Christopher B. Mooney Portrait and Urban Landscape Paintings

BIOGRAPHY
Lake Oswego, Oregon
email....503-320-0518

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Christopher B. Mooney 2009-2017

Christopher B. Mooney's
paintings are currently available for both rental and purchase at the
Portland Art Museum
Rental Sales Gallery
.

Memberships
The Portrait Society of America
Oregon Society of Artists
Oil Painters of America


CHRISTOPHER B. MOONEY
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
503-320-0518
mooneycb12@gmail.com
www.christopherbmooney.com


EDUCATION
Art Students League, New York, New York, 1977
Parson’s School of Design, New York, NY, BFA: Illustration Major, Photography Minor, 1983
New York Academy, New York, New York, Post Graduate Studies, 1986
Pacific Northwest Collage of Art, Portland, Oregon, Portraiture, Paul Missal, 2011

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Pearl Gallery, Portland, OR September 2012 September 2013, November 2014
Gallery 114, Portland, OR August 2012
Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, OR March 2011
Annie Meyers Gallery, Portland, OR November 2010
Bella Perla Gallery, Portland, OR May 2009
Aveda Institute, Portland, OR June 2009 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Pearl Gallery, Portland, OR, 2012 – present
Rental Sales Gallery, Portland Art Museum, 1993 – present
Mark Woolly Gallery, Portland, OR 2013
“Transitions” curator and participant group exhibition. Featured artwork by Don Bishop, Eric Boyer Christopher B. Mooney and Michael Orwick. Arts Council of Lake Oswego, OR April - 2013
"The Beat Goes On" – HeArt of Clark County Auction and Gala, Peace Health Medical Group, Vancouver, WA, 2013
Gallery 114, Portland, OR 2011- 2012
Portland Open Studios, Portland, OR, 2007- 2012

Estacada on the Clackamas Presented by the Estacada Area Arts Commission
The Powerhouse Project: North Fork, Faraday, and River Mill Power Houses and Dams
2010-2014

  • Clackamas County Development Services Building, Oregon City, OR
    Estacada Public Library, Estacada, OR
    Wilsonville Training Center, Oregon Institute of Technology, Wilsonville, Oregon
    PGE Headquarters, Portland, OR

“Art Contemplates Industry” conceived and coordinated by Willamette Falls Heritage Foundation: Art Jams at The T.W Sullivan Hydroelectric Plant, The Hawley Power House Hydroelectric Plant, and The Bull Run Hydroelectric Plant. 2007- 2010

  • Sandy Public Library, Sandy, OR
    West Linn Public Library, West Linn, OR
    Portland General Electric, Portland, Oregon
    Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum, Government Camp, Oregon
    Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Milwaukie, Oregon

Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Lake Oswego, Oregon 2004 – 2011
Portland Bridge Festival, Trusses Gallery, Pioneer Place Mall, Portland, OR 2010
Lake Owego Visual Chronicles, Lake Oswego, Oregon 2009
Benefit Art Auction, Cascade AIDS Project, Portland, Oregon, 1996, 2005 - 2009

Hawthorne Bridge, 2010 Calendar, Celebrating 100 Years in Art and Words. exhibition and calendar featuring works of 12 artists celebrating the Hawthorne Bridge Centennial Celebration, Multnomah County Bridge Maintenance Building, Portland, Oregon. September 2009

Lake Oswego Chronicle Invitational Exhibit At the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts, Arts Council of Lake Oswego, Oregon 2009
"Art & Labor and the Labor of Art", Olympic Mills Gallery, Portland, Oregon 2009
Providence Milwaukie Hospital, Arts Action Alliance of Clackamas County, Oregon City, Oregon 2007
Clackamas County Public Service Building, Arts Action Alliance of Clackamas County, Oregon City, OR 2006
Wallflower Framing and Gallery, Canby, Oregon, 2006
Lawrence Gallery, Portland, Oregon 2004
Broderick Gallery, Portland, Oregon 2003
Attic Gallery, Portland, Oregon 2002
Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, 1995 

COMMISSIONS
Emma Pelett, City Liquidators, Portland, OR
Project Grant, Regional Arts & Culture Council, 2014
Victoria Grace, Private Collections
Diane Thomason, Private Collection
Diana Smith-Bauwer, Private Collection
Chris Pero, Pero Design, www.chrisperodesign.com
Richard Gottfried, Odium Inc., Portland, Oregon
One Percent for Art Project, Oregon Institute of Technology’s Metro Center, Clackamas, Oregon, Oregon Arts Commission,1999

AWARDS
Blue Ribbon Award for oil on canvas, Lake Oswego Festival of The Arts, Lake Oswego, OR, 20011
Grand Prize for oil on canvas, Rental Sales Gallery 50th Anniversary Poster, Portland, OR, 2009
Blue Ribbon Award for oil on canvas, Lake Oswego Festival of The Arts, Lake Oswego, OR, 2009
Blue Ribbon Award for oil on canvas, Lake Oswego Festival of The Arts, Lake Oswego, OR 2005
Blue Ribbon and Honorable Mention Awards for oil on canvas, Lake Oswego Festival of The Arts, Lake Oswego, OR 2004
Third Place for Painting, “Celebration of the Arts”, Arts in Oregon Council, Salem, OR 1999
First Place for Oils and Acrylics, “Showcase 1996”, Beaverton Arts Commission, Beaverton, OR, 1996
Honorable Mentions, 12th and 13th “Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Sun River, OR, 1991, 1992, Celebration of the Arts, Salem, OR, 1992, and the 18th “Annual Pendleton Arts Festival”, Pendleton, OR, 1991

PUBLICATIONS
2013
St. Johns Bridge painting appeared on Grimm, a Portland produced television series.

Volume twenty-one 2013
Studio Visit, .

October 8, 2011
Living Section in The Oregonian, “Take A Look at How Artists Create.” featured Artist in Portland Open Studios.

September 2009
Hawthorne Bridge, 2010 Calendar, Celebrating 100 Years in Art and Words.
A calendar featuring works of 12 artists, celebrating and supporting the Hawthorne Bridge Centennial Celebration.

November 2009.
Presented idea for a coffee table book to the board of the Rental Sales Gallery at the Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR. Rental Sales Gallery, Portland Art Museum, The First 50 Years, published a collection of artworks represented by the Rental Sales Gallery including my paintings. One was used on the cover and the poster publicizing the book.

2008.
Artists of the West, A collection of images of Northwest artists, Skamania Mines Publishing,

September 5, 2007
Southwest insert in The Oregonian, featured Artist in the West Linn Library exhibition, “Art Contemplates Industry”

May 23, 2007
Metro Section in The Oregonian, “Confluence of Art and Industry” an artist’s tour of the T.W. Sullivan Power Plant.

January 25, 2007
Clackamas Review, paintings on display at the Providence / Milwaukie Hospital

October 2007
BrainstormNW, Featured artist in story on Portland Open Studios

volume 13, summer 2007
Portrait of Portland, Featured artist in story on Rental and Sales Gallery, Portland Art Museum

MEMBERSHIPS
Oregon Society of Artist, Portland, OR
Portrait Society of Americ

REFERENCES

Paul Missal
Art instructor, MFA
Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
pmissal@pnca.edu
503 682 3778

Jennifer Zika
Director
Rental and Sales Gallery, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Jennifer.Zika@pam.org
503-224-0674

Kathleen Lansing
Small Business Development Center Counselor
Milwaukie, OR
lcgradkat@yahoo.com
503-594-0738