CHRISTINE ROGERS

Christine.Rogers1@gmail.com
www.cerogers.net
switzerlandofindia.blogspot.com

BIOGRAPHY
b. 1982 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Currently based in Nashville, TN.

EDUCATION
2008 M.F.A. School of the Museum of Fine Arts / Tufts University, Boston, MA
2004 B.A. Oberlin College (Anthropology and English)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2013
The Switzerland of India, 1 Shanthi Road, Bangalore, Karnataka*
Bangalore Runoff, 444 Humphreys, Nashville, TN*

2012
Walls, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile*
New Stand, St. Mark's Bookshop, New York, NY
Cat Fish Fry Video Art Show, curated by Rbt. Sps., Paris, TN

2011
Camel Art Space, Fountain Art Fair, New York, NY
Get Bitter and Cling to Guns or Award Shows, Art and Science Projects, NY, NY
Family Portraits, Foster Gallery, Dedham, MA

2010
On Earth that is in Heaven for Calculated Risks, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, MA*
New Family, The Birdhouse, Knoxville, TN*
New Stand, Art and Science Projects, New York, NY
Alternative Histories, Exit Art, New York, NY
Walls for Calculated Risks, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, MA*
Palace of Thunder, No. 2 Print Shop, Portland, OR
The Promise of Real Estate, Camel Art Space, Williamsburg, NY

2009
Unreal City, Unreal Country, Gallery The, Brooklyn, NY
Pulp, Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Boston Biennial, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA
Gimme Baby Robots, EVO Seattle, WA

2008
Arrivals/Departure, Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
3rd Annual Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA
Somehow Form a Family, Master's of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
Word of Mouth, Gallery Diet, Bridge Art Fair, Miami
Islands of Isolation, Courtyard Gallery, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston*
Ablaze in the Sky, Melvin Art Gallery, Florida Southern College
Calming Itch Relief, Mission Hill Studios, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2007
Mash-Up, Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Pretty MFA, Mission Hill Studios, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Postcards from the Edge, James Cohen Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Master of Fine Arts Annual Juried Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA; Jurors: Kiki Smith, Laura Donaldson, Gideon Bok
Medal Award Dinner, Silent Auction Juried Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2005
New Students Show, BAG Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Master of Fine Arts Juried Exhibition, Anderson Auditorium School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2004
Six-Stated Juried Photography Show, Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, OH;
Juror: Pipo Nguyen-Duy

*Solo, Two-Person, and/or Museum Exhibitions

GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

2013 Nominee, The Baum Award for Emerging American Photographers

2012 J. William Fulbright Scholar Award (for travel to India)

2011 Nominee, Blanche E Colman Award

2010
Mena and Harold Rosenthal Faculty Research Award, Wellesley College
Artist’s Grant for residency at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2009 Mena and Harold Rosenthal Faculty Research Award, Wellesley College

2008
Montague International Travel Grant (Switzerland), School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2007
Dean's Discretionary Fund, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Bartlett Domestic Travel Grant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2006
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum School Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2005 Museum School Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES AND RESIDENCIES
2013
Artist-in-Residence, 1 Shanthi Road Gallery, Bangalore, Karnataka
TAKE on Art Residency Panel, 1 Shanthi Road, Bangalore, Karnataka
Switzerland of India, Artist Talk, 1 Shanthi Road, Bangalore, Karnataka
Photography and Film Panel, 2012-2013 Fulbright Conference, Kochi, Kerala

2012
Transformation of Landscape, Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, Nashville, TN
Constructions and Cycles, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
The Switzerland of India, Research Club, Brick Factory, Nashville, TN

2011
Vermont Studio Center Residency Program
Restoring the Landscape, TZE Society, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Family Portraits, Panel Discussion, Noble and Greenough School, Dedham, MA

2010
Walls: In and Out of the Museum, Panel for Wellesley Wednesdays, Wellesley College
On Earth That is in Heaven, Conversation in the Gallery, Wellesley College
Life on Earth and the Transformation of Landscape, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

2009
My Home’s in Heaven, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

2008
Faith Based Proposals of Modernism, Eight Photographers, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Identity and the Vernacular Photograph, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA

2007
Somehow Form a Family, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY
Conceptual Development, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA
The Constructed Image, Eight Photographers, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

BIBLIOGRAPHY/ PUBLICATIONS

"Burnaway's Best: Who and What to Keep an Eye on in 2014", Burnaway.org 2014
"Ice, alps, India", Dazed Digital, 2013
"Searching for the Switzerland of India", Hyperallergic, 2013
“Viewpoints, Dreamers and Various Outposts”- Land-Loafer Press (Bangalore, Vienna and Nashville- Based Independent Publishers), 2013
“Bangalore Runoff”- Land-Loafer Press ((Bangalore, Vienna and Nashville- Based Independent Publishers), 2013
“Easter Trouble” – Easter Trouble Press, Frankfurt Independent Publisher, 2013
“People, landscapes, Bollywood”, The Hindu, August, 2013
“The Hills Are Alive”, Nashville Scene, July 2013
“The Swiss Clones” The Bangalore Mirror, June 2013
“Honeymoon Travels”, Time Out: Bengaluru, June 2013
“Catching up with a Nashville Photog Abroad”, Country Life, Nashville Scene, January 2013
“Local artist hopes photos reveal ‘Switzerland’ in India” The Tennessean, June 2012
“May’s Artist of the Month: Christine Rogers” Country Life, Nashville Scene, May 2012
“The Invitation”, St. Mark’s Book Shop, March 2012
“Get Bitter and Cling to Guns or Religion or Award Shows…” Arts and Sciences Projects, January 2011
“Calculated Risks” Exhibition Catalog, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, September, 2010
“The Promise of Real Estate Exhibition Catalog”, Runhouse Productions, December, 2009
"SMFA Graduate Thesis Exhibition", Big, Red and Shiny, April, 2008
"Seven SMFA Graduate Students Present Their Best Pieces…", The Tufts Daily, April 15, 2008

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2009 The Photograph and The Photograph’s Function, co-curated with Judith Black, Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College

The Promise of Real Estate, co-curated with Carl Gunhouse, GASP Gallery, Boston and Camel Art Space, Brooklyn, New York

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
2013- Present Watkins College of Art, Design and Film, Assistant Professor of Photography
2011-2012 Wellesley College, Visiting Scholar

2009-2011 Wellesley College, Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Photography

2009
The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Adjunct Assistant Professor of New Media History and Theory
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Continuing Education, Adjunct Faculty
Chester College of New England, Lecturer I in Photography

2008
Wellesley College, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Continuing Education, Adjunct Faculty,
Chester College of New England, Lecturer I in Photography

2007
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Adjunct Faculty (Graduate Teaching Fellowship)
Chester College of New England, Lecturer I in Photography

2006
School of the Museum of Fine Arts Continuing Education Summer Program, Adjunct Faculty,
Tufts University Graduate Teaching Assistant for Roswell Angier's Advanced Photography
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Graduate Teaching Assistant for Eight Sculptors