Chris Gentes

Hello!

UPCOMING EVENTS FALL 2016

November 12 & 13 – OPEN STUDIO – Arts & Industry in Florence. Come visit Heather and me at our studio.
November 19 & 20 – Critters by Chris at the Old Deerfield Craft Fair at Big E in West Springfield with needle-felted critters.

Northampton Winter Market – Dates to be announced.

INDEX OF WORKS

Art Exhibitions

1993
December 15, Twenty-five Mona Lisas, Morraine Street Gallery, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts with Heather McQueen

1994
January 12-February 25, Reception January 13, Lamproneiro: Art and the Lucid Dream, Federal Reseve Bank of Boston Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, with Paul Laffoley, Heather McQueen, Jocelyn M. Ajami, Barrie C. Andrews, Clare Asch, Denison Beach, Deanne Lemle Bosnak, Susan Breen, Aileen Callahan, Bruce Chandler, Erin Cowgill, Robert D’Ancona, Norman Dolph, Henry Gates, Brian George, Philip Gerstein, Charles Giuliano, Pamela Golden, Deirdre McCullough Grunwald, Jay Havighurst, Jeffrey Hull, Cheryl Jaffe, Elissa Katler, William Kelley, Duncan Laurie, Kevin Lawlor, Alice Ledogar, Jan Lhormer, Michelle Mendez, Steven Moskowitz, Anthony Riccardi, Brent Robie, Mary Ruane, Sloat Shaw, John Sirica, Beverly Sky, Joanna Soltan,  Eleanor Steinadler, Irene Thanos, John C. Voosen, Bee Ransom Warren, Cary Wasserman, Jane Wiley, Judith Winters. Sponsored by The Boston Visionary Cell (founded in 1971)

1995
January 8, The Real Elvis II, Fire House Arts Center, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, with Heather McQueen, Paul Laffoley

June 5-July 7, Frontierism: A Return to Culture, Massachusetts Transportation Building, Boston, Massachusetts, with Heather McQueen et al.

September, Western Mass. Juried Exhibition, Center for the Arts, Northampton, Massachusetts

October, Money Series, Spatial Design Gallery, Florence, Massachusetts, with Heather McQueen

1996

December 2-31, Opening Reception December 13, Group Exhibition, Pahana Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, with Jillanna Babb-Cheshul, Mary Dunn, Keith Hollingworth, Calvin Kahn, Paul Laffoley, David Manning, Heather McQueen, Steven Rood, Lila Valone, Chris Von Fricken

May 6-31, Opening May 10, Huia: Post-Frontierism & the Art of Extinction, Pahana Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, with Heather McQueen

1997
June, Paintings of Films, Pleasant Street Video, Northampton, Massachusetts

December 1-30, Reception December 12Scenes of Northampton, Pahana Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, with Heather McQueen

1998
October 9 – September 20, Reception October 13, Somakatologian, Degrees of Embodiment, Art and Mind Physics, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, with Paul Laffoley, et al. Sponsored by The Boston Visionary Cell

Group Exhibition, Paper Cut Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts

1999
March, Opening Reception March 19, Past & Present Works, Pahana Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, with Heather McQueen

December 2-31, Reception Dec 13, Group Exhibition, Pahana Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts

2005
August 2-30, Birds of Northampton: Photo & Art, Hosmer Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, with Marty Espinola, Lucy Fieldstad, Jonathan Gottsche, Benjamin Mazzei, Heather McQueen, Bob Packard, Steve Sauter, Bob Stevens, Larry Therrien, Afranio Torres Neto, John Van de Graaff, Jaap van Heerden, George White, Pete Yeskie. Sponsored by Northampton Bird Watcher’s Club.

2011
August 15 – October 2, Scenes of Northampton, Woodstar Cafe, Northampton, Massachusetts

2012
April 27-29, Reception April 28, PopUpPopArtShop, Whoo Space, Northampton, Massachusetts, Little Dot Paintings, Spray Paint on paper, with Tonya Dixon (Psychedelic Bunnies)

November 11-December 31, Northampton Dreamscapes, Woodstar Cafe, Northampton, Massachusetts, Acrylic Paintings

2013
January, Group Show, Bang Bang Body Arts, Northampton, Massachusetts

March, Meat for Tea Collaboration, Sonelab Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts, Raze 013, Phoebe Harris, Sam Gas Can, Todd Sinclair, Heather McQueen, Ryan Bonsall

May 1-30, Recent Stencil Art, Salon 241, Northampton, Massachusetts, Spray paint on paper

June 14 – July 17, Reception June 14, Piece a Cake, FOE Shop & Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts, with Adam Connor, Ayako Takagi/UAMOU, Colin Panetta, Deth P. Sun, Katie Bacigalupi, Kristilyn, Martha Rich, Mister Reusch, Rob Kimmel, Andrea Kang, Bwana Spoons, Christina Gusek, Dana Ellyn, Heather McQueen, Kim Kauffman, Luke Cavagnac, Matt Sesow, Rick Beaupre, Sam Gas Can

July 1-30, Northampton Dreamscapes, Salon 241, Northampton, Massachusetts

December 14, Return of the Lowbrow, Easthampton, Massachusetts, with Yumyos, Yondernod, Miranda LaPolice et al.

2014
February, Five Views of Hamp, Salon 241, Northampton, Massachusetts, Digital Prints

June, Dust BunniesMeat for Tea Collaboration, Sonelab Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts

June, Fall Out Shelter Series, Abandoned Building Brewery, Easthampton, Massachusetts, With Heather McQueen and Matt Tarlecki

July, Frida Kahlo Series, Sam’s Pizza, Northampton, Massachusetts

October, Zinnia Series, Wilmington Delaware, with Carol M. Gentes

December, Lowbrow Show, First Churches, Northampton, Massachusetts

2015

2016

September 2 –  Changing, 4th annual juried show organized by Greenfield Local Cultural Council at GCTV. Opening September 2.

September 10 – Le Cirque des Feuilles Sales – Meat for Tea Release Party at Sonelab (Curator).
September 10 – Busking at Easthampton Art Walk. 5:30 pm Union Street. (If raining Eastworks).

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INDEX OF SERIES

1992, Planet 3.9 Screen Print
1993, Mona Lisa Series, with Heather McQueen
1994, Pre-Frontierism Paintings
1994, Money Series
1994-95, Frontierism
1995, Abstract Series
1996, Extinct Birds
1996, Lee Harvey Oswald
1996, PostArt
1996, Other Works
1997, Small Screen Prints
1997, Northampton Drawings
1997, Jesus Series
1998, Paintings of Films
1999, Barns, Digital Prints
1999, Other Works
2009-15, Color Studies
2009, Casa de Sol Watercolors
2009, Northampton Watercolors
2009, New York City Watercolors
2009, Other Watercolors
2009-10, Virtual Paintout Watercolors
2010, Fruits & Vegetables Watercolors
2010, Drawings of Films
2010-14, Easthampton Plein Air
2011, Mint Tea, with Heather McQueen
2011, Looking at Warhol Series
2011, Scenes of Northampton Giclees

2011, Northampton Paintings
2011, Other Works
2012, Northampton
2012, HACART
2012, Little Dot Monoprints
2012, Little Dot Paintings
2012, Northampton Dreamscapes
2012, Other Works
2013, Small Pochoirs
2013, Stencil Art
2013, Meat for Tea Collaboration
2013, Piece A Cake
2013, Birds (Acrylic)
2013, Return of the Lowbrow Works
2013, Kathy’s Diner
2013, Other Works
2014, Nial Screen Prints
2014, Five Views of Hamp
2014, Dust Bunnies Collaboration
2014, Fall Out Shelter Collaboration
2014, Frida Kahlo Series
2014, Zinnia Series
2014, Return of the Lowbrow Works
2015, Soft Sculptures
2015, Amherst Series
2015 Northampton New View

COLLABORATIONS
1993, Lamproneiro
1994-1995, Frontierism
2011, April, Mint Tea
2012, Beatrice
2013, Meat for Tea at Sonelab
2014, Dust Bunnies
2014, Fall Out Shelter

EASTHAMPTON PLEIN-AIR
2010, Cottage Street
2011, Tasty Top
2012, Easthampton Mural
2014, Corner Store

VIRTUAL PAINT OUT
2009, November, Nova Scotia
2009, December, Mexica City
2010, January, Corisca
2010, February, San Francisco
2010, March, Stavanger, Norway
2010, April, Canary Island

OIL PAINTINGS
2014-5, Fitzwilly’s
2015,  Piano
2015,  Piano 2
2015,  Piano 3

CATALOGS
1995, July, 20pp., Frontierism
2010,  Fruits and Vegetables
2012,  Northampton Dreamscapes

PROGRAMS
1993, November 3, That’s What It’s All About
1994, August 24, Lamproneiro

GUEST BOOKS
1999, Past & Present Works
2012, Northampton Dreamscapes

ARTICLES/LISTINGS w/PHOTOS
1993, JP Gazette, Article “That’s What It’s All About” screening
1995, March 24, JP Gazette, Article, Bird Club Formed
1995, June 16, JP Gazette, Frontierism Exhibition
1995, June 30, Frontierism photo of Heather
1996, May 26, Springfield Sunday Republican, Photo of Chris w/Painting
1996, May 16, Huia Listing Photo
1996, May 16-22, The Optimist, Article
1996, May 17-23, Hampshire Life, Huia Listing
1997, February 6, Art Now, interview with Chris Gentes
1997, December 4, Hampshire Gazette, Article
1997, December 12, Hampshire Gazette, Listing
1998, Art Now, interview with Chris Gentes
2000, May 8, Hampshire Gazette, Chris photo
2005, August 15, Hampshire Gazette, Article Birds of Northampton
2005, July 28, Chris Photo Listing Birds of Northampton

VIDEOGRAPHY
Planet 3.9 (40 episodes)
1990
Pilot Episode – Level 5 * aired on December 28
1991
Episode #1 – The Zoo – Aired on April 29, 1991 *
Episode #2 – The UFO * Aired on May 13
Episode #3 – Cadaver Happy * Aired on May 27
Episode #4 – Beat People  * Aired on June 10
Episode # 5 – Tribute  * Aired on June 24
Episode #6 – Two Jokes  * Aired on July 8
Episode #7 – Last Temptation
Episode #8 – Video Cop  *Aired on August 5
Episode #9 – All Westfield Aired on August 19
Episode #9.3 – 606 Celebrities aired on September 2
Episode #10 – The Interview * Aied on September 16
Episode #11 – Chris and Al in Northampton Aired on September 30
Episode #12 – Mr. Fred’s Home  * Aired on October 21
Episode #13 – Affecting Change (Part One) Aired on November 4
Episode #14 – Affecting Change (Part Two) Aired on Novembe 11
Episode #15 – Affecting Change (Part Three) Aired on November 18
Episode #16 – Affecting Change (Part Four) Aired on November 25
Episode #17 – Book Show  * Aired on December 2
Episode #18 – Comedy, Comedy, Comedy Aired on December 16
1992
Episode #19 – The Show Aired on January 6
Episode #20 – Experimental Sleep Project Aired on January 20
Episode #21 – Toejam and Earl Aired on February 3
Episode #22 – Talk Television Aired on February 17
Episode #23 – Jake Rock Aired on March 6
Episode #24 – Date with a Madman Aired on March 16
Episode #25 – Raymond and the Circle (Part One) Aired on May 4
Episode #26 – Raymond and the Circle (Part Two) Aired on May 18
Episode #27 – Teddy Bear Aired on June 14
Episode #28 – Cult Aired on July 6
Episode #29 – Bases Loaded Aired on July 20
Episode #30 – Message Board From Hell Aired on August 17
Episode #31 – The History of Planet 3.9 Aired on September 21
Episode #32 – Psychorama Aired on November 2
Episode #32 – Chinboy Aired on December 7
1993
Episode #34 – The Yellow Pages Aired on January 18
Episode #35 – The Hype Aired on February 1
Episode #36 – Temptation Aired on March 8
Episode #37 – Fire Aired on March 29
Episode #38 – Oklahoma Blues Aired on April 19

Frontierism (12 episodes)
1994
Episode #1 – Joyce Kulhawick
Episode #2 – Heather McQueen
Episode #3 –  Kandinsky
Episode #4 – Squirrel
Episode #5 – Andy Warhol
Episode #6 – Paul Laffoley
1995
Episode #7 – Exquisite Corpse
Episode #8 – Birds Over Jamaica Plain
Episode #9 – Mona Lisa
Episode #10 – Wake up the Earth
Episode #11 – The Real Elvis
Episode #12 – Chris Gentes
1996 The Shape of Art
1997 BBWC
2011-current – A Day in the Life of an Artist: 288 Five Minute Videos

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FILMS
1993 – Documentary – That’s What It’s All About
~1996, Laffoley, with Heather McQueen, Ian Kennedy

SCREENINGS
~1990, Screen Jam I-IV
1991, Alston, Naked City Coffeehouse (Super 8 Retrospective)
1992, April 29, Planet 3.9
1993, That’s What It’s All About
1994, August 24, Planet 3.9 Presents
1995, June 16, Frontierism-Meet the Artists
1995, June 23, Frontierism

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ART SERIES MADE WITH STENCILS

2012 – Hacart 1
2012 – Hacart 2
2012 – Hacart 3
2012 – Beethovan
2012 – Peggy Olsen
2012 – Odd Letters
2012 – Square
2012 – Little Dot Spray Paint
2013 – Salon 241 small test
2013 – Salon 241
2013 – State St Fruit
2013 – Cape May Warbler
2013 – Downy Woodpecker
2013 – Chess Players
2013 – Academy
2013 – Pochoir Poster
2013 – Little Dot small
2013 – Little City Sonelab
2013 – Woodstar small
2013 – Pleasant St Theatre small
2013 – Wooden Figure 1
2013 – Wooden Figure 2
2013 – Sonelab Collaboration
2013 – Kathy’s Diner
2013 – Piece of Cake
2013 – Tasty Top (Low Brow)
2013 – Miley Cyrus (Low Brow)
2013 – Dali
2014 – Fall Out Shelter
2014 – Small Nials

2014 – Frida Kahlo Small 1
2014 – Frida Kahlo Small 2
2014 – Frida Kahlo Large
2014 – Mountain Laurel
2014 – Zinnia small vertical
2014 – Zinnia small horizontal
2014 – Zinnia Big
2014 – Zinnia Big 2

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DIGITAL PRINTS
1997, (4) framed and shrink-wrapped 11×14
2014, Five Views of Hamp

PRINTED ITEMS with COLORING by HAND
1996 – PostArt

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ZINES

Planet 3.9
1991, #1 (missing)
1991, #2
1991, October, #3
1991, November, #4
1991, #5 (missing)
1992, January, #6
1992, February, #7 (missing)
1992, March, #8
1992, April, #9
1992, May, #10
1992, June, #11
1992, July, #12
1992, August, #13
1992, September, #14 (missing)
1993, October, #15
1993, November, #16

Frontierism
1994-Joyce Kulhawik Ep 1-2
1994-abstract Ep 3-4
1994-warhol Ep 5-6

Art Now
1997, January 30, interview with Douglas Weathersby
1997, February 6, interview with Chris Gentes
1998, interview with Chris Gentes

Shape of Art
1996, October, Graffiti
1996, PostArt

DIGITAL PHOTO-JOURNAL
2011-2015, TAGoZINE

DOCUMENTS
1994, Lamproneiro Statement

ESSAY/NOTES
1990, Hello 1990s, 11pps.
1992, Spring, Planet 3.9 Interview
1993, February, A Brief History of Planet 3.9
1994, A Return to Culture

SCRIPTS
1989, The Classics
1990, The Process I
1990, The Process II
1991, Planet 3.9 First Script

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PAINTING LISTINGS BY EXHIBITION
**listing in progress**

1993, December 15, Twenty-five Mona Lisas, Morraine Street Gallery, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts with Heather McQueen

World Mona
Mona In Heaven
Mona and Me
Mona #1
Sideways Mona
Red Mona
Small Mona
The Persistence of Mona
Small Point Mona
Large Point Mona
Kafka Mona
Primary Mona
Black Mona
Four Square Mona
Flag Mona
Time Travel Mona
Inexplicable Mona
Intergallactic Mona
Very Last Mona
Dutch Plastic Mona
Lucid Mona
Extraterrestrial Mona
Electric Mona
Last Mona
Visitation Mona

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1996, May 6-31, HUIA – Post-Frontierism and the Art of Extinction, Pahana Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts

1995, Great Auk
1995, American Coot, with Heather McQueen
1995, Andrew Jackson, by Heather McQueen
1995, Passenger Pigeons
1993, Intergallactic Mona, with Heather McQueen
1996, Great Egret, by Heather McQueen
1996, Bufflehead, Heather McQueen
1994, Brendan Behan, with Heather McQueen
1995, Jesus, by Heather McQueen
1994, Paul Laffoley: The Shape of Art, with Heather McQueen
1994, Self Portrait Painting, with Heather McQueen, Akers
1994, Self Portrait Transfer, with Heather McQueen
1995, AJ Drip, with Heather McQueen
1995, One Doll, with Heather McQueen
1995, Pyramid, by Heather McQueen
1995, Hamilton, with Heather McQueen
1995, Blue Jackson
1995, What Doctor Psychic Sees
1996, Me and Stuart Davis Will Never Be Famous, but Heather McQueen Will Live Forever
1996, Birds of Earth Cards, with Heather McQueen

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1997, June, Paintings of Films, Pleasant St. Theatre Video, Northampton, Massachusetts

1997, Paintings of Films (8) Arcylic
Raging Bull
Casablanca
North by Northwest
Burroughs
The Shining I
The Shining II
Manhattan

The Birds I
The Birds II
North by Northwest II
Reservoir Dogs

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1999, March 19, Past and Present Work, Pahana Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts

1993, The Last Mona, with Heather McQueen
1993, Intergalactic Mona, with Heather McQueen
1996, Oswald
1997, William Burroughs
1997, JFK-Oswald
1995, Artists in Studio
1995, Andrew Jackson, by Heather McQueen
1997, Main Street
1997, Alternate Rte, 91 South, Take 91 South, by Heather McQueen
1996, Raging Bull
1998, Marigolds, by Heather McQueen
1998, A Wood Duck is a Rare Bird in Arizona, by Heather McQueen
1998, Blue Jay, by Heather McQueen
1997, Great Egret, by Heather McQueen
1998, Black and White Warbler, by Heather McQueen
1998, Autumn Woods, by Heather McQueen
1996, Buffleheads in Flight, by Heather McQueen
1998, Hooded Merganser, by Heather McQueen
1999, Crows, by Heather McQueen
1998, Green Heron, by Heather McQueen
1997, Water Bugs, by Heather McQueen
1997, Jesus I
1997, Jesus II
1997, Jesus III
1997, Jesus IV
1996, Jesus V
1999, Moonlit Barn, with Heather McQueen
1999, Barn with Open Door, with Heather McQueen
1999, Barns in Hatfield, with Heather McQueen
1999, Comic Book Barn, with Heather McQueen
1999, Circus Barn, with Heather McQueen
1999, Sunrise Barn, with Heather McQueen

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INDEX OF SKETCH BOOKS

2 Comments »

  1. thru a series of internet stalking I came upon your Tag-o-Zine’s on Flickr. I was wondering where the “writers wall” as you call it is located. Id love to take some photos of the wall.

    Comment by Eli — September 15, 2015 @ 8:07 pm

    • send me an email – chrisgentes (at) yahoo.com

      Comment by chrisgentes — September 20, 2015 @ 7:41 am


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