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C+M Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions + Events

2018
~ Arts Annual – Creative Pinellas Fundraiser, Gallery at Creative Pinellas, Largo, FL
~ Dolls and Where They Live – Florida CraftArt juried exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL (Third Place)
~ AutomataCon 2018 – Exhibition- Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ
~ Max Oscar Arnold Exhibition & Award – Neustadt b.Coburg, Germany (Cat.13-Best Complete Works)
2017
~ Creatures: Wild & Wooly – Florida CraftArt juried exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL (Honorable Mention)
2016
~ A Well Crafted Tale – Florida CraftArt Exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL
~ Top Shelf – Florida CraftArt Member’s Exhibition, St. Petersburg, FL
2014
~ NIADA Artists Show & Sale – Orlando, Celebration, FL
2013
~ All Doll’d Up – Florida CraftArt Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
2009
~ NIADA Artists Group Exhibition. Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, TN
2006
~ Artists International Exhibition – Wachtanoff Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2005
~ NIADA Artists Group Exhibition – Philadelphia, PA
~ IDEX NIADA Gallery Group Exhibition. Orlando, FL
2004
~ Masks, Heads & Busts – The Figurative Gallery. La Quinta, CA
~ NIADA Artists Exhibition Group Exhibition. San Francisco, CA

2003
~ 10 ARTISTS – 4 DAYS. A Figurative Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture. Palm Springs CA, International Art Fair
~ IDEX – Art of the Doll Group Exhibition. San Francisco, CA
2002
~ Contemporary Sculpture. The Figurative Gallery of Contemporary Art (online)
2001
~ A Gathering of Excellence: International Artists Exhibit. New York, NY
2000
~ NIADA Group Exhibition. Chicago, IL
~ Media d’Arte Designer Arts – The Figurative Gallery. SoHo, NY
1999
~ NIADA Winter Show Artists Exhibition – CFM Gallery. SoHo, NY
~ NIADA Special Exhibition – Toy and Miniature Museum. Kansas City, KS
~ NIADA Group Exhibition. Bethesda, MD
1998
~ NIADA Artists Exhibition Show & Sale. Bellevue, WA
~ Media d’Arte Designer Arts – The Figurative. SoHo, NY
~ ACC American Craft Council Show. Tampa, FL
1997
~ NIADA Artists Exhibition Show & Sale. Anaheim, CA
1996
One-of-a-kind Art Dolls, Visiting Artists Group Exhibition. Dallas, TX

ONLINE CLASSES

2016
~ Mister Big ‘B’, with Chomick+Meder. 5 Lessons. ‘A’ for Artistic
2015
~ Make an Artie Bean, with Chomick+Meder. 5 Lessons. ‘A’ for Artistic

Public Presentations

2018
~ Maker’s Mashup – AutomataCon 2018. Automata maker’s “Shop Talk” – 3D printing. Morristown, NJ
~ A Light Touch: Crafting Comedy in Automata – AutomataCon 2018. Discussion Panel. Morristown, NJ

2016
~ A Conversation with the Fellows– awardees panel discussion.
Creative Pinellas Individual Artist Fellowship, St. Petersburg, FL
2000
~ Movable & Moving Armatures – Presentation by Chomick+Meder. Chicago IL
1998
~ History of Automata – Presentation by Chomick+Meder. Bellevue, WA

Publications + Media

2018
~ Meet Peter Meder and Chris Chomick, VoyageChicago. Chicago City Guide Online / July
~ Creepy Cute: Dolls and Where They Live, Maggie Duffy. Tampa Bay Times, Weekend-Art Planner / July 5, p.13W
~ Kunstpreis in Neustadt, Neustadt bei Coburg. inFranken.de / May
~ Art at Every Turn: Mixed Media, Gulf to Bay Magazine. Tampa Bay Times / Feb. p.43
2017
~ 3D Sculpture: Modeling & Printing, ‘A’ for Artistic. E-magazine / Summer
~ 3D Capture: Digital Photogrammetry, ‘A’ for Artistic. E-magazine /Spring
~ Art with an Attitude, Barbara Campbell. Art Doll Quarterly / Winter, p.64-67
~ 3D Scanner: Procuring a Printer, ‘A’ for Artistic. E-magazine / Winter
2015
~ Figures In The Fourth Dimension, Ellen S. Rixford, Author, Publisher, p.48-49, 71
~ Artists Interview, Adele Sciortino. ‘A’ for Artistic / Winter
2014
~ Man’s Dolls – the Man’s Line, Svetlana Pchelnikova, Moscow Intl. Doll Salon, p.154-161
2013
~ All Doll’d Up at Florida Craftsmen, Megan Voeller. MetroLife-Arts / April-May, p.16
~ Welcome to their Dollhouse, Megan Voeller. Creative Loafing / Vol.26, No.12 / May 30, p.27
~ Art with Attitude, Mindy Kinsey. DOLLS / Vol.32, No.6, June p.30-33
2012
~ Mechanical Marvels: Automata, Mindy Kinsey, Editor. Gizmos & Gadgets / Dec. p.46
2011
~ Lark Studio Series: Handmade Dolls, Linda Kopp, Senior Editor. Lark Crafts / Oct. p.196
~ Dolls That Come to Life, Meryl Goldstein. Artizen Magazine / Vol.2, Issue 8 / Oct. p. 40-45
~ A Solo Together, Svetlana Pchelnikova. Doll World (Russia) / Apr. p.42-46
~ MONKEYS in Motion, Chris Chomick, Peter Meder. Creative Costuming Newsletter /Spring
2010
~ Inspired Remnants, Curious Dreams, Kerin Gale, Author. North Light Books / Dec. p. 53
~ Chomick+Meder: Seamless Harmony, Ricë Freeman-Zachery. Art Doll Quarterly / Summer p. 20-32

2009
~ NIADA Art Dolls: Rich Traditions, New Ideas, Shelley Thornton, Chris Chomick. The NIADA Foundation, The Susan Quinlan Doll and Teddy Bear Museum, Publishers / p. 294, 316, 344, 365, Jacket flap
2007
~ 500 Handmade Dolls, Valerie Shrader, Editor. Lark Books / Nov. p.195, 208, 217, 227, 241, 250, Spine
2006
~ The Evolution of An Automaton, Chris Chomick, Peter Meder. Doll Crafter / Jun. p.10-13
2001
~ Finishing the Figure, Susanna Oroyan. C+T Publishing, Inc. p. 83, 116, 118
~ News from the Studios, Louise Fecher. DOLLS, Vol.20,No.2 / Feb p. 26, 28
2000
~ Insight Artist to Artist Dolls, The Crafts Report / Feb
~ News from the Studio, Louise Fecher. DOLLS-Collector / May
1999
~ Designing the Doll, Susanna Oroyan. C+T Publishing, Inc. p. 51, 94, Cover
~ A Virtuoso Gathering, Mari Rich. Doll Crafter & Costuming / Oct
~ Style Spotlight, American Style Magazine / Summer
1998
~ Chomick & Meder. Poppen Dollmagazine. Netherlands / Dec.
~ Join the Club: NIADA, Kat Bunker. Contemporary Doll Collector / Aug-Sep
1997
~ Förderin der Puppenkunst, Jürgen Peper. Puppen & Spielzeug / Sep
~ A Fresh New Wind, John Darcy Noble. Contemporary Doll Collector / Jun
~ Doll Arts, Jeanne Malmgren. St. Petersburg Times Floridian / April
1996
~ Avant-Garde Alert, James van Maanen. DOLLS-Collectors. Vol.15,No.8 / Oct

TELEVISION/VIDEO

2018
~ Max Oscar Arnold Award, Neustadt b.Coburg. NECTV Region-Coburg.tv / May
1997
~ WeSide Stories, Wes Sarginson. WFLA 8 (interview) June
~ Good Day, Tampa Bay, Russell Rhodes. WTVT 13 (Live) April

Grants + Awards + Citations

ART GRANTS

2016
~ Rapid Returns Individual Artist Fellowship Grant Program, Creative Pinellas
~ Individual Artist Grant Program, St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, City of St. Petersburg Office of Cultural Affairs
2009
~ Pro Development Grant, Pinellas County Cultural Affairs
2008
~ Pro Development Grant, Pinellas County Cultural Affairs
~ Artists Enhancement Grant, FL Division of Cultural Affairs
2003
~ Artist Resource Fund Grant, Pinellas County Arts Council
1997
~ Artist Resource Fund Grant, Pinellas County Arts Council

AWARDS

2018
~ Third Place, “Dolls and Where They Live” – Florida CraftArt Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
~ Max Oscar Arnold Award, “Category 13. The best complete works of an established artist”. Neustadt b.Coburg, Germany
2017
~ Honorable Mention, “Creatures: Wild & Wooly” – Florida CraftArt, St. Petersburg, FL

CITATIONS

2014
Chris Chomick, NIADA Artist – Tanya Marriott, NIADA President
2008-2009
Chris Chomick, NIADA Artist – Shelley Thornton, NIADA President
2004
Chris Chomick, NIADA Artist – Kathryn Walmsley, NIADA President
1999
Chris Chomick, NIADA Artist – Akira Blount, NIADA President

Collections + Affiliations

COLLECTIONS

Demi Moore
Richard Simmons
Private collections across United States, Canada, Asia and Europe