EDUCATION

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MFA, Painting, Kansas State University (2002)

BFA, Painting, Fontbonne University (1986)

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015  Mitchell Museum, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon, IL:  Urban Myths: The Art of Christopher Brennan

2005  Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL

2003  Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS: Christopher Brennan: Featured Kansas Artist

2003  Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS: Urban Dreams

2002  Kemper Art Gallery, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS: MFA Thesis Exhibition

2001  Messing Gallery, St. Louis, MO: New Paintings

1998  Messing Gallery, St. Louis, MO: Urban Landscapes

1996  Midtown Arts Center, St. Louis, MO: Moods of the Urban Landscape

1989  Artists on the Corner, St. Louis, MO: Urban Views

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018  Evansville Museum of Arts, History, and Science, Evansville, IN: 59th Mid-States Exhibition

2018  Hatheway Cultural Center Gallery, Godfrey, IL: Lewis and Clark Faculty Exhibit

2018  St. Louis University High Gallery, St. Louis, MO: Bicentennial Alumni Art Show

2017  Hatheway Cultural Center Gallery, Godfrey, IL: Lewis and Clark Faculty Exhibit

2017  Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL: Southern Illinois Artists Biennial

2016  Hatheway Cultural Center Gallery, Godfrey, IL: Lewis and Clark Faculty Exhibit

2015  Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL: Chris Brennan and John Celuch 

2015  Hatheway Cultural Center Gallery, Godfrey, IL: Lewis and Clark Faculty Exhibit

2013  Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS: Only the Best

2013  Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL: Southern Illinois Artists Biennial

2013  Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL: Lewis and Clark Faculty Exhibit

2012  Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL: Rural Minds Inspiring Design

2011, 2012  Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL: Faculty Exhibit

2009  Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL: Southern Illinois Artists Biennial

2006  Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS

2002  Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS: Washburn University Faculty Exhibit

2002  Art St. Louis, St. Louis, MO: New Works/Nine States; Jurored by Lynn Herbert, Curator, Houston Museum of Contemporary Art

2002  Ft. Hays State University, Hays, KS: Great Plains National; jurored by Leesa Fanning, Asst. Director of Contemporary Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum

2001  Period Gallery, Omaha, NE: Realism III

2001  Carnegie Art Center, Leavenworth, KS: Brennan, Russom, Schwartzchild

2001  Rose-Hullman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN: Jetstream

2001  Willard Gallery, Manhattan, KS

2000  Salina Arts Center, Salina, KS: 21st Annual Juried Exhibition; Awarded People's Choice Awards; Jurored by Lynn Herbert, Curator, Houston Museum of Contemporary Art

2000  Urban Designs, Manhattan, KS: First Peek

2000  Willard Gallery, Manhattan, KS

1997  Fontbonne University Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO: Three Alumni

1995  Adam Whitney Gallery, Omaha, NE

1991  Blue Moon Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1989  Brenau College, Gainesville, GA: National Invitational

1988  Messing Gallery, St. Louis, MO: Tina Brown and Chris Brennan

1987  Wittenberg Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1986  Center of Contemporary Arts, St. Louis, MO: Artists from Fortune

1986  Fontbonne University Art Gallery, St. Louis, MO: BFA Thesis Exhibit

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, KS

Topeka Public Library / Sabatini Gallery, Topeka, KS

Sprint Corporation, Kansas City, MO

US Bank, St. Louis, MO

Emprise Bank, Wichita, KS

Citizen's National Bank, Lansing, KS

Riley County Courthouse, Manhattan, KS

Charles Crane Insurance Agency Co., St. Louis, MO

Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver, St. Louis, MO

Bruce and Barbara Feldacker Collection / Mercantile Library, St. Louis, MO

Timothy and Jeanne Drone Collection, St. Louis, MO

Numerous private collections

 

TEACHING AND RELATED EXPERIENCE

 

Associate Professor/Fine Art Program Coordinator, Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL (2013-Present)

Adjunct Instructor, Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL (2005-13)

Adjunct Instructor, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (2003-04)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Washburn University, Topeka, KS (2002-04)

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (1999-2002)

Graduate Exhibits Coordinator, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (1999-2002)

Graduate Assistant, Image Library, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS (1999-2000)

Adjunct Assistant Professor, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO (1996-98)

Technical Director, Stage Carpenter, Scenic Painter, St. Louis Black Repertory Co., St. Louis, MO (1994-96)

Art Instructor, Ursuline Academy, St. Louis, MO (1987-88)

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