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Christian Maycheck

             

 Maycheck gallery

 

CHRISTIAN MAYCHACK

Born 1973 in Troy, New York 
Lives and works in New York, NY 

EDUCATION

2008      Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2002      Master of Fine Arts, Studio Arts, SFSU, San Francisco, CA
1997       Bachelor of Fine Arts, Printmaking, Ohio University, Athens, OH 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009       Host, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2007       A General Record of Things Breaking Down,
                  Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006       All the Slow Forces, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2005       From an Ocean of Subtle Collapse, Sirius Art Center, Cobh, Ireland
2004       They Can’t Help It., Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003       The Musee Space, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
                  Chances aren’t, Lucky Tackle Gallery, Oakland, CA 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2009        Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY

2007         Exit Music (for a film), Grimm Rosenfeld Gallery, Munich, Germany

2006         2006 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
2005         Practice Makes Perfect: Bay Area Conceptual Craft, Southern Exposure, SF, CA
                    Bay Area Now 4, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
                    Space is the place, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
                    We are not aimless., Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
                    Close Calls: 2005, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2004         And now they aren’t. But they are., Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                    2 1/2: The Corner of Two and Three Dimensions, SFSU, San Francisco, CA
                   The Bower Gallery, San Antonio, TX
                   Supernatural, Playspace, CCA, San Francisco, CA
2003        Closer Than You Think, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                   Space Available, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA
                   Sewn Together, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                   The Peace Show, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
                   Wal-Art, Slop Art, Traveling Exhibition
2002        Bloodshow, Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                    Axis of Good, Galeria Ze Dos Bois, Lisbon, Portugal
                    Ad Hoc, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                   Eye-Like, Tempe, AZ
                   Material Narratives, AOV, San Francisco, CA
                   Shit-Hot, Lucky Tackle Gallery, Oakland, CA
                   MFA Thesis Exhibition, SFSU, San Francisco, CA
                   Tough Guys, The Front Office (Quotidian), San Francisco, CA
2001        Think Again, Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
                  CSSSA Faculty Exhibition, CalArts, Valencia, CA
                   Stillwell Exhibition, SFSU Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

INDEPENDENT CURATORIAL PROJECTS


2005        Associative Realms, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004        Gazing Upwards, Adobe Books and The Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA

HONORS AND AWARDS

2007        Fellowship, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2006        Residency, The Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausolito, CA
2005        Residency, Sirius Art Center, Cobh, County Cork, Ireland
2004        Residency, de Young Art Center, San Francisco, CA
2003        Full Fellowship Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2002-03 Post MFA Studio Residency, The Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2001          Leo D. Stillwell Award, Art Department, SFSU, San Francisco, CA

Bibliography

2009        Amir, Yaelle. Christian Maychack: Material Nature. ArtSlant.com, June 15.
               Curcio, Seth. Christian Maychack. Daily Serving, June 7.
2008        Artist Profile: Christian Maychack. BeautifulDecay.com, June 9.
2007        Buuck, David. Christian Maychack at Gregory Lind Gallery. Artweek, September.
                Helfand, Glen. Christian Maychack. Artforum, September.
                Amir, Yaelle. Christian Maychack: Jeff Bailey Gallery, Sculpture Magazine, June 1.
                Melrod, George. Artist Profile: Christian Maychack. Art Ltd., May: p. 68
2006        Helfand, Glen. Christian Maychack. 2006 California Biennial catalogue, February: p. 109-111.
2005        Olson, Maria S. Practice Makes Perfect: Bay Area Conceptual Craft. Artweek, November.
                Baker, Kenneth. Conceptual Artists Who Pack a Wallop, San Francisco Chronicle, October 8.
                Hanratty, Maureen. Practice Makes Perfect. SF Station, October.
                Helfand, Glen. Community Drift. San Francisco Guardian, July 27.
                Bing, Alison. Bay Area Now 4, SF Gate, July 22.
                Clark, Emily. And now they aren’t. But they are, Mesh, February/March.
2004        Berry, Colin. ‘2 ½’ at SFSU Fine Arts Gallery. Artweek, November.
                Baker, Kenneth. City Focus: San Francisco. Artnews, September.
                Walworth, Catherine. Contemporary Art Month Gooses Reality with Imaginative Installations.  San Antonio Current, July 22.
                Baker, Kenneth. Christian Maychack at Lind. San Francisco Chronicle, June 19.
                Bing, Allison. Christian Maychack: ‘They Can’t Help It.’. SF Gate, June 10.
2003    Nataraj, Nirmala. Closer Than You Think. SF Station, December 26.
                Buuck, David. Christian Maychack at Lucky Tackle. Artweek, September.
                Baker, Kenneth. Sculptor’s New Spin on Mailing it in, San Francisco Chronicle, August 6.
                Westbrook, Lindsey. Ghost in the Drywall. East Bay Express, August 6.
                 Westbrook, Lindsey. Sewn Together: Graphic Uses of Thread. San Francisco Guardian, April 2.
                Wagner, Patrice. Off the Wall: In the Gallery with Christian Maychack. Kitchen Sink, Vol. 2, Issue 1, Fall.
2002      Baker, Kenneth. Chris Corales and Christian Maychack at A.O.V. San Francisco  Chronicle, August 10.
                  Brenneman, Christine. Tough Guys at Q

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