Faculty Profile

Christopher Manzione

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, VISUAL ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY
Email: cmanzion@stevens.edu
School:  College of Arts & Letters
Department:  Visual Arts & Technology
Program:  Visual Arts & Technology
Education

Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. 2012
Mason Gross School of the Arts. Masters of Fine Arts, Sculpture. 2009
Maryland Institute College of Art. Post-Baccalaureate Degree. 2007
William Paterson University. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture. 2005
Lorenzo Di Medici. Study Abroad Program. 2003

Research

Augmented reality, 3D modeling, 3D printing, sculpture, performance

General Information

Christopher Manzione earned his M.F.A. from Rutgers University in 2009. He is founder and director of the Virtual Public Art Project, an organization that uses Augmented Reality to produce original artist works in public space. He has shown nationally and internationally at venues such as the Boston ICA, Abington Arts Center, Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, the Surry Hills Festival in Melbourne, and Gurzenich Koln Museum in Cologne.

Exhibitions

2014
Dazzle, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota
Unseen Sculpture, Port Macquarie, Australia
Steam, Arts Westchester, Westchester, New York

2013
Solo Exhibition, All Surfaces Become One, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, California
Invited Artist, Curated by Rachel Clarke
DeCentered, Online Exhibition decenterarmory.com, Abrons Arts Center, New York
Entropic Growth 100, Ablington Arts Center Sculpture Park,
Abington, Pennsylvania, On-show since 2011

2012
LA.rePlay, CAA, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angles, California
Green Go’s in Le Barrio, Taller Boricua, New York, New York
Invited artist, Curated by Alejandro Guzman
Invited, Bank Building, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Determined Space, Belmont Lab, Skowhegan, Maine
Albion AR Art Walk, Albion, Michigan

2011
Really Fake, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey
DownPour, ArtPrize, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Green Arts Festival Appearances, Provincetown, Massachusetts
Torn Exteriors, Ventana 22 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York Curated by Hana Iverson
Un-Seen Sculpture, Surry Hills Festival, Melbourne, Australia
Invited artist, Curated by Warren Armstrong
In Rare Form, Anne Street Gallery, Newburg, New York,
Invited artist, Curated by Virgina Walsh
Solo Exhibition, Excavatum, Delaware Center of Contemporary Arts,
Juried show, Wilmington, Delaware
Manifest.AR@ICA, Boston Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston,Massachusetts
VPAP@PIFA, Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2010
The Virtual Public Art Project, Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
We ARe in MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York,
Curated by Mark Sckwarek
EAF 2010, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York
Symmetry and Growth, The Virtual Public Art Project, Various Locations

2009
Gihon River Collective, Dormus Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Instant Soup, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado
Dirty Dirty, The Dirty Dirty Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Curated by Martha Clippinger

Honors & Awards

2014 Franconia Sculpture Park Fellowship, Shafer, Minnesota
2013 NJ Council on the Arts Fellowship Digital Arts, State of New Jersey
2010 Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, New York
2009 Vermont Studio Full Fellowship, Johnston, Vermont
2008 Andrew Ginzel Award, ISE Cultural Foundation, New York, New York

Professional Societies

College Art Association
Manifest.AR (founding member)
Vox Populi Gallery (artist collective)