geboren / born 1985 in Washington, D.C.
lebt und arbeitet / lives and works in Los Angeles
AUSBILDUNG / EDUCATION
MFA, University of California Los Angeles
BFA, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science, New York, NY
The Central Academy of Fine Art, Mural Painting Department, Beijing, China
HONORS AND AWARDS
Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, University of California Los Angeles
Edna and Yu-Shan Han Award, University of California Los Angeles
Van Lier Fellowship, Jamaica Center For Arts and Learning, Studio LLC, Queens, NY
The Sara Cooper Hewitt Fund Prize for Excellence in Art, The Cooper Union, New York
Alex Katz Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
EINZELAUSSTELLUNGEN / SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
Devotional Art for Your Home, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
I Want That Bag, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Repetition Compulsion, with Abigail DeVille, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Just Painted, with Thompson Harris, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
Paintings That I Made In China But That Are Not About China, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
GRUPPENAUSSTELLUNGEN (AUSWAHL) / GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
Global Terror, Nagel Draxler Kabinett, Berlin
Walk Artisanal, curated by Peter Harkawik and Miles Huston, Los Angeles, CA
Awkward Threesome, with Kim Ye and Raphael Noz, Alter Space, San Francisco, CA
The Cat Show, 356 Mission Rd., Los Angeles, CA
The Last Brucennial, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
Good Intentions: Re-Imagining Rockwell’s Boy Scouts, Subliminal Projects, curated by Andrew Pogany and Ben Lee Ritchie Handler
Privilege Show, curated by William Kaminski and Evelena Ruther, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA
More Young Americans, curated by Susanne Van Hagen, L’Enclos de Bernardins, Paris, France
Invagination, Curator Cara Benedetto, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
MFA 2013 Exhibition, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Pushing Painting Paradigms, curated by LaToya Ruby Fraizer, Mason Gross Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ
Invagination: Hunger is Real, curated by Cara Benedetto, H.E.N.S. Gallery/Nail Salon/Solidarity Center, Brooklyn, NY
A Blithedale Romance, Chashama, New York, NY
Skowhegan at 92YTribeca: An Alumni Exhibition, curated by David Goodman, Wes Miller, Kate Werble, 92YTribeca, New York, NY
Year Zero: Review of artists works participating in 2010 Studio LLC, curated by Louise Barry, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Queens, NY
BOOM: Southern California MFA Invitational Group Exhibition, curated by Ali Subotnick, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA
Third National Juried Exhibition, Juried by Susanna Coffey, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
Shock and Awe: Where the Abject and the Sublime Converge, Gatov Galleries, California State University Long Beach, CA
A Failed Entertainment, Curated by Sam Ekwurtzel, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Goodbye Utopia, organized by Sara Reisman , La Mama Gallery, New York, NY
Lao Wais Make Art Too, curated by Joseph Ellis, The Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
748, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
SCREENINGS / PERFORMANCE COLLABORATIONS
Les Fuckables Acte Deux. With Sally Spitz and Trenton Szewczyk at Night Gallery, Los Angeles.
S and C present G line, with Gustavo Herrera and Sally Spitz, KChung Shipwrecked at Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
How to Have a Wet Dream, with Sally Spitz, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA
I Hate My Racist Self, with Gustavo Herrera and Sally Spitz, INVAGINATION, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
E Pubis Unim with Gustavo Herrera and Sally Spitz Eternal Telethon at BESHT, Pomona Museum of Art, Pomona, CA
Brutal Set by Math Bass, MADE IN LA Biennial, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Waiting for L.dot with Michael Decker and Gustavo Herrera, curated by John Burtle, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA
The Sunday Scag with Michael Decker and Gustavo Herrera, curated by Action Bureau at The Black Box with Liz Glynn
Swap Meet at High Desert Test sites with Sally Spitz
Work featured in Futurist Life Redux, A Performa Commission with SFMoMA and Portland Green Cultural Projects (segment: Love Affair of the Painter Balla and a Chair; dir. Trisha Baga)
Plan B with OurGoods, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Krista Saunders
Dreaming Wildly, Fighting To Win with Hans Kuzmich, Critical Resistance Los
Angeles Fundraiser, The Underground Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Big Dick$ $uck Money at Sax, Etc. Los Angeles, CA
Circulate, Exchange, Nugget and Gravy with Mathiew Greenfield, Southern California
MFA invitational New Wight gallery, UCLA
Mitch Speed, Berlin Art Link, "Words // ‘Actions Speak Louder Than Fonts’: Christine Wang at Galerie Nagel Draxler", Feb. 20.
Astrid Mania, Artforum – Critics' Picks, "Christine Wang", February.
Sabine Heinlein, The New York Times, "Artists Grapple With America's Prison System", Mar 11.
Alicia Eler, “Christine Wang: Lust, Longing, and Politics”, Crave, Dec 17.
David Pagel, Los Angeles Times, “Christine Wang’s ‘I Want That Bag’ a Heavyhanded Confessional.” June 17.
Catherine Wagley, LA Weekly, “Downtown Exhibit Looks at Money in the Art World, From Kickstarter to Michael Ovitz”, June 27; “Norman Rockwell’s Boy Scouts, Updated”, July 4.
Jean Ezrha Black, Artillery Magazine, “Abigail DeVille/Christine Wang”, Vol 7 Issue 2, November/December.
Megan Hoetger, X-TRA, “Re-performance: History as an Experience to Be Had”, Fall, Volume 15, Number 1.
Catherine Wagley, …might be good, “Long Read: Growing Pains: A new biennial brings the L.A. art world frighteningly close to being ‘established’ ”, Issue # 193, June 29.