In autumn 2019 the US-American painter Chris Hood was Resident Artist of 68projects, the Project Space of Galerie Kornfeld, in cooperation with Villa Aurora & Thomas Mann House e.V. During his several weeks’ stay in Berlin the Berlin Fellow of Villa Aurora created a new complex of works influenced by the city surrounding him. Following his residency, 68projects will show his work in a solo exhibition. This can be seen from November 22, 2019 to January 18, 2020 in the rooms of 68projects. The aim of the residency and the exhibition is to present the artist to a new audience and to show his works for the first time in Berlin.
The Berlin Fellowship was established in 2012 and promotes encounters between US artists* and former Villa Aurora Fellows. Chris Hood was born in Atlanta, USA and currently lives in Los Angeles. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Georgia State University and completed his art studies with a Master of Fine Arts at the San Francisco Art Institute. After completing his studies, he spent several years in New York before moving his studio to Los Angeles. …
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Image caption: Chris Hood im Atelier, 2019