Resume


Christopher Loomis

Education

2007 California College of the Arts
San Francisco, CA, MFA Wood/Furniture

1993 Parnham School For Craftsman in Wood
Summer education fellowship, Dorset, England

1993 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA Sculpture/Drawing

1990 Charles Stewart Mott Community College, Flint MI, Sculpture


Professional Experience


1995-Present Christopher Loomis Studios Alameda, CA
www.christopherloomis.net Studio Artist/Designer
2003-Present Alameda Point Studios, Alameda, CA
Co-founder and strategic partner

2008 Curator, “KEYS THAT FIT”, Oakland CA


Teaching Experience

2009-present Faculty, California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA Assistant Professor of
Furniture and First Year Programs.

2011 Visiting Professor, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing China

2011 Faculty, The Crucible, Oakland CA
Woodworking instructor

2011 Faculty, Fashion institute of Design and Merchandising, San Francisco CA
Woodworking design fundamentals


Residencies/Research

2015 Montalvo Art Center, Lucas Artists Residency Program, Saratoga
        California, United States (Private Collection)

2004 Artist in Residence, Shinrin Takumi Jyuku, Takayama Japan

2000 Astina Woodcarvers, Mas Village, Bali, Indonesia.


Public Speaking


Lecture, College of the Redwoods, Fort Bragg California
Lecture, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing China
Lecture, Takayama City Cultural Center Takayama Japan, 2004

Publications and Reviews

2010 SF Chronicle, New Benchmark, Vitus Seating from Barrels. March 7th.
Handful of Salt, Design Craft Hero, Christopher Loomis. April 8th. Web published.
       
2008 Slanted and Enchanted, The Evolution of Indie Culture
By Kaya Oakes, Henry Holt and Company, LLC


2008 East Bay Express, Improvised Territory, Christopher Loomis’ and Jeff                   
Eisenberg’s Total Fabrications. By Dewitt Cheng, June 11th.  2008
The Power Of The Prototype, Exhibition catalogue,2008


2007 East Bay Express, Critic’s Choice, November 14th


ArtBusiness.com http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/070607.html, July 6th.
ArtBusiness.com http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/051007.html May 10th


East Bay Express, The Little Show, December 14th


East Bay Express, Space and Light, October 10th  


Woodwork Magazine, Gallery Highlights, February


San Francisco Bay Guardian, Artist Spotlight, May

Awards And Fellowships


2006 8th Annual Wornick Scholarship, California College of the Arts


2002 Sunset Magazine, Kitchen Design Award


1993 Parnham School For Craftsman In Wood, Dorset England, Travel Fellowship

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Sculpture Collision with Sound Installation. Vintage Wines, Berkeley CA

2007 Christopher Loomis, Assembled, Ego Park, Oakland CA

New Sculpture and Photographs, “KEYS THAT FIT”, Oakland CA

2006 Christopher Loomis, New Work From the Parapraxis Series, Ego Park,   
Oakland CA
“KEYS THAT FIT”, Oakland CA

2000 3x6 Room, Kyoto, Japan

Group Exhibitions

2018 (Curator) Thinking Through Making: Faculty and Alumni Work From the
CCA Furniture Design Program. Hubbell St. Galleries, San Francisco CA. Thinking Through Making

2017 Thinking Out Loud: A Show of Works on Paper. Tecoah Bruce Gallery at    
the Oliver Art Center, Oakland CA
2013 Working Title, CCA, 2012 CCA Faculty Exhibition, Tecoah Bruce Gallery at    
the Oliver Art Center, Oakland CA

2012 CCA Faculty Exhibition, Tecoah Bruce Gallery at the Oliver Art Center, Oakland
CA

2011 Family Tree: Fine Woodworking in Northern California, Petaluma Art Center
Campus
San Francisco Fine Art Fair, Fort Mason, SF, CA

2010 Dwell On Design, Los Angeles convention center
Shadowshop, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2009 Very Public Art Project, Pop-Up Window installation, Oakland CA

2008 New West Coast Design: Contemporary Objects, San Francisco Museum of
Craft and Design
Improvised Territory:  Jeff Eisenberg + Christopher Loomis, Swarm Gallery,  
               Oakland. CA

The Power Of The Prototype, Curated by Maria Mortati, Maker Faire, San
Mateo CA

2007 The Little Show, Swarm Gallery, Oakland CA

Brick And Mortar, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland CA

Future Tense, Gensler Architecture, San Francisco CA

California College of the Arts, MFA graduate thesis exhibition

2006 A Show To Show A Show Is Not Only A Show, Lobot Gallery, Oakland CA

Annual Wornick Scholarship Award, California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA

East Side Story, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco CA
OK City For Sale, Ego Park, Oakland CA

2004 Sonic Patterns, Mama Buzz Gallery: Oakland, CA

California Design 2004, 600 Townsend St. San Francisco CA

1999 Launch Design Group Exhibition, San Francisco, CA

1997 SOFA Chicago, Represented By Wood Street Gallery, Chicago IL

1996 47th. Avenue Gallery, Oakland, CA
SOFA Chicago, Represented By Wood Street Gallery, Chicago IL

Four Sculptors, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago IL

New Work, North Wing Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Spirit of Nature, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL

Private Collections

Ron Wornick, Napa, CA

Michael Chabon, Berkeley CA

Sedge Thomson, Berkeley CA

Chaim Gur-Arieh, Oakland, CA

The Enrico Fermi Institute, Chicago, IL

Consolidated Chemical Works, Chicago IL