Kevin Christman Portrait

sculptor and painter Kevin Christman

The Art of Kevin Christman captures the human form and nature in literal, allegorical and ephemeral portrayals that transform the observer into the participant.

curriculum vitae

EDUCATION
1993 - 1995Master’s Program, Art Institute of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1989 - 1990Fine Arts Major, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1998 - PresentChristman Studio, Painting and Sculpture, Talent, OR
1995 - PresentFigurative Sculpture, Drawing & Painting, Instructor, Ashland Academy of Art & Christman Studio
1995 - PresentProfessional Mold Maker and Sculpture Enlargement
1993 - 1997Apprenticeship, Paul Moore, Santa Fe, NM
1993 - 1997Apprenticeship, Doug Hyde, Santa Fe, NM
1991 - 1993Artisan, Weston Foundry, Santa Fe, NM
1990 - 1991Apprenticeship, Vernon Wilson, Glendale, CA
1987 - 1989McDonnell Douglas Aerospace, Advanced Materials Engineering, Huntington Beach, CA
1985 - 1987Northrop Corporation, B-2 Stealth Program, Research Technician, Pico Rivera, CA
EDITORIAL
September, 2013Ashland Daily Tidings & Medford Mail Tribune, Alchemy in Flight
May, 2013Messenger Quarterly, Art for the St. Mary’s Chapel
March 13, 2012KOBI TV, Local Artist Benefits from Construction
February 29, 2012OPB, Oregon ArtBeat, Artist Kevin Christman Feature
August 13, 2011Ashland Daily Tidings, The Angel Takes Flight, Public Sculpture
March 21, 2011Medford Mail Tribune, A Piece of Contemplation, Stained Glass Installation
January 8, 2010KOBI TV, Joe’s Journal Documentary, Retrospective of an Artist
January 4, 2010Ashland Daily Tidings, Making a Grand Entrance, Stained Glass and Custom Door Installation
January 1, 2011Southern Oregon Magazine, Get Sketchy, Live Art Performance
September 11, 2009KOBI TV, Angel Flying in the Sky, Art Installation
September 1, 2009Distinctly Northwest, Artistic Trio Makes it “Big”, Group Exhibition
May 21, 2009Ashland Daily Tidings, Tuesdays at Tease, Public Art Happening
November, 2008Talent News & Review, Kevin Christman, Artist Profile
November 17, 2007Medford Mail Tribune, Alchemy of Light, Public Sculpture
October 21, 2007Medford Mail Tribune, The Remembering, Public Sculpture Installation
September, 2007Ashland Magazine, The Long Road Home, Artist Profile
February 15, 2006Paynesville Press, Paynesville Native Takes Home the Gold, Competition
EXHIBITIONS
2014Un Mois Ensemble Regional Artist Show, The Studio at Living Opportunities, Medford OR
2013Figuativas 2013, MEAM, Barcelona Spain
2013Figuratively Speaking, Rogue Gallery, Medford OR
2012Grand Central Art Academy, Figurative Sculpting Competition, New York NY
2012Burning Man Art Exhibition, Black Rock City, NV
2012Nude Night Tampa, The Warehouse, Tampa FL
2012Nude Night Orlando, Church Street Exchange, Orlando FL
2012Members Only Exhibition, Portrait Society of America
2011Love Exhibition, National Sculpture Society
2011EarthDance Exhibition, Vallejo CA
2011Night of a Hundred Angels Exhibition, Cottage Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
2011Annual Non-member Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York NY
2011Solo Exhibition, Studio 20, Ashland OR
2011Grand Central Art Academy, Figurative Sculpture Competition, New York NY
2011Mirrors Project, Firehouse Gallery, Grant Pass OR
2011Rogue Valley Biennial, Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford OR
2010Being & Matter, Bohemia Gallery, Ashland OR
2010furnARTure Exhibition, Studio at Living Opportunities, Medford OR
2010Solo Retrospective, Rogue Valley Manor Gallery, Medford OR
2009Transmutation, Solo Exhibition, Grants Pass Art Museum, Grants Pass OR
2009Inaugurational Sculpture Installation, Medford International Airport, Medford OR
2009Fine Art Inside Out, Goldsmith Gallery, Portland OR
2008Solo Exhibition, Bohemia Gallery, Ashland OR
2007Sculpture & Painting, Bohemia Gallery, Ashland OR
2006New Sculpture Works, Solo Exhibition, Gallery Elan, Jacksonville OR
2004Art Bears, City of Grants Pass, Grants Pass OR
2003Art Bears, City of Grants Pass, Grants Pass OR
2002Solo Exhibition, Davis & Cline Gallery, Ashland OR
2001The Tuscan Landscape, Rogue Valley Manor Gallery, Medford OR
2000The Painting of Curacao, Solo Exhibition, Aalta Gallery, Ashland OR
1999Solo Exhibition, Davis & Cline Gallery, Ashland OR
1998Old Media New Ways, Shidoni Gallery, Santa Fe NM
1994Monothon, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe NM
1993Mayor’s Gallery Show, State Capitol Building, Santa Fe NM
1992Sculpture New Mexico, New Mexico Sculptors Guild, Santa Fe NM
1992Que Pasa, Fuller Art Center, Los Alamos, NM
1991The New Landscape, Solo Exhibition, The Commons Gallery, Terryville, CT
HONORS, AWARDS & COMMISSIONS
2013 - 2014Nadia, Private Commission, Syndey Australia
2012Second Prize, Grand Central Academy of Art Sculpture Competition, New York NY
2012Honorarium, Burning Man, Black Rock City NV
2012 - 2015Stained Glass and Bas Relief Sculpture Commission, St. Mary’s Chapel, Medford OR
2011Best in Show, Non-Member Show, Salmagundi Club, New York NY
2011Gold Medal, Night of a Hundred Angels Exhibition, Laguna Beach CA
2011Honorable Mention, Grand Central Academy of Art Sculpture Competition, New York NY
2011The Bus Stops Here Commission, Grants Pass OR
2011Bread & Wine, Stained Glass, Our Lady of the Mountain, Ashland OR
2010Orchid Door, Stained Glass & Custom Door, Tease Restaurant, Ashland OR
2010Second Place Award, furnArture Exhibition, Medford OR
2010Inorganic Compound, Public Sculpture, Calle Guanajuato, Ashland OR
2010Pirates of Cookietown Sculptures, Private Commission, Nashville TN
2009Alchemy of Light, Public Sculpture, Soundpeace, Ashland OR
2007Heaven is a Half Pipe, Public Sculpture, Talent Skate Park, Talent OR
2006Gold Medal, International Snow Sculpting Competition, Breckenridge CO
2002J. Delgado Portrait Commission, Delgado Medical Clinic, Ashland OR
2001Tree of Life, Stained Glass, Havurah Shir Hadash, Ashland OR
2000Formation, Public Sculpture, Peerless Hotel, Ashland OR
1999Venus Fort Mall, Public Sculpture, Odaiba, Japan
1999Mandalay Bay Casino, Public Sculpture, Las Vegas NV
1998Washington Street Bridge, Albuquerque NM
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
National Sculpture Society
Portrait Society of America
Ashland Chamber of Commerce
Ashland Art Center Artist Member
Salmagundi Club Artist Member

REFERENCES
St. Mary’s School
Frank Phillips (School Director)
816 Black Oak Drive,
Medford OR 97501
541-773-7877
Client for St. Mary’s School Chapel, a commission of 32 stained glass windows and 16 sculptures
Public Arts Commission
Libby Edson (Board Member)
City of Ashland
541-621-7379
Worked with to establish a new public art commission and public art policy for the city of Ashland, OR, and the installation of the sculpture Inorganic Compound in the Calle Guanajuato Sculpture Garden
National Sculpture Society
Doug Hyde (Board of Directors)
928-308-7106
Colleague and friend for over 20 years