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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

      2013 Sponsor's Award, Makurazaki Triennial, Makurazaki City, Kagoshima, Japan
      2013 Honorable Mention, 3rd, Miyazaki 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
      Second Place Prize, International Drawing Annual 2008: Exhibition in Print, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, Juried by panel.
      Honorable Mention, 4th Annual National Juried Competition, Majestic Galleries, Nelsonville, Ohio,
                         Juried by Catherine Evans, 2009.
      Second Place Prize (Juntokusen), 59th Nobeoka City National Juried Art Exhibition, Nobeoka City
                        Culture Center, Nobeoka City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, Juried by panel, 2009.
      California State University, Long Beach Permanent Collection Purchase Award, Insights 2008, University Art Museum,
                        CSULB, Long Beach, CA. Juried, 2008.
      The Joy of Life Award. Insights 2008, University Art Museum, CSULB, Long Beach, California. Juried, 2008.
      Life Drawing and Painting Award. Insights 2008, University Art Museum, CSULB, Long Beach, California. Juried, 2008.
      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, Long Beach, California. Juried, 2007.
      Honorable Mention. Human Figure Exhibition, Long Beach Arts Gallery, Long Beach, California. Juried 2007.
      Award of Excellence (Shusakushou). 60th Southern Japan Art Exhibitionefectural Art Museum (Reimeikan), Kagoshima
                        City, Kagohsima, Japan. Juried by panel, 2005.
      Grand Prize (Taishou). 52nd Kagoshima Prefectural Art Exhibition (Kenbiten), Kagoshima City Museum (Shiritsubijyutsukan),
                        Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Juried by panel, 2005.
      Honorable Mention (Shoreishou). 59th Southern Japan Art Exhibition (Nannichibiten),
                        Kagoshima Prefectural Art Museum (Reimeikan), Kagoshima City, Kagoshima, Japan. Juried by panel, 2004.
      Honorable Mention (Shoreishou). 1stKokubu City Fine Arts Exhibition, Kokubu Civic Center,
                        Kokubu City, Kagoshima, Japan. Juried by panel, 2004.
      Honorable Mention. Color 2002, La Grange Art League Gallery, La Grange, Illinois. Juried, 2002.


      Solo Exhibitions

      2015    (tba) Fitton Center for Creative Arts, Hamilton, OH
      2014    (scheduled) Rosweood Gallery, Kettering, OH
                   (scheduled) Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA
                   Mallin Gallery, Kansas City Artists Coucil, Kansas City, MO
                   (scheduled) Wiseman and Firehouse Galleries, Rogue Community College, Grant's Pass, OR
                   Spliced Viewpoints, DeCaprio Gallery, Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
                   Watching: U.S. And Japan, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
      2012    Watching: U.S. And Japan, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
                   Watching: U.S. And Japan, Earlville Opera House Gallery, Earlville, NY
                   Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery, Sinclair Community College, Dayton, OH
                   College of the Sequoias Art Gallery, Visalia, CA
                   Stretched Observations, Shrode Art Center, Mt. Vernon Illinois
      2011    Angled ObserverGallery 1, Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN
                   Resonant Viewpoints, Heuser Gallery, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
                   Joan Derryberry Gallery, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN
      2010    Shifting Perspectives, De Ricci Gallery, Edgewood College, Madison, WI
                   Shifting Perspectives and Stretched Observations, Parkland College, Champaign, IL
                   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

      2011    Emily Duke and Christopher Troutman, Macomb Art Gallery, Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Clinton, MI.
      2010    Joomi Chung and Christopher Troutman, Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center, Ohio National Financial Services
                        Gallery, Covington, Kentucky.


      Group Exhibitions: Selected Years

      2013    Marks, Madelon Powers Art Gallery, East Stroudsburg University, PA
                   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.