b. 1983 New York
2007 MFA, SUNY New Paltz
2005 BFA, Manhattanville College
Lives and Works in North Salem, NY
Selected Exhibitions (*Solo Shows):
Who Really Cares? (Forthcoming) The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art. SUNY New Paltz. New Paltz, NY. Curated by Helen Toomer.
Instant. Society of Scottish Artists. Edinburgh, UK. Curated by Sarah Kudirka and Alastair Cook.
Mapping Symmetries. The Gallery at Rockefeller Preserve. Pleasantville, NY.
Gray | Grey (Matter). Divisible Projects. Dayton, OH.
Stay Home, Make Art. The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art. New Paltz, NY
What Now? Ely Center for Contemporary Art. New Haven, CT.
ART in PLACE. Standard Space. Sharon, CT.
Spectrum: Visions 2020. The Carriage Barn Art Center. New Canaan, CT. Curated by Danielle Ogden and Christen Peterson Edwards.
Rituals of Resistance. Nasty Women CT. The Urban Collective. New Haven, CT.
*Kept Moments Quite Fragile. Five Points Gallery. Torrington, CT.
The Big Summer Tee Shirt Show. ex ovo. Dallas, TX.
Small and Smaller. Site: Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY.
Studio S... Randy Williams & Christopher E. Manning. Manhattanville College. Purchase, NY
Der Zauder der Verwandlung. Galerie Villa Streccius. Landau Germany.
Right Behind The New Museum. 195 Chrystie St. NYC.
Migration, Movement, Memory. Art School of Columbia County. Ghent, NY.
Instant Gratification. Redux Contemporary Art Center. Charleston, SC. Curated by Ain't Bad and Ashley Jones (Traveling Show).
Back Gallery. Fred Giampietro. New Haven, CT.
Instant Gratification. The Atlanta School of Photography. Atlanta, GA. Curated by Ain't Bad and Ashley Jones (Traveling Show).
The Plot Thickens. The Institute Library. New Haven, CT. Curated by Martha Lewis.
Personal Territories. Five Points Gallery. Torrington, CT.
Kerri Gaudelli and Christopher E. Manning. The Canterbury School. New Milford, CT.
Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us). Traveling: CLASS ROOM, Coventry, UK; Apothecary, Chattanooga, TN; Volunteer State CC, Nashville, TN; University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; NIAD Art Center, Richmond, CA; Raygun Projects, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia; Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (2018). Curated by Jeffery Cortland Jones.
Paper Monument. CENTRAL BOOKING. New York, NY. Curated by Stephanie Young.
TYPECAST. Hillyer Art Space. Washington, D.C.
Meddwl. The Parlour Bushwick. Brooklyn, NY.
*Christopher E. Manning. Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY.
*Everything, As Perfect As It Seems. Westchester Community College. Valhalla, NY.
Fiction (With Only Daylight Between Us). Traveling: Corridor Projects. Dayton, OH; Boeckercontemporary. Heidelberg, Germany; Angelika Studios, High Wycombe, UK; Elgin CC, Elgin, IL. Curated by Jeffery Cortland Jones.
Instant Works: Andrea Cicala Pozzuoli, Urizen Freaza, Christopher Manning, Wisse Ankersmit, Jacob Spriggs. The Impossible Project Laboratory. Berlin, Germany.
Small Works. Garrison Art Center. Garrison, NY. Curated by Don Nice.
Works On/With Paper. Concepto Hudson. Hudson, NY.
An Aberrant View. Ann Street Gallery. Newburgh, NY.
Flux: Claire Breidenbach/Christopher Manning/Cathleen Parra. Catskill Art Society. Livingston Manor, NY.
dispatches from eternity. Theo Ganz Studio. Beacon, NY.
Art, Manning & Williams LLP. Manhattanville College. Purchase, NY.
Westchester Biennial. Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY.
Dimensions of Domesticity. Backstreet Gallery. New Rochelle, NY. Curated by Peridot Smith.
Small Works. The Institute Library, New Haven, CT. Curated by Stephen Kobasa
Divine Intersection: Religious Crossroads. Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY. Curated by Peridot Smith.
Paper Works. Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY
NYSSSA Visiting Artist. New York State Summer School for the Arts at SUNY Freedonia, NY
Three. Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY. Curated by Tim Ross.
The Auction Project. Miami, FL. Curated by Lina Hargrett.
Where They Are. Arthur M. Berger Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY
Body of Work. CODA Gallery, Portland, OR
cause and affection. Lift Trucks Project, Croton Falls, NY. Curated by Kara Lenkeit.
Archipelago. Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY. Curated by Kathy Goodell.
Habitat for Artists: Garrison Residency. Garrison, NY. Curated by Simon Draper.
goshgollygeewhatshappenedtome. Beacon Artist Union, Beacon, NY. Curated by Kara Lenkeit.
Recycling the Studio. Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT.
Recycled Drawings. Habtitat for Artists at Chashama, New York, NY.
What Matters Most? ecoartspace at Exit Art, New York, NY.
Recycling The Studio. Harlem, NY. Presented by Habitat For Artists, WorkSpaceHarlem, in assoc. with ecoartspace co-director Amy Lipton. Curated by Simon Draper and Nadia Perucic.
Young Blooded. Paramount Center For the Arts, Peekskill, NY. Curated by Jessica Denaro and Kara Lenkeit.
Christopher Manning and Todd Sargood. Spire Studios, Beacon, NY
Seasick Mama @ 303 Grand. 303 Grand Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Susan D. Goodman Collection, Armory Exhibition. New York, NY. Curated by Lizzie Stein.
Two Young Artists. Brownson Gallery, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY. Curated by Jim Frank.
The Susan D. Goodman Collection. Armory Exhibition, New York, NY. Curated by Lizzie Stein.
*MFA Thesis Exhibition. Samuel Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
London Drawings. Smiley Art Gallery, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2007 Nominee, MFA Joan Mitchell Grant in Painting
2005 David Fagin Award
2004 The Phyllis and Gary Grebstein Award in the Visual Arts
The Susan D. Goodman Collection, New York
Uncontaminated Sound https://v13.net/2020/05/rob-lundberg-presents-episode-seven-of-uncontaminated-sound-the-interviews-with-visual-artist-christopher-manning/
Polaroid Originals Magazine https://magazine.polaroidoriginals.com/erasing-memories/
Scandale Project http://scandaleproject.com/portfolio/christopher-e-manning/
Two Coats of Paint http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2016/09/christopher-mannings-semblances-and-manipulations.html
Ain't Bad Magazine http://aintbadeditions.com/collections/magazines/products/vol-3-no-2-self-ie
Impossible Magazine https://magazine.the-impossible-project.com/fragmented-portraits/
Young Space http://www.young-space.com/blog/2016/11/christopher-manning
PhotoKlassik International https://photoklassik-international.com/shop/photoklassik-international-1st-edition/
Kolaj Magazine http://kolajmagazine.com/content/content/articles/first-person-reviewer
New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/15/nyregion/15artwe.html?_r=0
Queens Chronicle http://www.qchron.com/qboro/stories/island-hopping-for-art-lovers/article_f59fab30-72a9-5648-9b9f-dd469adbf878.html
2020 Getting Contemporary Art: Artist Talk with Chris Manning. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum.
2020 Uncontaminated Sound
2020 Spectrum: Visions 2020. Carriage Barn Art Center with Danielle Ogden
2019 Confronting Vulnerability, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum with Jennifer Caviola and Nell Waters. Moderated by Danielle Ogden.
2018 Ridgefield Public Schools and The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, The IDEA Project, Visiting Artist
2017 The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and Ridgefield Public Library, Thriving Through the Arts: Visual Arts Specialist Speaker
2017 Briarcliff High School AP Arts Salon, Keynote Speaker
2017 Five Points Gallery, Exhibiting Artist/Panelist
2017 Canterbury School, Exhibiting Artist/AP Portfolio Critic
2016 Westchester Community College, Everything, As Perfect As It Seems, Exhibiting Artist Panel
2015 The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Portfolio Lecturer with Penelope Umbrico
2015 The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Circumstance/STEAM Lecturer
2015 SUNY New Paltz, MFA & BFA Visiting Artist/Critic
2015 Catskill Art Society, Exhibiting Artist/Panelist
2014 Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum with Manhattanville College Art History Department, Lecturer
2014 The Wassiac Project, Visiting Critic
2013 New York State Summer School for the Arts, Visiting Artist
2012 Manhattanville College: Lecturer, Three Person, Alumni Exhibition
2011 Manhattanville College: Lecturer, Where They Are Now
2008 Manhattanville College: Lecturer, Two Young Artists