RESUME

 

 

Represented By

Paul Mahder Gallery    222 Healdsburg Ave. Healdsburg, CA   paulmahdergallery.com   707-473-9150

 

education

1998

MFA: Sculpture. Central Washington University. Ellensburg, WA

1995

BFA: Sculpture. Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

 

solo exhibitions

2017

And After. Paul Mahder Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

2015

Multiples. Blasted Pop-Up Art Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA   read

2012

One Another One. Quicksilver Mine Co. Forestville, CA   read

2008  

Pretty Sure. Merced College. Merced, CA   read

2007

Secret Lick. Quicksilver Mine Co. Forestville, CA  read

2006   

Undercurrent. Morris Graves Museum of Art. Eureka, CA

2005  

Surfacing. Tangerine Gallery. Ukiah, CA   read

2001   

Depending on the Wall. Focus Gallery, Bush Barn Art Center. Salem, OR

Mechanical Solutions/Organic Dilemmas. Linfield College. McMinnville, OR

2000   

Sculpture. Southern Oregon University. Ashland, OR

 

Other exhibitions

2017

The Art of Resistance. BackStreet Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA

Annual Group Exhibit. Paul Mahder Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

2016

Moss Zone Sculpture Garden. Paul Mahder Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

Suzanne Edminster & Chris Beards: Implied. Blasted Pop-Up Art Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA

Slice: A Juried Cross Section of Regional Art. Pence Gallery. Davis, CA. Juror's Honorable Mention Award

Annual Group Exhibit. Paul Mahder Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

Small Works. Graton Gallery. Graton, CA

2015   

Group Show. Paul Mahder Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

Nocturne. Arts Alliance Gallery. Cloverdale, CA

Metamorphosis. Chroma Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA

Anything Goes. Graton Gallery. Graton, CA

Small Works. Chroma Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA

2014  

Seventeen. Hammerfriar Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

Bibliophoria III. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA

2013   

Punch Invitational. Punch Gallery. Seattle, WA

Juried Show of Hammerfriar Artists. Hammerfriar Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

California Sculpture Slam. San Luis Obispo Museum of Art. San Luis Obispo, CA

Up, Up & Away. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA

Untitled. Gallery 300. Santa Rosa, CA

Small Works. Graton Gallery. Graton, CA

2012

Beards, Black, & Lastufka. Phantom IV Gallery. Windsor, CA   

Slice: A Juried Cross Section of Regional Art. Pence Gallery. Davis, CA. Juror's Third Place Award

The Last Hurrah. Quicksilver Mine Co. Forestville, CA

Forward. Hammerfriar Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

Face Me. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA. Juror's Merit Award

2011   

Memento Mori. Modern Eden Gallery. San Francisco, CA

Bibliophoria II. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA

Boxed In: A Small Works Show. Quicksilver Mine Co. Forestville, CA

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Sculpture Gallery Exhibit. Fort Bragg, CA (June 2011 - April 2012)

Unpredictable Landscapes of Mendocino County. ACMC Gallery. Ukiah, CA

2010   

Speaking of Solitude. Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. Novato, CA

National Juried Exhibition. The Haggin Museum. Stockton, CA. Richard H. Reynolds Award for Sculpture

H2O. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA

National Juried Exhibition. ACCI Gallery. Berkeley, CA. Juror's Award of Excellence

2009   

Artists of Inland Mendocino County. Corner Gallery. Ukiah, CA

Bibliophoria. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA

100% Compostable. ArtSpace404. Santa Rosa, CA

Textile. Milk and Honey Art Gallery. Mill Valley, CA

2008

Chris Beards & Diza Hope. Willits Center for the Arts. Willits, CA   

Innovations in Fiberart IV. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA

Assemblage. Gallery 25. Fresno, CA. Curated by Karen LeCocq.

2007   

Call for Small. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA. Best of Show

Beyond the 80s. Gallery One. Ellensburg, WA

2006

Chris Beards & Robert Herrick. Napa Valley College. Napa, CA

Innovations in Fiberart III. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA

Catch-22. Pro Arts Gallery. Oakland, CA

Bakers Dozen: 13 Bay Area Artists. Quicksilver Mine Co. Forestville, CA

2005

Beards, Harris, Krikl, & Oakes. Western Oregon University. Monmouth, OR

Art in Series. Plaza Art Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

Rivers & Bridges. Laredo Community College. Laredo, TX

2004   

Valley Sculpture Artists Exhibit. Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Sacramento, CA. Best of Show

Textures. Plaza Art Gallery. Healdsburg, CA

Bold Expressions. Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Sacramento, CA. Florence Ferrario Memorial Award

Line in Art. Willits Center for the Arts. Willits, CA

2003

Chris Beards & Nancy McHone. Willits Center for the Arts. Willits, CA

Chris Beards & Clayton Merril. 1078 Gallery. Chico, CA

Sculpture. Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Sebastopol, CA. Award

2002

Chris Beards & Jimin Lee. Monterey Pennisula College. Monterey, CA

Beards, Christensen, Jonasson. MatrixArts. Sacramento, CA

Beards, Grossman, Wilson. American River College. Sacramento, CA

73rd Crocker-Kingsley Exhibition. Crocker Museum of Art. Sacramento, CA

Four Artists Four Directions. Sanchez Art Center. Pacifica, CA

2001

Chris Beards & Melinda Meeker. Gaurdino Gallery. Portland, OR   

3-D: Eleven California Sculptors. San Francisco State University. San Francisco, CA

2000

Beards, Lancia, Wilkoff. Chemeketa Community College. Salem, OR

Beards & Van Rostyne. Clatsop Community College. Astoria, OR

Open Walls. Portland Institute of Contemporary Art. Portland, OR

1999   

Juried Art Exhibit. Allied Arts Gallery. Yakima, WA. Award

National Sculpture Exhibition. The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. New Castle, PA

18th Annual Juried Exhibition. Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. Santa Ana, CA

 

Publications

2017

Art I'm Looking At: Chris Beards—Sculpture at Paul Mahder Gallery in Healdsburg. Colin Talcroft. http://colintalcroft.blogspot.com, May 29   read

2014   

Meet Sonoma County Artist Chris Beards. Satri Pencak. www.sonomacounty.com, October 20  read

2013   

Pioneer Square Art Walk in the Third Dimension. Claire Reiner. www.vanguardseattle.com, November 15  read

Shaping Contemporary Sculpture on the Central Coast. Sarah Linn. www.KCET.org, July 29  read

2012   

Chris Beards: One Another One. Satri Pencak. www.satripencak.com, March 19  read

2009   

Yes indeed, something suspicious about... ArtSpace404 blog. February 20  read

Artists of Inland Mendocino County. Ree Slocum. Blurb Books. page 12-13  read

2008   

Turning Wheel Magazine. Summer/Fall. page 12

Somewhen. The Willits Nickel and Dime. September 5  read

It's Magic. Linda Williams. The Willits News. September 3  read

Art that clicks. Donald Munro. Fresno Bee. June 22  read

2006   

Oak Gall Art. Amy Stewart. www.gardenrant.com, September 18  read

2005   

Still Life in Motion. Fae Woodward. The Willits News. August 26  read

2002   

Sanchez Art Center's Final Show of 2002: Four Artists Four Directions. Emmanuel Williams. Pacifica Tribune. November 6

Voltaic Age Beauty. Jackson Griffith. Sacramento News and Review. April 25  read

2001   

Art Gallery Opens in 3D. Carolyn Sy Quito. Golden Gate Express. September 13

Alberta Streetwise. Bob Hicks. The Oregonian. May 11

Portland Artist to Show Sculptures at Linfield. McMinnville News-Register. March 1

2000   

Ambiguity Appeals to Artist. Ron Cowan. Statesman Journal. March 30  read

1999   

Get It? Matt Cooper. Yakima Herald-Republic. June 19