EDUCATION

1996 - 2000

New York University, Department of Art & Art Professions, BA

2002 — 2004

Yale University, Sculpture, MFA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018

Chris Bogia, Spring Break Art Show, NY

2015

Plants Vs Zombies, Tim’s Used Books, Provincetown, MA

2014

Chris Bogia, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018

When Geometry Smiles, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

(Two person show with Jesse Harrod), Grizzly Grizzly , Philadelphia , PA

2017

Still Lives, Bravin Lee Gallery, NY

In The Hopes of Not Being Considered, Kate Werble Gallery, curated by Nick Morgan,

NY

The Nothing That Is, curated by Bill Thelan, Carnegie Visual Art Center, Covington, KY

Nine, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

2016

Circus of Books, curated by Billy Miller, West Hollywood, CA

Tomorrow’s Man, curated by Jack Pierson, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

12 x 12, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Mentors, curated by Rick Herron, CF HILL, Stockholm, Sweden

2015

Queer Threads, curated by John Chaich, Decker Gallery MICA, Baltimore, MD

Fiber Optics, curated by Matthew Deleget and Rossana Martinez, Minus Space, NYC

The Nothing That Is, curated by Bill Thelan, Contemporary Arts Museum, Raleigh, NC

Head Space, New York University, NYC

Pick One, Regina Rex, NYC

Queer Threads, curated by John Chaich, Decker Gallery MICA, Baltimore, MD

Fiber Optics, curated by Matthew Deleget and Rossana Martinez, Minus Space, NYC

The Nothing That Is, curated by Bill Thelan, Contemporary Arts Museum, Raleigh, NC

Head Space, New York University, NYC

Pick One, Regina Rex, NYC

2014

The Church of Man Love, curated by Mark Harold Ponder, Box 13, Houston, TX

2013

UIA (Unlikely iterations of the abstract.), curated by Bill Arning, Contemporary Arts

Museum Houston, TX

Queer Threads, Leslie Lohman Museum, curated by John Chaich

2012

B-OUT, curated by Scott Hug, Andrew Edlin Gallery, NYC

Queer Self Portraits Now, curated by Fred Mann, Fred, London, England

Brucenial, curated by Bruce High Quality, NYC

Uncensored: Queer Art and the Church, Leslie Lohman Museum, NYC

2011

Joni, Kathleen Cullen Gallery, curated by Chris Bogia, NYC

Unpunished, Sue Scott Gallery, curated by Nayland Blake, NYC

Back Room, Untitled Gallery, curated by Haley Mellin

2010

Secret Otherness: The Return of the Repressed, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, NYC

The Bowery in Two Inadequate Descriptive Systems, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, NYC

Styleheads/Ornamentalismschmentalism/Exoticaschmatica? curated by Michael St. John,

Kathleen Cullen, NYC

TROLL, curated by CTRL+W33D, Envoy Gallery, NYC

Margins, curated by Judith Schwartz, Commons Gallery New York University, NYC

2008

Poppers, curated by Jason Villegas, Texas Firehouse, Long Island City, NY

S&M: Shrines and Masquerade in Cosmopolitan Times, curated by Lyle Ashton Harris,

Nancy Barton, and Chris Bogia, NYU 80 Washington Square East Gallery, NYC

Grandma, curated by Ann Toebbe, Aftermodern Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Grandma, curated by Ann Toebbe, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY

2007

Neointegrity, curated by Keith Mayerson, Derek Eller Gallery, NYC

Optikats, curated by Michael St John, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC

2006

Flex Your Textiles, curated by Keith Mayerson, Derek Eller Gallery, NYC

Anyhere but Where, curated by Michael Bauer, Circus of Books Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005

Drama, Romance, Loneliness, Narcissicism, and Many More Diseases of the Soul,

curated by Jen DeNike, and Massimo Audiello, Massimo Audiello, NYC

2004

Laying Doggo, curated by Anne Toebbe, Brooklyn Fireproof, NYC

Roads and Pastimes, curated by Amy Bay, Buzzer 30, NYC

Yale University MFA Sculpture Thesis Exhibition, Green Hall, New Haven, CT

2003

The Holiday Shopping Show, curated by Robin Kahn, Wallspace, NYC

Cross Town Traffic, curated by Paul Clabby, John Slade Ely house, New Haven, CT

2002

Power Ballads, curated by Rupert Goldsworthy, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, NYC

2001

The Worst of Gorden Pym Continued, curated by Ian Cooper and Peter Crump, Printed

Matter, NYC

Thank Goodness It’s Casual Friday The 13th, curated by Tim Dubitsky, Katie Reese, and

 Jonothan Gabel, Quality, NYC

Salad Days , curated by Michael St. John, Bill Maynes Gallery, NYC

2000

 Sophie Spar Sale, curated by Sarah Greenburger, presented by Printed Matter, NYC

 Senior Thesis Exhibition, NYU Rosenburg Gallery, NYC

1999

 The Night Light Show, curated by Hillary Moore, Deli Dancers Space, NYC

1997

 Sick Shit Show 3, curated by POPsmear Magazine, CBGB’s Gallery, NYC


RESIDENCIES

2017-2018

Queens Museum Studio Program, Studio resident for two years 2017-2018


PRIZES & AWARDS

2017

Queens Council for the Arts New Works Grant

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Artist Community Engagement Grant

2016

Art Matters (Nominated)

Rema Hort Mann Foundation (Nominated)

2015

Louis Comfort Tiffany Award

2004

Alice Kimball Traveling Fellowship, Yale University

2003

Larry Kramer Initiative Research Grant for Lesbian and Gay Studies


PUBLISHED WORKS

2017

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community, edited by John Chaich and Todd

Oldham, published by Ammo Books

Catalog for Mentors, published by CF Hill

2016

Louis Comfort Tiffany Award 2015, published by Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation

2015

Summer Catalog TB Projects, published by TB Projects, Essay by Tim Barry

Catalog for Outside the Lines/ UIA (Unlikely Iterations of Abstraction), published by the

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

2013

Headmaster Magazine, No.5

2003

Cover of literary journal Pindeldyboz #1

2002

Collector’s Edition Postcard Set, The Worst of Gorden Pym Continued, Printed Matter


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017

Fire Island Artist Residency Presents: Steady Mess, work from the 2016 Fire Island Artist

Residency, Bureau of General Services: Queer Division

2016

Fire Island Artist Residency Presents: Coney Island Babies: Visual Artists from the

Brooklyn Drag Scene, co-curated with Montgomery Perry Smith, Bureau of General

Services: Queer Division

2011

Joni, Kathleen Cullen Gallery, NYC, NY

Fire Island Artist Residency Presents: Steady Mess, work from the 2016 Fire Island Artist

Residency, Bureau of General Services: Queer Division


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017

Roderick Stanley, Fire Island’s LGBTQ Artist Residency, Good Trouble Magazine

Jongho Lee, Working Environments with Chris Bogia, Eyes Towards the Dove

2016

Sabine Heinlein, The transgender body in art: finding visibility 'in difficult times like

these’, The Guardian

Elyssa Goodman, The Offstage Art of Brooklyn Drag Queens, Hyperallergic

Emily Colucci, Who Says Drag Can’t Be Fine Art, Vice Magazine

Bryony Stone, The Queer Artists of Fire Island, Vice Magazine

2014

Grant Wahlquist, Chris Bogia, Houseguest

2012

Alanna Martinez, Chloe Wyma, A Guide to the top 20 Artist Residencies Across the

United States, ARTINFO

An Xiao, Surveying Artists Residencies Today: How to Make it Happen (Part 3),

Hyperallergic

Nancy Ruhling, Astoria Characters: The Out-There Artist, Huffington Post

Holland Cotter, B-OUT, New York Times

Kimberly Chou, A Summer Hotspot Makes a Push for Culture, Wall Street Journal

Howard Hurst, A Loose History of Misbehaving, Hyperallergic

Alex Fialho, Fire Island Artist Residency Comes Into It’s Own, Art Fag City

2011

Joe Wolin, Joni Mitchell, Review: Time Out New York, Feb.2011

Fire Island Gets First LGBT Artist Residency, artnet.com

Rachel Mason, Chris Bogia and the Fire Island Artist Residency, blog.art21.org

Michael H. Miller, Ghosts in the Sex Forest, New York Observer / Gallerist NY

2010

Baran, Adam, Interiors, Butt Magazine Online, 2010

2008

Cotter, Holland, S&M: Shrines and Masquerades in Cosmopolitan Times

2007

Cotter, Holland, Neointegrity, New York Times

2005

Korotkin, Joyce, Drama, Romance, Loneliness, Narcissicism, and Many More Diseases of

the Soul, newyorkartworld.com

2004

Maine, Stephanie, Laying Doggo, artnet review, artnet.com

2001

Smith, Roberta, The Worst of Gorden Pym Continued, The New York Times


TEACHING

2012 - PRESENT

Adjunct instructor of Sculpture, New York University


UNIVERSITY ADMIN

2006 - 2012

Academic Administrator for the department of Art and Art Professions

Summer Pre-College programs coordinator


LECTURES/ VISTING CRITIC

2017

Lecture, Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, Chris Bogia and the Fire

Island Artist Residency, March 30th

Visiting Critic, NARS Foundation International Residency Program

Visiting Critic, Flux Factory

2016

Texas A&M University, artist lecture, March 10

New York University, artist lecture, March 24

2013

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, artist lecture, November 2

Cherry Grove Community House, FIAR Founders Talk, August 12


NON–PROFIT

2011 — PRESENT

Fire Island Artist Residency, Fire Island, NY

Director / Co-Founder

Oversee all aspects of running a non-profit (501c3) organization

Administrative

  • Manage finances
  • Create monthly budget
  • Order office and studio supplies

Board of Directors

  • Liaison to diverse and esteemed board of directors on residency progress
  • Oversee scheduling and execution of board meetings
  • Cultivate new board to maintain board of 10-12 members

 Fundraising

  • Collaborate with well-known artists to create benefit editions
  • Manage edition sales and shipping
  • Write grants
  • Cultivate individual donors (Sikkema Jenkins Gallery, Matthew Marks Gallery, others)
  • Correspond with all donors

 Public Relations

  • Manage all social media accounts
  • Plan and execute public events throughout the year
  • Update website with press, participate in press/ interviews

 Admissions

  • Administrate yearly admissions of over 400 applicants annually, and up to 8 jurors
  • Review all admissions materials received

 Residency

  • Oversee daily operations during residency: events, visitors, studios, and artist needs
  • Hire and oversee a studio manager each year who reports to the director
  • Host all visiting lecturers, and provide meals, hospitality, etc.
  • Communicate with Arts Project of Cherry Grove regarding events and promotion