Photo credit: Eleonor Doctora Villena

Photo credit: Eleonor Doctora Villena

CHRISTINE RASMUSSEN
Born 1987, Karachi, Pakistan
Works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION
2009
    Bachelor of Arts, Art Practice with honors and Peace & Conflict Studies
              University of California, Berkeley, CA

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS
2017  Imagery Estate Winery Artist Label Program
          Chalk Hill Artist Residency, September 1-21, Healdsburg, CA

JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2017    Startup Art Fair, Hotel del Sol, San Francisco, CA, April 28-30

2016    4th Annual Coaster Show, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015    Los Angeles Art Association’s 2015 Open Show, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
            7th Annual 50|50 Show, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA
            Member Exhibit, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA                                  
            PAL/SVOS Exhibit, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA                  

SOLO & 2-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016  She Was Just a Dream, Washington Reid Gallery, Culver City, CA
2012  Before the Leap, UP Collective, Austin, TX     
2005  IB Art Senior Exhibition, Hanoi Hilton Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam   

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018    
Exploring Place & Memory, Keystone Art Space, Los Angeles, CA
             Patterns, Cactus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017     Meet The Artist Mentor & Mentee, Pacific Art Foundation, Newport Beach, CA
             Crate Digger 2, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
             LA Interiors & Exteriors, Pilates & Arts, Los Angeles, CA
             Pickles Galore, Lamperouge Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016    Solidarity, Lamperouge Gallery, Los Angeles, CA                                                                                                 
             Bold Beauty, Pilates & Arts, Los Angeles, CA
             Boots on the Ground, Mid-City Arthouse, Culver City, CA                                                                                 
            Time Machine, Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                               
2015    May, June, August, & September Exhibitions, City Art Cooperative Gallery, San Francisco, CA                                
            Eye Tea, The Citadel, San Jose, CA                                                                                                                                
           The Endangered, Studio Bongiorno, Santa Clara, CA                                                                                                  
           SVOS Sneak Preview, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose, CA                                                                                                                

2012    Building Home, Phoenix Trades Depot, Austin, TX                                                                               
            East of SX Showcase, UP Collective, Austin, TX         

2009    Senior Exhibition, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA                                                                      
              Art, Medicine & Disability, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA
              UN Millennium Development Goals, Alphonse Berber Gallery, Berkeley, CA                                                               

WORKSHOPS & SPECIAL PROJECTS
2017    "Workshop: Art Sharing a la Feminist Critique," Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA, June 3.
             Artist Talk, Bold Beauty, Pilates & Arts, Los Angeles, CA, January 7.
2016    Guest Curator, Blank Canvas 5 Benefit Show, Washington Reid Gallery, Culver City, CA, December.
             "Workshop: Art Business Tips," Los Angeles, CA, April-October.
2012    “Workshop: Explorations in Color & Texture,” Informal Classes at University of Texas, Austin, January 23– February 27.
2011     Mural Painter, 16th Annual Red Dot Art Spree, Women & Their Work Gallery, Austin, TX, September.
             "Workshop: Introduction to Drawing & Painting," Hospitality House Community Arts Program, San Francisco, CA, May-July.
             Event Coordinator, T.E.N.T: Temescal Entertainers’ Neighborhood Theatrics, Oakland, CA, January 29, March 26, June 18.
2009    “Workshop: Art as a Grounding Practice,” Shinnyo-en Foundation &  Cal Corps Public Service at the University of California, Berkeley, CA, April 11.  

BENEFIT SHOWS
2017  
Midsummer Infinitum, Keystone Art Space, Los Angeles, CA
           Cross Town Traffic, Manhattan Beach Art Center, Manhattan Beach, CA
           Wine + Art, Werkartz, Los Angeles, CA
           One Art: Artists for a Cure, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2016  Blank Canvas 5, Washington Reid Gallery, Culver City, CA
2014  Benefit Auction, Works, San Jose, CA                                                                                                                         
           Benefit Gala, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
2012  17th Annual Red Dot Art Spree, Women & Their Work Gallery, Austin, TX
2011   Mix ‘n’ Mash Exhibition & Art Sale, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX

PUBLICATIONS
Alan Bamberger, "Startup Art Fair," ArtBusiness.com (blog). April 28, 2017. http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/042817.html.
Mat Gleason, "Featured Artist Christine Rasmussen," Modern Art Blitz (online TV show). March 19, 2017. 
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Q7qmCVkWiM.
Jelani Yancey, "Christine Rasmussen and the Places She Used to Go," Pop Ellay (blog). February 26, 2017. http://www.popellay.com/press/2841.
Dani Dodge, “Now Be Here: Women artists make a stand, and a photo,” Art & Cake Magazine (blog).  August
             29, 2016. https://artandcakela.com/2016/08/29/now-be-here-women-artists-make-a-stand-and-a-photo/.
“Dulce Stein presents: Boots on the Ground Art Exhibit,” Artillery Magazine (online). May 2016.
Melissa Mckenzie, “Studio Bongiorno Opens New Show Saturday Night,” The Santa Clara Weekly (Issue 14).
             April 2015.
Laura Keeney, “Where Are You From? Art Education for Third Culture Kids,” College of Fine Arts, University of
             Florida.
November 2014.

PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR
“Self-Care for Artists: A 5-part series,” My Art Resources (blog). Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 19, May 18, Jun. 21, 2017. 
             http://myartresources.com/category/self-care-for-artists/
“Branding Basics for Artists: A 6-part series,” My Art Resources (blog). Jul. 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 6, 2016.    
             http://myartresources.com/tag/branding-basics/
“2016 Benefit & Holiday Art Shows,”Art and Cake (blog). December 4, 2016. 
             https://artandcakela.com/2016/12/04/2016-benefit-holidays-art-shows/
“Finding Escapism and Inspiration in Immersive Art Exhibitions,” Art and Cake (blog). November 26, 2016.
             https://artandcakela.com/2016/11/26/finding-escapism-and-inspiration-in-immersive-art-exhibits/
“Introducing Oakland: a guided treasure hunt in appreciation of the social, cultural & historic richness of this city.”
              An art-as-social-practice project, University of California, Berkeley. November 2009.
“Fine Art to Transformative Arts: community and arts education in Oakland,” Project Proposal, University of California, Berkeley. December 2008.

AFFILIATIONS
Keystone Art Space, Los Angeles, CA | 2017-present
Somewhere in LA Collective, Los Angeles, CA | 2017-present
Los Angeles Art Association, Los Angeles, CA | 2016
City Art Cooperative Gallery, San Francisco, CA | 2015                                                             
UP Collective, Austin, TX | 2012
Austin Working Artists, Austin, TX | 2011-2012

RELATED EXPERIENCE
Christine Rasmussen Art, Owner & Artist, Los Angeles, CA, 2011 – present
My Art Resources, Writer, Santa Clara County, 2016 – present
Art & Cake Magazine, Writer, Los Angeles, CA, 2016         
Women and Their Work Gallery, Preparator & Gallery Attendant, Austin, TX, 2011-2012
Mexic-Arte Museum, Art Instructor, Austin, TX, 2011-2012                                                            
A.L.I.C.E.: Arts and Literacy in Children’s Education, Teaching Artist, Oakland, CA, 2010-2011                    
Department of Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley, Teaching Assistant, Berkeley, CA 2010                       
FFPTP: Fifty-Foot Pine Tree Press, Studio Assistant, Oakland, CA, 2010