SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Carboard Sidewalks, Cultural Alliance of Long Beach, 11/13 - 12/13, Long Beach, CA
Bivouac: Chinn + Tool, PØST, 7/13, Los Angeles, CA
Women Without Shelter, Chez Shaw Gallery, 3/13 - 4/13, Long Beach, CA
Panhandle, Stone Rose Gallery, 2/13 - 3/13, Long Beach, CA
On the Row, Overtones, 3/08 - 4/08, Los Angeles, CA
Civic Territories, Keller and Greene, 9/04 - 10/04, Los Angeles, CA
The Untitled Series, Southlynn Studios, 3/98 - 4/98, Champaign, IL
Sitting Down, The South Garage Gallery, 2/98, Champaign, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

We Love Music, Grand Rapids African American Museum and Archives, 9/17 - 10/17, Grand Rapids, MI
MAS Attack
, Torrance Art Museum, 11/16, Torrance, CA
Art as Politics
, Touchstone Gallery, 7/16, Washington DC
Ob-ver-sa-tions
, Long Beach City College Art Gallery, 2/16 - 3/16, Long Beach, CA
Seeing the Invisible
, Begovich Gallery, California State University Fullerton, 9/14, Fullerton, CA
Long Beach Summer III, Stone Rose Gallery, 7/14 - 8/14, Long Beach, CA
Lamp Art Project at Mike Kelly Mobile Homestead
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MOCA Geffen Contemporary, 7/14, Los Angeles, CA
My Dog is My Home
, National Museum of Animals & Socierty, 11/13 - 1/14, Los Angeles, CA
California SLAM
, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, 8/13 - 9/13, San Luis Obispo, CA
Represented, Stone Rose Gallery, 7/13, Long Beach, CA
Intersections: The Real Faces of the Homeless, Spring Arts Tower, 10/12, Los Angeles, CA
Expressions of the Figure, GWC Fine Arts Gallery, 4/11, Huntington Beach, CA
Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, 7/11 - 8/11, Santa Monica, CA
The Pandemic
, Overtones, 11/09 - 12/09, Los Angeles, CA
The Global Financial Crisis and the U.S. Election, McNish Art Gallery, 11/08 - 12/08, Oxnard, CA
A Mirror In Which to Dwell, Ventura County Arts Council, 8/08 - 10/08, Ventura, CA
Beauty and the Beast, Overtones, 6/08 To 8/08, Los Angeles, CA
Failed States, Upfront Gallery, 3/08 - 4/08, Ventura, CA
Blips, Drips, and Strips, Upfront Gallery, 12/06 - 1/07, Ventura, CA
Flowers West, Keller and Greene, 7/05 - 9/05, Los Angeles, CA
New California Realism, Gallery C, 1/04 - 2/04, Hermosa Beach, CA
The Love Depot, Alternative Art Space, 3/03, Culver City, CA
With Reference to Painting, Vincent Price Art Museum,  11/01 - 12/01, Monterey Park, CA
8th & Figueroa, 801 Tower Building, 3rd Floor, 8/01 - 9/01, Los Angeles, CA
A Fresh Pot of Gumbo, First Space, 4/01, Los Angeles, CA
The Holiday Show, Wayward Gallery, 12/00, West Hollywood, CA
An Art Show With Too Many New Parts to List, Alternative Art Space, 2/00,
Los Angeles, CA
Guerilla Gumbo, Alterative Art Space, 10/99, Los Angeles, CA
Arts in Celebration, Southern Illinois University Museum, 9/98 - 10/98, Carbondale, IL
Multi - Perspective V, An Art Place Gallery, 10/97 - 11/97, Chicago, IL
47th Annual Quad-State Exhibition, Quincy Art Center, 2/97 - 4/97, Quincy, IL

REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS

OC Weekly. "'Obversations' at Long Beach City College Has Artworks Talking." Barton, Dave. 3/2/16.
http://www.ocweekly.com/arts/obversations-at-long-beach-city-college-has-art-pieces-talking-7011771

Seeing the Invisible: Life on the Street. Mace, Joanne. Grand Central Press. ISBN: 978-0-935314-98-4. 10/15. cover image and pages 14-19, 85, 87, 88, 91 & 94.

Drawing: A Text and Sketchbook. Lazzari, Margaret; Schlesier, Douglas; Schlesier, Dona. Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199368273. 9/14. pages 46 & 112.

OC Weekly. "Hiding in Plain Sight in New Cal State Fullerton Exhibit." Barton, Dave. 10/2/14.
http://www.ocweekly.com/2014-10-02/culture/seeing-the-invisible-life-on-the-street-begovich-gallery-cal-state-fullerton/

Long Beach Post. "Christopher Chinn: Cardboard Sidewalks." Wolff, Sander R. 11/1/13.
http://lbpost.com/life/arts-culture/2000003018-christopher-chinn-cardboard-sidewalks#.UnQapSTFbeY

New Times SLO. "Evocative, Brave, Gross, Awesome." Weltner, Anna. 8/28/13.  vol. 28 issue 5.
http://www.newtimesslo.com/art/9913/evocative-brave-gross-awesome/

The Huffington Post. "Invisible People: Fighting Homelessness With Art." Bell, Ryan J. 7/20/11. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ryan-j-bell/homeless-inspired-art_b_902279.html

The Hillhurst Review. "Invisible People: An Interview with Christopher Chinn." Bell, Ryan J. 7/19/11. http://hillhurstreview.com/2011/07/19/invisible-people-an-interview-with-christopher-chinn/

Artweek. "Christopher Chinn at Overtones." Dambrot, Shana Nys. June 2008. vol. 39 issue 5: page 17.

GOB Magazine. "Christopher Chinn." Lawrence, Joseph. February 16, 2009. http://www.gobmagazine.com/

Art Ltd. "Home of the Brave: Political Art Collector Tim Campbell." Young, Paul. Nov/Dec 2008: pages 40-43.
http://www.artltdmag.com/index.php?subaction=showfull&id=1225300155&archive=&start_from=&ucat=28&

New American Paintings. vol. 6 number 6. book number 37. 1/02: pages 26-29.

The Issue Magazine. "Christopher Chinn." Lipinski, Stacza S. vol. 5 number 5. 1/98: pages 12-13.

AWARDS & GRANTS

USA Projects, Artist Grant, 2011
Puffin Foundation, Ltd., Artist Grant, 2010
Emerging Artist’s Grant, California Community Foundation, 2005
Outstanding Service Award, University of Southern California, 2001
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Southern California, 1999 to 2001
The McLellan Scholarship, University of Illinois, 1998
Outstanding Senior Award, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois, 1998
Talented Student Tuition Waiver, University of Illinois, 1994

TEACHING

Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA
1/06 to Present
Professor, Painting and Drawing
Art and Photography Department Chair, 2012 - 2013
Academic Senate, 2007 - 2012

Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
9/01 - 12/05
Associate Status, Adjunct Faculty
Painting, Drawing and Design

Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA
8/04 - 12/05
Adjunct Faculty
Painting and Drawing

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
8/02 - 12/05        
Adjunct Professor
Drawing and Life Drawing

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
1/01 - 7/01
Adjunct and Substitute Instructor
Drawing and Life Drawing

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
8/99 - 5/01
Teaching Assistant
Painting and Drawing

Private Drawing Instructor, Los Angeles, CA
1/01 - 5/01

EDUCATION

‘99 to ‘01                   University of Southern California, MFA Studio Art 
‘94 to ‘98                   University of Illinois, BFA Painting