Chad Rea

Chad Rea

AUSTIN, TX, United States

About Chad Rea

Drawing upon my emotional response to current events, and utilizing communication techniques mastered as an advertising copywriter, I explore the duality of self and our attempts to understand our changing world.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Advertising, Texas Tech University

Events

American, (1971)
• Born in Los Angeles, California
• Lives in Austin, Texas

Press:

Screen Shot Magazine, “Weight of the World”, Issue 4, July, 2019

Virginia Vallejo and Nicolás Sánchez O’Donovan, ‘USA: Dreams and Nightmares’ , RT Spanish, May 28, 2019

Voyage Houston, “Meet Chad Rea”, voyagehouston.com, March 20, 2019

Art Alliance Austin, “Beyond the Bio: Chad Rea”, artalliance.org, September 25, 2018

Almost Real Things, “Juxtaposition”, Issue 11 & 12, September 1, 2018

Exhibitions

Group Exhibition, EAST/WEST, Cartier Rimbaud Gallery, Austin, TX (2020)

Solo Exhibition, Destroy Something Beautiful, Link & Pin, Austin, TX (2020)

Solo Exhibition, The #Vote Show, Link & Pin, Austin, TX (2020)

Juried Exhibition, 3rd Coast Biennial, K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, TX (2020)

Group Exhibition, The Other Art Fair, Dallas, TX (2020)

Solo Exhibition, Vault Stone Shop, Austin, TX (2020)

Juried Exhibition, TEXAS NOW 2020 Texas Artist Showcase, Artspace111, Fort Worth, TX (2020)

Group Exhibition, Ao5 Gallery, Austin, TX (2020)

Group Exhibition, WEST, Blue Genie, Austin, TX (2020)

Group Exhibition, Preacher Gallery, Austin, TX (2020)

Group Exhibition, Mystique, Dripping Springs, TX (2020)

Group Exhibition, EAST, Cement Loop, Austin, TX (2019)

Juried Art Prize, Eyes Got It!, San Antonio, TX, Finalist, (2019)

Group Exhibition, #BUYOLY20, Land Gallery, Portland, OR (2019)

Group Exhibition, I Heart Justice, 800 Congress, Austin, TX (2019)

Group Exhibition, Brushfire Collection, Soma Vida Gallery, Austin, TX (2019)

Group Exhibition, WEST, Blue Genie, Austin, TX (2019)

Group Exhibition, Wet, Austin, TX (2018)

Solo Exhibition, #TheGunShow, Lewis Carnegie Gallery, Austin, TX (2018)

Group Exhibition, EAST, CR Gallery, Austin, TX (2018)

Solo Exhibition, Why The Long Face?, Coco Robaire Gallery, Austin, TX (2018)

Solo Exhibition, Small Screen Zombies, Crabtree Roth Gallery, Austin, TX (2018)

Curator/Group Exhibition, Friending is Not Friendship, Cobalt Riesling Gallery, Austin, TX (2018)

Solo Exhibition, Upon Hearing the #News, GSD&M, Austin, TX (2018)

Group Exhibition, WEST, Blue Genie, Austin, TX (2018)

Solo Exhibition, TRUMPS, internet (2016)

Group Exhibition, An Ounce of Power, Compound Gallery, Portland, OR (2012)

Curator/Collaborative Project, Electricity Showroom, Open Space, Portland, OR (in collaboration with Ian Lynam, Karolina Pyrcik, Corianton Hale, and Mark Sloan) (2011)

Curator/Collaborative Project, Project Hello, Los Angeles, CA; Portland, OR; Park City, UT; and Black Rock City, NV (in collaboration with more than 100 amateur and professional photographers from 35 countries) (2003-07)

Curator/Collaborative Project, Book Smarts, Los Angeles, CA and London, U.K. (in collaboration with Anthony Burrill)(2013)