top of page

Born in 1979, Los Angeles, CA

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA



2009      M.F.A. (Painting and Drawing), University of California, Riverside, CA.
2002      B.F.A. (Painting and Drawing, Minor in Spanish), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.​

Solo Exhibitions


2019      Viewfinder, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA 

2017      Christine Frerichs, 101 California, San Francisco, CA

              Beacon, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA 

2015      Serenade, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA 

2013      The Conversation, gallery km (now Klowden Mann), Santa Monica, CA 

              Christine Frerichs, gallery km, VOLTA NY, New York City, NY   

2010      On Recognition, Kaycee Olsen Gallery, Culver City, CA

2008      Christine Frerichs: New Work, Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA. 

2003      The Bachelor Series, Phantom Gallery, Tucson, AZ.

Group Exhibitions


2022      Garden, Ladies Room, Los Angeles, CA

2021      Garden, Ladies Room, Los Angeles, CA

              Artists and Poems, Suturo,

2020      NADA, New York City, NY

2019      Home: Narratives of time and belonging, 2 Rivington, New York City, NY

              Punk House vs. Dream House, Organized by Kristin Calabrese, Joshua Aster and Torie ZalbenSerious Topics, Inglewood, CA

2014      Texas Contemporary, Houston, Texas

2013      Selective Perspectives, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

              Miami Project, Miami, Florida

              Texas Contemporary, George R. Brown Conventional Center, Houston, Texas

2012      ELAC Faculty Exhibition, Vincent Price Museum, Los Angeles, CA
              Line Dancing, Curated by Catlin Moore and Matthew Gardocki, 5790projects, Los Angeles, CA

2011      Painting. Design. Speculation. Generosity., CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
              Telephone, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2010      Inaugural Group Show, Kaycee Olsen Gallery, Culver City, CA

2009      Seasonal Pictures, ACME., Los Angeles, CA 
              Objets d’Art II, Young Art, Los Angeles, CA
              Until we come to one that reminds us, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA
              Christine Frerichs MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sweeney Gallery, Riverside, CA
              Supersonic,  Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

2008      New Work, Sea and Space Explorations, Los Angeles, CA
              Painting’s Edge Exhibition, Curated by Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside CA
              Works on Loan from the 21st Century, essay by Peter Frank, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2007      My Buddy, Wight Gallery at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
              both…and (and both) 57 Underground, Pomona, CA
              either too young or too obtuse, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside CA
              Like, Resembling, Similar, Curated by Spencer Finch, Duchess Presents, Chicago, IL

2005      Summer Group Show, Katz Gallery, Boston, MA

2004      Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artist’s Space, New York City, NY

2003      Portrait of My Mother, Things Left Unsaid, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
              This American Lawn, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

2002      Spit and Image, Carbonbase Gallery, Tucson, AZ

2001      Group Show, Joseph Gross Gallery, Tucson, AZ​

              Miniphany, Gocaia Gallery, Tucson, AZ



2008       Painting’s Edge, Advanced Painting Residency, Idyllwild, CA

Scholarships and Awards


2009        Change Inc., Artist Grant, New York City, NY

2006-08   Painting’s Edge Residency Fellowship
                 Maxwell H. Gluck Fellowship, Riverside, CA
                 Distinguished Dean’s Award, Riverside, CA

2019      Hudson, Suzanne.  "Christine Frerichs, Klowden Mann", Artforum, February print issue
2017      Abrahams, Megan.  "Christine Frerichs: Beacon", art ltd. March.
2015      Abrahams, Megan.  "Christine Frerichs: Serenade", ARTPULSE Magazine, Issue 23  Vol. 6  Year 2015
              Scarborough, James.  "Christine Frerichs: 'Serenade' at Klowden Mann, Art ltd, May/June 2015 print issue
              Brumer. Andy.  “Preview: Christine Frerichs", Artscene, March print issue.
              Gleeson, Bridget. "A Painter Creates Her Own Materials To Illustrate Personal Memories", Artsy Editorial,April

2013      Miller, Easton.  "An Interview with Christine Frerichs", Painting in L.A., June. 
              Caldwell, Ellen C.  "Overlapping Disjuncture: Christine Frerichs at Gallery KM", New American Paintings, July. 

2010      Tuck, Geoff.  Notes on Looking: Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, December 16, 

2009      Myers, Holly.  “Until we come to one that reminds us”, Los Angeles Times, August 19.  

2007      McKinnon, John.  “Like, Resembling, Similar”, Artforum, February 5.
              Foumberg, Jason.  “Like, Resembling, Similar”, New City Chicago, January. 

Writing and Publications

2019     "Christine Frerichs in Conversation with Charles Long", October 2019


2017      “Christine Frerichs”, Exhibition Catalog for Beacon, March 2017

2015      “Christine Frerichs”, Exhibition Catalog for Serenade, April 2015

2007      “Rebecca Morris at Karyn Lovegrove Gallery”,, May 2007

2005       New American Paintings, Northeastern Competition, Juror: Nicholas Baume.

Teaching Experience


2016-current      Associate Professor, Painting, Drawing, Color Theory

                           East Los Angeles College, Department of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2011-2017          Senior Lecturer
                           Otis College of Art and Design, Department of Fine Arts and Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

2010 - 2016        Adjunct Faculty 

                           East Los Angeles College, Department of Art, Los Angeles, CA 

2013 - 2016        Instructor

                            Long Beach City College, Art and Photography Department, Long Beach, CA 


2011                    Lecturer
                            University of California, Irvine, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Irvine, CA

2009                    Instructor
                            University of California, Riverside, School of Art, Riverside CA

2007-2009          Graduate Teaching Assistant
                            University of California, Riverside, School of Art, Riverside CA



2019                 "Viewfinder", Artist Talk, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA

2017                 "Beacon", Artist Talk, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA

2015                 "Serenade", Artist Talk, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA

2013                 "The Conversation", Artist Talk, gallery km, Santa Monica, CA 

                         "On Abstraction", Lecture and Panel Discussion, VOLTA, New York City, NY

2010                  Visiting Artist Lecture and Studio Visits, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
                          Otis College of Art and Design, Guest Instructor (Advanced Painting Seminar)

2010 - present

2010 - present

bottom of page