CHRISTINA LAING

curriculum vitae

Training/Degrees

2010 Bachelors of Fine Arts, Photography, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.

Exhibitions (* denotes solo exhibition)
2017 Blue, A Pop-Up Art Exhibition, 585 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY.
2017 Buffalo East, Saddle Up Saloon, Buffalo, NY.
2016 Paint The Town, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Museum, Buffalo, NY.
2016 Her Story, Project 308 Gallery, North Tonawanda, NY.
2016 Fresh: Young Buffalo Artists (Series 1), BT&C Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2016 Generations: Studio 464 Past and Present, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2016 The Belt Line: Hiding in Plain Sight, Sugar City, Buffalo, NY.
2015 Members Show, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2015 Members Show, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2015 Posted: Studio 464 Past and Present, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2014 *Film Noir, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2014 We Are Here: Painting For Preservation, Artspace Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
2014 Members Show, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2014 Members Show, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2013 Paint The Town, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Museum, Buffalo, NY.
2013 Resurrection, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2013 Concrete Collective @ City of Night, group exhibition, Silo City, Buffalo, NY.
2013 Members Show, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2013 Members Show, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo NY.
2012 Concrete Collective, Silo City/Perot Grain Elevator, Buffalo, NY.
2012 Culture@Sample, Sample, Buffalo, NY.
2012 Recent Acquisitions: Selections from the Gerald Mead Collection, Carnegie Art Center, Buffalo, NY.
2012 Art For Good, a a Queen City Prints group exhibition, Main Street Studios, Buffalo, NY.
2012 Occupy Wall Street, Queen City Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2012 Trinity, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2012 Members Show, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2012 Distractions 003, Cosmopolitan Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2011 Paint The Town, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Museum, Buffalo, NY.
2011 Artforms, a Queen City Prints group exhibition, The Avant, Buffalo, NY.
2011 Showing The Grain, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2011 Hell's Commissary, Cosmopolitan Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2011 DWELL, Indigo Art, Buffalo, NY.
2011 Echo: Art Fair, Buffalo Central Terminal, Buffalo, NY.
2011 One City, Two Visions, collaboration with Chuck Alaimo, 464 Gallery, Buffalo.
2011 Gruppen Works, Cosmopolitan Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2011 *Forgotten Buffalo, Part II, Allen Street Hardware, Buffalo NY.
2011 Members Show, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2010 *Forgotten Buffalo, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY.
2009 Underground Photography Exhibition, Albright Knox, Buffalo, NY.

Publications
2011 Two page cover spread, Buffalo Central Terminal Restoration Corporation Master Plan Booklet, Buffalo, NY.
2010 Limited Edition Photography Portfolio, Buffalo State College, submitted to Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY. 
2007 Half Life: Bruce Adams, a Retrospective, Buffalo, NY.

Memberships
2012-Present 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2013-Present Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2011-Present CEPA, Buffalo, NY.
2010-2013 International Center of Photography, New York, NY.

Professional Experience
2013-2016 Studio Manager and Curator, 464 Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2011-2012 Gallery Assistant, Cosmopolitan Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

Awards and Honors
2014 Juror's Pick Award, CEPA Members Show, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
2013 Juror's Pick Award, CEPA Members Show, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

Selected Bibliography
Dabkowski, Colin. At Sugar City, Photographers riff on Buffalo’s Belt Line. The Buffalo News, January 6, 2016.
Perla, Cory. City of Night. Artvoice, September 6, 2012.
Raymond, Tim. Dennis Nahabetian, Ellen Markel, Christina Laing, Bruce Philip Bitmead at Indigo Art Gallery. Artvoice, October 27, 2011.
Foran, Jack. Showing The Grain. Artvoice, October 10, 2011.
Sasiadek, Tara. A dialogue with Echo Artist: Christina Laing. Buffalo Rising, July 10, 2011.
Rost, Corey. Christina Laing Photography at Hardware Cafe. Artvoice TV, June 21, 2011.

Design by Christina Laing + Photography by Lydia Maybee