Originally from New York, Garvey received her MFA from Concordia University Montreal, and BFA from Washington University in St Louis. Her works on paper and installations have been exhibited internationally, including solo exhibitions with Galerie Circulaire (Montreal), Sur La Montagne Galerie (Berlin), Phra Nakorn Gallery (Bangkok), Jules Maidoff Gallery (Italy), and HERE Art Center (New York).

Garvey is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including Concordia University Faculty of Fine Arts Fellowship, Mobility Travel Award, and most recently a 2016 Fulbright research grant from the Italian Commission. From 2015 -2016 she was a Visiting Fellow at Florence University of the Arts and a Visiting Artist at Siena Art Institute and SACI Florence among others. Garvey lives in Austin, Texas where she teaches at the University of Texas in the College of Fine Art.

CONTACT
Christine.Garvey@gmail.com
@Christine.Garvey

 

CV

EDUCATION

2015 Concordia University, Montreal, MFA Studio Arts
2008 Washington University in St. Louis, BFA Printmaking & Drawing with Honors
 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017  Neon Spring / HERE Arts Center, New York, NY
2016  Working Objects / Jules Maidoff Gallery, Florence, Italy
2015  Of Matter and Minerality / Sur La Montagne Galerie, Berlin, Germany  
2015  Of Matter and Minerality / Concordia University Gallery, Montreal, QC  
2014  Hive / Mouseprint Gallery, Montreal, QC
2013  Parasites / Galerie Circulaire, Montreal, QC
2013  Bristling With Thorns / Concordia University MFA Gallery, Montreal, QC  
2011  Reformations / The Blind Barber Gallery, New York, NY
2009 100 Blotted Beasts / Phra Nakorn Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017  Now See Us, Hear Us / Sediment Projects, Richmond, VA
2017  Nasty Women / The Knockdown Center, Queens, New York
2016  La Prossima  / Galleria 70 Rosso, Florence, Italy
2016  Bushwick Open Studios / Brooklyn, New York
2014  Marking Space / Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montreal, QC
2014  The Space Between / Glass Gallery, The Museum School of Boston, Boston, MA
2014  Fantastic Fictions (Curated by Trevor Gould) / Concordia University Gallery, Montreal, QC
2013  Splash / Galerie Alain Piroir, Montreal, QC
2013  Portage / Galerie Circulaire, Montreal, QC
2013  Ultramoderne / Art Mur, Montreal, QC
2012  Open Studios / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
2012  Instructors Exhibition / Montreal Art Centre, Montreal, QC
2011  Exquisite / Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011  See Saw / Cafe Grumpy Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY
2009  Drawing from the Crowd / Chiang Mai Art on Paper, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2008  Now on File / Snowflake Gallery, St Louis, MO
2008  12 Dirty Fingers / Des Lee Gallery, St Louis, MO
2008  Washington University Research Symposium / St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
2007  Linus Foundation Presents / SLAM Project Space, St Louis, MO
2006  Tan Gram Small Works / Tan Gram Gallery, Florence, Italy
 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2016  Artist-in-residence / Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy
2016  Summer Stipend Finalist / Macktez, New York, NY
2015-16   Fulbright Research Grant / Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Università di Firenze:
     Explored how technology influenced visualizations of the body during Enlightenment-period Italy.

2016  Fulbright Conference Travel Grant - Berlin Seminar for American Fulbright Grantees
2015  Visiting Fellow / Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy
2015  Artist-in-residence / Amsterdam Atelier Grafisch, Amsterdam, NL
2014  Stand-out Graduate Research Award (for A Drawing Research Lab) / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
2014  Artist-in-residence / Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montreal, QC
2014  Conference Travel Grant / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
2013  Graduate Student Mobility Travel Award / Concordia International, Montreal, QC
2013  Print Media Special Projects Grant / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
2013  Small Grants Program Award / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
2013  Concordia Faculty of Fine Arts Fellowship / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
2012  Concordia School of Graduate Studies Fellowship / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
2009  Artist‐in‐residence / Chiang Mai Art on Paper, Chiang Mai, Thailand
2008  Eliot Scholar / Washington University in St. Louis, MO
2004  UBS LLC and Securities Lending Division Scholarships / New York, NY
2004  Sogetsu Houka Fine Arts Scholarship / White Plains, NY
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017  Claire Zitzow, Sediment Projects, “Now See Us, Hear Us,” Feb. 17, 2017
2016   Philip Pantuso, Brooklyn Magazine; “Reclaim and Refashion: Artist Christine Garvey Embraces Unique
Style.
” July 20th, 2016.
2016  Alexandra Korey, Arttrav.com; “Christine Garvey: Mindful engagement through drawing in Florence,“ June 23,2016.
2016 Mary Gray, LDM News + The Florentine; “Christine Garvey, American Artist and Scholar in Florence,” Feb
22nd, 2016.
2013  Réseau Art Actuels, “Parasites de Christine Garvey” Oct. 25 2013.
2013  Printeresting.org, The Notebook; “Christine Garvey: Parasites” Oct. 19, 2013.
2013  Nikita Richardson, NY Magazine; “Design News: Aug 15” Aug. 15, 2013.
2012  Dan Teran, Artsicle.com; “Daydreaming with Christine Garvey”  June 28, 2012.
2011  Hannah Flegelman, ArtCart NYC; “Artists we Love: Christine Garvey” Mar.  12, 2011.
2009  Sonia Boonchanasukit, BK Magazine, Bangkok; “State of the Art” Feb. 12th, 2009.
 

COLLECTIONS

Chiang Mai Art on Paper Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Washington University Special Collections, St. Louis, MO
 

SELECTED LECTURES

2017   Working Objects: Research-creation at Florence’s La Specola Museum / The Fulbright Salon, New York, NY
2017  Marking Space: Drawing as Research / The School of Making Thinking: Pedagogy in Practice, New York, NY
2017  Drawing and Knowledge / Dirty Disciplines, Wild Knowledges Humanities Conference, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
2016  Artist Talk - Drawing and Knowledge / Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy
2016  Artist Talk / Washington University in St Louis Study Abroad, Florence, Italy
2016  Visiting Critic / Washington University in St Louis Study Abroad, Florence, Italy
2016  Artist Talk / SACI MFA Programs, Florence, Italy
2015  Artist Talk - Drawing and Research /StARTers Artist Talk Series, Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
2015  Artist Talk - Fulbright Research / Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy
2014  Homage and Observation / Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montreal
2014  Collected Images: Collage and Drawing / Centre des arts actuels Skol, Montreal
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-  Foundations Lecturer / University of Texas at Austin
Teach CORE I, CORE II, CORE III foundations curriculum.

2016   Visiting Fellow / Florence University of the Arts, Florence, Italy
2014-15  Faculty  - Drawing 200 / Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2014   Guest Lecturer - The Artist Book / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
2014   Guest Lecturer - Intaglio and Monoprinting / Concordia University, Montreal, QC  
2014   Teaching Assistant - Monoprinting / Concordia University, Montreal, QC  
2014   Teaching Assistant - Drawing 200 / Concordia University, Montreal, QC  

2013  Visiting Artist - Life Drawing in Italy / Concordia University Study Abroad, Bagnoregio, Italy
2013  Teaching Assistant - Screen Printing 300 & 400 / Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2012  Teaching Assistant - Digital Print Media 300 & 400 / Concordia University, Montreal, QC
 

TEACHING - PUBLIC WORKSHOPS AND COURSES
* notes courses ongoing

2017  Collected Images: Collage + The Book Form / Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation, Brooklyn, NY
2017  Collage as Activism / The Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
2017  Monoprinting* / The Art of Science Learning, New York, NY

2016  Drawing and Knowledge / The School of Making Thinking, The Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
2016  Introduction to Creative Grant Writing* / The Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
2016  Drawing with Ink* / The Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY

2015  Alternative Drawing Processes* / Florence Drawing Lab, Florence, Italy
2015  Drawing and Urban Life / Florence Drawing Lab, Florence, Italy
2015  Introduction to Printmaking*  / The Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
2015  Monoprinting / Grafisch Werkcentrum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, NL

2014 Collected Images: The Collage Artist Book*  / NY Center for Book Arts, NY, NY
2014  The Urban Sketchbook*  / Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
2014  Introduction to Bookbinding*  / Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
2014  2D Design / Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
2014  The Dada Artist Book / Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Bookbinding and Paste Paper Design / Betahaus Berlin, Germany
2013  Stencil Screenprinting / The Brooklyn Brainery, Brooklyn, NY
2013  Introduction to Printmaking / The Montreal Art Centre, Montreal, QC
2013  Drawing and Painting /  The Cummings Center, Montreal, QC

2011  Works on Paper / Manhattan Jewish Community Arts Center, NY
2011  Relief Printmaking / Manhattan Apparel Project, NY

2010-13   Introduction to Printmaking / The 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
2010-13  Works on Paper / The 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY

2006-08   Intro to Design / University City High School, St. Louis, MO


TEACHING - TRAVEL-AND-LEARNING COURSES

2015 -  Tuscan Drawing Excursions / Florence, Italy
Week-long plein-air drawing intensive and historic exploration of Florence, Italy. Course includes drawing-from-observation course, art history tours, studio visits, tuscan day trips and meals with local artists, artisans, wine-makers, and farmers.

2016 -  Drawing + Mindfulness Retreat / The Catskill Mountains, New York,
3-day creative retreat focusing on the relationship between presence and creativity through restorative mind-body training. Schedule included a dedicated drawing-from-observation course, vinyasa yoga, meditation, mindfulness seminars, and critical discussion on their connectivity.