Work

Quarry Homes

Quarry Homes

Acrylic on panel
48 in. x 36 in.
2011

Cargo Ship

Cargo Ship

acrylic on canvas
48 in. x 36 in.
2013

Long Block

Long Block

Graphite on paper
16 in. x 12 in.
2013

Point

Point

Acrylic on panel
26 in. x 12 in.
2013

Wave Pool

Wave Pool

Acrylic on canvas
54 in. x 48 in.
2013

Pool (Hotel)

Pool (Hotel)

Acrylic on paper
16 in. x 12 in.
2007

Neighborhood (Tight Knit)

Neighborhood (Tight Knit)

Acrylic on paper
80 in. x 60 in.
2008

Clearing

Clearing

16 in. x 12 in.
India ink on paper
2014

Fields with Seawall

Fields with Seawall

Acrylic on canvas
20 in. x 16 in.
2013

Hosfelt Gallery – Private Frontiers

Hosfelt Gallery – Private Frontiers

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Installation view
Hosfelt Gallery
December 2012 – January 2013

Plateau

Plateau

Acrylic on panel
48 in. x 36 in.
2009

Developments

Developments

Acrylic on panel
48 in. x 36 in.
2013

News

EXHIBITIONS
Hooloon Gallery
Group show
October 2014
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SPACE//SQUARED
Group show curated by Sven Davis
White Walls Gallery
May 10 – July 5, 2014
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RESIDENCY
Tamarind Institute
Instensive, collaborative workshop invitational.
Winter 2013
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SHOP ONLINE
Chris Ballantyne prints on Artspace
Limited Lithograph Editions now available on Artspace.
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PUBLICATIONS
Beautiful Decay: Chris Ballantyne’s Slightly Dysfunctional Landscapes
A curious emptiness permeates the work of painter Chris Ballantyne. Pulling inspiration from the flat, graphic façades [...]
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San Francisco Chronicle: Light and Ballanytne at Hosfelt
Visitors to the show at Hosfelt mingling Light’s work with that of painter Chris Ballantyne should take the trouble to [...]
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San Francisco Arts Quarterly: Private Frontiers: Chris Ballantyne & Michael Light at Hosfelt Gallery
Map making and map collecting represent self-control in an environment—you know the lay of the land. [...]
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Private Frontiers: Michael Light and Chris Ballantyne Hosfelt Gallery SF CA 2012
Chris Ballantyne Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston MA 2011
Some Songs From the Shore, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2010
Recent Work, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA 2009
Everything Means Something and Nothing is What it Seems to Be, Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY 2008
When the World was Flat, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2008
All You Need is a Clear View of the Southern Sky, Park Life, San Francisco, CA 2007
Existing Outside of Another, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA 2007
The Drift, California State University Chico, CA 2007
The Curious Lights, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany 2005
Bloom Projects: Out of Place, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA 2005
Tournesol Award: Chris Ballantyne, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, CA 2005
Body of Water, Cheeckwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN 2005
Dream of New Jersey, DCKT Contemporary, New York,NY 2003
Sunny Expectancy, Peres-Projects, Los Angeles, CA 2003
What is Between Us, Peres-Projects, San Francisco, CA 2002
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Space//Squared, White Walls, San Francisco, CA 2014
Space//Form, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, OR 2012
10 Revolutions Around the Sun, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA 2012
Deconstructing Nature, Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, NJ 2011
Habitat, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO 2011
Connectivity Lost, Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT 2010
Faraway Nearby, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland, KS 2010
The American Scene, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington DE 2009
Passageworks, SFMoMA, San Francisco CA, 2008/09
Worlds Away, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN 2008
First Anniversary Group Show, Park Life, San Francisco CA 2007
Glass Love, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara CA 2007
This is my Country, Inaugural Group Show,Seminal Projects 2007
Summer Block Party II, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles CA 2007
California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach CA 2006
I Love the ‘Burbs, Katonah Museum of Art, New York 2006
Wallworks, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada 2006
Bay Area Now 4, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA 2005
New Prints, International Print Center, NY, NY 2005
Welcome to the Jungle, DCKT Contemporary, NY, NY 2005
Scene – Un – Seen: Chris Ballantyne and Salomon Huerta, Paulson Press, Berkeley, CA 2005
Young Americans, Galerie Hof & Huyser, Amsterdam 2004
Mental Space, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI 2004
Close Calls, The Marin Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA 2004
Fresh Paint, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, November – February 2004
The Rules Everyone Will Follow From This Day Forth, peres-projects, Los Angeles, CA 2003
Telling Stories, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR 2003
Fuzzy Logic, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA 2001
The Book as Object, Eleanor Bliss Center for the Arts, Steamboat Springs, CO 1999
 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Baker, Kenneth Review: Some Songs from the Shore, Artnews, March 2010
Helfand, Glen Chris Ballantyne at Hosfelt Gallery, Artforum, April 2008
Wallworks: Contemporary Artists and Place, Art Gallery of Ontario 2007
Mc Govern, Thomas, Chris Ballantyne at Peres- Projects, Artweek, September, 2003
Helfand, Glen, Critic’s Pick, ArtForum.com, July – August, 2003
Bowie, Chas, Telling Stories, Portland Mercury, July 24, 2003
Limburg, Dirk, Volledig kunstaanbod in overzichtelijk dorpje, NRC Handelsbald, February 23, 2003
Westbrook, Lindsey, Critic’s Choice: Art, “What is Between Us”, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, January 15, 2003
Bing, Allison, Chris Ballantyne: “What Is Between Us”: Suburbia Goes Sublime, SFGate.com, January 2003
New American Paintings, The MFA Annual Edition 2002
 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Art Rotterdam Foundation, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
The Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York, NY
Permanent Collection,The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Sprint Collection, Overland, KS
 

AWARDS
Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, 2005
Tournesol Award and Residency, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA 2004 – 2005
Honorable Mention, MFA Graduation Show 2002
Work Grant, University of South Florida, 1997
 

EDUCATION
MFA, Painting and Drawing, San Francisco Art Institute, CA, 2002
BA, Painting, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 1997

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