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Chris Lopez

Member since January 2014

Biography

Christopher A. Lopez is a multidisciplinary artist who, through his artwork, explores how the integration of technology in social spaces impact the social anxieties of contemporary communities. Performance, video, robotics, sculpture, and sound media are used by the artist to create experiential and interactive environments within the gallery. 

 

Lopez currently resides in Fresno, California. He has been a member of Corridor 2122 since 2013 where he continues his art practice and exhibits work.  

 

Curriculum Vitae:

 

Education

MFA 2013 New Practices San Francisco State University

MA 2008 Sculpture California State University, Fresno

BA 2002 Studio Art University of California at Irvine

 

Professional Experience

2015 – Pres. Art Gallery Technician, California State University, Fresno,

Fresno, CA

2008 – 2016 Adjunct Professor of Art, Clovis Community College,

Fresno, CA

2012 Art Instructor (In Place of Prof. Paula Levin While on Sabbatical), San

Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2011-2013 Teaching Assistant, San Francisco State University, (Prof. Francisco Perez)

Intermediate Sculpture

2008- 2010 Adjunct Professor of Art, Madera Center,

Madera, CA

 

Teaching Grants

2013 State Center Community College District Mini-Grant, Fresno, CA

 

Awards and Honors

2008 Dean’s Medalist Nominee, California State University at Fresno

2002 Summa cum Laude, University of California at Irvine

2000-2002 Dean’s List, University of California at Irvine, 2000-2002

 

Art Grants and Scholarships

2012 Wilbur Eugene Smith Endowed Scholarship, San Francisco, CA

2012 Christine Tamblyn Memorial Scholarship, San Francisco, CA

2010 Foundation for Contemporary Arts/Emergency Grants, New York, NY

2007 Hispanic Scholarship Fund/McNamara Creative Arts Project Grant, San

Francisco, CA

2007 Adolf Odorfer Art Scholarship, California State University at Fresno, CA

 

Exhibition Record (* Solo shows marked by asterisk)

2016 Carnivalelection, Corridor 2122, Fresno, CA

2016 *Better than Fiction, Corridor 2122, Fresno, CA

Edward Odd Lund lll, Corridor 2122, Fresno, CA

2015 Analogue This_Digital That (Faculty Exhibition), Clovis Community

College, Clovis, CA

Hybridized Mediations, Corridor 2122, Fresno, CA

2014 *It’s About You, Corridor 2122, Fresno, CA.

Art Scientifique Show, Chris Sorensen Gallery, Fresno, CA

Curators: Lisa Anderson and Martin Shapiro

2013 Word, Chris Sorensen Gallery, Fresno, CA

Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, San Francisco State University, CA

2012 *Are You Feeling Okay?, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011 Stillwell Exhibit, Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA

Centralism lll, Juried exhibition, Gallery 25, Fresno, CA.

Curator: Edward Gillum, Professor of Art, California State University at

Fresno

2011 Introduction ll, The Art Gallery, Cesar Chavez Student Center,

San Francisco State University

2010 Centralism ll, Juried exhibition, Gallery 25, Fresno, CA

Curator: Linda Walsh, Professor of Art, San Jose State University

Weather-Whether?, Gallery 25, Fresno, CA

Curator: Edward Gillum, Professor of Art, California State University at

Fresno

2009 Centralism, Group exhibition at Gallery 25, Fresno, CA

Curator: Edward Gillum, Professor of Art, California State University at

Fresno

2008 *The Sound and Its Aesthetic Counterpart, or Your Whiteness, MA Thesis

Exhibition, California State University at Fresno, CA

2007 Threads of Continuity, California State University at Fresno

*Dichromatic Paintings: Lopez Brown, Sylvester Winery,

Paso Robles, CA

2006 *The Freezer Project: We are the Alphas, Clovis, CA

2002 *The Freezer Project: Left for Dead, The Greenhouse, Los Angeles, CA

Senior Exhibition at the University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

Visiting Artist Talk

2013 California State University at Fresno, Fresno, CA

2011 California State University at Fresno, Fresno, CA

2008 California State University at Fresno, Fresno, CA

Willow International Center, Fresno, CA

2008 Clovis Center, Clovis, CA

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Work