Resume


Education


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

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
                                  www.alamedapontstudios.com
                                  Co-founder and strategic partner

2008                         Curator, “KEYS THAT FIT”, Oakland CA


Teaching Experience


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


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


Residencies/Research

2015                           Montalvo Art Center, Lucas Artists Residency Program, Saratoga
                                   California, United States           

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, 2013
        Lecture, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing China, 2012
        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
                                    www.handfulofsalt.com

2009                          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

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


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


Selected Group Exhibitions


2013                          Working Title, CCA, 2012      CCA Faculty Exhibition, 


2011                          Family Tree: Fine Woodworking in Northern California, Petaluma Art  
                                  Center       

                                  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


                                    Michael Chabon, Berkeley CA

                                    Sedge Thomson, Berkeley CA

                                    Chaim Gur-Arieh, Oakland, CA

                                    The Enrico Fermi Institute, Chicago, IL

                                    Consolidated Chemical Works, Chicago IL