© Christina P. Day 2017

b. Ridgewood, NJ
lives and works in Philadelphia, PA

Education

2006 MFA Fiber, Cranbrook Academy of Art

1999 BFA Crafts/Fibers, The University of the Arts

1999 Drew in West Africa: Cote d’Ivoire

Exhibitions

2017
RAIR: Filthy Rich, Galleries at Moore, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2016
Solo exhibition, Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY
UArts at 140, Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA
2016 MICA Faculty Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
THEY!, Savery Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
What/If/Then, Mount Airy Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA
Reconstructed, 990 Spring Garden, Philadelphia, PA
Re-Reclaimed, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA
Dead Ringers, Philadelphia Sculpture Gym, Philadelphia, PA
Crafts and Material Studies Faculty exhibition, UArts, Philadelphia, PA
Lost In Transit, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
Aim At What You See, COOP Collective, Nashville, TN

2015
Temporary Shelter, Artist-Run at Satellite, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL
Altitude, Hongik Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
NAPOLEON at Traction Company, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA
International Fiber Art Fair, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Other Selections, Center for Art and Wood, Philadelphia, PA
This Into That, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA
We Got Spirit, Yes We Do, Maharishi University, Fairfield, IA

2014
Good Neighbors, Berman Museum, Collegeville, PA
Fifth Wall, The Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
Force Field, Former Jomar site at 3525 I. St., Philadelphia, PA
Woodmere Annual, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
School of Art Faculty Exhibition, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013
As first as exactly, CITYWIDE, Traction Company, Philadelphia, PA
Lovey Town: The joy of the task was its own reward, Madison, WI
2013 Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD,
20/92, Juried video screening, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Altered Realities, Gallery 224, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
72nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Home: Interpreting the Familiar, Goggleworks, Reading, PA
Solid State, NAPOLEON, Philadelphia, PA
NAPOLEON poster show, PSU, Abington, PA

2012
Bigs and Littles, NAPOLEON, Philadelphia, PA
Here and Elsewhere, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
RSVP, New Wilmington Art Association, Wilmington, DE
Make it, Break it, Rebuild it, Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA
Pleased to Meet You, NAPOLEON gallery, Philadephia, PA
2012 Perspectives on Drawing, UMUC Arts Program Gallery, Adelphi, MD
Proportional Scale, Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI

2011
Other Possible Titles, Grizzly Grizzly Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Artifacts, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

2010
Faculty Show, Meyerhoff and Pinkard Galleries, MICA, Baltimore, MD
Inside Twelve, Gallery 175, Seoul, Korea
Juried Sculpture Exhibition, Marlboro Gallery, Largo, MD
Chores, The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA
Home: Reflections and Projections, Mount Airy Contemporary, Mount Airy, PA

2009
Habitat Fracture, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
UArts @ 50: Faculty Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2008
Little Works of Art, Belskie Museum of Art and Science, Closter, NJ
15th Annual Small Matters of Great Importance, Edward Hopper House Art Center, Nyack, NY
Juried Sculpture Exhibit, Marlboro Gallery, Largo, MD
Hot House : Expanding the Field of Fiber at Cranbrook 1970-2007, Invitational, Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA

2007
Eye Tricks, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Hot House : Expanding the Field of Fiber at Cranbrook 1970-2007, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Imprint of Place, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

2006
Information Systems, MIA, Pontiac, MI
Cranbrook in Berlin, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin Germany
Summer Degree Show, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Counter Cross, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Neither Fish Nor Fowl, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2005
Smoke and Mirrors, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Summer, Kingswood Lower Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Reformed, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
High in Fiber, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Create Hamtramck 2005, Hamtramck Beautification Commission, Hamtramck, MI
Design Show 2005, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, MI

2003
Diverse Inspirations, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Work After Work, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2002
Hobby Lobby, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
Art of the Handbag, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
Material Explorations, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY

2001
Work After Work, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
No Frills Six (May, 2001), Buffalo, NY

2000
No Frills Five (December, 2000), Rochester, NY
No Frills Four (April, 2000), Buffalo, NY

Reviews and Responses

Mir, Stan, "Like Long-Held Echoes: On Two Projects Made Possible by the Waste Stream," Hyperallergic, March 11, 2017

Alemani, Cecilia, exhibition catalog forward, Cue Art Foundation, October, 2016

Cheng, Mimi, essay "Testament to Long Loves", Cue Art Foundation exhibition catalog, October, 2016

Lieberman, Michael, “Turning trash into art- RAIR at the Galleries at Moore”, Artblog, February 13, 2017

Schwartz, Chip, “Chrissy P. Day invokes memory as a means for reinvention through Recycled Artist in Residency, “ Knight Blog, April 13, 2016

O’Rourke, Chris, “Kitchen Table Gallery Talks: Christina P. Day”, Two part podcast/interview, Spring 2016

Newhall, Edith, "Galleries, It's all art, root and branch", Philadelphia Inquirer, May 24, 2015

Schwartz, Chip, "Christina Day at the Philadelphia Art Alliance upends the everyday," Knight Arts Blog, November 6, 2014

Crimmins, Peter, "Collective Citywide exhibit celebrates Philly's contemporary art scene," www.newsworks.org and accompanying WHYY radio clip, November 12, 2013.

Savich, Zach, "Resembly: NAPOLEON’s As first as exactly”, NAPOLEON Exhibition Essay Series, November 2013

Schwartz, Chip, "Christina Day's objects aren't all they seem," Knight Arts Blog, May 9, 2013.

Mandryk, Courtney, "Folding Space to Bring You Back: The Supplication by Renovation in the work of Christina P. Day; Three Poems by Courtney Mandryk, NAPOLEON Exhibition Essay Series, May 2013.

Rochester, Katherine, “Pleased To Meet You: An Introduction to the Familiar,” Philadelphia Weekly, August 29, 2012.

Schwartz, Chip, “Three New Additions at NAPOLEON, “ Knight Arts Blog, August 21, 2012.

Greenberg, Alyssa, “Nutini, Day and Ziemke are Pleased to Meet You at NAPOLEON,” The Art Blog, August 21, 2012.

Kratzer, Emily, “Size Doesn’t Limit Their Scope,” The Journal News, September 27, 2008.

Bien, Laura "Imprint of Place"
www.annarborweb.com, March 2007.

Sousanis, Nick, "The Cranbrook Experience : The MFA Thesis Show"
www.thedetroiter.com, May 10, 2006.

Featured in Art Matters magazine as a young emerging artist in Philadelphia, Spring/Summer 2000 publication.

Creative Writing, Authored

Just Sole! Dance Theater, 2017 Pew Foundation Grant Finalist (Project awarded $60,000), Grant writer, Philadelphia, PA

Lost and Found, Essay contributor, Grid Magazine, March Edition 2016
Philadelphia, PA

Lost and Found, Essay contributor, Grid Magazine, March Edition 2016

Editor, Coordinator and Writer, NAPOLEON Exhibition Essay Series, 2012- 2016

Writer, "Rowland Ricketts: Keeping On", Gallery Guide, Pinkard Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Writer, "Anne Schaefer: In Step", Review, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

Writer, "If This, Then That", Review of the Warren Seelig: Textile per se Exhibition at The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD for the Textile: Journal of Cloth and Culture (Summer edition, 2011)

Selected Participant, Essay, "... to look at nothing with longing"
Architecture and Ideas 2007, Carleton University, Ottowa, Ontario, Canada

Selected Participant (poetry), Listen Up writing journal, 2006
Cranbrook Academy of Art, guest edited by Brian Evenson

Selected Participant (poetry), Listen Up writing journal, 2005
Cranbrook Academy of Art, guest edited by Rebecca Brown

Lectures

January 2011, Explaining Ikat: Color, Process, Layer, The Textile Museum, Washington, DC
May 2001, Moore College of Art, Fashion Design Department, Philadelphia, PA
April 2001, University of the Arts, Crafts Department, Philadelphia, PA

Residencies, Affliations and Grants

Award of Excellence (Unrestricted monetary award), 2017, Dave Brown Projects - 14th Semiannual Competition (Curators: Alison Hearst, Benjamin Sutton, Jodi Throckmorton)
Grant Recipient, 2016, Solo exhibition, Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY
RAIR Resident 2015, Revolution Recovery, Philadelphia, PA
Grant Recipient, 2014, Solo exhibition, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
Resident Artist, Haystack Open Studio Residency 2013, Deer Isle, ME
Recipient, 2013 Knight Arts Challenge Grant (CITYWIDE collaboration)
Member, NAPOLEON artist collective, 2012- 2016
Full Fellowship, June 2011, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
Professional Development Grant, 2011, University of the Arts
Professional Development Travel Grant, 2010: UArts in Korea, The University of the Arts
Professional Development Grant Recipient, 2008, University of the Arts
Resident, Sculpture Space, January-February 2008, Utica, NY

Teaching Experience

Full Time Professor, 2016-2018
Adjunct Professor, 2008- 2016
Maryland Institute College of Art, Fiber Department, Baltimore, MD

Visiting Assistant Professor, Spring 2012
University of the Arts, Crafts Department/Fibers Program, Philadelphia, PA

Master Lecturer, 2006- Present
University of the Arts, Crafts Department/Fibers Program, Philadelphia, PA

Arts and Exploration Instructor Pre-College Program, 2004, 2006- 2016
University of the Arts, Continuing Studies, Philadelphia, PA

PIE Inspiration Conference Instructor, Summer sessions 2009- 2015
University of the Arts, Continuing Studies, Philadelphia, PA

Instructor
Cranbrook Summer Art Institute, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Summer 2005, 2006