Chris Doyle is a multidisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn, New York. In addition to recent solo exhibitions in New York and Los Angeles, his work has been shown at The Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Queens Museum of Art, MassMoCA, P.S.1 Museum of Contemporary Art, The Tang Museum, The Wellin Museum, The Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Sculpture Center, and as part of the New York Video Festival at Lincoln Center and the Melbourne International Arts Festival. 50,000 Beds, a large-scale, collaborative video installation involving 45 artists was presented simultaneously by The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, ArtSpace, New Haven, and Real Art Ways, Hartford.

He is the recipient of a 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. His work has been supported by grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts, NYSCA, the Creative Capital Foundation and the MAP Fund.

His temporary and permanent urban projects include LEAP, presented by Creative Time, Commutable, commissioned by The Public Art Fund, as well as recent commissions for the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Stockholm, Sweden, Melbourne, Australia, Edmonton, Canada, Culver City, California, Tampa, Florida, Kansas City, Missouri, Louisville, Kentucky, and Austin, Texas.

He received his Bachelors degree in Fine Arts from Boston College and his Masters in Architecture from Harvard University.

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS & PUBLIC PROJECTS

2013  

View from the Train, Permanent public project, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Unfolded, Permanent Installation, 21C Museum Hotel, Bentonville, AR

2012 

Social Structure II, U.S. Embassy, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Idyllwild, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA, September 2012

2011 

Rondo, Louisville, Kentucky.  Presented by artwithoutwalls
Waste_Generation, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA February 2011
The Underglow, US Ambassador's Residence, Stockholm Sweden, February 2011

2010 

Waste_Generation, Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY, NY October 2010
Apocalypse Management, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA October 2010
Shower Shade, Permanent Public Project, Police & Fire Training Academy, Austin, Texas
Bridgewater State College, Briidgewater, Mass. October 2010

2009 

Apocalypse Management: Vistas And Details, Taubman Museum Of Art, Roanoke, Virginia
Culver City Currency, Permanent public project, Westfield, Culver City, Ca
Ecstatic City Tampa, Multi-media project + permanent component, Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida

2008 

Ecstatic City Melbourne, Multi-Media Project, Melbourne International Arts Festival, Melbourne, Australia

2007 

Still And Still Moving, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Moons, Permanent Outdoor Video Installation, Sprint Arena, Kansas City, MO
50,000 Beds, Presented simultaneously at The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT; Artspace, New Haven, CT; and Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2006 

Vault, Permanent Installation, Jackson County Courthouse, Kansas City, MO
Recent Video Works, List Visual Art Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA

2005 

FLIGHT POWER LOVE TOWER, Jessica Murray Projects, New York, NY

2004 

Dream Of Arcadia, The Drawing Room, East Hampton, NY
We Will Again Be Optimists, Five Channel Video Projection, 48 Wall Street, New York, NY
Loops: Chris Doyle & Jackie Gendel, Voelcker Und Freunde Gallerie, Berlin, Germany
Search Engine, Trahern Gallery + Façade Projection, Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN

2003 

Do You Like Plain Pleasures?, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Endless Love, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY

2002 

In Private, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2002 

5.5, Untitled House Project, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

2000 

Leap, video projection on 2 Columbus Circle + subway car cards, New York, NY
Some Natural History, Installation, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
What I See When I Look At You, facade video projection, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

1999 

When I Grow Up I Want To Be Famous, video installation, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

1998 

Dog Run, outdoor installation at Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY

1996 

Commutable, installation, Williamsburg Bridge, Public Art Fund, NY

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND COLLABORATIONS

2014

Beyond Earth Art, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Waste_Generation, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE

2013

Environmental Impact, Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH

Hybridity, 21C Museum Hotel, Bentonville, AR

2012 

Affinity Atlas, Wellin Museum, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. October, 2012. Ian Berry, curator

Tending Toward the Untamed: Artists Respond To The Wild Garden, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, NY, NY

Portraiture Post Facebook, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, Ca

Collectors of Skies, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, September, 2012. Valerie Rouseau, curator

2011 

Red Rovers, collaboration with Headlong Dance Theater, Philadelphia, Pa

The Bank And Trust Show, Arts Westchester, White Plains, NY

Wicked Little Critter,Kristi Engle Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca

2010 

Resurectine, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY

Observant, ISE Foundation, NY, NY

Desire, Blanton Museum Of Art, University Of Texas, Austin

Dancing On The Ceiling, EMPAC, RPI, Troy, NY

You’re Such A Good Sport, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, Mo

2009 

These Days: Elegies for Modern Times, MassMoca, North Adams, Mass

Labyrinth of Memory, Gallery BWA, Katowice, Poland

2008 

Relevé, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

Disentangle, Andreas Grimm Gallery, New York, NY

2007 

Amass, Boots Contemporary Art Space, St Louis, Mo

Backyard, Midwest Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, In

Nexus, Sam Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca

2006 

I Heart The Burbs, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

Twice Drawn, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY

2005 

Scanners:New York Video Festival, Lincoln Center, NY

Wittgenstein in New York, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany

NextNextArt, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

2004 

Face Off, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY

Open House, Working In Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Closed Universes, Galerija Kontura, Zagreb, Croatia

Art as Autobiography, Rare Gallery, New York, NY

Works on Paper, Voelcker und Freunde Gallerie, Berlin, Germany

Grotto II, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2003 

How Deep Is Your Love, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY

American Dream, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY

2002 

Grotto, Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Heart of Gold, P.S. 1 Museum of Contemporary Art, Queens, NY

Eyestalk, "Viva I (Franks)" Video Installation, Smack Mellon, March 9, 2002, Brooklyn,NY

Interval, "Natural History II" Video Installation, Sculpture Center, Queens, NY

2001 

Crossing the Line, "Motorhome," Outdoor Multimedia Performance, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

Crossing the Line, "Gorgeous One Family Detached," Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

Another Day on Planet Earth, DeChiara/Stewart, New York, NY

1999 

Flock, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

1998
Transfiguration, "Lift," Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, NY

Hybrovideo, "Lessons" Exit Art, New York, NY

PARK4DTV, Amsterdam, Holland

 

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2014 John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowsip

2010 MAP Fund, Collaboration with Headlong Dance Theater

2005 Fellow, McDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH (also 2001, 1998, 1996, 1991)

2003 Percent for Art Commission, Glen Oaks Public Schools, Queens, NY

2002 New York State Council for the Arts Grant, Film and Video

2001 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Multidisciplinary Work

2000 Creative Capital Foundation Grant, Visual Art

1998 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, Architecture

1997 Wheelwright Fellowship, Travel Grant from the Harvard Graduate School of Design

1996 Public Art Fund, In the Public Realm, Open Competition

 

EDUCATION

1985 Master of Architecture, Degree with Distinction HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Graduate School of Design

1981 Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, Magna cum laude BOSTON COLLEGE, School of Arts and Sciences