Christine Tien Wang (b. 1985 Washington D.C) is an artist living and working in San Francisco. Wang received her BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science in 2008 and her MFA in painting from UCLA in 2013. Wang also attended the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Mural Painting department for two semesters in 2006. Wang is the 2013-2014 Artist in Residence at the Painting and Printmaking Department in VCUQatar. Wang has completed residencies at Studio LLC (2010) from the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Chashama North (2010), and Skowhegan (2007). Wang co-founded the artist-run studio space Splinters and Logs in Brooklyn, New York. Selected group exhibitions include The Privilege Show at Control Room (2013), Pushing Painting Paradigms at Rutgers University (2012), Shock and Awe at Gatov Gallery, and California State University Long Beach (2009). Solo and two-person exhibitions include Actions Speak Louder Than Fonts (2017) at Galerie Nagel and Draxler in Berlin, Gaseous Abstraction with Kelley Lowe at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University Student Center Gallery, I Want That Bag, and Devotional Art for Your Home (2016) at Night Gallery and The Gudelsky Gallery Maryland College of Art and Design. Selected exhibition venues include The Prince Street Gallery NY, Black Box LA, Control Room LA, Swap Meet at High Desert Test Sites in Joshua Tree. Wang is an Assistant Professor in Painting at California College of Art in San Francisco. Wang is currently represented by Night Gallery in Los Angeles and Galerie Nagel Draxler in Berlin and Cologne. Crypto Rich, a solo exhibition of new work by Wang, is now on view at Galerie Nagel Draxler Kabinett through October 27.

 

Please inquire for available works: info@nullevergoldprojects.com

CV

 

 

Exhibitions with Ever Gold [Projects]:

Christine Wang and Mieke Marple
Relocation Tarot
January 10 – February 24, 2018

 

 

Christine Wang
Vitalik Jesus, 2018
Acrylic on canvas
72 x 60 inches

 

 

Christine Wang
Horse, 2018
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 69 inches

 

 

Christine Wang
Tron, 2018
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 48 inches

 

 

Installation view, Crypto Rich at Gallerie Nagel Draxler Kabinett, Berlin, 2018. Courtesy of Gallerie Nagel Draxler Kabinett.

 

 

Christine Wang
Ten of Swords, 2017
Acrylic on canvas
64 x 36 inches

 

 

Christine Wang
Ten of Cups, 2017
Acrylic on canvas
64 x 36 inches

 
 

Christine Wang
Three of Hearts, 2017
Acrylic on canvas
64 x 36 inches


 
 

Christine Wang
Devil, 2017
Gouache and ink on paper
14 x 11 inches


 
 

Christine Wang
Empress, 2017
Gouache and ink on paper
14 x 11 inches


 
 

Christine Wang
Wheel of Fortune, 2017
Gouache and ink on paper
14 x 11 inches

 
 
 

 

CHRISTINE WANG

Born 1985, Washington D.C.
Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

 
Education

2013
MFA (Painting), University of California Los Angeles

2008
BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science

2006
The Central Academy of Fine Art, Mural Painting Department, Beijing, China

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Solo exhibition at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, CA) — forthcoming

2018
Crypto Rich at Galerie Nagel Draxler Kabinett (Berlin, Germany)
Twilight at Magenta Plains (New York, NY)

2017
It is the holes which make it useful at New Positions, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Art Cologne (Cologne, Germany)
Actions speak louder than fonts at Galerie Nagel Draxler (Berlin, Germany)

2016
Devotional Art for Your Home at Night Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)

2015
LA:FURN at Reiseburogalerie, Galerie Nagel Draxler (Cologne, Germany)

2014
I Want That Bag at Night Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)

2012
Repetition Compulsion at Night Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

Two Person Exhibitions

2018
Two person presentation with Grant Levy-Lucero at Independent Art Fair with Night Gallery (New York, NY)
Relocation Tarot, with Mieke Marple at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, CA)

2014
Gaseous Abstractions With Kelley Lowe at Hamad Bin Khalifa University Student Center Art Gallery, Education City, Doha, Qatar

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Tears then Holes, curated by Pam Lins at Rachel Uffner Gallery (New York, NY)
Skiptracer I at M. LeBlanc (Chicago, Illinois)

2017
True Lies at Night Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)
Silhouette at Et Al. Etc. Minnesota Street Project (San Francisco, CA)
Reconstitution, curated by Catherine Taft and Hamza Walker at LA>A History Show at Foxy Productions (New York, NY)

2016
Arresting Patterns: Perspectives on Race, Criminal Justice, Artistic Expression, and Community at African American Museum in Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA)
Global Terror at Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin, Germany
Pipe Dream, organized by Night Gallery and Rachel Uffner at 170 Suffolk St (New York, NY)
White Columns Benefit at White Columns (New York, NY)
Fruit at Produce Model (Chicago, Illinois)

2015
Awkward Threesome at Alter Space, San Francisco, California

2014
Strange Wonders: VCUQ Faculty Exhibition, curated by Catlin Doherty at Msherieb Enrichment Center (Doha, Qatar)
The Last Brucennial at The Bruce High Quality Foundation (New York, NY)

2013
Good Intentions: Re-Imagining Rockwell’s Boy Scouts, curated by Andrew Pogany and Ben Lee Ritchie Handler at Subliminal Projects (Los Angeles, CA)
Privilege Show, curated by William Kaminski and Evelena Ruther at Control Room (Los Angeles, CA)
More Young Americans, curated by Susanne Van Hagen at L’Enclos de Bernardins (Paris, France)

2012
INVAGINATION, curated by Cara Benedetto at Night Gallery (Los Angeles, CA)
MFA 2013 Exhibition at New Wight Gallery UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)
Pushing Painting Paradigms, ccurated by LaToya Ruby Fraizer at Mason Gross Gallery, Rutgers University, New Jersey
Invagination: Hunger is Real, curated by Cara Benedetto at H.E.N.S. Gallery/Nail Salon/Solidarity Center (Brooklyn, NY)

2011
A Blithedale Romance at Chashama (New York, NY)
Skowhegan at 92YTribeca: An Alumni Exhibition curated by David Goodman, Wes Miller, and Kate Werble at 92YTribeca (New York, NY)
2011 LACE Benefit auction at LA Mart (Los Angeles, CA)

2009
Third National Juried Exhibition at Prince Street Gallery (New York, NY)
Shock and Awe: Where the Abject and the Sublime Converge at Gatov Galleries, California State University Long Beach

2010
A Failed Entertainment, curated by Sam Ekwurtzel at LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University (New York, NY)

 

 

Residencies

2013
Artist in Residence, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

2010
Studio LLC Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (Queens, New York)

2010
June Chashama North Resident (Pine Plains, New York)

2007
The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Skowhegan, Maine)

 

 

Honors, Awards, Grants, and Nominations

2017
Paulo Cunha E Silva Art Prize (nominated by Susanne Titz)

2014
Faculty Research Grant, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

2013
Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, University of California Los Angeles

2012
Edna and Yu-Shan Han Award, University of California Los Angeles

2010
Van Lier Fellowship, Jamaica Center For Arts and Learning, Studio LLC (Queens, NY)

2008
The Sara Cooper Hewitt Fund Prize for Excellence in Art, The Cooper Union (New York, NY)

2007
Alex Katz Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (Skowhegan, Maine)