SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020
Small Expansive Moments: Christopher McNulty, Sarah Nguyen, Lynx Nguyen, Greenville Center for Creative Arts, Greenville, SC

2019
Transparent Factors in Form and Content, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, DeKalb, IL
Days, Artspace Gallery, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
8th Annual National Juried Exhibition, (Juror: Steven Matijcio, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center), Marshall University, Huntington, WV
Faculty Exhibition, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

2018
Altered, (Curators: Emmanuelle Kouznetsov & Kathrine Worel), OFF Space Gallery at Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA
Days, Art on Campus Series, University of Maine, Farmington, Farmington, ME
Re:Acclimating, (Juror: J. Gordon), Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland WA
Tiny Acts Topple Empires, (Curator: Heather Darcy Bhandari), Woskob Family Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

2017
Earth, Fire, Water, Air: Elements of Climate Change, (Curator: Elizabeth Langhorne), University Art Galleries, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT
Is Art Work? Spartanburg Art Museum, Spartanburg, SC
Blue in the Face, (Curator: Mike Calway-Fagen, University of Georgia), Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
Histories and Memories, (Juror: Joshua Hagler), Indiana University East Art Gallery, Richmond, IN
Pattern Recognition, (Juror: Ann Tarantino), Woskob Family Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

2016
Transience, (Jurors: Emmanuelle Kouznetsov & Kathrine Worel), OFF Space Gallery at Classic Car West Gallery, Oakland, CA
12×12, (Juror: Armon A. Means), Todd Art Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN

2015
Footing the Bill: Art and Our Ecological Footprint, Art Works For Change, www.artworksforchange.org
Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama: 2015 Biennial, Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center, Troy, AL

2014
Days, University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL
Regional Sculptors Invitational, The Evelyn Burrow Museum, Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, AL
Ossuaries, Herron School of Art, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

2013
Process: Angela Piehl, Ying Zhu and Christopher McNulty, Antenna Gallery, Press Street, New Orleans, LA
Ossuaries, University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN
Alabama Now, Georgine Clarke Gallery, Alabama State Council on the Arts, Montgomery, AL
Mediating Drawing, (Curators: Lauren Garber-Lake & Sarah Alexander), Florida School of the Arts, Palatka, FL
Farmwork: A Retrospective, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI
Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama: 2013 Biennial, Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center, Troy, AL

2012
Contemporary Mandala, (Curator: Jacqueline Baas,), Visual Arts Gallery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Ossuaries, Chazen Museum, Madison, WI
RE:Green, (Juror: Jeff Schmuki), Martha Gault Art Gallery, Slippery Rock University, .Slippery Rock, PA
Drove(s), (Curator: Michael Ross), Southeastern Railway Museum, Duluth, GA

2011
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, (Curator: Regine Basha), Cabinet, Brooklyn, NY
Transient, (Curator: Joseph Hale), Gallery 31, Corcoran Gallery of Art/College of Art + Design, Washington, DC
Broken Arm Shoving Match: T Gregory, Kyle Olsen & Christopher McNulty, Hardin Simmons Univ, Abilene, TX
2011 Alabama Biennial, Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center, Troy, AL

2010
Solo Exhibition, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
Geometries: Christopher McNulty and Andy Gilmore, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
The Weight of the Words, (Curator Pedro Torres), stuffinablank.com, Barcelona, SPAIN
Material Afterlife: Short Films, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

2009
The Last Taboo, (Curator Moses Znaimer), Zoomershow 2009, Direct Energy Centre, Toronto, CANADA
On, Of or About: 50 paper works, (Curators: Timothy Woolsey), Texas State University, San Marco, TX
Gulf-South Regional, BECA gallery – Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art, New Orleans, LA
Im/AGE, (Curator: Moses Znaimer), Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, CANADA
eARTh, (Curator: Alison Beeson), Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL
Alabama Now, Alabama Artists Gallery, State Arts Council, Montgomery, AL
Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama, Troy-Pike Cultural Arts Center, Troy, AL
34.5 miles N.W., Illges Gallery, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

2008
Dialogues, (Curator: Lain York), Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN
Dialogues 3: Drawing/Sculpture, (Curator: Lain York), Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
south X east, (Curator: W. Rod Faulds), Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Southeastern Juried Exhibition, (Ron Platt, Birmingham Museum of Art), Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

2007
Homegrown Southeast, (Curator: David J. Brown), SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC
Famous Adults As Children, Famous Children As Adults, (Curator: Jose Lerma), Monya Rowe Gallery, NY, NY
Pulse Miami, Saltworks Gallery, Miami, FL
Days, Solo Exhibition, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Handmade: Wood from the Deep South, Coleman Center Gallery, York, AL
Red Clay Survey, (Juror: Margaret Lazzari), Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
This Many, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Alabama Sculpture Invitational 2007, (Curator: Casey Downing), Eastern Shore Art Center, Fairhope, AL
Art and Place II: Material at Hand, (Curator: Clayton Colvin), Space 301, Mobile, AL

2006
Scope-Miami, Saltworks Gallery, Miami, FL
Drawing No Conclusions, (Curator: Dominic Molon, Museum of Contemporary Art), UICA, Grand Rapids, MI
Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, Saltworks Gallery, Portland, OR
Seed, Invitational, Rivoli Art Mill, Chattanooga, TN
Alabama Masters, Invitational, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL; Alabama Artists Gallery, Montgomery, AL

2005
Atlanta Biennial, (Curator: Helena Reckitt), Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
King Bridge Biennial, (Curator: Erica Mohar), The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA
Second Nature, (Curator: Dawn Gavin), The Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Saltline Biennial, (Curator: Tommy McPherson, Director), Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Black and White Exhibition, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA
The Red Clay Survey, (Curator: Elaine Spatz-Rabinowitz), Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL.
Art House, ATLart [05], Atlanta, GA

2004
Southeastern Biennial 2004, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Scope-Miami, Saltworks Gallery, Miami, FL
Synthesis: Experiments in Collaboration, Axel Raben Gallery, New York, NY
A Decade of Art, Watrous Gallery, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Madison, WI
Solo Exhibition, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Solo Exhibition, Invitational, University of Alabama at Huntsville, Huntsville, AL
The Stray Show, Saltworks Gallery, Chicago, IL
focus/alabama, Invitational, Space 301, Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL
Objects in/and Visual Culture, Invitational, Zoller Gallery, Penn State University, University Park, PA
Scope-New York, Saltworks Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Common Objects, Invitational, City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA
Scope-Miami, Saltworks Gallery, Miami, FL
AbNext, (Curator: Jason Lahr), South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN
Solo Exhibition, West Bend Art Museum, West Bend, WI
Switchyard, Invitational, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
Small Scale Works of Art: 18”x18”x18” Artists, West Bend Art Museum, WI

2002
Recent Work, Saltworks Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Visions International Competition, (Juror: Peter Frank), Art Center Waco, Waco, TX
Artstravaganza 15, (Juror: Robert Stackhouse), Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN
Regional Sculpture, Guenzel Gallery, Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI
Solo Exhibition, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters Gallery, Madison, WI

2001
Elusion, Solo Exhibition, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Solo Exhibition, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
Mixed Bag, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI
National Prize Show, (Juror: Maxwell Anderson, Director, Whitney Museum), Cambridge Art Assoc., MA
Art Miami, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Miami, FL
Functional/Non-functional, Invitational Exhibition, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI
Portable, Embassy Suites, Chicago, IL

2000
Hardware From the Heartland, (Juror: Michelle Grabner), 16 Beaver Group, New York, NY
Making a Mark, Invitational Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
4th National Show, (Juror: Beth Handler, Curator, Museum of Modern Art), Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
Regional VII, (Juror: Jumaane N’Namdi), A.R.C. Gallery, Chicago, IL
Slop Supermarket Showroom Tour 2000, The Pump House Regional Arts Center, La Crosse, WI; Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH; Shepard College, Shepardstown, WV
Artist of the Week, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI
66th Rockford-Midwestern Exhibition, (Juror: James Yood), Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Tallahassee Florida National Competition, Juried, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Texas National 2000, (Jurors: The Art Guys), Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
Culture and Agriculture 2000, Juried, New Visions Gallery, Marshfield, WI
23rd Harper College National Exhibition: Small Works, Juried, Palatine, IL
Benchwork @ Workbench, Workbench Furniture, Madison, WI
43rd Annual Beloit and Vicinity, Juried, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI
Achievement, Solo exhibition, Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, WI

1999
Installation Works, D. Rosenberg Studio, Oregon, WI
First Feats, Invitational, Madison Children’s Museum, Madison, WI
71st Art Show, (Juror: Sara Krajewski, Curator, Madison Art Center), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Eating Right, Juried, Portland Center for Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
42nd Beloit and Vicinity, (Juror: Steve Fleischman, Madison Art Center), Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI
NICHE Awards, Juried, Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, PA
Splinters, Juried, University of Wisconsin-Marathon, Wausau, WI

1998
La Petite VI, Juried, Alder Gallery, Eugene, OR
Seventh Biennial Works in Wood, Juried, Chesterton Art Gallery, Chesterton, IN
Wild Things, Juried, Peters Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ
10th International Contemporary Furniture Fair, Juried, Jacob Javits Center, NY, NY

1997
Endgrain, Juried, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Artful Furniture Exhibition, Invitational, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
69th Art Show, (Juror: Toby Kamps, Curator, Madison Art Center), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

1996
Art in Bloom, Invitational, Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
68th Art Show, (Juror: Siri Engberg, Curator, Walker Art Center), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

CURATED WEB SITES

www.drawingcenter.org
www.artistsspace.org
www.portablemacdowell.org
www.ecoartnetwork.org
www.nurtureart.org
www.works.io

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES

University of Maine, Farmington, 2018
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 2017
University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL, 2014
Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, 2013
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art, Auburn, AL, 2012
Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY, 2010
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 2008
Space 301, Mobile, AL, 2007
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 2006
Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, 2006
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, 2004
University of Alabama-Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, 2004
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 2001
Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, 2000
University of Wisconsin-Marathon, Wausau, WI, 1999

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

Marble House Project, Dorset, VT, 2016
The Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences, Rabun Gap, GA, 2016
The Farm, McFarland, WI, 2008
The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH, 2004
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2001

SELECTED AWARDS/GRANTS

Tending Space Fellowship, Hemera Foundation, Boulder, CO, 2017
Daniel F. Breeden Endowed Grant, Auburn University, Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning, Auburn, AL, 2017
Auburn University, College of Liberal Arts Professional Leave, Auburn, AL, 2016
Dean’s Award, 12×12, (Juror: Armon A. Means), Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN, 2016
Finalist, George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship, 2013
Auburn University, Office of the Vice President for Research, Intramural Research Grant, 2013
Nominee, Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award, Artists Space, New York, NY, 2009
Third Place, Southeastern Juried Exhibition, (Juror: Ron Platt, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Birmingham Museum of Art), Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL, 2008
Auburn University, College of Liberal Arts, Humanities Grant, Auburn, AL, 2008
Second Place, Drawing No Conclusions, (Juror: Dominic Molon, MCA Chicago), UICA, Grand Rapids, MI, 2007
Auburn University Competitive Research Grant, Auburn, AL, 2007
Visual Arts Fellowship, Alabama State Council on the Arts, Montgomery, AL, 2005–2006
Auburn University, College of Liberal Arts Humanities Development Grant, Auburn, AL, 2004
Auburn University, Office for Research Competitive Research Grant, 2003–2004
Auburn University, College of Liberal Arts Research Grant, Auburn, AL, 2004, 2003, 2002
Madison CitiARTS Grant, Madison, WI, 2001
Rowland Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2001
Honorary Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2000–2001
Honorable Mention, Texas National, Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, 2000
Juror’s Award, 42nd Annual Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition, Wright Museum of Art, 1999

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Becoming an Artist in the Contemporary World: Artists Talk about Time, Space, and Process. McNulty, Christopher. Interviewed by Kenneth Steinbach. Routledge. 2018.
Burnaway.org. Brett Levine, “The Days of Christopher McNulty’s Life.” January 31, 2014
PelicanBomb.com. Benjamin Morris, “Review: ‘Process’ at Antenna Gallery.” October 3, 2013
Hospitality Design. Ashleigh VanHouten, “Faux Wood.” September 2013
artscriticatl.com. Jerry Cullum, “Review: Buddhist mysticism rides the cutting edge.” Feb 7, 2012
ITCH. “∞: Christopher McNulty.” Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA. e.Issue 09. 2011
San Antonio Express-News. Emily Messer, “Days.” October 10, 2010, p. 6K.
thevisualartworker: Contemporary Art in Western NY. Alan Singer, “Stepping Out for Art.” October 6, 2010
glasstire.com: Texas Visual Art Online. Ben Judson, “On, Of, or About.” October 2009
Bravo!News. “Im/Age Exhibition.” February 2, 2009
Drawings on Writing. Serge Onnen. J&L Books. 2008
art US. Gene Moreno, “SouthXEast.” Issue 22. Spring 2008
drain. Misael Soto, “Equivocal Satisfacation, by Southeast.” 2008 (Refereed, biannual online journal)
Broward-Palm Beach New Times. Michael Mills, “Southeast Campsite.” 28 February 2008
Art Papers. Susan Richmond, “Reviews: Christopher McNulty.” v. 31, no. 6. Nov/December 2007, p. 58.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Debra Wolf, “Meditations on Life Expectancy.” 30 September 2007, p.K6
Number. Dorothy Joiner, “Red Clay Survey.” no. 60. Fall/Winter 2007, p. 18
New American Paintings. No. 70. (Juror: Charlotta Kotik, Brooklyn Museum.) Open Studios Press. 2007
Alabama Public Radio. Interviewed by Georgine ClarkeAlabama, “Arts Radio Series.” Oct 2, 2007
jameswagner.com. James Wagner, “Famous Adults as Children,…” at Monya Rowe.” July 20, 2007
Art Papers. Susan Richmond, “Reviews: Atlanta Biennial.” v. 29, no. 5. Sept/October 2005, p. 38-9
Auburn-Opelika News. Beverly Harvey, “Art History 101.” September 19, 2005, p.1,5A
Ledger-Enquirer. Sandra Okamoto, “In Honor of Horace King.” July 15, 2005.
Auburn-Opelika News. Jason Nix, “Three Local Artists Chosen for Exhibition.” June 20, 2005, p.2
Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Catherine Fox, “Atlanta Contemporary Art Center’s Biennial.” 8 May 2005
Creative-Loafing Atlanta. Felicia Feaster, “I See, Therefore I Am.” 5 May 2005, p. 47
Art Papers. Lisa Kurzner, “Reviews: Christopher McNulty.” v. 28, no. 4. July/August 2004, p. 40-1
New American Paintings. v. 52. Open Studios Press. 2004
The Week Magazine. “Where to Buy… Christopher McNulty.” 14 May 2004, p.28
Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Catherine Fox, “A Minimalist Gets Meditative.” 25 April 2004, p.6K
Creative-Loafing Atlanta. Felicia Feaster, “Art for Art’s Sake.” 29 April 2004
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. James Auer, “Exhibit Shows Big is Not Always Better.” 11 Nov 2003
Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Jerry Cullum, “Newly Remade.” 19 October 2003
Shepherd-Express. Nathan Guequierre, “Critics’ Choice.” 9 October 2003
Wood Art Today: Furniture, Vessels, Sculpture. Dona Z. Meilach. Schiffer. 2003
The Tennessean. Alan Bostich, “Trio of Art Shows.” 8 August 2003
Art Papers. “Christopher McNulty.” July/August 2003
South Bend Tribune. Julie York Coppens, “Hard Labor.” 21 February 2003
Creative-Loafing Atlanta. Felicia Feaster, “Art for Art’s Sake.” 22 January 2003. p. 60.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Catherine Fox, “Deanna Sirlin at Saltworks.” 10 January 2003
Milwaukee Magazine, “Top Picks.” January 2003
Michelle Grabner, “Plan. Measure. Point. Reason.” January 2002
Shepherd-Express. Nathan Guequierre, “Measuring the World: Christopher McNulty Draws the Folly of Reason,” November 22, 2001
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. James Auer, “Artist’s Perfection is in Imperfection,” November 7, 2001
Woodwork. “Finding Your Own Direction,” No. 72. December 2001
Milwaukee Shepherd-Express. Nathan Gueguierre, “Critics Choice,” October 18, 2001
Milwaukee Shepherd-Express. Nathan Guequierre, “Machine-Age Art,” April 5, 2001
Initial Public Offerings. Michelle Grabner, “Hardware from the Heartland,” 16 Beaver Group, 2000
The Wausau Daily Herald. “The Art of Wood,” 11 February 1999

PUBLICATIONS

Grabner, Michelle and Philip Vanderhyden, Molly Zuckerman-Hartung, Andrew Falkowski, Elijah Burgher, Julie Weitz, Christopher McNulty, Michael Velliquette, Joey Farueso, Gil Riley & Adam Scott. “What We Can Knot.” Shifter. Issue 20 (2013).
McNulty, Christopher. “Stain.” Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts Quarterly. Issue 6 (2011): 14–19.
McNulty, Christopher, and Barb Bondy. “The Art In Agriculture Initiative.” Creating Citizens: Liberal Arts, Civic Engagement, and the Land-Grant Tradition. Ed. Brigitta Brunner. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2016: 179–96.
McNulty, Christopher.  “Innovation, Tradition, and Identity.” Furniture Society, 3, no. 2 (Oct 1999): 7-9.

COLLECTIONS

Fidelity Investments, Birmingham, AL
Krista Stewart, Singapore
Timothy Woolsey, Austin, TX
A.G. Rosen, Wayne, NJ
Yong Pak, Atlanta, GA
Christopher Gaillard, New York, NY
Ruth Mannes, New York, NY
Madison Children’s Museum, Madison, WI

EDUCATION

University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.F.A.
University of Michigan, Graduate study in history
Lawrence University, B.A., History, cum laude[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]