Bio - CV

Chris Brandell
Painter, Mixed Media
b.1964 | New Rochelle, New York
Currently lives and works in Vienna, Virginia.

Selected Exhibits

  • March 2020, Perspective & Prose 4 Artist Show - Sozo Gallery
  • January 2020, Solo at the Athenaeum, Virginia
  • December 2017, The Words Solo Show - gallery43, Georgia
  • September 2017, Abstract Invitational Group Show - The Athenaeum, Virginia
  • August 2017, Halo Solo Show - Asbury Dunhill for Sozo Gallery, North Carolina
  • September 2016, Abstract Invitational Group Show - The Athenaeum, Virginia
  • September 2016, Rise Up Group Show - Strathmore Mansion, Maryland
  • June 2016, Pathway to Abstraction Collective Exhibit, Agora Gallery, New York
  • August 2015, ‘Scapes Group Show -  Torpedo Factory, Juried by Elizabeth Peak, Virginia
  • April 2015 Spectrum Solo Show - Salon Simis, Virginia.
  • November 2014 New Members’ Group Show - The N.A.W.A. Gallery, New York.
  • September 2014 Art in City Hall, A juried group show that is part of the Mayor’s initiative to promote the talents of local artists. City Hall Alexandria, Virginia
  • 2014 Group Shows at the the Torpedo Factory:
    • October 2014 Art Now Group Exhibit, Juried by Cory Oberndorfer
    • August 2014 Scapes Annual Landscape Group Exhibit, Juried by Olivia Kohler-Maga
    • July 2014  All Media Group Exhibit, Juried by Ginger Hammer
    • January 2014, Abstract Expressionism, Revisited Group Exhibition, Juried by Anne Marchand


  • September 2017, Best In Show for Deliberate Passage - one of nine invited artists for the Abstract Invitational at the Athenaeum, Virginia
  • March 2015, 4th Annual All Women Art Exhibition Judged by Aletta de Wal, Special Merit Category.  Light Space & Time Gallery
  • February 2015, Four Points Contemporary 4th Biannual Competition – Award of Merit

Selected Collections

  • Ninotch, An Urban Retreat, Tysons Corner, Virginia
  • The Asbury, Charlotte, North Carolina

Digital Press

  • July 2015 “No.87” Featured in British Vogue, Vogue’s Gallery.

    Representation & Affiliations

    • Represented by Contemporain Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Represented by Sozo Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina 
    • Represented by Gallery 1930, Birmingham, Alabama
    • Represented by Bennett Galleries Nashville, Tennessee
    • The National Association of Women Artists, November 2014 Juried Member