The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.
Born in Ithaca, New York. Lives and works in New York City.
M.F.A., School of Visual Arts, New York
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
2013 Randall Scott Projects, The Youth are Getting Restless, Washington, DC
2009 Envoy Gallery, Forward and Backward Pam and Tommy, New York
2008 Go North, i against i, Beacon, New York
2005 Argo Gallery, America is a mistake, a giant mistake., Nicosia, Cyprus
Haven Arts, Virtual Dumpster Diving, Bronx, New York
2002 Here Art, Quest for Herb, New York
1998 P.S. 122 Gallery, Beat Down, New York
The Knitting Factory, Lovesick, New York
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 Hello Nasty, curated by Chris Bors, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York
2012 Project Room, curated by Tom Sanford, BravinLee Programs, New York
Spacegrass, Bloom Projects, New York
Untitled #1, Randall Scott Projects, Washington, DC
Group Show #2, The Parlour, Bushwick, New York
Brucennial 2012, 159 Bleecker Street, New York
2011 Toys & Games with a Twist, curated by Juanita Lanzo and Vanessa Gonzalez, Longwood Art Gallery, Hostos Community College, Bronx, New York
Bronx Calling: The 1st AIM Biennial, curated by Wayne Northcross and Jose Ruiz, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York (catalogue)
2010 Love and Hate, Centre of Contemporary Art Diatopos, Nicosia, Cyprus
Painting with Pictures, curated by David Gibson, Savannah Spirit, and Asya Geisberg, Casita Gallery, Bronx, New York
Art - Athina, with Centre of Contemporary Art Diatopos, Athens, Greece
Jamaica Flux Video Slam, curated by Heng-Gil Han, Jamaica Performing Art Center, Jamaica, New York (catalogue)
I'm Caught Up, curated by Melissa A. Calderon, BronxArtSpace, Bronx, New York
Brucennial 2010: Miseducation, 350 West Broadway, New York
2009 Family Jewels, curated by Conny Becker and Damien Deroubaix, Bahnwarterhaus, Esslingen, Germany (catalogue)
Two Degrees of Separation, Gallery Satori, New York
The Better Half, curated by David Gibson and Jeffery Rakien Nomura, Ernest Rubenstein Gallery, The Educational Alliance, New York
The Cursed Chateau, curated by Timothy Hutchings, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
Tone and Temperament, curated by Sophie Landres, Art Currents, New York
2008 Papercut, curated by Julie Fishkin and Matt Lucas, Heist Gallery, New York
Family Jewels, curated by Damien Deroubaix and Conny Becker, Bongout Gallery, Berlin
Volume(s), curated by Marc Clement and Kevin Muhlen, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
This One Goes up to 11, curated by Summer Guthery, Hanne Mugaas, Lumi Tan, and Nicholas Weist, Monkeytown, Brooklyn, New York
Old News 4, organized by Jacob Fabricius, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2007 Why + Wherefore, curated by Summer Guthery, Lumi Tan, and Nicholas Weist, http://www.whyandwherefore.com/BEGINNINGS/indexBEGIN.html
Let's Bolt, curated by Julie Fishkin, Matt Lucas and Lumi Tan, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, New York
Inventory Control, curated by Judith Page, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York
Artwave Radio, The Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece
2006 K48 #6 Benefit Auction, curated by Scott Hug, John Connelly Presents, New York
Memoryscapes, curated by Melody Parker-Carter, SoundLAB, edition 04, Cologne, Germany
The Social History of Objects, Triple Candie, New York
Art of the Word, Haven Arts, Bronx, New York
2005 Sasquatch Society, Sixtyseven, New York
Welcome Home, Argo Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
Scarab: The Heavy Metal Art Show, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC (catalogue)
Now Playing, curated by Karlos Carcamo, Para/Site, Beacon, New York
Big Fat Painting Show, Haven, Bronx, New York
2004 Timeless/Timeliness: Aljira Emerge 2003, curated by Dominique Nahas, Aljira, Newark, New Jersey
The Infinite Fill Show, curated by Cory and Jamie Arcangel, Foxy Production, New York
One Night Only, curated by Charles Reeve and Helena Reckitt, Garage Projects, Atlanta, Georgia
Scarab, curated by Robert Chaney, Project Room, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good Humor, organized by Tricia McLaughlin and Sharon Paz, Pullox, Berlin, Gemany
Screwball, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows, "Bronco Video Series," curated by Karlos Carcamo, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jamaica, Queens
2003 Mama's Boy, curated by Jane Harris, White Columns, New York
Works on Paper, Archimede Staffolini Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
100 Artists Make 100 T-shirts, Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York
Recession 2003 $99 Show, curated by Tim Thyzel, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York
2002 Heaven Video Series, curated by Doug Lussenhop, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2001 B Hotel, P.S.1/MoMA, Long Island City, New York
Infinite Jest, Ten in One Gallery, New York
Two Person Show, P.S. 122 Gallery, New York
Stromereien Open Air Performance Tage, curated by Harm Lux, Zurich, Switzerland
Impakt 2001, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Videoex Festival, Zurich, Switzerland (catalogue)
Good Humor, organized by Tricia McLaughlin and Sharon Paz, EcommercePartners, New York
The American Living Room Film and Video Festival, curated by Libby Hartle, Here Art, New York
2000 Open Video Call Selections, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Preview Show, P.S. 122 Gallery, New York
OuterLimits (Elsewhere: Williamsburg), Goliath, Brooklyn, New York
Hot Cam, coordinated by Jennifer Charron, Smack Mellon Studios, Brooklyn, New York
1999 Outer Boroughs, curated by Paul Ha and Lauren Ross, White Columns, New York
Open Video Call Selections, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1998 Projects' 98, Islip Art Museum, The Carriage House, Islip, New York
It's All About Trish, Channel 57, August 30, New York
2013 Mark Jenkins. "The Youth Are Getting Restless," The Washington Post, September 13.
Liz Insogna. "Hello Nasty," The Huffington Post, August 6.
2012 Jillian Steinhauer. "Art Rx," Hyperallergic, September 6.
Aaron Berger. "Spacegrass, Group Show at Bloom Projects in NYC curated by Chris Bors," Beautifuldecay.com, August 29.
Mark Jenkins. "From edgy at 'Untitled No. 1' to historic at 'Watergate,'" The Washington Post, July 12.
Robert Foster. "Chris Bors," Leisure BLAAHG, April 25.
Artur Xexéo. "O filme de Hitchcok em 24 segundos," globo.com, April 19.
2011 Gerry Mak. "New Art / Chris Bors," Lost At E Minor, November 4.
Judy Berman. "Chris Bors' Hardcore Punk Pseudo-Propaganda Posters," Flavorwire.com, November 1.
Amir H. Fallah. "Chris Bors' Hardcore Confrontation Of Violence," Beautifuldecay.com, November 1.
Rachel Corbett. "Biennials in the Bronx and New Orleans," Artnet.com, June 27. Bo Lee. I Love Video, June 29.
Wayne Northcross, Jose Ruiz, and Christian Viveros-Faune. Bronx Calling: The 1st AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum of the Arts. (catalogue).
Jane Sweet. "24 Second Psycho," Le Journal de Jane, January 17.
Paul Gallagher. "24 Second 'Psycho'," Dangerousminds.net, January 15.
2010 Cathryn Drake. "Art Athina Weathers a Turbulent Storm," September 4.
Faultline, Journal of Art & Literature, University of California, Irvine (cover and interior illo.).
Heng-Gil Han. Jamaica Flux '10, Workspaces & Windows, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jamaica, New York (catalogue).
Brent Burket. "The Brucennial: Piece By Piece (Part 3 of 5)," Hyperallergic.com, March 17.
2009 Paddy Johnson. "Damn Those Chateaus! Role Playing Illustration Takes Center Stage at iMOCA," artfagcity.com, July 29.
"Chelsea Thursday Nights," Artinfo.com, July 17.
Stephen Squibb. "Chris Bors at Envoy," zine.artcat.com, February 26.
Walter Robinson. "Artnet News: Pam and Tommy in Reprise at Envoy Gallery," Artnet.com, February 24.
2008 "Art+Auction Heads to Russia," Artinfo.com, December 18.
Barbara Gallo Farrell. "Punk and pop mix together in edgy works," Poughkeepsie Journal, April 10.
Elena Bordignon. "Arte," Vogue Italia, February.
Bruno Baltzer. "Volume(s)_5," http://flash007.lu/medias/30504.
Old News 4, "The Postcard Lovers Project," curated by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou and Christopher Marinos, Pork Salad Press.
2007 Laurel Ptak. "Chris Bors," iheartphotograph.blogspot.com, September 17.
Benjamin Genocchio. "Material Things, Cataloged," The New York Times, January 28.
2006 Jeroen Bosch. "Douglas Gordon / Chris Bors," trendbeheer, December 12, http://trendbeheer.com/2006/12/08/douglas-gordon-chris-bors/
V. Voitek. "Size matters?," New Art, Wednesday, September 27, http://new-art.blogspot.com/2006/09/size-matters.html
"Shifter," No. 8, Vol. 2, Issue 4, June.2006 "Shifter," No. 8, Vol. 2, Issue 4, June. 2005 Augustine Zenakos. "Inside Art," TO BHMA, November 5.
Elena Parpa. "Chris Bors," Phileleftheros, October 16.
Photini Philippidou. "Is America a mistake?," Seven, October 16-22.
"39 Mavericks 2005," Razor, May.
Mary Bulkot. "Local Maverick," Ithaca Times, June 1.
Roberta Fallon. "Another giveaway artist unearthed!," artblog, April 1, http://www.fallonandrosof.com/2005/04/another-giveaway-artist-unearthed.html
Carolyn M. Fuchek. "Putting on the Ritz," Pulse, March 24?30.
2004 Benjamin Genocchio. "Young and Provocative, Time Is on Their Side," The New York Times, September 12.
Dominique Nahas. Timeless/Timeliness: Aljira Emerge 2003, Aljira, Newark, New Jersey (catalogue).
Roberta Fallon. "They're coming to get you," artblog, July 22, http://www.fallonandrosof.com/2004/07/theyre-coming-to-get-you.html.
Liz Spikol. "Scarab: An Art Exhibition About Heavy Metal," Philadelphia Weekly, July 14?20.
Sc?rab, Project Room, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (catalogue).
Cheryl Katz. "A Product Of His Time, The Performance Acts of Chris Bors," PAJ, A Journal of Performance and Art, Vol. 76 - January 2004.
Ariella Budick. "Artists' Mama Drama," Newsday, January 9.
2003 Andrew Maerkle. "Mama's Boy," Flavorpill, Issue 184
"Works On Paper," Synthesis, July.
Glyn Hughes. "Works on paper at Archimede Staffolini, Nicosia," The Cyprus Weekly, June 6-12.
Marina Shiza. "Paper, Means of Creative Expression," O Fileleftheros, June 1.
"Works On Paper," Politis, May 31.
"Works On Paper," Alithia, May 28.
2002 "A Guide To Dysfunctional Painting - Case Study: Chris Bors," French Cooking, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, zingmagazine, no. 17.
2001 Valentina Tanni. "B Hotel," ExibArt.com
Videoex: Video Und Experimental Film Festival, Zurich, Switzerland, May, 2001. (catalogue)
Lori Ortiz. "Meredith Allen and Chris Bors at PS122," The Brooklyn Rail, May/June.
1998 Bill Arning. "Projects ?98," Time Out New York, August 27 - September 3.
Annabelle Kerins. "Caveman and Tonka Toys," Newsday, July 24.
GRANTS AND AWARDS
2011 Artist in the Marketplace program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
2008 Swing Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York
2006 Swing Space, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York
2003 Emerge 2003, Aljira, Newark, New Jersey
1999 Independent Project Grant, Artists Space, New York
2002 "Drunken Admiral," Battle of the Ironclads, Here Art, New York
2000 "The Patron," 529 West 20th Street building lobby, New York
1998 "Modern Day Caveman," Projects ?98, Islip Art Museum, The Carriage House, Islip, New York
2013 Hello Nasty, Cindy Rucker Gallery, New York 2009 Co-curator, Chimera, Arcade Experimental Art Projects / Stoa Aeschylou, Nicosia, Cyprus
Co-curator, Chimera, Envoy Enterprises, New York
2007 - present. Co-Director, Triton Gallery LLC, www.tritongalleryllc.com
2004 Screwball, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1999 Confined, Here Art, New York