Christina Quarles

Born 1985 in Chicago, Illinois, US

Lives and works in Los Angeles

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022

Christina Quarles, Frye Museum, Seattle, US

 
2021
Dance by tha Light of tha Moon, X Museum, Beijing, China
Christina Quarles, MCA Chicago, Chicago, US
Christina Quarles: In Likeness, South London Gallery, London, UK
 

2020
I Won't Fear Tumbling or Falling/If We'll be Joined in Another World, Pilar Corrias, London, UK

2019

Every Silver Lining Has its Cloud, Pond Society, Shanghai, China
Christina Quarles, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, UK
But I Woke Jus’ Tha Same, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, US

2018

Christina Quarles: Made in L.A, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
Christina Quarles / MATRIX 271, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, US
Always Brightest Before Tha Dusk, Pilar Corrias, London, UK

2017    

Christina Quarles: Baby, I want Yew To Know All Tha Folks I Am, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, US
It’s Gunna Be All Right, Cause Baby, There Ain’t Nuthin’ Left, Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles, US

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022

The Milk of Dreams, 59th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy 

Luncheon on the Grass, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, US
Not me, Not that, Not nothing either, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, US

 

2021

New Acquisitions, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Our whole, unruly selves, San José Museum of Art, San José, US
Stretching the Body, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Plural Possibilities & the Female Body, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, US
Journey Through a Body, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
New Time: Art and Feminism in the 21st Century, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, US
Queer/Dialogue, Grinnell College Museum of Art, Iowa, US
 
2020
My Body My Rules, Perez Art Museum, Miami, US
Astrup Feanrley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
A Possible Horizon, de la Cruz Collection, Miami, US
100 Drawings from Now, The Drawing Center, New York, US
Alien vs. Citizen, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, US
Don’t Let This Be Easy, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
Radical Figures: Painting in the New Millennium, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA), Berkley, US
Psychic Wounds: On Art and Trauma, The Warehouse, Dallas, US
 
2019
Kiss My Genders, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Paint also known as Blood, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
Stonewall 50, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, US
Let Me Tell You a Story, The Arts Club, London, US 
 
2018
This Is Not a Prop, David Zwirner, New York, US
Made in L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, US
Demolition WoManhood, Skibum McArthur, Los Angeles, US
Terribly Vulnerable and Terribly Hard, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Candada 
Biomorphic Virtuosity: Christina Quarles, Isaac Julien & Aleksandra Domanović, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, US
Slump Love, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London, UK
I am no bird, Ltd Los Angeles, Los Angeles, US
 
2017                
Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum, New York, US
Fictions, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, US
Engender, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, US
No burden as heavy, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, US
Women Painting, Miami Dade College Kendall Gallery, Miami, US
Reconstitution, LAXART, Los Angeles, US
Appetitive Torque, Eastside International, Los Angeles, US 
 
2016                
Queering Space, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US
I’d Rather Be Here Than Almighty, 315 Gallery, Brooklyn, US
Meatballs, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, US
Partners, Abrons Center for the Arts, New York, US
Double Dip: MFA Painting Thesis, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US
Tight Squeeze, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, US 
 
2015                
Second Coming, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, US 
 
2014                
First Things, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, US
InsituWorks Pop Up, 215 Bowery, New York, US
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, US 
 
2013                
3!  Actual Size, Los Angeles, US
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, US 
 
 

EDUCATION

2016                
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan
MFA in Painting and Printmaking, Yale University, New Haven
 
2007                
BA in Studio Arts and Philosophy, Hampshire College, Amherst 
 
 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

2019

Pérez Art Museum Miami Pérez Prize
 
2017                
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant
 
2015                
Robert Schoelkopf Travel Fellowship, Yale University
 
2009                
B U I L D Studio Residency
 
2008                
Hearth Farm Fellowship 
 
2006                
J. Paul Getty Foundation Grant, Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program
Simmons Scholarship
Arturo Schomburg Scholarship
Hampshire College Grant
 
2005                
J. Paul Getty Foundation Grant, Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program
Arturo Schomburg Scholarship 
Field Study Grant, Hampshire College
Hampshire College Grant
 
2004                
Arturo Schomburg Scholarship
Hampshire College Grant
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