christopher ottinger
2015
DEAD MAN'S CURVE, group exhibition at Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL. December 17th.

NATURALLY, CURIOUS, three person show at ACRE Projects Gallery. Curated by Cecilia Vargas. September - October

ACRE Projects Benefit/Gala, site-specific installation, Prairie Production, Chicago, IL.

A CHALLENGE TO SUMMER, BOLT alumni exhibition, Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL. Curated by Teresa Silva. May - June.

"Failure and the Artist Symposium," panelist at Washington University in St. Louis, MO, March 21. Panel moderated by Roseann Weiss, Director of Community & Public Arts, Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis.

THE PARTY'S OVER, group exhibition at the Soap Factory curated by Teresa Silva, Minneapolis, MN, February - March.

THE MAGNIFICENCE OF THE 3, 6, AND 9, solo exhibition at Bert Green Fine Art, January 17 - February 28th

"Screen Consciousness and Expanded Cinema: Meditations On the Screen As Subject," paper/panelist at MLA 2015 in Vancouver, BC, January 11th. Panel moderated by Jose Sanjines.
2014
Hired: Instructor at SAIC in the department of Film, Video, New Media, & Animation
Date confirmed: Upcoming show at Bert Green Fine Art, January, 2015
Awarded Vermont Studio Center residency, June 2015, Johnson, VT
Awarded ACRE Residency, July, Steuben, WI
IN THE LAND OF THIEVES AND GHOSTS, group exhibition at Heaven Gallery with Matthew Schlagbaum, Buki Bodunrin, and Bea Fremderman, curated by Kris Hechevarria, May 16 - June, 22, 2014
Awarded PNCA 2014 CT+CR Spring Colloquium Fellowship, April 6-10, Caldera, OR
"Expanded Cinema and the Screen as Subject" paper selected for MLA 2015 conference
Alchemical Thinking is up! It's only taking a year and a half, but the blog of Aaron and Christopher Ottinger is now alive. (Check out the links section for, well, the link).
PREVIEW 3, group exhibition of new BOLT Residents at the Chicago Artists Coalition, curated by Christopher Ottinger and Stevie Reynolds, Feb. 7 2014
2013
THE IMAGINARY APP (round 2) group exhibition curated by DJ Spooky & Svitlana Matviyenko at Artisphere, Arlington, VA
Media Archaeology Institute, Visiting Artist, SAIC, Chicago, IL. Lecture on Nov. 4 at the Neiman Center.
THE BEN SHOW group exhibition curated by Jennifer Mills at Defibrillator Gallery, Chicago, IL
DIAGRAMMATICS OF THE UNREAL, solo exhibition of new work by Carla Schwartz, co-curated with Carla Schwartz, at the McKendree University Art Gallery, Lebanon, IL
EUREKA!: OR, BECAUSE NOTHING WAS, THEREFORE ALL THINGS ARE, collaborative video installation with Patricia Olynyk at SLSA Conference, Notre Dame, IL
Awarded artist residency at Media Archaeology Lab, Boulder, Colorado, for spring 2014

GHOST MACHINE reviewed in FNEWS, April issue

GHOST MACHINE review in Chicago Reader by Sarah Nardi:

http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2013/04/30/and-the-machines-will-be-our-masters-ghost-machine-and-lossless

GHOST MACHINE featured on Bad at Sports Blog, by Paul Germanos

GHOST MACHINE gets critics pick in Time Out Chicago, April 11-18 issue

Jennifer Mills 101-LINERS: FALLING FLAT catalog essay, "Jennifer Mills: Hyper-Superficiality and the Use-Value of Failure," debuts to much confusion and/or amusement, March 16
THE IMAGINARY APP, group exhibition, Museum I London, London, Ontario, Canada, September, 2013
GHOST MACHINE, solo exhibition at CAC, April 12-May 2
Awarded CAC/BOLT Mentorship, 2013-14
2012
BOLT PREVIEW: residency group show at the Chicago Artist's Coalition, Dec. 7th, 2012
Visual and Performing Arts Faculty Show: group exhibition, McKendree University in Lebanon, IL, November 1, 2012
VIP MFA Art Fair, juried online exhibition, June 2012
Awarded CAC/BOLT Residency, Chicago, IL, 2012-13
DARK SKIES: Collaborative installation with Patricia Olynyk and AXI:OME at C(N)SI Gallery at UCLA, 2/22/12
KILLING TIME: sound design for Balázs Kicsiny exhibition at Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. Opening on January, 27, 2012