Christopher Squier

b. Lawrence, KS

Christopher Squier (b. 1991, Lawrence, KS) is a San Francisco-based sculptor. He has exhibited across California, as well as in Boston, MA; Córdoba, Spain; Prague, Czech Republic; and Trondheim, Norway. Squier’s work is in the collection of the Prague Gallery of Czech Glass (Czech Republic), and LKV (Norway). His extensive residency history includes La Fragua (Spain); All That We Are (Australia); Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder (Norway); and he is currently an artist-in-residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts (Marin County, CA). Squier was the 2015-2016 Kadist + SFAI exhibitions fellow, is an Editor for Dissolve Magazine in San Francisco, and is a featured artist in the upcoming publication Saudade for the Expatriate Archive Centre (Norway).

Solo Exhibitions
The Sun Is Your Enemy, R/SF projects, San Francisco, CA
Babel Project Space, Trondheim, Norway

Selected Group Exhibitions
Saudade, Twelve Twelve Gallery, The Hague, Netherlands
Gray Matter, PS8, San Francisco, CA
Above Board, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Enact, The San Francisco International Arts Festival Fort Mason Center for the Arts, Firehouse Presenting Keepers, San Francisco, CA
Kunsthaus Tacheles, SAFEhouse Arts, San Francisco, CA
Rite of Passage, Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California and Ziya Art Foundation, Oakland, CA
MAPP: memoria, Cumberland Street Site, Curated by Nathalie Brilliant, San Francisco, CA
Mo’Dada: Contemporary Performance and Video, Dada Lounge, San Francisco, CA
Stanislav Libensky International Glass Exhibition, Prague Gallery for Czech Glass and ZIBA Prague Glass Experience, Prague, Czech Republic
Ensayo Para una Exposición, CoMbO Project Space, Córdoba, Spain
Arriba Arriba, Convento de Santa Clara, Belalcázar, Spain
Islands on the Edge, Atlantic Wharf Gallery, Boston, MA
Edge Effect: Vernissage Exhibition & MFA Screening, Fort Mason Herbst Pavilion & San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Man Made Nature, Pier 50, Curated by Åsa Åkerlund, San Francisco, CA
Art Scientifique, Sorensen’s Gallery; CSU, Fresno, CA
Someone Left the Cake Out in the Rain, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Gold Rush, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Piece Work, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Expand, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA

Awards & Residencies
Artist in Residence, Headlands Center for the Arts, Marin County, CA
1450 All That We Are, Tasmania, Australia
Artist in Residence, Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim, Norway
Fellowship, Kadist + San Francisco Art Institute
Artist in Residence, La Fragua, Belalcázar, Córdoba, Spain

2015, Master of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2013, Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, Grinnel, IA
2012, Sculpture Affiliate Study, University College London, Slade School of Fine Art, London, England
2012, Russian Studies, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia

“Christopher Squier Answers 5 Questions,” ArtSlant. September 22, 2017.
Tereza Lišková (translated by Patricie Klimešová Vlachová), “Glass Objects are Leaving the Exhibition, Some Did Not Survive,” Material Times. March 1, 2016.
Manuel J. Albert, “Un verano de prueba y error en La Fragua,” Cordopolis. September 2, 2015.