Chris Bauder
seeBauder@hotmail.com
Born: Las Vegas, NV, 1978

Education

2008 Master of Fine Arts, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
2004 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Nevada, Reno
1998Associates of Arts Degree, General Education, Cerro Coso Community College, Ridgecrest, CA

Selected Exhibition (*Solo Shows)

2014
Skull, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, UNLV, Las Vegas, Nevada
Life is Beautiful Festival, Las Vegas, Nevada
MAS @ TAM, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California
“Crossing the Mt. Diablo Meridian Baseline”, Truckee Meadows Community
College, Reno, Nevada
MAS Attack, Vast Space Projects, Henderson, Nevada
2013
The Male Mind, Brett Wesley Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
*Don’t Tear My Playhouse Down, E.L Wiegand Gallery, Fallon, Nevada
Indelicate, CAC Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
*Soft Switches, OXS Gallery, Carson City, Nevada
Skull, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
2012
*Lush, Brett Wesley Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
Lust to Dust, Photo Bang Bang Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
No Strings Attached, Sheppard Fine Art Gallery, Reno, Nevada
2011
*”Mars ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids”, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
*LXS – Legislative Exhibition Series, Carson City, Nevada
Skull, Blackbird Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2010
LVSK8IV, The Place Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
Reign of Glass, Contemporary Art Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
Love Lost and Found, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Reno, Nevada
The Dobermen MC, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
2009
Drunk, Atomic Todd Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
LVSK8III, Henri and Odette Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2008
*Beyond the Valley, Donna Beam Fine Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
*The Collector, Donna Beam Fine Arts Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
Michael Sarich Tribute Exhibition (In Correlation with Like, Love, Lust), Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
2007
3Dementia, Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, Nevada
A New Show, 12th and Taylor Gallery, San Jose, CA
The Depth of Fields, Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Nevada Reno
Show Us What You Go, Show Us Your Love! Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Nevada Reno
Contemporary Art Collective 18th Annual Juried Show, Juror: Sara Kellner,
CAC Gallery, Las Vegas
Terminated, A6 Gallery, Henderson, Nevada
2006
*Straight on Til’ Morning, Grant Hall Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
LVSK8II, MTZC Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
*The Last Apprentice, A6 Gallery, Henderson, Nevada
3-D Invitational, Las Vegas Government Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
55th Annual Art Round-Up, Las Vegas Museum of Art Annual Juried Exhibition,
Juror: Jeffrey Ryan
Teeny, Trifecta Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2005
Space Invaders, Aruba Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
Empty Set, The Artisan Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada

Awards and Honors

2015 Centered, public art recipient, Las Vegas, NV
2015 Zap Las Vegas, public art recipient, Las Vegas, NV
2013 Nevada Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award.
2007 Best in Show, UNLV Juried Art Exhibition
Cash Prize. Contemporary Arts Collective 18th Annual Juried Show
2006 Sculpture Award. 55th Annual Art Round-Up, Las Vegas Museum of Art Juried
Exhibition.
2003 Sierra Arts Annual Grant. Reno, NV.

Art Reviews and Catalogs

Peterson, Kristen. Depicting Death: Artists Take On The Great Inevitable, Las Vegas Weekly. December 2014.
Distler, Arlene, Sexy, Artvoices Magazine, Winter 2014 Cover.
Studio Visit, Volume 26, Open Studios Press. 2014.
Van Hoesen, Brett M., Between Truth and Falsehood, Soft Hard. “Don’t Tear My Playhouse Down”, exhibition catalog essay. 2013
Peterson, Kristen. Embracing the Skull, Las Vegas Weekly. 2013.
Axlerod, Danny. Fun With Death. Vegas Seven Magazine. 2013.
Keyway, Jenessa. No Paint No Gain. Las Vegas City Life, August. 2012.
Kenway, Jenessa. Just Teasing. Las Vegas City Life, Sept. 2011.
Warso, Cynthia Behr. Alien Attraction. Vegas Seven Magazine, Sept. 2011.
Dickensheets, Scott. Where’s Your Head at?, Las Vegas City Life. March, 2011.
Keene, Jarret. I Want (Sex) Candy. Las Vegas City Life. April, 2008.
Peterson, Kristen. Candy Land. Las Vegas Sun. April, 2008.

Artist Talks and Lectures

2013Don't Tear My Playhouse Down (artist talk), E.L. Wiegand Gallery, Fallon, Nevada
2012Lush (artist talk), Brett Wesley Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada
2010Guest Artist and Juror, Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Curatorial

2014The Skull Show Biennial, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, UNLV, Las Vegas, Nevada
2013The Skull Show Biennial, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
2011The Skull Show (Inaugural), Blackbird Gallery, Las Vega, Nevada