Christine Forni portrait
Nationality American
Born b. 1966

Christine Forni

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Christine Forni is a multidisciplinary artist working in painting and sculpture, alternative photography, drawing, and installation. She has exhibited at venues such as Ueno Royal Japanese Art Museum, DeCordova Sculpture Museum, Piedmont’s Museo di Scienze Naturali to Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art. Born in Cleveland, Forni spent her younger years in the industrial cities of Pittsburgh and Detroit while living next to a small forest preserve; these layered alternate environments inform her practice today.

Lot number
#33
Artwork
Artwork: Torso
Artist:
Christine Forni
Title and Year:
Torso | 2013-2021
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Bidding Ended

  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2019
    Remembering Sophia’s Garden
    Ignition Projects, Chicago, IL

    2017
    (un)Common Resemblance
    Academia Romana in Bucharest, Romania

    2016
    Specimen
    Rue de Rocroy Space, Paris, France


    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2020
    Face to Face
    Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago,

    Art-in-Place
    CNL Projects and Terrain Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

    2019
    Black & White
    Galerie Camille, Detroit, MI

    2018
    Landmass Performance
    North Park Village Nature Center, Chicago, IL

    Fugitive Narratives
    Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

    Chicago Sculpture International Biennale
    Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

    2017
    A.I.M.P.E.
    Awagami’s Hall of Awa Japanese Handmade Paper Museum Exhibition, Tokushima, Japan

    Speaking Alone Together,
    Galerie Crous, Paris, France

    2016
    Tempo Memoria
    Museo Internazional Italian Art, Turin, Italy

    Drawing the Line
    Espace F15, Paris, France

    2015
    53rd Art Exchange Symposium
    Busan Federation of Art & Culture, South Korea

    Seductive Material
    Zhou B Art Center, Chicago

    Front & Center
    Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago

    2014
    Rockford Art Museum Biennale
    Rockford, IL

    52nd Art Exchange Symposium
    Busan Federation of Art & Culture, South Korea

    La Frontera
    Velvet DaVinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA

    The Galaxy of the Brain
    University of Chicago Health & Wellness Center, Chicago, IL

    2013
    Artists Respond to Genocide
    Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL

    La Frontera
    Museo Franz Mayer, Mexico City, Mexico

    Cultural Symbiosis
    Centro Cultural de Baja California, Mexico

    The Ring
    Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

    2012
    Art Energy Future
    Museo di Scienze Torrino, Turin, Italy

    Synergy
    Artspace 191, Vienna, Austria

    2011
    Objects of Status, Power and Adornment
    Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

    2006
    40th Memorial International Enameling Art Exhibition
    Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan

    2004
    La Exposicion, Llamada Figuraciones
    Centre d’Artesania de la Generalitat de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain

    2002
    Ornamental 8
    DeCordova Museum and Sculptural Park, Lincoln, MA

  • 2017
    Paris College of Art
    BFA, Fine Art, Cum Laude

    1989
    Iowa State University
    BA Graphic Design, Emphasis Metalsmithing

  • Ruth Horowich, private collection

    Eugenie Benser, private collection

    Sara Jane DeHoff, private collection

  • 2020
    Residency, Oregon Caves National Monument, Cave Junction, OR

    2019
    Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
    Residency, Grand Marais Art Colony, Grand Marais, MN

    2018
    Honorable Mention, Awagami’s Japanese Handmade Paper Museum Exhibition, Tokushima, Japan

    2017-2019
    Residency, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

    2016
    Residency,École du Breuil d’Horticulture, Paris, France

    2015
    Residency,  Muséum National d’Historie Naturelle, Paris, France
    Hyde Park Art Center, Center Program, Chicago, IL

    2011
    Chicago Artists Month, Featured Artist, Chicago, IL