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Chris Trueman  Claremont, CA

Acrylic and acrylic spray paint on canvas
Acrylic and acrylic spray paint on canvas

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About Chris

Chris Trueman graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2003, earning dual BFA degrees in Painting and Digital Media. He relocated to southern California to attend Claremont Graduate University, earning a MFA in 2010. Trueman currently teaches painting at Fullerton College and Santa Ana College and has previously taught at Chapman University. He has guest lectured at Chapman University, Pomona College and Santa Ana College and was a Northrup Grumman Visiting Artist/Scholar at the Museum of Art and History Lancaster.

Trueman has exhibited his work in numerous exhibitions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego and internationally in Milan, Italy. Recently the Lancaster Museum of Art and History presented a solo exhibition of his paintings entitled “Slipstream.” His work was also included in the group exhibitions, “To Live and Paint in LA” and “The Subterraneans” at the Torrance Art Museum. In 2013 his work will be exhibited at various art fairs including: Dallas Art Fair, Pulse New York, Art Aspen, Houston Fine Art Fair, Pulse Miami and Art San Diego. He is represented in Los Angeles by Edward Cella Art + Architecture, in San Diego by White Box Contemporary and in Washington DC by Adah Rose Gallery.

While at CGU he was the recipient of numerous awards including the Ann Peppers Foundation Fellowship, a Claremont Graduate University Merit Fellowship and a faculty recommended Dedalus Foundation Fellowship Nomination. Trueman’s work was included in the publication New American Paintings MFA Edition #87 and the New American Paintings Pacific Coast Issue #103.

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"Great Colors!"

"Reminds me of my terrible past"

"WOW. Unfortunately there is no substance."

"MY SLIGHT INTERPRETATIONpic a; separating an unpopular tie between two contrasting but reigning kingdoms."

"Sometimes a Painter can be described as a Poet who Choose subtle combination of colors instead of Words to express his inner most feelings--- And those who have the insight to understand the Skills can memorize the works -- like Silent Poetry--- Marvelous blend of colors that say a lot for those who can listen through optic vision. Beautiful Expressions"

"i like it alot it is very nice in all of the ways. chris you are an aritst. i love it and you."

"I'm just a dumb country boy who doesn't understand art but it suggests to me a distant future with ominous overtones."

"absoulutly luv the abssract ed phenonemem"

"it's awesome picture.......i am very enjoy after see pic"

"this work is truley beatiful.i love the way the colo'rs are incorporated"

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