Christopher Boring

Pittsburgh, PA           (412)-780-2947        boringart@live.com

 

EDUCATION

2012               Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

                      Bachelors of Fine Art: Drawing, Minor: Painting​

AWARDS

2017               Juror's Award, 52nd PSA Annual Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA

2016               Small story, Roy, published and illustrated as part of the Forest Anthology Pittsburgh, PA

2016               First place, Let your Art Shine Art Exhibit, Roots of Faith, Sharpsburg, PA

2015               Honorable Mention, Let Your Art Shine Art Exhibit, Roots of Faith, Sharpsburg, PA

2012               Chimera 10, selected artwork for nationally published book, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

2012               Rachel Burke Drawing Award, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

2012               Julie Chacona Painting/ Drawing Award, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITION

2019               "Memento", Bantha Tea Bar, Pittsburgh, PA

2018               "As I Stroll", Monongalia Arts Center, Morgantown, WV

                      "As I Stroll", Panza Gallery, Millvale, PA

2015               “Legacy Stones”, Phoenixville Village Art Center, Phoenixville, PA

2014-2015       “Along the Path II”, Future Tenant, Pittsburgh, PA

2014               “Current Series”, Commonpalce Coffee House, Pittsburgh, PA

2013               “Along the Path”, Shaw Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA

                      “New Works”, AIM Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2012               “Carbon and Steel”, thesis show, Bates Gallery, Edinboro, PA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

2019              "PSA Artist Choice Exhibition", Christine Frechard Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

                    "Mystical Mundane", Gallery One and Collective Works, Pittsburgh, PA 

                    "2019 Art of the State" State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

                    "Small Works", Ketchup City Creative, Pittsburgh, PA

2018              "Off the Wall", Framehouse & Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

                     "Artistic Innovators", Hoyt Art Center, New Castle, PA

                     "PSA Artist Choice Exhibition", Brew House Association, Pittsburgh, PA             

                     "Heatwave", Blick Art Materials, Pittsburgh, PA

                     "7th Annual Square Foot Show" The Arts of Life, Glenview, IL

                     "National Juried Art Exhibition”, Academy of the Arts Center, Lynchburg, VA

                     "PSA New Member Show", Fame 15, Allentown, PA

                     "Just Say'in" AAP show, Bottleworks, Johnstown, PA

2017              "52nd PSA Annual Exhibition", Artsmiths of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

                     "5-Year Anniversary Celebration Show", Framehouse & Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

                     "Legacy of Observation", Crary Gallery, Warren, PA

                     "Speak for Yourself" 2017 AAP New Member Show, Framehouse & Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

                     "PSA Invitational Show", Blick Art Materials, Pittsburgh, PA

                     "PSA Artists Choice Exhibition", Panza Gallery, Millvale, PA

                     “Turning Red Juried Exhibition”, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley, PA

                     “Da' Burgh” Juried Exhibition, Framehouse & Jask Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

                     “2017 Juried Visual Art Exhibition”, Three Rivers Art Festival/ Trusts Art, Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA

2016               “Forest Anthology Release Show”, Pittsburgh, PA

                     “Let Your Art Shine”, Roots of Faith, Sharpsburg, PA

                     “National Juried Art Exhibition”, Academy of the Arts Center, Lynchburg, VA

2015               “Let Your Art Shine”, Roots of Faith, Sharpsburg, PA

                     “Double Mirror X6”, Pittsburgh, PA

2014              “Spectrum”, RAW Raleigh, Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NC

2013               “Encompass”, RAW Pittsburgh, Cavo, Pittsburgh, PA

                     “Expressions”, RAW Pittsburgh, Cavo, Pittsburgh, PA

2012               “8th Annual Drawing and Painting Show”, Bates Gallery, Edinboro, PA

2010               “Annual Student Art Exhibition”, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro PA

FESTIVALS

2013                Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

2012                Three Rivers Art Festival, Pittsburgh, PA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2017-current    Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP)

2017-current    Pittsburgh Society of Artists (PSA)

2016-current    Radiant Hall Artist

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018                Artist Talk for the Penn Hills Art League

2017-2019    Membership Council, Radiant Hall

2016-current    Key Holder at Blick Art Materials, Pittsburgh, PA

                                    (Responsibilities include: Sales of art materials, display change,  

                                     education on products and techniques, curating artist of the month,

                                     hanging artwork, art tags, coordinating with artists for demo and live painting)

2008               Sales Associate, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

                                    (Responsible for Sales of Artwork, Setting up Displays, Customer Service

                                     Inquiry of the Artists and Materials, Assisting in Set-up for          

                                     Exhibitions)

INTERVIEWS

2018               Artist Serving Artist, Blick Art Materials: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLT49_M5mWw&t=7s

2014               AP Collection: https://ki11erpancake.com/ap-collection/2015/2/2/christopher-boring-painter

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