CHRISTINE NGUYEN

(United States, born 1977)


EDUCATION

 

1999

B.F.A California State University, Long Beach

 

2004

M.F.A University of California, Irvine

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2008

Project Space, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, California


2007

Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles, California

 

2006

Hammer Project, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
Project Room, 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, California

 

2005

Enview Gallery, Long Beach, California
Spasmicosmics, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, California

 

2004

Modulations, Walled City Gallery, San Pedro, California

 

2003

Gallery 825 annex, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California

 

2002

Artistic Edge Gallery, Long Beach, California
Angels Gate Cultural Center, Gallery G, San Pedro, California


2000

Flying Solo, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, California
Design Group, Long Beach, California

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2007

Exquisite Crisis and Encounters, APA Institute, New York University, NY, NY
Beyond Photography: Photography in Contemporary Art, Armory Center For the Arts, Pasadena, CA
Taste, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibtions, Los Angeles, CA
Nature Interrupted, 18th Street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA
Uneasy Angel, Sprueth Magers Gallery, Munich, Germany


2006

EarthWaterSky, Ontario Airport, Ontario, CA
20th Century Fox Studios, Century City, CA

 

2005

Drawing on Unusual Surfaces, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
Out of Context, Huntington Beach Art Center, HB, CA
Eleven Nguyens and the Thirty Year Loss, PH Gallery, New York, NY
Our Bodies, Ourselves, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA
Shadow-Line Flutter & Radiance, Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2004

Tar Pit Tales, 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oscene, Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Summer Drawings and Some are Not, Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
National Graduate Seminar Fellows Exhibition, LeRoy Neiman Gallery,
Columbia University School of the Arts, NY
Supersonic: 1 windtunnel 8 schools 120 artist, Art Center College of Design,
Pasadena, CA
MFA Thesis Graduate Show, UCI University Art Gallery, Irvine, CA
New California Masters, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

 

2003

200, Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Small Works Show, Walled City Gallery, San Pedro, CA
Petite Works, Gallery 825 annex, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
Picture Me This: Contemporary Photography show , The Office, Huntington Beach, CA
Lowe Gallery MFA Invitational, Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
The Great Escape, The Office, Huntington Beach, CA
It's a Fine Line, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
MFA First Year Graduate Show, UCI University Art Gallery, Irvine, CA


2002

Synapses, JD Magnum Gallery, Long Beach, CA
Deep Dive Think Tank, Four Rooms Cafe, Westwood, CA
Blantant Youth and Glamorization, Gallery Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA
What’s the Story Morning Glory?, Gallery 825, LA, CA
New Photography 2002, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA
Carissa Livingood Johnson/ Christine Nguyen, Society for Contemporary
Photography, Kansas City, MO
Centered on the Center, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA


2001

Four from the Floor, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
Dis.Embody, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Seven Contemporary Artist, Digital Symphony, Gallery 825, Glendale, CA
Latent Images, Our Dream Gallery, Portland , OR
Wall works, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
National Juried Exhibition, Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY
Current Works 2001, Society for Contemporary Photography, KC, MO
On site at the Gate, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
Shooting Nowhere, The Hatch Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Eye Confess, Capture Group at Side Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA
The Elements, Second City Council Gallery, Long Beach, CA


2000

Paint, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
New Photography 2000, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA
On site at the Gate, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2008

Miles, Christopher. “Darkness Fall Abstraction Illuminates,” LA Weekly, 22-28 February:
page 58.
Pagel, David. “Murals enhance visions of reality,” Los Angeles Times, 15 February: E27.

 

2007

Chattopadhyay, Collette. “Nature (Interrupted)’ at 18th Street Arts Center,” Artweek,
November: page 18.
Myers, Holly. “Messing with Mother Nature”,

Los Angeles Times, 17 Aug. 2007: E25
Ollman, Leah. “ All is not as it seems”,

Los Angeles Times,14 April 2007: E8
Young, Paul. “20th Century Fox”, Artnews, Jul.2007
Goss, Shannon. “A Different World”, Audrey , June /July 2007:pg.83

 

2006

Bedford, Christopher, “Christine Nguyen”
http://www.artforum.com/picks/

section=la#picks11642
Dea, Cynthia. “Artist crosses many media”,

Los Angeles Times, 17 Aug.2006
Newhouse, Kristina. Hammer Project:

Christine Nguyen,
UCLA Hammer Museum [brochure]

 

2005

Scarborough, James. “Mythology,

Visual Allure Create Imagine Nation”, Grunion Gazette, 20 October 2005, Gazette Lifestyle edition, vol.28. no.42
Willette, Jeanne S.M. “After the ‘American War’ : Post Vietnamese Art”, Out of Context Catalog , 2005. pg.11.

 

2004

New American Paintings: M.F.A. Annual 2004. Boston MA. Open Studio Press Postik, Diana. “Christine Nguyen.” , Supersonic Catalog, 2004. pg.54
Deegan, Patrick W. “Super California.” Artnet.com Magazine Review
http://www.artnet.com/magazine/reviews/

deegan/deegan8-16-04.asp. 16 August 2004
Gant, Michael S. “A new show at Works samples the art of California MFA grads.”
Metro, April 7-14, 2004, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper

 

2003

Schoenkopf, Rebecca. “Sci-Fi Dada: The fabulous worlds of Christine Nguyen.” OC Weekly, October 2003

 

2002

Littlefield, Kinney. “Tilting and Teasing Reality in Four From the Floor.” Los Angeles Times, 8 January 2002, Orange County edition, Sec. p. F5
Saitowitz, Paul. “Light Works.” Huntington Beach Independent, 27 December 2002, local edition, Sec. p. 9, 14

 

 

AWARDS & HONORS

 

2006

Contemporary Collectors Emerging Artist Fellowship Award


2005

Professional Artist Fellowship, Public Corporation of the Arts, LB, CA

 

2004

UCI Graduate Research Grant School of the Arts Recipient


2003

UCI Graduate Research Grant School of the Arts Recipient

 

2001

Smithsonian in Long Beach Artist Installation Grant recipient, Public
Corporation of the Arts, Long Beach,CA

 

1998

CSULB -Fine Arts Affiliates of Long Beach Scholarship recipient


1997

CSULB -Fine Arts Affiliates of Long Beach Scholarship recipient


1995

Excellence in the Field of Art, Scholarship Award, Soroptimist International
of Downey