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 Christopher Troutman          
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      Resume:

      Education

      MFA: California State University Long Beach,
      Drawing and Painting, 2006-2008.

      BFA: Bradley University, 1999-2003: Drawing and Painting; Minor: Art History.
      Graduated with honors: Summa Cum Laude.


      Awards

      2017 Honorable Mention, 72nd Southern Japan Art Exhibition, Kagoshima, Japan
      2017 Award of Excellence, 32nd Sothern Kyushu Sumi Painting Exhibition, Kagoshima, Japan
      2017 Award of Excellence, 64nd Miyakonjyou City Art Exhibition, Miyakonojyou, Miyazaki, Japan
      2017 Effort Award, 7th Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Art Center, Miyazaki, Japan
      2017 1st Place Prize, 69th Miyanichi Sougou Exhibition, Miyazaki, Japan
      2017 2nd Place Prize, 36th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Peoria, IL
      2016 2nd Place Prize, 42nd Miyazaki Prefectrual Art Exhibition, Prefectural Art Museum, Miyazaki
      2016 Award of Excellecte, 33rd Yoshi Junji Commemorative Exhibition
      2016 Effort Award, 6th Miyanichi Samll Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Art Center, Miyazaki, Japan
      2015 Award of Excellence (Shusakushou) 70th Southern Japan Art Exhibition (Nannichibiten), Kagogshima
        Prefectrual Art Museum (Reimeikan), Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Japan, juried by panel.
      2015 Kirishima City Mayoral Award, 30th Sothern Kyushu Sumi Painting Exhibition, Kagoshima, Japan
      2015 Special Award, 62nd Miyakonjyou City Art Exhibition, Miyakonojyou, Miyazaki, Japan
      2015 Merit Award, Paperworks 2015, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot, ND
      2015 Effort Award, 5th Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Art Center, Miyazaki, Japan
      2014 Grand Prize (Paris Prize), 66th Miyanichi Sougou Exhibition, Miyazaki, Japan
      2014 Honorable Mention, 69th Southern Japan Art Exhibition, Reimeikan, Kagoshima City, Japan
      2014 3rd Place Prize, 61st Miyakonojyou City Art Exhibition, Miyakonojyou City, Miyazaki, Japan
      2014 Muse Prize, 31st Fukui Thumb Hole Exhibition
      2014 Third Place Prize, 4th Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition
      2013 Best in Show, Marks: A National Juried Art Exhibition
      2013 Miyakonojyou City Congressional Prize, 60th Miyakonojyou City Exhibition
      2013 Miyakonojyou Mayoral Prize, 65th Miyanichi Sougou Exhibition.
      2013 Sponsor's Award, Makurazaki Triennial, Makurazaki City, Kagoshima, Japan
      2013 Honorable Mention, 3rd, Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazai Art Center
      2012 Merit Award, 19th Biennial, Drawing/Watercolor: Illinois, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL
      2012 Best in Show, Majestic Galleries National Show, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, OH
      2012 Second Place Award (Juntokusen), 2nd Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Art Center
      2012 First Place Award (Tokusen), 62th Nobeoka City Art Exhibition, City Culture Center, Miyazaki
      2011 First Place Award (Tokusen), 61th Nobeoka City Art Exhibition, City Culture Center, Miyazaki
      2010 First Place Award (Tokusen), 60th Nobeoka City Art Exhibition, City Culture Center, Miyazaki
      2008 Second Place Prize, International Drawing Annual 2008: Exhibition in Print, Manifest Gallery,
           Cincinnati, OH, Juried by panel.
      2009 Honorable Mention, 4th Annual National Juried Competition, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, Ohio
           Juried by Catherine Evans, 2009.
      2009 Second Place Prize (Juntokusen), 59th Nobeoka City National Juried Art Exhibition, Nobeoka City
           Culture Center, Nobeoka City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, Juried by panel.
      2008California State University, Long Beach Permanent Collection Purchase Award, Insights 2008
           University Art MuseumCSULB, Long Beach, CA. Juried.
      2008 The Joy of Life Award. Insights 2008, University Art Museum, CSULB, Long Beach, CA, juried.
      2008 Life Drawing and Painting Award. Insights 2008, University Art Museum, CSULB, Long Beach, CA.
      2007 Merilyn Werby Scholarship Award recipient. California State University, Long Beach
           Scholarship Committee: Robin Richesson, Todd Grey and Fred Rose.
      2007 Honorable Mention. Inspired Black and White, Long Beach Arts, California. Juried by Suvan Geer.
      2007 Life Drawing and Painting Award. Insights 2007, University Art Museum, CSULB, juried.
      2007 Honorable Mention. Human Figure Exhibition, Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, California. Juried.
      2005 Award of Excellence (Shusakushou). 60th Southern Japan Art ExhibitionPrefectural Art Museum.
           Kagoshima City, Kagohsima, Japan. Juried by panel.
      2005 Grand Prize (Taishou). 52nd Kagoshima Prefectural Art Exhibition Kagoshima City Museum.
           Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Juried by panel, 2005.
      2004 Honorable Mention. 59th Southern Japan Art Exhibition (Nannichibiten),
           Kagoshima Prefectural Art Museum (Reimeikan), Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Japan. Juried by panel, 2004.
      2004 Honorable Mention (Shoreishou). 1stKokubu City Fine Arts Exhibition, Kokubu Civic Center,
           Kokubu City, Kagoshima, Japan. Juried by panel, 2004.
      2002 Honorable Mention. Color 2002, La Grange Art League Gallery, La Grange, Illinois. Juried.


      Solo Exhibitions

      2017 Drawing and Narrative, University Gallery, Saint Joseph’s University, PA
      2017 Drawing and Narrative, Feves Gallery, Blue Mountain College, Pendleton, OR
      2017 Drawing and Narrative, Baker City Center, Blue Mountin Colelge, Baker City, OR
      2016 Drawing and Narrative, Griffith Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX
      2016 Drawing and Narrative, Fine Arts Gallery, College of Southern Nevada, Henderson, NV
      2015 Divided Drawings, Carl Sandberg College, Galesburg, IL
      2015 66th Miyanichi Paris Prize Exhibition, Miyanichki Kaikan Papyrus Gallery, Miyazaki, Japan
      2015 Sister Cities Exhibition, Machinaka Koryukan, Beppu City, Oita, Japan
      2015 Drawing Narrative, Focus Gallery, Forth Worth Community Arts Center
      2015 Time and Place, Art Gallery at Lone Star College, Conroe, TX
      2015    HOME Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH
      2015 Dividing Time, Art Museum of South East Texas, Cafe Gallery, Beaumont, TX
      2014 Dividing Time, Rosweood Gallery, Kettering, OH
      2014 DividingTime, Abercrombie Gallery, McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA
      2014 Dividing Time, IndiGo Gallery, Champaign, IL
      2014 Dividing Time, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA
      2013 Christopher Troutman, Mallin Gallery, Kansas City Artists Coucil, Kansas City, MO
      2013 Christopher Troutman, Wiseman and Firehouse Galleries, Rogue Community College, Grant's Pass, OR
      2013Spliced Viewpoints, DeCaprio Gallery, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
      2013Watching: U.S. And Japan, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
      2012Watching: U.S. And Japan, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
      2012Watching: U.S. And Japan, Earlville Opera House Gallery, Earlville, NY
      2012 Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH
      2012 College of the Sequoias Art Gallery, Visalia, CA
      2012 Stretched Observations, Shrode Art Center, Mt. Vernon Illinois
      2011Angled ObserverGallery 1, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN
      2011Resonant Viewpoints, Heuser Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
      2011 Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
      2010 Shifting Perspectives, De Ricci Gallery, Edgewood College, Madison, WI
      2010 Shifting Perspectives and Stretched Observations, Parkland College, Champaign, IL
      2010 Ivyside Juried Exhibition: Christopher Troutman, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona
      2008 Shifting Perspectives, Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA
      2005 Arumoni: Volume 2, Arumoni, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Japan.
      2005 People, Paper and Canvas, Arumoni, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Japan.
      2004 Recent Works, the Green Room, Miyazaki City, Miyazaki, Japan.
      2003 Sliced Portraits, Hartman Center Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL.
      2002 New Genre, Gallery 305A, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL.


      Two-Person Exhibitions

      2017 Inner World, Christopher Troutman and Xenia Fedorchenko, KonoMichi Gallery, Kanada
           Town, Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan
      2016 Works on Paper: Domenic Cretara and Christopher Troutman, Triangle Gallery, Sinclair
           Community College, Dayton, OH
       2015 Domenic Cretara and Christopher Troutman, Shomburg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
      2015 Christopher Troutman and Gerry Wubben, Birmingham Southern College, Birmingham, AL
      2015 Going Home, Domenic Cretara and Christopher Troutman, Las Vegas Charleston Heights Gallery
      2015 Chris Troutman and Gerry Wubben, Birmingham Southern College, AL
      2014 Stan Bycia (States of Being),Gdansk Public Library, Gdansk, Poland
      2014 Made in America, K and E Diner, Miyaknojyou City, Japan
      Space Odyssey, Main Gallery, San Jacinto College, Central Campus, Pasadena, TX
      Space Odyssey, Gallery Del Norte, San Jacinto College, North Campus, Houston, TX
      2011Emily Duke and Christopher Troutman, Macomb Art Gallery, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton, MI.
      2010Joomi Chung and Christopher Troutman, Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Ohio National Financial
           Services Gallery, Covington, Kentucky.


      Group Exhibitions: Selected Years

      2017    72nd Southern Japan Art Exhibition, Kagoshima Prefectural Art Museum, Japan
                   8th Annual Drawing Discourse, University of South Caroline, Ashville, juror Scott Noel
                   51st Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, TX
                   38th Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Columbia, MO
                   36th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
                   Colorful: Miyazaki Artist File Exhibition, Takanabe Museum of Art, Miyazaki, Japan
                   Demographically Speaking: A Figurative Exhibition, Lexington Art League, KY
                   67th Nobeoka City Art Exhibition, Nobeoka City Culture Center, Miyazaki, Japan
                   64rd Miyakonojyou City Art Exhibition, Miyakonojyou City Art Museum, Japan
                   69th Miyazaki Sougou, Art Exhibition, Miyazkaki Prefecural Art Museum, Japan
                   7th Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Arts Center, Miyazaki, Japan
                   32th National Southern Kyushu Sumi Painting Exhibition, Kagoshima, Japan
                   The Group Show: 2017 (C. Troutman, X. Fedorchenko, J. Harris), Hibiscus Café Gallery,
                        Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.
                   2017 TASA One Foot Exhibition, Studio 97w, Fort Worth, TX

      2016    State of the Art: Drawing Invitational, Giertz Gallery, Parkland College, Champaign, IL
                   Paducah School of art and Design 2016 National Drawing Invitational, Bill Ford Gallery, KY
                   71st Southern Japan Art Exhibition, Kagoshima Prefectural Art Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
                   7th Annual Drawing Discourse, University of South Carolina, Ashville, juror Edgar Jerins
                   42nd Miyazaki Prefectural Art Exhibition, Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum
                   33rd Yoshi Junji Commemorative Exhibition, Sou City Sougou Taikukan, Sou City
                   66th Nobeoka City Art Exhibition, Nobeoka City Culture Center, Miyazaki, Japan
                   63rd Miyakonojyou City Art Exhibition, Miyakonojyou City Art Museum, Japan
                   68th Miyazaki Sougou, Art Exhibition, Miyazkaki Prefecural Art Museum, Japan
                   6th Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Arts Center, Miyazaki, Japan
                   31th National Southern Kyushu Sumi Painting Exhibition, Kagoshima, Japan
                   2016 9x12 Works on Paper Exhibition Fort Worth Community Arts Center
                   Secret Life of the Storyboard, Firehouse Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR
                   Comic Art: Fantasy and Imagination, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY,
                   2nd Annual Alabama National Biennial, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, University of Alabama

      2015    70th Southern Japan Art Exhibition, Kagoshima Prefectural Art Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
                   67th Miyanichi Sougou Exhibition, Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum, Miyazaki, Japan
                   What is Drawing? 5, Gallery Simon, Tokyo
                   62nd Miyakonojyou City Art Exhibition, Miyakonojyou City Art Museum, Miyazaki, Japan
                   The Group Show, Hibiscus Café, Miyakonojyou, Miyazaki, Japan
                   65th Nobeoka City Art Exhibition, Nobeoka City Culture Center, Miyazaki, Japan
                   15th AJAC (All Nations Japan Artists’ Co-operation), Kagoshima City Art Museum, Japan
                   The “A” Exhibition, Tagawa Museum of Art, Tagawa City, Fukoka, Japan
                   5th Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Arts Center, Miyazaki, Japan
                   30th National Southern Kyushu Sumi Painting Exhibition, Kagoshima, Japan
                   2015 Rochester 6x6 Exhibition. Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
                   2015 9x12 Works on Paper Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center
                   Paper in Particular, Columbia College, MO
                   Graafika in Exhibition, Parnu City Callery, Parnu Estonia
                   35th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Heuser Art Center, Peoria, IL
                   2015 Hunting Art Prize, Friedkin Companies Campus, Houston, TX
                   49th National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibition, Del Mar College Corpus Christi, TX
                   America’s 2015 Paperworks, Northwest Art Center, Minot State University, Minot North Dakota

      2014    66th Miyanichi Sougou Exhibition, Miyazaki Prefectural Museum, Miyazaki, Japan
                   40th AJAC Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, UENO, Tokyo Japan
                   61th Miyakonojyou City Art Exhibition, Miyakonojyou Art Museum, Miyakonojyou City, Japan
                   9x12 Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth, TX
                   20 Year Anniversary Invitational, Fire House Gallery, Rogue Community College, OR
                   69th Southern Japan Art Exhibition, Reimeikan, Kagoshima City, Japan
                   Marking Time, Dishman Art Museum, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
                   Four Americans, Hibiscus Café Gallery, Miyakonojyou, Japan
                   31st Fukui Thumb Hole Exhibition, Fukui, Japan
                   29th National Southern Kyushu Sumi Painting Competition, Kagoshima City
                   64th Nobeoka City Exhibition, by invitation, Nobeoka Culture Center
                   4th Miyanichi, Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Arts Center, Miyazaki City
                   2014 Rochester 6x6 Exhibition, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY
                   Re:Tales, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA
                   Tales Told, Manifest Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH
                   Paper in Particular, Columbia College, Columbia, MO
                   48th National Drawing and Small Sculpture Exhibition, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX
                   What is Drawing? 4, Gallery Simon, Tokyo, Japan

      2013    Marks, Madelon Powers Art Gallery, East Stroudsburg University, PA
                   68th Southern Japan Art Exhibition, Reimeikan, Kagoshima City, Japan
                   65th Miyanichi Sougou Exhibition, Miyazaki Prefectural Museum, Miyazaki, Japan
                   Komatsu Drawing Prize, Miyamoto Saburo Museum, Tokyo
                   A Fine Line, Claypool-Young At Gallery, Morehead State University, KY
                   2D-3: Works National Art Competition, LH Horton Jr. Gallery, San Joaquin Delta college, Stockton, CA
                   Gallery 842’s 34d Annual Juried Exhibition, Marshall University, Huntington, WV
                   10th Makurazaki Triennial, Naneikan, Makurazaki City, Kagoshima
                   3rd Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki Arts Center, Miyazaki City
                   63rd Nobeoka City Exhibition, by invitation, Nobeoka Culture Center
                   34th Bradley International, Heuser Art Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
                   2013 Wheaton Biennial, Beard and Weil Gallery, Wheaton College, Norton, MA
                   Graphic Content, Jacoby Arts Center, Alton, IL
                   50th Annual Juried Competition, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
                   47th Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX
                   Three’s A Crowd, The Project Space, Doudna Fine Arts Center, EIU, Charleston, IL

      2012    19th Biennial, Drawing/Watercolor: Illinois, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL
                   National Small Works Exhibition, Tejas Gallery, Dayton OH
                   62nd Nobeoka City Art Exhibition, Nobeoka City Civic Center Gallery, Miyazaki, Japan
                   2nd Miyanichi Small Works Exhibition, Miyazaki City Art Center, Miyazaki City, Japan
                   KY.7 Biennial, Loudon House, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
                   Majestic Galleries National Show, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, OH
                   68th Annual Wabash Valley Regional Exhibition, Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute, IN.
                   National Juried Show, Rawls Museum, Courtland, VA
                   Black and White, National Exhibition Tejas Gallery, Dayton, OH

      2011     Populus, The Art Gallery, Reisman Hall, Cazenovia College, NY
                   Northern National Art Competition, Nicholet College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI
                   61st Nobeoka City Art Exhibition, Nobeoka City Civic Center Gallery, Miyazaki, Japan
                   Next Step Studio’s Spring Happening, Detroit, MI
                   6th International Drawing Annual, Exhibition in Print, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
                   Library Thoughts, Hungarian Multicultural Center, Budapest
                   33rd Bradley International, Heuser Art Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
                   Rasterize, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI
                   QX.net Nude 2011, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, Juried by M. Priest and K. Gillenwater.
                   Kentucky National Biennial, Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray St. University, juried by M. Strauss.

      2010    The Kinsey Institute 2010 Juried Art Show, The SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Juried by Lisa D. Freiman.
                   3rd Annual Naturally Nude, Ciao Gallery, Jackson, Wyoming. Juried by Kari Hall and Michele Walter.
                   Score, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA.
                   Vincennes University Faculty Exhibition, Shircliff Gallery of Art, Vincennes, IN.
                   Au Naturel, Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery, Astoria, OR. Juried by Laura Russo.
                   Nude 2010, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY, Juried by Esther Randal and Boris Zakic.

      2009    2009 Master's Mystery Art Show, Florida International University, Miami, FL.
                   8x8" in 'O9, the Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL.
                   Paper Explorations, Wallace L. Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA, curated by Leigh Craven.
                   26th Fukui Small Works National Juried Art Exhibition, Fukui Culture Center, Fukui City, Japan.
                   59th Nobeoka City National Juried Art Exhibition, Nobeoka Culture Center, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.
                   4th Annual National Juried Competition, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, Ohio, Juried by Catherine Evans.
                   The Kinsey Institute 2009 Juried Art Show, The SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Juried by Jennifer Cahn.
                   Shaped by Water, Gallery on Main, Richmond, KY.
                   2008 International Drawing Annual, Exhibition in Print, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
                   Mythography, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH curated by Tim Parsley.
                   32nd Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Juried by Lynwood Kreneck, Peoria, IL.
                   Freedom, The Chautauqua National Exhibition, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University.





      Collections

      - California State University, Long Beach      -Bradley University      - Dunlap High School      - Hinode Preschool


      Professional Experience

      2013-Present    Assistant Professor of Art, Lamar University: Drawing II, Drawing III (Life Drawing),
                                        Drawing IV (Advanced Life Drawing)
      2010-2013    Instructor of Art, Eastern Illinois University: Drawing I, II, III, Life Drawing,
                                        Advanced Life Drawing, Painting I, II, III, IV/V, Graduate Painting
      2009-2010    Instructor of Art, Vincennes University: Painting I, Painting II, Color and Design,
                                        2D Design, Art Appreciation (fall 2009 – spring 2010)
      2008-2009    Visiting Assistant Professor, Eastern Kentucky University: Drawing I, Painting I (fall 2008 - spring 2009)
                              Summer Art Teacher (’09): Painting, Studio Zukoushitsu, Miyakonojyou, Japan.
      2008               Instructor of Record, Cal St. Long Beach: Foundations Life Drawing (spring 2008).
                              Summer drawing Teacher (’08), Sanyabaru Preschool, Miyakonojyou, Japan.
                              Summer Art Teacher (’08): Drawing, Studio Zukoushitsu, Miyakonojyou, Japan.
      2007               Teaching Internship, ART184 Foundation Life Drawing, Professor Jennifer Grey, Fall semester, CSULB.
                              Teaching Internship, ART 384 Intermediate Life Drawing, Associate Professor Yu Ji, Spring semester, CSULB.
      2004-2006     English Teacher, Chris’ Conversational English School (self-owned), Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Japan.
      2004-2005     Collaborative Assistant, "Oval (Monmarutoru)," Miyakonojyou City monthly public art and culture event,
                                        organized by Fujimura Lee, Miyakonojyou City, Miyazaki, Japan.
      2003-2004    English Teacher, WinBe Conversational English School, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Japan.
      2001               Design Internship, Multi-Ad Services Incorporated, Peoria, Illinois.