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Christybomb

BIOGRAPHY

P R O F I L E
• The Science of Art, Christybomb merges both disciplines to forge a new perspective.


E D U C A T I O N
• University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL — Bachelor of Science, 2008
• University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL — Minor in Public Health, 2008
• School of Visual Arts, New York, NY — Master of Fine Arts in Fine Arts, 2015


E X H I B I T I O N S
• Featured [SOLO] Artist. Art Expo New York @ Pier 94. Manhattan, NYC. Apr 21 – 24, 2017.
• Small Works. Sidney Mishkin Gallery. Manhattan, NYC. Apr 14 – May 13, 2017.
• Dearly Beloved. Solo Exhibition @ BAF Gallery. Brooklyn, NYC. Feb 2017.
• Visual AIDS: Postcards from the Edge. Metro Pictures. Manhattan, NYC. Jan 13 – 15, 2017.
• TBA. Sideshow Gallery. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC. Jan 9 – Apr 10, 2017.
• Deck the Walls. TAS Gallery. Charleston, WV. Dec 2016.
• SCOPE Miami Beach International Contemporary Art Show. Art Basel Miami Art Week.
Miami Beach, Florida. Nov 29 – Dec 4, 2016.
• Art, Sushi & Sake. Turner Colourworks Japan @ Jerry’s International Palette Shop.
Manhattan, NYC. Nov 2016.
• Acid Free. Lazy Susan Gallery. Manhattan, NYC. Oct 26 – Nov 1, 2016.
• Upprisa, a collaboration with Yoko Ono. Reykjavík Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland. Oct 7 –
Feb 5, 2017.
• Making the Future. David and Sweitzer Contemporary. Brooklyn, NYC. Sept 30 – Oct 16,
2016.
• Reinventing Ourselves from Another Point of View. Art NXT Level Projects / 33
Contemporary. Chicago, IL. Aug 19, 2016.
• Brooklyn Arts Habitat Group Exhibition. BAF Gallery. Brooklyn, NYC. July 23, 2016.
• UNCF Benefit. The Untitled Space. Manhattan, NYC. Jul 19, 2016.
• Parallel Lives. Next Level Gallery. Chicago, IL. May 20 – Jun, 2016.
• Diorama-rama. Club 157. Brooklyn, NYC. May 13 – Jun 19, 2016.
• Artists in the Kitchen. Hell's Kitchen Art Week @ Gateway Art Center. Manhattan, NYC. May
13 – 15, 2016.
• Gallery 1426. Manhattan, NYC. Apr 28 – June 28, 2016.
• Thinking with Our Hands. Rabbit Hole Projects. Brooklyn, NYC. Apr 20 – 21, 2016.
• Small Works. Sidney Mishkin Gallery. Manhattan, NYC. Apr 14 – May 13, 2016.
• Art Expo [SOLO] NYC. World's Largest International Fine Arts Fair @ Pier 94. Manhattan,
NYC. Apr 14 – 17, 2016.
• Dreamcatching. Club 157. Brooklyn, NYC. Mar 11 – Apr 3, 2016.
• Salon Showcase. The Greenpoint Gallery. Bushwick, Brooklyn, NYC. Feb 26, 2016.
• Tiny Bar @ Beverly's. Material Art Fair. Mexico City, MX. Feb 4 – 7, 2016.
• Visual AIDS: Postcards from the Edge. Sikkema Jenkins & Co. Manhattan, NYC. Jan 29 – 31, 2016.
• Thru The Rabbit Hole. Sideshow Gallery. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC. Jan 9 – Apr 10, 2016.
• La MaMa Family Show. La MaMa La Galleria. Manhattan, NYC. Dec 22 – Jan 3, 2016.
• Kunstkammer. Parenthesis Art Space. Brooklyn, NYC. Nov 19 – Dec 29, 2015.
• Dwelling. 107 Projects Gallery. Sydney, Australia. Oct 29 – Dec 7, 2015.
• Art, Sushi & Sake. Turner Colourworks Japan @ Jerry’s International Palette Shop.
Manhattan, NYC. Sept 13, 2015.
• Last Dance. Old Gem. Arts@Renaissance. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC. June 12 – 13,
2015.
• Summer Thesis. Parenthesis Art Space for Bushwick Open Studios. Brooklyn, NYC. June 6 –
7, 2015.
• The Ruins. SVA Gramercy Gallery. Manhattan, NYC. May 29 – June 13, 2015.
• MFA Fine Arts Open Studios. SVA. Manhattan, NYC. Spring 2015.
• Making History. Storefront Ten Eyck Gallery. Bushwick, Brooklyn, NYC. Apr 19 – May 10,
2015
• Lead muralist for Citifield McFadden’s. Queens, NYC. May 2015.
• Small Works. Sidney Mishkin Gallery. Manhattan, NYC. Mar 27 – May 7, 2015.
• NYC Salon Showcase: A Weekend at the Old Gem. Arts@Renaissance. Williamsburg,
Brooklyn, NYC. Feb 27 – Mar 1, 2015.
• Visual AIDS: Postcards from the Edge. Luhring Augustine. Manhattan NYC. Jan 30 – Feb 1,
2015.
• Paperazzi IV. Janet Kurnatowski Gallery. Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NYC. Jan 16 – Feb 15, 2015.
• Circle the Wagons. Sideshow Gallery. Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NYC. Jan 10 – Mar 15, 2015.
• MFA Fine Arts Open Studios. SVA. Manhattan, NYC. Fall 2014.
• Art, Sushi, Sake. Turner Colorworks Japan @ Jerry’s International Palette Shop. Manhattan,
NYC. Nov 20, 2014.
• Glitter is the Herpes of the Art World. Bio-Arts Lab, SVA. Manhattan, NYC. Spring 2014.
• MFA Fine Arts Open Studios. SVA. Manhattan, NYC. Spring 2014.
• The Last Brucennial. Manhattan, NYC. Mar 6 – Apr 4, 2014.
• MFA Fine Arts Open Studios. SVA. Chelsea, Manhattan, NYC. Fall 2013.
• Art Walk, monthly art exhibition. Jacksonville, Florida. 2004 – 2009.


E X P E R I E N C E
• Curator at The Sanctuary; NY, NY — 2016
• Curator and creative director of The Sanctuary, a multidisciplinary art space
Gallery Associate at following New York City art galleries:
• Ricco Maresca Gallery 2016 I Sideshow Gallery 2015-2016 I Janet Kurnatowski Gallery 2015
Demo Artist for Turner Paint from Japan — 2014 - 2015
• Exclusive demo artist for Turner acryl gouache paints imported from Japan
Assistant to Professional Artists; New York, NY — 2014 - 2016
• Valuable asset to visual artists Howardena Pindell, Christopher Tanner & Katinka Mann
Bio-Art Lab Teaching Assistant; New York, NY — 2014
• Utilized knowledge of science and art to aid students in pursuit of Bio-Art practices
Native English-speaking Teacher, Amity; Shizuoka, Japan — 2011 - 2012
• Spent 2 years abroad in remote location of Japan, during the Great Earthquake of 2011
Visual Artist; Jacksonville, Florida — 2007 - 2010
• Popular artist at monthly art shows in downtown Jacksonville
Research Scientist, University of North Florida; Jacksonville, Florida — 2006 - 2010


• (P.E.M.S.) Research Lab, under Department of Defense grant Contract W911SR-04-C-0072
Histology Teaching Assistant, University of North Florida; Jacksonville, Florida — 2008
• Use precise scientific equipment to dissect tissue to microscopic levels
Jewelry Store Manager, Gold Star Jewelry Store; Jacksonville, FL — 1997 - 2008
• Creative window display designer
Clothing Store Sales Representative, High 5 Clothing Store; Atlanta, GA — 1991 - 1997
• Creative window display designer