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Christie Fleuridas Owen (b. 1973, USA)

Education

1997            SUNY College at Buffalo, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications

1993            University of Central Oklahoma, Fine Arts Undergraduate Studies

Exhibitions

Invitational

2017            Omelette Party, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, OK

2017            Artini, Allied Arts, OK

2016            Noche Cubana, Mainsite Contemporary, OK

2016            Artini Arcade, Allied Arts, OK

2016            Design Appetit, Cox Convention Center, OK

2016            Art Now, Oklahoma Contemporary, OK

2015            12 X 12, Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition, OK

2014            Featured Artist, Dreamer Concepts, OK

2014            Refreshing the Palette, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, OK

2014            Red Dot, Individual Artists of Oklahoma, OK

2014            12 X 12, Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition, OK

2013            Refreshing the Palette, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, OK

2013            Red Dot, Individual Artists of Oklahoma, OK

2013            12 X 12, Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition, OK

2013            Sculpture Park, Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts, OK

2013            Soundscapes, Science Museum, OK

2012            The Unexplored, Mainsite Contemporary Art, OK

2012            OKC Beautiful — Art in Recycled Trash, Science Museum, OK

2012            Red Dot, Individual Artists of Oklahoma, OK

2012            12 X 12, Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition, OK

2011            12 X 12, Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition, OK

Group

2016           Urbancore Artist Exhibition: Christie Owen with Rick & Tracey Bewley, Verbode, OK

2016           Urbancore Artist Exhibition: Christie Owen & Matt Goad, Verbode, OK

2016           Urbancore Artist Exhibition: Christie Owen with Joe & Angela Slack, Verbode, OK

2016           Urbancore Artist Exhibition: Christie Owen, Ashley Griffith & Christie Hackler, Verbode, OK

2016            Awake: Christie Owen & Brandi Downham, Graphite Gallery, OK

2015            Artober Fest, Graphite Elements + Design, OK

2015            Plaza Fest, Graphite Elements + Design, OK

2015            FRINGE, 1219 Creative Space, OK

2014            Wings of ART Inaugural Auction & Gala, Istvan Gallery, OK

2013            Swoon, Istvan Gallery, OK

2013            Don’t Waste: Create, Mabee Greer Museum, OK

2013            OKC Beautiful — Art in Recycled Trash, Science Museum, OK

2013            Paseo Container Show, Paseo Arts Association

2013            Reverie, AKA Gallery, OK

2013            Locus, Istvan Gallery, OK

2013            Chandelier, Living Arts, OK

2012            Holiday Open House, Drishti Galleri, OK

2012            The White Show, AKA Gallery, OK

2012            Make Art Not Trash, Fringe Gallery, OK

2012            Evolve, Fringe Gallery, OK

2012            I See What You Are Saying, Fringe Gallery, OK

2011            Link, 611 Creative, OK

2011            Three Year Anniversary Show, DNA Galleries, OK

2009            Edmond Arts Festival, Downtown Edmond, OK

1996            Senior Exhibition, Dr. Margaret E. Bacon, ’41, Student Art Gallery, NY

Solo

2016             Surroundings: Solo Exhibition, Gaylord-Pickens Museum Oklahoma Hall of Fame, OK

2015             All in All: Painting + Sculpture, Solo Exhibition, Verbode, OK

2014             Backwards Forwards: Paintings + Sculpture, Solo Exhibition, The Project Box, OK

2014             Intermix: Art + Design, Solo Exhibition, Istvan Gallery, OK

2013             Featured Furniture Artist at DNA Galleries, Oklahoma City, OK

2013             Grand Opening: 20 paintings by Christie Owen, Vitality Medical Center, OK

2013             Gallery Walk: Featured Artist, Studio Six, OK

2012             Holiday Open House: New Works by Christie Owen, Art Wear, OK

2012             Grand Opening: New Works by Christie Owen, Urban Core, OK

2010             Selected Works by Christie Owen, Vintage Coffee, OK

Curating + Event Organization

2016           Urbancore Artist Exhibition: Christie Owen with Rick & Tracey Bewley, Verbode, OK

2016           Urbancore Artist Exhibition: Christie Owen & Matt Goad, Verbode, OK

2016           Urbancore Artist Exhibition: Christie Owen with Joe & Angela Slack, Verbode, OK

2016           Urbancore Artist Exhibition: Christie Owen, Ashley Griffith & Christie Hackler, Verbode, OK

2015           Oklahoma Visual Artists Coalition 12×12 Annual Fundraiser Event Committee Member, OK

2013           Wings of Art (Benefiting OKC artists and Special Care), Istvan Gallery, OK

2013           Swoon, Istvan Gallery, OK

2013           Locus, Istvan Gallery, OK

2012           The White Show, AKA Gallery, OK

2012            Make Art Not Trash, Fringe Gallery

2012            Evolve, Fringe Gallery, OK

2012            I See What You Are Saying, Fringe Gallery, OK

2011             Link, 611 Creative, OK

Commissions

Private

2016             3 Large-scale paintings, Marcum Residence / Coyote Ridge, Purcell, OK

2016             “Sundown”, 24″ x 36″ x 2″ Painting, Schmidt Residence, Oklahoma City, OK     

2015             “Sugar Mountain #3,” 4′ x 6′ Painting, Bates Residence, Oklahoma City, OK

2015             American Institute of Architects Awards, Oklahoma City, OK

2014             “Wake”, 4’ X 4’ painting, Kinsley Residence, Washington, DC

2014             “Birch #2,” 2’ X 4’ painting, Hill Residence, Washington, DC

2014             “Unwind”, 4’ X 4’ painting, Presidential Suite at the Colcord Hotel, Oklahoma City, OK

2014             6 Large-scale paintings, Vitality Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK

2014             2 Large-scale paintings and 2 sculptures, Hoffman Residence, Oklahoma City, OK

2013             3 Large-scale paintings, Smith Residence, Oklahoma City, OK

2012             “Untitled,” 3’ X 5’ painting, Keels Residence, Edmond, OK

2011             “Turquoise,” 4’ X 8’ painting, Keels Residence, Edmond, OK

2011             “Brocade #2,” 4’ X 4’ painting, Lewis Orthodontics, Edmond, OK

2011             12 individual small & large-scale paintings, Smith Residence, Edmond, OK

2010             “Shaolin 5 animals,” 4’ X 32’ mural, Dr. Black Belt Martial Arts, OK

2010             “Fighting Styles,” 4’ X 48’ mural, Dr. Black Belt Martial Arts, OK

1995             “Oriental Sea Side,” outdoor & indoor murals, Allecia Residence, Oriental, NY

Public

2015             Art on the Town Installation of Prints: Penn Square Mall, Featured Artist, Oklahoma City, OK

2015             Classen Curve Artist Market: BD Home Featured Artist, Oklahoma City, OK

2014             Oklahoma City Thunder VIP Lounge: 6 Large scale paintings purchased and installed, Chesapeake Arena, Oklahoma City, OK

Publications + Print Media

Fowler, Jack. Interview, Oklahoma Gazette, November 18, 2015

Horton, Greg. Good Taste, Oklahoma Gazette, November 5, 2014, p.23

McDonell, Brandy, Wings of Art, The Daily Oklahoman, March 23, 2014

Spielman, Sasha. Soundscapes, Art Focus, May/June 2013, May/June 2013

Paul, Karen. Contemporary Explorations, Art Focus, Jan/Feb 2013, p.16

McDonell, Brandy. Soundscapes, The Daily Oklahoman, Feb 8, 2013

Tipton, Karlie. Recycle of Life, Oklahoma Today, Nov/Dec 2012, p. 87

Johnson, Liz. FRINGE: A Refuge For Emerging Artists, UCO Impressions, 2012/2013

Cantu, Mia. Fringe Group, Oklahoma Gazette, May 2012, p.55

Brewer, Krystle. Fringe: I See What You Are Saying, Art Focus, May 2012

Shelden, Darla. I See What You Are Saying, The City Sentinel, May 17 — 23 2012, p.6

Schmidt, Anne. Art Wear Open House, Edmond Life & Leisure, Dec 2011, p.30

Anderson, Kent. Style to Spare, Slice Magazine, Aug 2011, p.57 & 59

Television

Documentary

OETA. Gallery Episode: On the Fringe, June 2012

Interviews

FOX 25. Fringe: Swoon, Dec 2013

KSBI. Oklahoma Live: Fringe: Make Art not Trash, July 2012

FOX 25. Fringe: I See What You Are Saying, May 2012

KSBI. Oklahoma Live: Fringe: Groj, Dec 2011

Oklavision. Fringe: Link Premier, Sept 2011

Fox 25. Fringe: Link Premier, Sept 2011

Lecture + Workshops

Workshop: Drawing Skulls Instructor, Skulls Unlimited, Oklahoma City, OK, March 7, 2014

Lecture/Presentation: “Intersect: Art + Design,” Oklahoma Sculpture Society, Oklahoma City, OK, Feb 13, 2014

Workshop: Artist Inc., Oklahoma City, OK, Oct 20—Nov 18, 2014

Art Related Employment

2012                         Instructor, OM Art Camp, Oklahoma City, OK

Gallery Affiliation + Representation

Nault Fine Art, Oklahoma City, OK

Istvan Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK

Perch’d Modern, Oklahoma City, OK

Other Related Professional Experience

Employment

Present — 2007        Owner, Hive Design Team, Oklahoma City, OK

2011 — 2006             Marketing Director, Sidewall Distribution, Oklahoma City, OK

2011 — 2006             Art Director, Hoffman Bikes, Oklahoma City, OK

2006 — 2001             Graphic Designer, Hoffman Bikes, Oklahoma City, OK

2002 — 2001             Graphic Designer, Century Martial Arts, Mid-West City, OK

2001 — 2000             Graphic Designer, New West Group, Oklahoma City, OK

2000 — 1999             Graphic Designer, Fleming Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK

1999 — 1997             Graphic Designer, Spectrum Manufacturing, Norman, OK

Freelance

Present — 2000             Owner, Christie Owen Art & Design, Edmond, OK

Awards

2013             Honorable Mention – Paseo Container Contest, Paseo Arts Association, OK

Scholarships

1990             Nazareth College Summer Art Camp, Rochester, NY

Apprenticeship

2011             David Phelps Sculpture Studio, Oklahoma City, OK

Residency

2016             Urbancore Artist in Residence, Verbode, Oklahoma City, OK

2012             Cynthia Curry Sculpture Studio, Edmond, OK

Organizations & Memberships

Present — 2011           Co- Founder, Fringe (Oklahoma Women’s Art Organization)

2015 — 2011                Vice President & Marketing Director, Fringe (Oklahoma Women’s Art Organization)

Present —2011             Membership, Individual Artists of Oklahoma

Present — 2011            Membership, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition

Present — 2011            Membership, Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Volunteer

2015 — 2011                   Vice President & Marketing Director, Fringe (Oklahoma Women’s Art Organization)

Present — 2011               Instructor, Special Care Inc., OK

2013                                 Wings of Art, Marketing & Media Director, Event Organizer & Curator, OK

2011                                  Instructor, Edmond Public Schools, OK