BIO

Christine Frerichs

(b. 1979, Los Angeles, California)
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Christine Frerichs (b. 1979, Los Angeles) has exhibited at Klowden Mann, ACME, CB1 Gallery, Kaycee Olsen Gallery, and Young Art in Los Angeles, Duchess Presents in Chicago, and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, and Kevin Kavanagh Gallery among others. Her work has been reviewed by ArtForum and The Los Angeles Times, and published in New American Paintings. She received her MFA from UC Riverside in 2009, and has taught at UC Riverside and UC Irvine, Otis College of Art and Design, and is currently a full-time faculty member at East Los Angeles College. Her work is held in national and international private collections.

 

Education

2009 MFA (Painting and Drawing), University of California, Riverside, California
2002 BFA (Painting and Drawing, Minor in Spanish), University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Christine Frerichs, 101 California, San Francisco, California
Beacon
, Klowden Mann, Culver City, California
2015 Serenade, Klowden Mann, Culver City, California
2013 The Conversation, gallery km (now Klowden Mann), Santa Monica, California
Christine Frerichs, gallery km (now Klowden Mann), VOLTA NY, New York City, New York
2010 On Recognition, Kaycee Olsen Gallery, Culver City, California
2008 New Work, Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, California
2003 The Bachelor Series, Phantom Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

Group Exhibitions

2014 Texas Contemporary, George R. Brown Conventional Center, Houston, Texas
2013 Miami Project, Miami, Florida
Texas Contemporary, George R. Brown Conventional Center, Houston, Texas
Selective Perspectives, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2012 ELAC Faculty Exhibition, Vincent Price Museum, Los Angeles, California
Line Dancing, Curated by Catlin Moore and Matthew Gardocki, 5790projects, Los Angeles, California
2011 Painting. Design. Speculation. Generosity., CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Telephone, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California
2010 Inaugural Group Show, Kaycee Olsen Gallery, Culver City, California
2009  Seasonal Pictures, ACME., Los Angeles, California
Objets d’Art II, Young Art, Los Angeles, California
Until we come to one that reminds us, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, California
Christine Frerichs MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sweeney Gallery, Riverside, California
Supersonic, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, California
2008 New Work, Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles, California
Painting’s Edge Exhibition, Curated by Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
Works on Loan from the 21st Century, essay by Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
2007 My Buddy, Wight Gallery at UCLA, Los Angeles, California
both…and (and both), 57 Underground, Pomona, California
either too young or too obtuse, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
Like, Resembling, Similar, Curated by Spencer Finch, Duchess Presents, Chicago, Illinois
2005 Summer Group Show, Katz Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
2004 Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artist’s Space, New York City, New York
2003 Portrait of My Mother, Things Left Unsaid, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, California
This American Lawn, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, Arizona
2002 Spit and Image, Carbonbase Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
2001 Group Show, Joseph Gross Gallery, Tucson, Arizona
Miniphany, Gocaia Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

Residencies

2008 Painting’s Edge, Advanced Painting Residency, Idyllwild, California
– Studied with Fred Tomaselli, Pat Steir, Mark Bradford, Jill Giegerich, Peter
Clothier and Peter Plagens.

Scholarships and Awards

2009 Change Inc., Artist Grant, New York City, New York
2006-08 Painting’s Edge Residency Fellowship
Maxwell H. Gluck Fellowship, Riverside, California
Distinguished Dean’s Award, Riverside,California

Bibliography

2017 Christine Frerichs Beacon,” Wall Street International, April 5.
Abrahams, Megan, “Christine Frerichs: Beacon at Klowden Mann,” art ltd., March 31.
Davis, Jeff, “March 2017 Art Column,”Pasadena Independent, March 24.
Christine Frerichs: Living Landscapes,” Diversions LA, March 9.
Davis, Genie, “Christine Frerichs,” Artscene, March.
2015 Abrahams, Megan, “Christine Frerichs: Serenade,” ARTPULSE, December.
Scarborough, James, “Christine Frerichs: Serenade at Klowden Mann,” Artscene. May.
Gleeson, Bridget, “A Painter Creates Her Own Materials to Illustrate Personal Memories,” Artsy Editorial, April 3.
Brumer, Andy, “Christine Frerichs,” Artscene, March.
2013 Caldwell, Ellen, “Overlapping Disjuncture: Christine Frerichs at Gallery KM,” New American Paintings, July 1.
Miller, Easton, “A Conversation with Christine Frerichs,” Painting in L.A., June 25.
Butler, Sharon, “At the Art Fairs: Christine Frerichs,” Two Coats of Paint, March 11.
2010 Tuck, Geoff, “Weekend of Dec 18, 19 – Part 1,” Notes on Looking, December 16.
2009 Myers, Holly, “Until we come to one that reminds us,” Los Angeles Times, August 19.
2007 McKinnon, John, “Like, Resembling, Similar,” Artforum, February 5.
Foumberg, Jason, “Like, Resembling, Similar,” New City Chicago, January.

Writing and Publications

2015 “Christine Frerichs,” Exhibition Catalogue, April.
2007 “Rebecca Morris at Karyn Lovegrove Gallery,” www.thehighlights.org, May.
2005 New American Paintings, Northeastern Competition, Juror: Nicholas Baume.

Teaching Experience

2016-current Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing
East Los Angeles College, Department of Art, Los Angeles, California
2011-current Senior Lecturer
Otis College of Art and Design, Department of Fine Arts, Los Angeles, California
– Painting II (Intermediate)
– Extended Techniques in Painting: Materials and Methods
2011 Lecturer
University of California, Irvine, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Irvine,
California
– Advanced Studio Topics / Painting – “PAINT: Material, Meaning, Method”
2010-2016 Adjunct Faculty
East Los Angeles College, Department of Art, Los Angeles,California
-Beginning Drawing
-Beginning Painting (gouache, watercolor, oil and acrylic)
Faculty
Otis College of Art and Design, Continuing Education, Los Angeles, California
– Drawing and Composition
– Encaustic – Paint and Collage with Wax
– Painting in the Style of the Old Masters (oil and egg tempera)
– Drawing from Memory
2009 Instructor
University of California, Riverside, School of Art, Riverside, California
– PAINT: Material, Meaning, Method
*Designed and instructed this new undergraduate materials-based painting course.
*Led students in hand-mixing paints from scratch: watercolor, acrylic, oil paint, egg tempera.
*Secured university grant and departmental support to fund the course.
2007-09 Graduate Teaching Assistant
University of California, Riverside, School of Art, Riverside, California
– Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Painting
– Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Drawing
– Figure Drawing

Lectures

2017 “Beacon”, Artist Talk, Klowden Mann, Culver City, California
2015 “Serenade”, Artist Talk, Klowden Mann, Culver City, California
2013 “The Conversation”, Artist Talk, gallery KM (now Klowden Mann), Santa Monica, California
2010 Visiting Artist Lecture and Studio Visits, Biola University, La Mirada, California
Otis College of Art and Design, Guest Instructor (Advanced Painting Seminar)

Selected Collections
Michael S. Smith Inc., Los Angeles, California
Jeffrey Soros, Los Angeles, California
Gillian Jacobs, Los Angeles, California
D.V. DeVincentis, Los Angeles, California
Julia and John Badham, Los Angeles, California
Frank Kolodny, Princeton, New Jersey
Bruce Eissner, New York City, New York
Amanda Porterfield, Tallahassee, Florida
Anthony Leichter, New York City, New York
Frank and Kathy Baxter, Los Angeles, California
Eli Grayevsky, Seattle, Washington
Marianne Bauer, New York City, New York
Michael Corrigan, Dublin, Ireland

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