Born: 1977, Washington, D.C.
Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

EDUCATION

2002 MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1999 BA, Studio Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009

Some Species of Song, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY

2006

Mongrel Truth, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

TWO AND THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2008

Animus Botanica: Boyce Cummings, Christopher Reiger and Amy Ross, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY

2003

There's Got To Be A Morning After: David Colosi, David McMurray and Christopher Reiger, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013

Everglades Artists In Residence, ArtSouth, Homestead, FL
Tales They Told Us, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
Imaginatio(n)ow, The Institute for Humanities Research, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

2012

Animalier: The Animal in Contemporary Art, Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, OK
Wildlife in the Post-Natural Age, Williamsburg Art & Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY
Art in Odd Places: Un-Space Ground, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2011

Drawing Conclusions, Heart Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Secret Garden, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
Wicked Little Critter, Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Uprooted, Heart Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Sideshow Happening, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
100 Starlings: The Nomadic Studio, DePaul University Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Single Lady, 224 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
The Endangered Species Print Project, Barbara&Barbara Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Last Book, Zentral Bibliothek, Zurich, Switzerland
Vision Quest, Observatory, Brooklyn, NY

2009

Two Degrees of Separation, Gallery Satori, New York, NY

2008

Gifted, Cerasoli Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Last Book, Biblioteca Nacional de la Republica Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina
David Kiehl Benefit Exhibition, Dieu Donne, New York, NY
Year of the Rat, Archibald Arts, New York, NY
Opportunity As Community: Artists Select Artists, Part Two, Dieu Donne, New York, NY
Splash, Cerasoli Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Flight of the Mechanical Bumble Bee, AHL Foundation, New York, NY

2007

The Blogger Show, Digging Pitt Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
The Seed Project, Winkleman Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Mad Cow, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY
Fabula, Mushroom Arts, New York, NY

2005

Le Petit Prince, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2004

The Relevance of Observation, Warner Gallery, O'Brien Arts Center, Middletown, DE
Slice and Dice, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Drawing Conclusions 2, Rocket-Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
The Truck Stops Here, Plus Ultra Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
TRANSMOTION, mobile installation, 5 boroughs of New York, NY
It's A Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting, SPACES, Cleveland, OH

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013

Sara Hendren, "Bodies At Work," Abler., July 5
Jarod Kawasaki and Dai Toyofuku, "A Distributed Intelligence Approach to Multidisciplinary: Encouraging Divergent Thinking in Complex Science Issues in Society," The STEAM Journal: Vol. 1: Iss. 1, Article 10

2012

Daniel Maidman, "Wildlife in the Post-Natural Age," The Huffington Post, October 3
Jessica Palmer, "A Murmuration of Cheese Balls: When Nature Enters the Uncanny Valley," Bioephemera, August 19
Rachel Meuler, "Seeing Through the Megaphone of Children Laughing: Dusty Boynton & Christopher Reiger at Denise Bibro Fine Art," Be Nice Art Friends, August 5
Sarah Hotchkiss, "BAASICS.2: Artists and Scientists Speculate on the Future," KQED Arts, June 17
Keith Bowers, "A TARDIS in Every Driveway," SF Weekly "Night+Day," June 13-19
Alyssia Alexandria, "Advocacy," Animal Imagery Magazine, Winter/Spring 2012

2011

Pam Grossman, "Secret Garden show!," Phantasmaphile, September 9
Katie Hagar, "The Beholder Marketplace," bltd, July 20
Caroline Chen, "Call of the Wild: 'A Live Animal' Exhibition Explores Humans' Relationships with Nature," SF Weekly, July 8
Jessica Palmer, "What can artists learn from scientists about public communication?," Bioephemera, March 24
Alice Jones, "Christopher Reiger," Niceties, March 3
Maureen Mullarkey, "Winter Salon: 2010-2011," CityArts, January 12

2010

Hermine Bloom, "Art with a porpoise," Columbia Chronicle, September 20
Brenda Biondo, "Artist Creates Charitable Sales Model," EarthPlusArt: Cool Art, Worthy Causes, April 19
"Meet the ESPP Artist: Christopher Reiger," The Endangered Species Print Project Blog, April 15
Peter Gabel, "Debate with Christopher Reiger about 'A Call For Sacred Biologists'," Tikkun Daily, March 15

2009

Phil Barcio, "Beast's Burden: Paintings by Christopher Reiger," Tikkun Daily, November 11
"Christopher Reiger: Some Species of Song," The L Magazine, October
Andrea Pratt, "Christopher Reiger," coloring outside the lines, October 22
Chris Rywalt, "October 8, 2009," NYC Art, October 16
Jessica Palmer, "Art vs. Science, Part Three: A little mystery is a good thing," Bioephemera, October 1
Jean Garnett, "Christopher Reiger," St. Andrew's Magazine, Summer 2009
Peter Cowling, "Extraordinary Art Blog Interview Series: Extraordinarily Cohesive Coverage (Christopher Reiger)," Art Connect, March 16
Jessica Palmer, "Seeing Antlers, Feeling Dendrites," SEED Magazine, February 27
David Cohen, "Christopher Reiger: 13 Questions," Artworld Digest, January
Claudio Parentela, "Interview with Christopher Reiger," DIaBEtic DEW555, January 4

2008

"Christopher Reiger," Flavorpill: New York, No. 447, December 30
"Christopher Reiger," ArtistADay, December 30
Pam Grossman, "Christopher Reiger," Phantasmaphile, October 8
Chris Rywalt, "Gallery Slog 2008," NYC Art, September 27
"Christopher Reiger," Flavorpill: Chicago, No. 202, July 29
Jessica Palmer, "Christopher Reiger," Bioephemera, July 30
Olympia Lambert, "What the Flock?," Oly's Musings, July 19

2007

Lissa Brennan, "You've seen the art, now read the blogs for The Blogger Show," Pittsburgh City Paper, December 20
Brian Sherwin, "Art Space Talk: Christopher Reiger," MyArtSpace>Blog, July 15

2006

James Wagner, "Christopher Reiger at AG Gallery," jameswagner.com, September 21
"The AI Eye: Editor's Picks," Artinfo.com, September 20
Rothman, Marc, "Featured Artist Interview," The Beholder, September 2006
Sorenson, Erik, "Featured Artist Interview," Scrawled: Voice, Vision and Art, v1n2 February 2006

2004

Strickland, Carol, "Painting Is Back", The Christian Science Monitor, May 28
Flak Magazine, February 3
Flavorpill: San Francisco, No. 103, April 20 - 26
Flavorpill: London, No. 13, April 20 - 26
John McGiff and Daniel T. Roach, Jr., "The Relevance of Observation" (Exhibition catalog)
Joanne Cohen and Julie Langsam, "It's A Wonderful Life: Psychodrama in Contemporary Painting" (Exhibition catalog)

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

2010

Fogged Clarity #1, 2010, Nicotine Heart Press

2009

"Between Meaning and Material," Fogged Clarity Arts Review, June

2008

Annual Guide To The Internet, NY Arts, Vol 13, November/December

2007

Seed Issue, Artworld Digest, April 2007

2006

"Unambiguous: A Curated Printed Exhibition", Artworld Digest, March 2006

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2013

Residency, Aggregate Space Writer In Residence Program, Oakland, CA, June-August

2012

Residency, Platte Clove Artists In Residence Program, Arkville, NY, July

2011

Southern Exposure Alternative Exposure Grant Program, Round V, October
Residency, Artist In Residence In the Everglades, Everglades National Park, Royal Palm, FL, October

2010

Residency, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (July '10 - August '11)

2009

Residency, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, Nebraska City, NE, September

2003

LMCC Manhattan Community Arts Fund Award, August 2003
Artists' Space Independent Project Grant, February 2003

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2011

Co-Curator, "A Live Animal," Root Division, San Francisco, CA

TEACHING & PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

2013

Co-founder/director, BAASICS (Bay Area Art & Science Interdisciplinary Collaborative Sessions) (2011-present)
Member, Root Division Curatorial Committee, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (2011-present)
Member, Root Division Advisory Board, Root Division, San Francisco, CA (2012-present)
Instructor, "Picturing Birds" (Spring Term), Sharon Art Studio, San Francisco, CA

2012

Instructor, "Picturing Birds" (Spring, Summer, & Fall Terms), Sharon Art Studio, San Francisco, CA
Instructor, "Water-based Media" (Spring Term), Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Visiting Artist/Lecturer, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA

2011

Instructor, "Natural History Studies," Sharon Art Studio, San Francisco, CA
Instructor, "Picturing Birds," Sharon Art Studio, San Francisco, CA
Visiting Artist/Lecturer, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Lecturer, A Live Animal: Evening of Presentation & Performance, ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA
Curator, "A Live Animal," Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Instructor, "Water-based Media" Adult Education (Spring & Fall/Winter Terms), Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Instructor, "Watercolor/Gouache" Private Lessons, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Substitute Instructor, "Drawing 101" Adult Education (Spring Term), Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2010

"Introduction to Figure Drawing" Adult Education (Fall/Winter term), Root Division, San Francisco, CA
Visiting Artist, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
Visiting Writer, Purchase College Art Writing Special Projects Workshop, Brooklyn, NY