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2006 MFA, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2003-04 Post-baccalaureate Studies, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2003 BFA, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI
summer 02 Studied Abroad in Florence, Italy, Santa Reparata International School of Art
2013 The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2011 The Clay Studio Guest Artist in Residence, Philadelphia
2010 Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
2008 Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2006 The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
2016 Stay Asleep, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO
2016 Christina A. West: Unmet, CG2 Gallery, Nashville
2015 Intimate Strangers, Mindy Solomon Gallery, Miami
2013 Misfits, Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia, Athens
2011 What a Doll: the Human Object as Toy, UNF Gallery at the Museum of Contemporary Art,
2011 New Work by Christina West, Trace Gallery, Athens, GA
2010 What a Doll: the Human Object as Toy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2009 Where the Wild Things Are, Klemm Gallery, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI
2008 No Exit, Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin--Osh-Kosh
2008 Shadows and Fog, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2007 Lilian Fellowship Exhibition, Warehouse Gallery, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
2006 The Sleep of Reason, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred, NY
2003 Refiguring the Ordinary, Klemm Gallery, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI
2016 Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta
Re: Semblance, Red Bull House of Art, Detroit
Bodies + Beings II, Abmeyer + Wood, Seattle
Artaxis, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis
2015 Pause, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA
Ceramix, Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, Concourse E, Atlanta
Sexual Politics, Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Body Norms: Selections from the Dean Spong Collection, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo
16th Annual Art Papers Auction, Bobo Intriquing Art Objects, Atlanta
Modeling Life, Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
2014 Figurative Association: The Human Form, Arrowmont School of Art and Craft, Gatlinburg, TN
Coast to Coast: Ceramic Sculpture, Elaine Erickson Gallery, Milwaukee
The Clay Studio: 40 Years, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia
2013 Call and Response, The Jung Center of Houston, TX
Post-Coital: a Romantic Commentary, The Mindy Solomon Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Magical Thinking: the Narratives of Marc Burckhardt, Kate Mac Dowell, Christina West, Christopher
Winter, Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston
2012 Push Play, Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA
OutFigured, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO
To Be Human... Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN
Explicit Content, Mindy Solomon Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
14th Annual Exhibition and Auction, The Bemis Center, Omaha, NE
Emerge Art Fair, Washington D.C., with The Mindy Solomon Gallery
2011 Movers and Shakers, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
The Strangely Familiar: Mark Burleson and Christina West (two person), West Tampa Arts Center
Personal Icons, Mindy Solomon Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Figuration, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Contemporary Figurative Ceramics, Barton College Art Gallery, Wilson, NC
12th Annual Art Auction and Exhibition, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
Positioning the Figure, Signature Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Pretty Young Things, Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA
Corporeal Manifestations, Mutter Museum at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, PA
ArtAxis Invitational Exhibition, Cheltenham Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
Ceram-A-Rama Exhibition and Auction, ASU Art Museum Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, AZ
2009 Former Firsts, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
Summer Workshop Preview Exhibition, Santa Fe Clay, NM
2008 Contemporary Ceramic Art: A Survey, Harvey Meadows Gallery, Aspen, CO
The Seven Deadly Sins, Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
A New Breed: Annual Ceramics Exhibition, Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Ceram*A*Rama: Soul on Fire, ASU Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, AZ
Interpreting the Figure, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
All Fired Up, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI
2007 Renegade Clay: Five Views from the West, ASU Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Lilian Fellowship Exhibition, The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
The Northwest Figurative Sculpture Exhibition, Turman-Larison Contemporary, Helena, MT
The Archie Bray Artists Exhibition, Shanghai, China
The Interpreted Figure, The Schein-Joseph International Museum of Art, Alfred, NY
Ceramics…On The Edge, UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum, Dallas, TX
2006 The Figure, Harvey Meadows Gallery, Aspen, CO
Alfred on 25th, J. Cacciola Gallery, Chelsea, NY
The Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
2004 New Art from Alfred, The Loupe Gallery, Prattsburgh, NY
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo, TX
2003 Toledo Area Artists Exhibition, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
2015 Welch Faculty Enrichment Fellowship, GSU, Atlanta
2014 Georgia State University Scholarly Support Grant
2013 Welch Faculty Enrichment Fellowship, GSU, Atlanta
2013 The Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant
2011 Georgia State University Research Initiation Grant
2010 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Emerging Artist Award
2009 Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Indvidual Artist's Fellowship
2009 Mary L. Nohl Suitcase Export Grant, Milwaukee, WI
2007 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship
2007 George Sugarman Foundation Grant
2006 Lillian Fellowship, Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
2006 First Place, The Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Exhibition, The Clay Studio, Philadelphia
2004 Third Place, National Ceramic Compettion, San Angelo Museum of Fine Art
2012 “Lauren Gallaspy’s Workmanship of Risk.” Ceramics: Art and Perception. No. 90, 2012, p. 54-57.
2010 “Bits and Pieces: A Sculptor’s Reflection on Meaning.” Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of
Persuasion. Web. February 2010
Cox, Caroline. "Q&A: Sculptor Christina West." Common Creativ ATL. Web. 8 June 2016
"Sculptures by Christina West." Juxtapoz. Web. 22 December 2015.
Holterman, Rose. "Christina West's Candy Colored Spray Painted Spin on Classical Sculpture." Beautiful/Decay. Web. 28 December 2015.
Albritton, Laura. “Review: Christina West/Mindy Solomon Gallery.” Sculpture Magazine. Vol 34. No. 9. p.70-71.
“Garth Clark Speaks with Christina West.” CFile. Web. 18 March 2015.
Garcia, Edith. “The Figure as a Map to Human Experience.” Ceramics: Art and Perception. no. 99, 2015. p42.
Cullum, Jerry. "Hold Still: 'Pause' & Portraiture at the Zuckerman." Burnaway. Web. 1 April 2015.
Garcia, Edith. “Christina West.” Ceramics and the Human Figure. London: A&C Black, 2012. p.102-105.
Seckler, Judy. “Push Play: Reinventing the Wheel.” Ceramics: Art and Perception. No. 88, 2012. p. 108-111.
Copeland, Colette. “Figuration at the Clay Studio.” Ceramics: Art and Perception. No. 87, 2012. p. 96-99.
Kangas, Matthew. “Dark Childhood: Push Play.” Ceramics Monthly. April 2012, p. 46-50.
Fox, Catherine. “Review: A Lively ‘Movers and Shakers’ at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia.” ArtsCriticATL.com. 29 January 2011.
Temin, Christine. “Pretty Young Things.” Ceramics Art and Perception. No. 84, 2011, p.62-64.
Soy, Jason. “Macabre Mannequins.” Trend Hunter. Web. 16 July 2011.
Chang Hyun Bang. “몸. 모옴. ㅁ 아홉 번째 작가: 크리스티나 웨스트 Christina West.” Monthly Ceramic Art (Korea), December 2010, p. 76-81.
Nadelman, Cynthia. “Pot People: Recent Figurative Ceramic Sculpture.” Sculpture Review, Fall 2010, Vol. LIX,
No.3, p.21 and 23.
Copeland, Colette. “Corporeal Manifestations: A Review.” Ceramics: Art and Perception, no. 82, 2010, p. 83.
Boyles, James.“ReFiguring Connections: An Interview with Christina West.” SECAC Review, Vol.15,
No.5, 2010, p. 608-617.
Iddamsetty, Anshuman. “Christina West is Picturing You Naked,” Slow Decade. Web. 1 December 2009.
Barr, Peter. “The Push and Pull of Christina West’s Ceramic Sculptures.” 2007-08 Clay in Art International Yearbook, Athens, Greece, p. 120-129.
Yau, Lucy. “Shadows and Fog.” ArtVoice, V7/N9, March 2008.
Ruble, Casey. “The Strangely Familiar.” The Archie Bray Foundation Fellowship Catalogue, 2007.
2015- Associate Professor of Art, Three Dimensional Studies/Ceramics, The Ernest G. Welch
current School of Art & Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2009-15 Assistant Professor of Art, Three Dimensional Studies/Ceramics, The Ernest G. Welch
School of Art & Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2007-09 Visiting Lecturer, Ceramics, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2015 CRETA Rome Art Center, Rome, Italy
Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY
Auburn University, Auburn, AL
2014 University of Alaska-Anchorage
University of North Georgia, Dahlongea, GA
2013 Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
Cochise College, Sierra Vista and Douglas, AZ
2012 The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
Metropolitan State College of Denver, Co
2011 Arizona State University, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Tempe, AZ
College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, St. Joseph, MN
Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, FL
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
2010 The University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA
Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Richmond, VA
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Conference, Philadelphia, PA
Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
2009 Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA
Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI
Santa Fe Clay, Santa Fe, NM
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2008 The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, Colloquium Series
New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2007 The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
Other Professional Experience
2015 Instructor: Permission to Stare: Sculpting the Figure, 2-week workshop, CRETA Rome, Italy
Instructor: Picturing People Naked, One-Week Workshop at Santa Fe Clay, NM
2014 Presenter, The Human Form Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg
2012 Instructor: The Psychologically Charged Figure, Archie Bray Foundation, MT
Panelist, “Risky Business: Artists Baring it All,” Mindy Solomon Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Participant, Creative Capital Core Weekend Professional Development Program, Atlanta
2009 Instructor: Site Sensitive Figuration, One-Week Workshop, Santa Fe Clay, NM
American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA
The Arizona State University Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, AZ
Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY
The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, PA
The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
Schein-Joseph International Museum of Art at Alfred University, Gloryhole Collection
San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX
Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI