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(b. 1982, lives in Chicago, IL)        



2010     MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2010     Burren College of Art

2005     BFA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

2000     Rhode Island School of Design



2017     Chris Bradley, Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park, IL

               Chicago Works: Chris Bradley, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL

2016     Ceilings, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014     Freezer FeverRoberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2012     Close One, Contemporary Art Museum, Raleigh, North Carolina

2011     Quiet Company, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

      Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL

      HungryMan Gallery, Chicago, IL



2018     This is a Pipe: Realism and the Found Object in Contemporary Art, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

               PIZZA IS GOD, NRW-Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany

2017     Summer of Love, Green Gallery West, Milwaukee, WI

               99 Cents or Less, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI (forthcoming)

               Expanded: Chicago, Mana Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, IL

2016     Chicago & Vicinity, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

               Grey, Brand New Gallery, Milano, Italy

               Know Yourself, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO

               The Coldest Winter, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015     Chris Bradley, Alex Chitty, Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park, IL

               A Posture of Latency, Leeds College of Art, Leeds, United Kingdom

               SAIC Anniversary Alumni Exhibition, Curated by Scott and Tyson Reeder, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

               Winners & Llamas, The Paper Agency, Los Angeles, CA 

               Teen Paranormal Romance, curated by Hamza Walker, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, Santa

               Barbara, CA

     Key Figures, Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR

     Small Sculpture, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

     Teen Paranormal Romance, curated by Hamza Walker, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

2014     Teen Paranormal Romance, curated by Hamza Walker, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL

2013     Pizza Time!, Marlborough Broome Street, New York, NY

     A Study in Midwestern Appropriation, curated by Michelle Grabner, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2012     Simulacrum, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus, OH

     Creature Comforts, Los Caminos Gallery, St. Louis, MO

     Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2011     Painted, curated by Tyson Reeder, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2010     Stretching Destillment, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA 

     GroupSOLO, Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL

     Bubble Raft, Dorsch Gallery, Miami FL

     Uncrumpling This Much Crumpled Thing, The Exhibition Agency, Chicago, IL

     The Joke Was Irresistible, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago IL

     Evanston Biennial 2010, Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL

     Union League Civic and Arts Foundation Competition, Union League Club, Chicago IL

     MFA Thesis Show, The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

     Next: The Invitation Exhibition of Emerging Artists, Chicago, IL 

     Uncommon Territory, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

     Usefulness, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

     4.01162010, Museum Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009     New Blood III, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

     Waveforms: New Dialogue, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

     Courtesy of Home Depot and FedEx Kinkos, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago IL

     Variations in Dialogue, LG Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2008     Logan Square Kitchen, vacant store front, Chicago IL

     Garage Confessions, Chicago IL

     Department Store, Sullivan Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

     RHS Alumni Show, Ridgewood, NJ

2007     Little Wonders, Jersey City, NJ

     Square Foot Show, Art Gotham Gallery, New York, NY

     Mail Art Project, Avante Floor, Brooklyn, NY

2006     House Confessions, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

2005     House Confessions, Michigan Tour: Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Kalamazoo, MI

     Out There, Duderstadt Center Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

     House Confessions, Ann Arbor, MI

2004     Reconciliation, University of Michigan campus, Ann Arbor, MI

2003     University Drawings from Japan and the United States, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

     Rolly Wholly Over a Tour II, Ann Arbor, MI

     Rolly Wholly Over a Tour, Media Union Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

    1256, Underground Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI



2017     Zarley, David B. “Water into Glass, Steel into Flesh: A Review of Chris Bradley at the Museum of Contemporary

               Art.” New City, Feb. 2017.

2015     Morris, Matt. “Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Instability: Chris Bradley’s Trompe L’oeil Masculinity.” Sculpture   
               Magazine, Apr. 2015.

2014     Mayo, Amanda Roscoe. "SFAQ Review: 'Teen Paranormal Romance' curated by Hamza Walker at The Renaissance  
               Society, Chicago." SFAQ, Mar. 2014.

               Macmillan, Kyle. “The surreal side of ‘Twilight,’ ‘Divergent,’ etc.” Chicago Sun-Times, Mar. 6, 2014.

               Waxman, Lori. “The new abjection: Art about teenagers at the Ren.” Chicago Tribune, Mar. 28, 2014.

               Lampe, Lilly. “Teen Paranormal Romance.” The Paris Review Blog, Nov. 20, 2014.

               Weiskopf, Dan. “’Teen Paranormal Romance’.” Artforum, Nov. 2014.

     Indrisek, Scott. "Island Dreamin': Chris Bradley's Meticulous Reconstructions." Blouin Artinfo, Dec. 22, 2014.

2013     "Modern Painters Presents 25 Artists to Watch in 2014: Part 1 of 2." Modern Painters, Nov. 2013.

2012     Thomson, Julie. “Chris Bradley Finds Creative Opportunities in the Simplest of Objects in Close One  at CAM    
               Raleigh.” Indy Week, Apr. 11, 2012.

2011     Gunn, Dan. “Interview with Chris Bradley.” Bad at Sports, Mar. 10, 2011.

     Foumberg, Jason. “Review: Chris Bradley/Shane Campbell Gallery.” New City Art, Mar. 28, 2011.

     Pearson, Laura. “Chris Bradley at Shane Campbell Gallery.” Time Out Chicago, Mar. 23, 2011.

2010     Hildwine, Jeriah. “UnCommon Territories at Heaven Gallery.” Chicago Art Magazine, Mar. 13, 2010.

     Tierney Powell, Kate. “Eye Exam: The Local Biennial.” New City Art, May 25, 2010.

     Hendrickson, Julia V. “Review: Uncrumpling This Much Crumpled Thing/The Exhibition Agency.” New City Art,  
     Aug. 30, 2010.