Resume

Education

1986  Brown University, Ph.D., American Civilization Program.
1979  Boston University, M.A., Religion and the Arts.
1967  Clark University, B.A., English.

Solo Exhibitions

2010 Skagit Series, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Prairie Series, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2006 Two Coasts, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2005 New Palouse Photographs, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2004 Port Susan Photographs, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2003 Port Susan and the Palouse: Photographs by Christopher Harris, Spokane Falls Community College, Spokane, WA
          Photographs, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
          Christopher Harris: Photographs of the Palouse, ClampArt, New York, NY
2002 Recent Photographs, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
          Urban Wilds (in association with an artist residency), Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
2001 Fields, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2000 Seasons of the Palouse, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 Wanderings, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Arcadia, ClampArt, New York, NY
2006 Artist Trust Award Recipients, Chase Gallery, Spokane Arts Commission, Spokane, WA
2005 New Gallery Artists, Gruen Galleries, Chicago, IL
          Members’ Show, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA. Juror: Alison Devine Nordström, Curator of Photography, George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film.
          Art on Paper, Maryland Federation of the Arts, Annapolis, MD. Juror: Jennie Flemming, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawing, and Photography, Baltimore Museum of Art.
2004 Visual Proof, Photographic Center Northwest 9th Annual Competition, Seattle, WA. Juror: Roy Flukinger, Senior Curator, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas-Austin.
          20th Anniversary Show, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2003 Current Works 2003, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO. Juror: Nora Kabat Dolan, Curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs at SITE Santa Fe.
          The Northwest Eye, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA. Juror: Linda Connor.
          Photo L.A., with ClampArt, Santa Monica, CA
2002 Living with Art, Red Dot, New York, NY
          The Armory Photography Show, with ClampArt, Javits Center, New York, NY
          Blurred Vision, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA
2001 Why Pinhole?, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
1998 18th Annual Northwest International Art Competition, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
           Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
           Garden Variety Show, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
1997 National Photography Competition, Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY. Juror, Willis Hartshorn, Director, International Center of Photography, New York, NY.

Books

2007 Nash Editions: Photography and the Art of Digital Printing. Ed. Garrett White. Brooklyn, NY: Five Ties Publishing.
2003 100 Artists of the West Coast. Ed. Douglas Bullis. Atglen, PA: Schiffler Publishing.

Awards

2008 King County 4Culture Harborview Hospital Purchase, Seattle, WA
2006 King County 4Culture Collection Purchase, Seattle, WA
2005 Honorable Mention, Art on Paper, Maryland Federation of the Arts, Annapolis, MD. Juror: Jennie Flemming, Assistant Curator of Prints, Drawing, and Photography, Baltimore Museum of Art.
2004 Honorable Mention, Visual Proof, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA. Juror, Roy Flukinger.
2003 Merit Award, Society for Contemporary Photography, Current Works 2003, Kansas City, MO. Juror, Nora Kabat Dolan.
           The Photo Review Annual Competition, The Photo Review, Langhorne, PA. Juror, W.M. Hunt.
           Grand Prize, Humboldt Arts Council, The Northwest Eye, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA. Juror, Linda Connor.
2002  Artist Trust Grants for Artists Projects Award, Seattle, WA
           Artist in Residence, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
1998  Jurors’ Award. 18th Annual Northwest International Art Competition, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
1994  Artists Resource Bank, Art in Public Places Program, Washington State Arts Commission

Press

2007   “Chris Harris.” Jim Johnson. politicstheoryphotography.blogspot.com/2008/01/chris-harris.html “Chris Harris.” onebyfourbynine.net/index.php/2008/01/11/9-chris-harris
2004   “In the Galleries” Regina Hackett. Seattle P-I, March 4, 2004.
            Visual Arts, Seattle Weekly Pick, Seattle Weekly, March 10-17, 2004.
            ”Christopher Harris: Port Susan Photographs,” Allyn Cantor, Preview Magazine, February 2004.
2003   Current Works 2003, Exhibition Catalog, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO.
            “Macho Romance,” D.K. Row. The Oregonian, August 15, 2003.
            “2003 Competition Winners,” The Photo Review, Summer Issue.
            “Christopher Harris,” Vince Aletti. Voice Choices, The Village Voice, April 23-29, 2003.
2002   “Christopher Harris’ Photos of the Palouse,” Regina Hackett. Seattle P-I, May 3, 2002.
             “Visionary,” Marie Naples Maber. Philadelphia City Paper, February 14, 2002.
2000   “In the Galleries, July,” Regina Hackett. Seattle P-I, July 6, 2000.

Selected Collections

Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA
Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Kaiser Permanente, Portland, OR
Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA