Chris Twomey is an artist living in New York. Awards include a Ford grant, CAPS, the Kitchen Center, and Experimental TV grant and American Film Institute Directing Internship. Recent Solo 2010 exhibitions include “ASTRAL FLUFF: Carnal Bodies in Celestial Orbit” at Creon Gallery NYC, and “Chris Twomey & Core Constellation”at Westbeth Gallery NYC. Inspired by themes of origins and identity; incorporating film, performance, installation, digital media and sound, “she uses her own life and experiences as springboards for meditations on the human condition and our cosmic and personal state of connectivity.” Eleanor Heartney.
Twomey’s work has been shown extensively around the US, NYC venues and International Art Fairs with work in the permanent collection of the Museum of New Art, Detroit, Rhizome Artbase, and other private collections. Her next notable upcoming shows are scheduled for the AC Institute, in NYC, February 2012, and a solo exhibition at HP Garcia Gallery in NYC, March 2012.
Prior to 1999, Twomey originated an art performance group called “Performance People” as well as worked in film/TV. Twomey attended Reed College, received a BFA from Ramapo College, NJ, and MFA in“New Forms,”at Pratt Institute, NY.
Chris Twomey, PARALLAX: Time, Media, and Significance, a 140 page full-color artist monograph and memoir. PARALLAX covers the last 30 years of Twomey's art and includes essays by Eleanor Heartney and other art world figures.
Twomey is also co-founder of www.broadthinking.org
TRIUMPH of the XX: XX & Xyk, 19×12inches, Ultra chrome print, ink, acrylic on aluminum foil/paper, Mono print, 007-2009
TRIUMPH of the XX: XX & Xym, 19×12inches, Ultra chrome print, ink, acrylic on aluminum foil/paper, Mono print, 2007-2009
TRIUMPH of the XX: XX & Xyackm, 19×12inches, Ultra chrome print, ink, acrylic on aluminum foil/paper, Mono print, 2007-2009