Copyright Christian Rieben 2019

Curriculum Vitae

MFA    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois                                     2006  

 

BA       University of California, Santa Cruz, California                                                    1990              

 

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois                                                 2004

 

University of California, Santa Cruz, California                                                                1991

 

Non-degree Course Work                                   

 

Central Saint Martins, London, England                                                                             2000

 

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin                                                                   1991

 

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017   Heroic Painting, Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, Tennessee

 

2016   Heroic Painting, Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky

 

2015   Ectoplasm from the Underworld, The Bike Room, Chicago, Illinois

  Ryan Richey: Ghostbuster, The Newhart Promenade, Loyola University,         Chicago, Illinois (curator)

 

2012   Christian Rieben: The Failure of Rational Thought, The Bike Room,                         

            Chicago, Illinois

 

2011   Christian Rieben: Meat for the Siren, Gallery UNO, Chicago, Illinois

 

2009   Christian Rieben: Recent Work, Gallery 73, Belgrade, Serbia

            Christian Rieben: Phallusy, Stumptown Gallery, Alma, Wisconsin

            Christian Rieben: Friend of Dorothy, Gallery UNO, Chicago, Illinois

2007   Christian Rieben: How To Make a Painting, Gallery UNO,

            Chicago, Illinois

Group Exhibitions

2018   The Face of Danger, Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, Tennessee

            Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo, Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, Tennessee

            Ciao: Virgin Disaster, Il Museo, Spannocchia, Italy

 

2015   Marks from Sparks, Beverly Art Center, Beverly, Illinois

            Prism Walls: Sexual Identity and the Expression of Desire, The Newhart                           Promenade, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois (curator)

            Affordable Art Fair, Gallery Uno Berlin, London, England

 

2014   Surrealism and War, National Veterans Art Museum, Chicago, Illinois

            Art of it All, Featured Artist, Shy Rabbit, Online Exhibition

            Review, Reflect, The Newhart Promenade, Loyola University, Chicago,      

            Illinois

 

2013   More than Naked, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois (curator)

 

2012   Ordinacija #3, Inex Film, Belgrade, Serbia

            Midway Art Fair, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Faculty Biennale, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

 

2011   Studio Art Faculty Exhibit, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, 

            Illinois

 

2010   Faculty Biennale: Outside the Classroom, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

 

2008   Berliner Liste, Cumberland Haus, Berlin, Germany

            Make Me an Offer, Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, Illinois

            Summer Show, Castello di Santa Severa, Italy

            Secret Lives Revealed, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois

            Kewaunee Art Fair, Voda Gallerie, Kewaunee, Wisconsin

            Living Room Paintings, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

2007   One by One, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

            Studio Art Faculty Exhibit, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn,                     Illinois

            (Un)restricted, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

 

2006   Balls Out, 518 Erie, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (curator)

            Fantastical Dreams and Primitive Desires, Thesis Show, Gallery 2, Chicago,                     Illinois

 

2005   Love 8, Gallery X, Chicago, Illinois

            (W)holeness, Gallery 1926, Chicago, Illinois (curator)

            Fluid Motion, Chicago Theater Building, Chicago, Illinois

 

2004   Thesis Show, Gallery 2, Chicago, Illinois

            Art Fair Off the Square, Madison, Wisconsin

 

2003   “Best in Painting”, Art Fair Off the Square, Madison, Wisconsin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment:

East Tennessee State University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Painting

2016-Present

 

 

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

Courses taught: Painting and Drawing; Beginning Oil Painting; From Drawing to Painting; Drawing 2: the Portrait; Painting 2: the Portrait; Figure Painting; Figure Drawing

 

 

2007-Present            Early College Program Faculty

 

2006                           Roving Substitute Professor

 

Fall 2005                   Teaching Assistant, First Year Program

 

Summer 2005           Teaching Assistant, Advanced Painting

 

Spring 2005              Teaching Assistant, Multi-level Painting

 

 

Loyola University, Chicago

 

Courses taught: Drawing 1; Painting 1; Painting 2; Senior Advisor

 

2008 - 2016         Instructor, Department of Fine and Performing Arts

 

 

 

College of DuPage

 

Courses taught: Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Painting 1, Painting 2, Painting Trends, Visual Fundamentals 2-D, Student Art Gallery

 

2007-2013     Adjunct Faculty, Fine Arts Department

 

 

The Dolphin School, Berkshire, England

 

1999 - 2000               Art Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Employment:

 

 

2015                           Juror, Lillian Orlowsky and William Freed Foundation Grant,                                                Provincetown, Massachusetts

 

2000 – Present        Owner/Designer Outer Space Garden Design, Chicago, Illinois;                                            Madison, Wisconsin; London, England

 

2004 – Present         Host/Disc jockey, “Robot Rock”, www.freeradiosaic.org

 

2000 - 2001               Production Assistant, Will van der Vlugt Film Productions,

                                    London, England

 

1996 - 1999               Manager, L'Odeon Restaurant, London, England