Professional Interests: Sculpture, performance, video, socially engaged projects, and interventionsCurriculum Vitae
At Mills Since 2015
Artist Chris Sollars work subverts public space through interventions and performance. The results are documented using photographs, sculpture, and video that are integrated into mixed-media installations. Awards include 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship, 2013 San Francisco Arts Commission: Individual Artist Commission Grant, 2012 Center for Cultural Innovation Investing in Artists Grant, 2007 Eureka Fellowship Award, 2007 San Francisco Bay Area Artadia Grant, 2009 Headlands Center for the Arts residency, & 2015 Recology Artist in Residence. Sollars in 2008 completed C RED BLUE J which screened at SFMOMA on Election Day and was included in CREATIVE TIME’s Democracy in America show at the NY Park Armory. Recent Exhibitions include Hoof & Foot at the Manetti Shrem Museum, DAAAM at Chico State University; and Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid Sep 28, 2017–Jan 28, 2018.