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Charles Christopher Hill
Born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 1948
Lives and works in Venice, CA

 

Education

East Los Angeles College, A.A.,1966-1969
University of California, Irvine, M.F.A., B.A. 1969-1973

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016
“Portability” Leslie Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2015
“Formerly a Redhead” Cheryl Hazan Gallery, New York
“Well, Well, Well” 212 Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

2014
Paintings and Large works on Paper, Leslie Sacks Contemporary, Santa Monica ,CA

2012
"Charles Hill Group Show" Leslie Sacks Contemporary, Santa Monica, California

2011
"5X5" Leslie Sacks Contemporary, Santa Monica, California

2010
"Ideomorphs" 212 Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

2009
212 Gallery, Aspen ‘Suivez la Ligne’
Galerie Andreas Bruning, Dusseldorf

2008 
‘Varnished Truth’, 212 Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
‘Charles Christopher Hill – Survey’, 212 Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
Rocket Gallery, London, England
Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2005
Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France

2004
“Spirals, Dots, and Lines”, Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica
 Rocket Gallery, London

2003
Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2002
Andreas Brüning, Düsseldorf, Germany
Rocket Gallery, London, England

2000
Brüning+Zischke, Düsseldorf, Germany

1999
Rocket Gallery, London, England

1997
Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France

1996
Rocket Gallery, London, England

1995
Steven Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
Simon Lowinsky Gallery, New York

1993
l’Espace Champagne, Reims, France

1992
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles

1991
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France

1988
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
Galleria Del Cavalino, Venice, Italy

1987
Centre d’action Culturelle de Saint Brieuc, France
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles

1985
Galleria Del Cavallino, Venice, Italy
Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France

1984
DBR Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles

1983
Van Straaten Gallery, Chicago
Abbaye Saint Andre, Meymac, France
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles

1982
Galerie Krebs, Bern, Switzerland
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France
Galerie Maurer, Zurich, Switzerland

1981
Simon Lowinsky Gallery, San Francisco
Galerie Maurer, Zurich Switzerland

1980
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada
Galerie Maurer, Zurich, Switzerland

1978
Simon Lowinsky Gallery, San Francisco

1977
Fiberworks, Berkeley, California
Galerie Krebs, Bern, Switzerland
Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

1976
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles
Galerie Maurer, Zurich, Switzerland
Stevenson & Palluel, Paris, France

1975
Galleria Del Cavallino, Venice, Italy
Galerie Arp, Paris, France
Galerie Krebs, Bern, Switzerland

1974
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles

1973
Galerie Krebs, Bern, Switzerland
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles

1972
Newspace Gallery, Newport Beach, California

 

Group Exhibitions

2013
“On the Edge”, Cheryl Hazean Gallery, New york

2012
“California Abstract Painting 1952-2011”, Woodbury University, Burbank,California
Charles Christopher Hill-Francis Limerat, Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France

2011
Charles Christopher Hill-Francis Limerat, Galerie Kandler, Toulouse, France
“Under the Big Black Sun”, California Art 1974-1981, MOCA, Los Angeles, California
“Best Kept Secret”, UCI and the Development of Contemporary Art in Southern California 1964-1971, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
“Framing Abstraction: Mark, Symbol, Signifier” Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
“Proof:The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California”, Norton Simon Museum of Art, Pasadena, California

2010
“Outside the Box”, Edition Jacob Samuel, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

2007
212 Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
Charles Christopher Hill-Francis Limerat, Domaine de Lescombes, Eysines, France
‘Driven to Abstraction’, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California
“Good to Go”, Newspace Gallery, Los Angeles, California
“L.A Minimalism Today”, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, California

2004
Galerie Andreas Brüning, Düsseldorf, Germany

2003
“The Art of Paint”, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, California
“Circular”, Rocket Gallery, London
“As Long As It Takes”, Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park, London
“d’ailleurs”, Abbaye du Ronceray, Angers, France

2002
“As Long As It Takes”, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, England

2000
“Made in California”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
“Abstraction: Form to Field”, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

1998
“LA Cool”, Rocket Gallery, London, England

1995
William Turner Gallery, Venice, CA
Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, “Subtle Voices”

1993
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, “The First Five Years”
Henry Bussière, Paris, France , Signes & Formes “ Regards Croises”

1991
The Works Gallery, Long Beach , California

1988
Galerie Nicole Dortindeguey, Anduze, France, “Le Bambou”

1987
ISD Interiors, Los Angeles, California, “Multi Media Abstract Art”
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Michigan ,” The Cutting Edge, New Directions in Handmade Paper” Traveling through 1989

1986
The Maryland Institute, College of Art, “Artists/Printmakers”
Bullocks Department Stores, Beverly Center, Los Angeles, “Los Angeles Artists Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, “A Southern California Collection”

1985
University of Southern California,”Sunshine and Shadow”
Galerie Amak, Berlin ,Germany, “Spectrum Los Angeles”
Gallery at the Plaza, Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, “Contemporary Monotypes”
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, N.Y., “American Abstaction, Four Currents”

1983
Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Los Angeles, CA
“Four From Cirrus Editions”, The Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz, California
“Of, On, or About Paper II”, USA Today, Arlington VA.

1982
“Drawings by Painters”, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA.
“Five Artists From The Cirrus Gallery”, Galleria Del Cavallino, Venice, Italy
“New American Paperworks”, World Print Council, San Francisco, CA
“Fifteen Los Angeles Artists”, Gallery Scope, Los Angeles,CA

1981
“Los Angeles Printmakers 1973-1980: Part II”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
“Forty Famous Californians”, Judith Christian Gallery, New York, NY

 

Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Los Angeles County Museum Of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Total Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien, Austria
Musée des Beaux Arts, Angers, France

 

Awards

1992
National Endowment for the Arts

1976
New Talent , Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
National Endowment for the Arts, Washigton, D.C.
Mention Speciales du Jury, VIII Festival International de la Peinture, Cagnes Sur Mer, France

 

Residencies

1994
Eklisia, Gümüslük, Turkey

1993
Cité International Des Arts, Paris, France
Chateau de La Napoule, La Napoule, France

 

Teaching

1981
University Of California, Los Angeles, California

1979
Los Angeles County Museum Of Art, Department of Education

1978
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California

 

Artist Books

1994
Christopher Hill & John Yau, Mon Alias Mona Lisa (1994) published by Collectif Génération, Colombes, France

1989
Charles Christopher Hill & Kristine McKenna, The Smells of Summer (1989), published by Jacob Samuel, Santa Monica, California