CHRIS BEAS

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MP 4/4 1988, 2010
Die cast metal, acrylic on canvas on panel
21 1/4 x 35 3/4 x 7 inches
MP 4/4 1988, 2010
Die cast metal, acrylic on canvas on panel
21 1/4 x 35 3/4 x 7 inches

CHRIS BEAS



Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

MFA, University of California, San Diego, CA
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
And Now For Something Completely Different – Here’s One I Made Earlier,
Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Tamburello, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004
L.A., David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011
Oniomania, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Random Selection, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Anthology, Martha Otero Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Confidential, Curated by Sandra Patron and Allyson Spellacy, Parc Saint Leger Centre D’Art Contemporain, Pougues-les-Eaux, France
Scene/ Seen: Recent Acquisitions from the Luckman Fine Arts Complex Permanent Collection, 1979 – 2006, Luckman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007
One Foot High and Rising, Curated by Pentti Monkkonen, The Balmoral, Venice, CA
Free Paris: A Los Angeles celebration of Bastille Day (or Liberty Leaving
the People), Curated by Allyson Spellacy, Jail, Los Angeles, CA
Milieu, curated by Martha Otero, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
What Went Wrong, Curated by Andrea Bellini, Prague Biennale3, Prague, Czech Republic
Designomite, Black Dragon Society, Los Angeles, CA

2006
The Beautiful Game: Contemporary Art and Fútbol, Curated by Trevor
Schoonmaker & Franklin Sirmans, Roebling Hall, New York, NY

2004
Art needs an operation, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, NY
Fall Out Site, High Desert Test Sites 4, Joshua Tree, CA

2003
Deserted, The Projects, Yucca Valley, CA
Word Works, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
High Desert Test Sites 2, Joshua Tree, CA
Group Show, organized by Clarissa Dalrymple, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2010
Moret, A. "Chris Beas", INSTALLATION, May 2007
Curcio, Seth "Chris Beas: Tamburello", Daily Serving, May 2010

2007
Prague Biennale 3 Glocal and Outsiders: Connecting Cultures in Central Europe, 2007, p. 56-60
Casavecchia, Barbara, “PRAGUEBIANNALE3”, Flash Art, July – Sept. 2007, p. 69, 76
LaPierre, Sheldon, Artnet Design, Artnet Magazine, May 25th, 2007
Gray, Emma, “L.A. Confidential”, Artnet Magazine, June 23rd, 2007
Knight, Christopher, “Living friskily is Best Revenge”, LA Times, Aug. 3rd, 2007, p.E29

2006
Cover of the Choices section of The Village Voice, June 2006, p. 47
Bollen, Christopher “The Art of the Game”, V Man, Spring/Summer
2006, p.90, 91

2005
Casadio, Mariuccia "The Next Frontier", Vogue Italia, Jan. 2005, p.49, 52

2003
Israel, Nico “Under the sun”, ArtForum, Sep. 2003
High Desert Test Sites 2, 2003, p. 14