Christopher Spinelli

Exhibitions, Screenings & Performances

2015 Here We LTTR: 2002–2008; Tensta konsthall; Spanga, Sweden
2014 The Intuitionists, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, organized by Heather Hart, Steffani Jemison, and Jina Valentine,curated by Lisa Sigal.
2013 Rebirth, Standard Toykraft, New York, NY
2012 The International Plain Brown Notebook Project, Gymnasia Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010 “A FIRE IN MY BELLY”: A Program Celebrating David Wojnarowicz,
The Nightingale, Chicago, IL, presented in cooperation with P.P.O.W Gallery, NY
Empire State of Mind, 25CPW, New York, NY
2009 The Space Between Us, 45 Projects
CoLAB Cooperative, chashama Window Space, New York, NY
2008 Eggcartonopolis, HQ, Brooklyn, NY
Spark Video International, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY
The Way That We Rhyme: Women, Art & Politics, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2007 documenta 12 magazines; Kassel, Germany; “Performative practices”; screening of “The Dead, Absent, and Fictitious” Film and Video Program, organized by LTTR.
CONVERSATIONS AT THE EDGE, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; “The Dead, Absent, and Fictitious” Film and Video Program, organized by LTTR.
London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, “Thief Videos: Stolen Documents and Underground Histories” Shorts Programme
Slide Slam, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
2006 LTTR V/ ISSUE 5/ POSITIVELY NASTY, Release Party (12.18.2006), performance of “Master Race?”, Glasslands Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
MIX NYC, New York, NY, “The Dead,The
Absent, and Fictitious” Film and Video Program, organized by LTTR
Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, Indianapolis, IN
The Matthew Barney Show, Blasthaus Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Outfest 2006, Los Angeles, CA, “The Dead, Absent, and Fictitious” Film and Video Program, organized by LTTR
The Matthew Barney Show, Jack The Pelican, Brooklyn, NY
2005 The Last Show, curated by Philip Grauer, Sarah Braman and Wallace Whitney of CANADA, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Salon, Daniel Cooney Fine Arts, New York, NY
2004 Emerging NYC, Pool Art Center, Drury University, Springfield, MO

Education

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, MFA, Fine Arts. 2005.
Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, BA. 1991.

Press

2014 “Goings on About Town.” Rev. of “The Intuitionists”. New Yorker. 4 August 2014: 14.
2008 Spinelli, Chris. “Signed, Sealed, Encoded.” NY Arts Magazine. July-Aug. 2008: 34.
2006 Wang. Michael. “Cover Story.” Artforum: Scene and Heard. 24 December 2006. Artforum. http://artforum.com/diary/id=12237
Schjeldahl, Peter. “Critic’s Notebook: Post-Barney.” Rev. of “The Matthew Barney Show”. New Yorker. 1 May 2006: 26.
2004 Powell, Camille. “Drury Exhibit Stretches, Strains Viewers.” Springfield News-Leader
[Springfield, MO] 17 Dec. 2004: 1C+.