THERESA CHONG

 

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  Education
1991 M.F.A. School of Visual Arts, NYC.
1989 B.F.A. Boston University, School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. (tuition scholarship).
1984/85 Oberlin Conservaory of Music, Oberlin, Ohio (Cello Performance).
   
 

Solo Exhibition

2014 “New Works on Paper” Danese/Corey, NYC. Oct.16-Nov.15.
2013 “Drawings” Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX. Feb. 26-May 11.
2010 “Work on Paper” Danese, NYC. Feb.12-March 13.
2007 "Etudes" Danese, NYC. Jan.12-Feb.10.
2003 “New Work” Danese, NYC. Sept.10-Oct.11.
2001 “Theresa Chong: Paintings” Danese, NYC. Sept.14-Oct.15.
1998 "Popper Etudes” Drawings" Danese, NYC. Sept.17-Oct.16.
1997 “Works on Paper” Danese, NYC. March 27-April 25.
   
 

Group Exhibition

2014 Downtown Fair, Danese/Corey, NYC, May 8-11.
  The Armory Show, Danese/Corey, NYC, March 6-9.
2013 “On Drawing: Line” Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX, June 29-Aug.17.
  The Armory Show, Danese, NYC.
  “Playing with Process: Exploration in Experimental Printmaking” Curated by Rebecca A.Dunham, Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, June-Sept.
  MOVIS presents Noise@Noyes, Sept. 20, 2013-Jan.12, 2014, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ 
2012 "Cool Calm Collected” Danese, New York, NY.
  “Jam Session” Curated by Karen Shaw, Islip Art Museum, slip, NY.
  Houston Fine Art Fair, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX.
  The Armory Show, Danese, NYC.
  “Drawing Beyond" Arts Council of Princeton, Curated by Marsha Levin-Rojer, Princeton, NJ.
2011 "Works on Paper 11" Danese, New York, NY.
  The Armory Show, Danese, New York, NY.
2010 "Face & Facts: Korean Contemporary Art in New York” The 30th Anniversary of Korean
  Cultural Service in NYC.
2009 “Legacies of Abstraction: drawings, paintings and prints by New York City artists Theresa Chong, Warren Isensee and Katia Santibanez" College of Saint Rose Art Gallery, Albany, NY.
2008 Group Exhibition, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO.
  "Midnight Full of Stars" at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ.
  ArtChicago, Danese, Chicago, IL.
  “Fugue” Miranda Fine Arts, Port Chester, NY.
  Group Exhibition, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX.
  ArtMiami, Danese, Miami, FL.
  "Lines” curated by Susie Rosemarin, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX.
2007 “What is a Line?” Drawings from the Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT.
2006 “Gray to Black” Danese, New York, NYC.
  “Drawing Exhibition” Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN.
  “Master Drawings from the Goldyne Collection” Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, CA. 
  "Conversations" Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, Fl.
2005 "Works on Papeer” Danese, NYC.
  “Linear Geography” Bernard Toal Gallery, Boston, MA. 
2004 Summer Group Exhibition, Danese, NYC.
  “Sensitive Dependence on Initial Conditions"  Kerrigan Campbell Gallery, NYC.
  “Paper and Process” November 9 – December 10, Art Projects International, NYC.
2003 "Black/White” Danese, NYC.
  “Making: Drawings by Contemporary Artists from Korea” The Korea Society, NYC.
  “Summer Series” Anthony Grant Inc., NYC.
2002 The Fall Line: Intuition and Necessity in Contemporary Abstraction,” OSP Gallery,
Curated by Steven Zevitas, Boston, MA.
  "The AAAC Story” Asian American Arts Center, NYC
  “Young & Brash & Abstract”Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
Curated  by John Yau, VA.
  “Abstract Redux” Danese, NYC.
2001 “Finely Drawn: A Recent Gift of Contemporary Drawings” Weatherspoon Art Gallery,
Greensboro, NC.
  "Summer Group Exhibition" Danese, NYC.
  "Calligraphic Legacy" Transamerica Pyramid Lobby Galleries, San Francisco, CA.
  "The Draftsman's Colors:14 New Acquisitions from Johns to Chong"
Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.
2000 ArtChicago, Danese Gallery, Chicago, IL.
  "Collecting Drawings Not Artists: Gifts from the Collection of Sarah and Werner Kramarsky"
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Boston, MA.
1999 "New Work: Drawings" Hosfelt Galllery, San Francisco, CA.
1998 “A Slice of Apple” Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
  “Visible/Invisible” White Box Gallery, Curated by Eve Aschheim, Philadelphia, PA.
  “Sisters in Crime - San Antonio/Kwang-Ju” Blue Star Space, San Antonio, TX
1997 “Selected Works” Danese, NYC.
  "Vertical / Horizontal" Satellite, Long Island City, NY.
  Group Exhibition, Trans Hudson Gallery, Curated by Joseph Szoecs, NYC.
  Werner Kramarsky, NY.
  “Scratching the Surface” Art in General, Curated by Holly Block, NYC.
  "Three Generations: The Mentoring Process" Asian American Arts Centre, NY.
  "Group Exhibition" Natalie Knight the Art Source, Johannesburg, South Africa
  "Permutations" MMC Gallery, Curated Karen Harris, NYC.
1995 Group Exhibition, Asian American Arts Centre, NYC.
  "NO; Group Exhibition" Reed College, Portland, Oregon
  "Race and Identity" NAW Gallery, NYC.
1994 "Emerging Painters" The Painting Center, NYC.
  "Conjunction 12" Gallery Korea, NYC
  "Chamber 2 Exhibition" Chamber Space, NYC.
1993 Chamber 1 Exhibition; "Theresa Chong performs "Notation Performance"Chamber Space, NYC.
1991 "M.F.A. Exhibition" Visual Arts Gallery, Curated by Mary Delahoyd, NYC.
  "Group Exhibition" Visual Arts Gallery, Curated by Jon Imber, NYC.
1989 Boston University Gallery, Boston, MA
1988 Vermont Studio Gallery, Johnson, Vermont
  "Competition Exhibition" Copley Gallery, Boston, MA.
1984-5 "Congressional Arts Competition Exhibition; representing state of Alaska" Washington, D. C.
   
  Selected Biographies and Essays
2014 Wei, Lilly, "I Ching / Book of Changes" Theresa Chong, exhibition catalog / Danese/Corey, September.
2013 Harris, Mark, "Theresa Chong" exhibition catalog / Holly Johnson, February.
2012 Purcell, Janet, “Artists redefine ‘drawing’ in Princeton arts center exhibition"
The Times of Trenton, April 6.
2009 Wasserman, Nadine, "Strong work explores variation of Abstraction" February 19.
2008 Eshoo, Amy, “560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006” Fifth Floor Foundation, New York in Association with Yale University Press, New Haven and London Pp.151, 174,175.181,186.
  THE FUTURE MUST BE SWEET: Lower Eastside Printshop Celebrates 40 Years, Catalog.
2007 The Sam & Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, Inc Catalogue, pp.12,42,43,54, illus.
  Yau, John, "Theresa Chong’s Etudes" exhibition catalog for Danese, November.
  McQuaid, Cate, “Exhibit Tracks the Trend of Mapping Out Truth and Beauty”
The Boston Globe, Friday, January 21, p. C18.
2004 Leffingwell, Edward, “Theresa Chong at Danese” Art in America, May, p. 161, illus.
2003 “Theresa Chong” The New Yorker, October 6, p. 28.
  Goodman, Jonathan, Art Asia Pacific, Issue 37, p. 49, illus.
2002 Unframed: Artists respond to AIDS, ACRIA 1993 2002, Power House Books, p. 102, illus.
  Yau, John, “Introduction,” Young + Brash + Abstract: 11 Abstract Painters, exhibition catalog,
Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2002, pp. 15, 16 and 70-73, illus.
  Goodman, Jonathan, “Theresa Chong” Art Asia Pacific, Issue 34, p. 87, Illus.
  Ramirez, Jenny, “Painting Lives: Eleven Young New York Painters Prove
The Art Form is Very Much Alive” Style Weekly, February 12. p. 39.
2001 Johnson, Ken, “Theresa Chong” The New York Times, Friday, October 12, 2001, p. E37.
2000 Goodman, Jonathan, "Theresa Chong" Art in America, April 2000, Vol. 88, No. 4, pp.156-157
1999 Brennan, Michael, "Painter's Journal" artnet.com Magazine, Friday, October 29, illus.
  Tabios, Eileen, "Theresa Chong Addresses Space in Flux" The Asian Pacific American Journal,
Winter/Spring 1999, Volume 7, No 2, pp. 183 -197 illus.
1998 Frank, Peter, "A Slice of Apple", LA Weekly, October
  Valdez, Sara,"Theresa Chong" Flash Art, Vol. XXXI, Summer 1998, p. 138, illus.
  Morgan, Robert C., "Theresa Chong Danese" artpress, June 1998, Vol. #236, pp. 66-67, illus.
  Tabios, Eileen,"Theresa Chong" Black Lightning: Poetry in Progress, The Asian American Writers' Workshop, NY.
  Sozanski, Edward J., "White Box Gallery" The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 23.
  Aschheim, Eve,"Visible/Invisible" exhibition catalog, January.
  Riley II Ph.D., Charles, "Pursuing the Line", The Saints of Modern Art,
University Press of New England, pp.107-112, illus.
1997 Wong, Larry, Asian Week, May 9-15, Vol. 18, No.38, NYC.
  Yau, John. "Composition: The Paintings of Theresa Chong" AAAC catalog essay.
  Murdock, Robert M., "Scratching the Surface & Borrowing" Review, June 15, NYC.
1996 Chapman, Frances, "Seeing Dots", Waterfront Week Magazine, Dec. Issue.
  NY Soho Magazine, September Issue, NYC.
  Kim, Ok Kee. The Sae Gae Times, review, November 5.
  MMC Gallery, Group Exhibition Catalog, May.
  Asian American Arts Calendar, January / February.
  1995 New Observations, July Issue, pp. 18-19.
  Scribbles on the Wall", New York Daily News ,February.
  Kim, Ok Kee. The Sae Gae Times, February.
   
 

Curated Exhibitions 

1999 "Between Then and Now" The Work Space, NYC.
1998 New Observations, guest editor, Winter Issue, February.
1997 "Recurrence" Gallery Korea, NYC.
1996 "Dots and Lines" Eighth Floor Gallery, NYC.
  "Black, White, & Blue" 450 Broadway Gallery, NYC.
   
  Teaching
2010 “Visual March Project” Prespes, Greece.
2005 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO.
2003 Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO.
   
  Honors and Awards 
2006 The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts.
2004 Artist Fellowship, New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
2003 Special Editions Fellowship, Lower East Side Printshop, NYC.
  Artist Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts.
   
  Public Collections
  Albright-Knox Art Gallery,Buffalo, NY.
  Deloitte & Touche, San Francisco, CA.
  Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University , Boston, MA.
  General Dynamics, Inc., Falls Church, VA.
  The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.
  Pfizer, Inc., New York, NY.
  Progressive Corporation Art Collection, Mayfield Village, OH.
  The Springfield Museum of Art, Springfield, OH.
  Southern Methodist University, Pollock Gallery, Dallas, TX. 
  Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC.
  Werner Kramarsky, NYC.
  The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.
  Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, CT.