Christopher Aque
New York, NY
Born 1987

EDUCATION

2016
Hunter College, New York, Master of Fine Art

2012
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2009
University of Chicago, Chicago, Bachelor of Art

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
Christopher Aque, Sweetwater, Berlin
Frame, solo presentation with Regards, Frieze New York
Idling, Regards, Chicago

2015
I am, etc., Regards, Chicago

2012
Homonyms (for Misfits and Outcasts), Peregrine Program, Chicago

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Call Me Mr. Benson (Ian Giles with Christopher Aque, and others), OCDChinatown, New York
Not and edge, but a hinge, Abrons Arts Center, New York
2017
Ice Wine, curated by John-Elio Reitman and Margaret Kross, Rzeplinski, Brooklyn, NY

2016
In Practice: Fantasy Can Invent Nothing New, curated by Olga Dekalo, SculptureCenter, New York
What came of picking flowers?, Motel, Brooklyn, NY
A Place Where He Is Meant to Be Lost, The Third Policeman, Brooklyn, NY
Hunter MFA Thesis Exhibition, 205 Hudson Street Gallery, New York

2014
Murmurs, Regards, Chicago
White Columns Benefit Exhibition, White Columns, New York

2013
Canon Fodder, curated by Craig Drennen, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Street Trash, organized by Virginia Overton, Aaron Suggs, and Motoko Fukuyama, Memphis, TN
Taken, Practice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
The Made-up Shrimp Hardly Enlightens Some Double Kisses, Laurel Gitlen, New York

2011
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? Original Jokes About The Suburban and The Poor Farm by Artists Who Have Exhibited There, organized by Michelle Grabner, Green Gallery, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
Two Fold, curated by Colleen Asper and Ethan Greenbaum, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

2009
BIG FUN, DOVA temporary, Chicago

CURATORIAL

No One, Brooklyn, NY (ongoing project)

2013
Every Act, a Repetition, Laurel Gitlen, New York
Silhouettes, curated with Anissa Mack, Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY

2011
Broken Umbrellas, Laurel Gitlen, New York

FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AWARDS

2008
Summer Arts Fellowship, University of Chicago

PUBLICATIONS

2015
Ten: Park McArthur Interviews Christopher Aque, Regards, Chicago

2014
“Drawing a Blank” in John Zappas: Figured Spot, (Brooklyn, NY: Primetime).

2012
Chatter by Evie, artist book with No One, Brooklyn, NY: No One, 68 pages.
Contributor, Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?, ed. Michelle Grabner, Wassaic, WI: Poor Farm Press.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018
Elbaor, Caroline, “In Conversation with Christopher Aque”, isthisit?, issue 05, August
Filchak, Ryan, “Navigating Desire Between Connection and Anonymity, A Review of Christopher Aque at Regards”, Newcity, April 18

2016
Dekalo, Olga, “Freud, that’s kidstuff”, exhibition essay for In Practice: Fantasy Can Invent Nothing New, SculptureCenter.

2014
Toale, Erin, Review: Murmurs/Regards, Newcity Art, August, 9.

2013
Hebert, Todd, Canon Fodder, BURNAWAY, November 12.
Featured Artist: Christopher Aque, SculptureCenter tumblr, October 27.
Schwartz, Chip, Practice examines appropriation and ownership with ‘Taken’, Knight Arts, April 16.

2012
Wall, Georgia, Christopher Aque at Peregrine Program, Chicago Artist Writers, November 2.
Smith, Harrison, Fall Art Preview 2012, Newcity Art, August 28.