Christopher M. Rupp

Santa Barbara, California

(Abbreviated CV)

Exhibitions:

2019

- Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women's Board - Off the Wall

2018

- Sullivan Goss - Mentors and Makers

- Getty Pacific Standard Time - LA/LA: Guatemala from 33,000km: Contemporary Art, 1960-Present (Surreptitiously Installed)

2017

- Inland Empire Museum of Art - Epitaphs

- SB CAST G-Space - Playing Idioms: Nathan Huff & Chris Rupp (Continuing year long project).

2016

- Biola University - Epitaphs

- SB CAST G-Space - Playing Idioms: Nathan Huff & Chris Rupp (Year long project).

- Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women's Board - Off the Wall.

2015

- Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art - Playing Idioms: Nathan Huff & Chris Rupp (Year long project).

2104

- Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, ArtWatch 2014: Young Careers | SB to Greater LA.

- Casa Magazine, Teachers Break to Create.

- Channing Peake Gallery, The Berkus Family Collection: WWBD?

- Santa Barbara Museum of Art Women's Board - Off the Wall.

- Santa Barbara Arts Fund, Obsession.

- Santa Barbara Tennis Club, Play.

2013

- Duke Art Gallery, Azusa Pacific University, PRESENCE, MFA Thesis Exhibition.

- Santa Barbara Tennis Club, TWINS, juried exhibition.

2012

- Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Holiday Ceramic Show and Sale. ​

- Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art,  Journey's: Westmont Alumni Artists' Invitational.

2011

​- Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, 5x5: An Invitational.

​- San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, California Sculpture SLAM. Juror, Charles Arnoldi.

2010

​- Santa Barbara Arts Fund, Give the Gift of Art: Invitational.

​- Westmont Museum of Art, Form and Function: Ceramic Artists in California.

​- Reynolds Gallery, Views and Visions: Travelers. Juror, Kent Anderson Butler.

2008

​- The Artery, Davis, CA, California Clay Competition.  Juror, Sandy Simon, TRAX Award for Excellence in Function.

- Reynolds Gallery, Views and Visions: The Shoe. Juror, Stephanie Dotson.

​- Reynolds Gallery, Form and Function: A Ceramics Invitational.

​- Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College Faculty Show.

2006

​- Reynolds Gallery, Form and Function: A Ceramics Invitational.

Education:

M.F.A. - Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA - 2013

B.F.A. - Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA​ - 2000

Teaching Experience:

​Westmont College - Instructor: Sculpture - 2008-Present

                                    Instructor: Ceramics - 2015-Present

Professional Experience:

Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art - Art Collections

Manager and Curator I - 2009-Present