Panelist for Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR
2000
Pfrang’s True Art Is A Search For The True Self, Review of Erwin Pfrang solo exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, May 6, 2000, D8.
Revealing Each Artist’s ‘Exquisite Eye, Review of seven women Mexican photographers, The Austin American-Statesman, March 4, 2000, D8.

1999
Fowler Landscapes Marked by Frenetic Strokes, Review of Gordon Fowler solo exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, December 18, 1999, D6.
Risk-Takers Emerge from Overstuffed UT Exhibit, Review of University of Texas at Austin faculty exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, November 13, 1999, D10.
2 UT Artists Explore Tradition in Almost Opposite Directions, Review of Bradley Petersen and Dan Sutherland exhibition, The Austin American- Statesman, October 23, 1999, D10.
Photographers Top Class of New Talents, Review of New American Talent 14 exhibition: curator Amanda Cruz, The Austin American-Statesman, September 30, 1999, E8.
From the Gulf Coast, A Touch of Art, A Roomful of Artifice, Review of group exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, July 15, 1999, 47.
Review of Daniel Dove solo exhibition, ArtLies A Texas Art Journal, Summer 1999, Number 23, p.51.
Lundberg’s Views From Above Bring Human Nature Into Focus, Review of Bill Lundberg solo exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, July 10, 1999, D8.
Artist Brudniak Pays Tribute With Blood, Review of Steve Brudniak solo exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, April 10, 1999, D7.
Matisse, Picasso’s Relationship Explored, Review of Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse exhibition: curator Yve Alain-Bois, The Austin American-Statesman, March 6, 1999, D10.
Duran’s Painting Style Attracts Too Much Attention to Itself, Review of Fidencio Duran solo exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, February 13, 1999, D9.

1998
A Distress Call, Review of Michael Krueger solo exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, December 5, 1998, D10.
200 Years of Lithography Rolled Into One Exhibit, Review of group exhibition curator Jonathan Bober, The Austin American-Statesman, September 26, 1998, D12.
Does Myth Need Bucking?, Review of group exhibition of Texas artists, The Austin American- Statesman, September 19, 1998, E7.
Review of Margo Sawyer solo exhibition, ArtLies A Texas Art Journal, Fall 1998, Number 20, p.49.
The Heart of the Matter, Review of Sydney Yager and Ellen Berman exhibition, The Austin American- Statesman, June 27, 1998, C9.
Modernism Rejected, Review of group exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, June 20, 1998, C8.
Connor Works Wonders in Wood Block, Review of Ann Conner, The Austin American-Statesman, February 16, 1998, E3.
More Hype Than Hard Work, Review of Jack Nichols, The Austin American-Statesman, January 15, 1998, 4

1997
Abstract X 10, Review of ten Texas abstract painters exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, November 27, 1997, 59.
Absence Makes the Minimalist Art Grow Profounder, Review of group exhibition, The Austin American- Statesman, November 26, 1997, E7.
The Story of An Artist, Review of Peter Saul solo exhibition, The Austin American-Statesman, November 22, 1997, E6.

VISITING ARTIST
2019
Visiting Artist Critic, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH, January 11 and June 28.
Visiting Lecturer Drawing I/II, Dartmouth College Studio Art Department, Hanover, NH, June 20- August 20.

2018
Visiting Lecturer Painting II/III and Drawing II/III, Dartmouth College Studio Art Department, Hanover, NH, June 21- August 21.
Visiting Critic Foundation Drawing, Rhode Island School of Design, May 23.

2015
Lecture and Graduate Critiques, Montclair State University Department of Art and Design, Montclair, NJ, February 10.
Lecture, Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, February 4.
 
2013
Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Francisco de Vitoria University, Madrid, Spain, February 2.
 
2006
Lecture, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, March 15.