Christopher Lynn is a Utah-based artist, curator, writer, and educator. His work has been shown at Alfred University, NY; Mess Hall, Chicago; Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL (now Emerson Dorsch); BLK/MRKT, Los Angeles; Gallery 1988, Los Angeles; Hedge Gallery, Cleveland, OH; American Greetings, Cleveland, OH; the Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT; North Art, Aukland, NZ; Thomas Nelson Community College’s Visual Art Gallery, Williamsburg, VA; and The Flat File, Salt Lake City, UT. He was a 2017 Peripheral Vision Publication Fellow.
Christopher Lynn has been a gallery director for the Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College, Chicago; assistant curator for galleries and museums at DePauw University; and executive director of the Gallery of Contemporary Art at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. From 2008 to 2013, he was the executive director of SPACES in Cleveland, OH where he worked with artists such as Steve Lambert, Temporary Services, William Pope.L, Jon Rubin, Machine Project, Efrat Klipshtien, Arzu Ozkal, Ben Kinsley and Jessica Langley, and many other great people. SPACES runs an active international residency program and hosted approximately eight public artist projects each year. He is currently Associate Professor of Historical, Critical and Cultural Studies in Art and Design at Brigham Young University.
His most recent curatorial projects were for the Journal for Transnational American Studies and SPRING/BREAK Los Angeles. His writing has appeared in the Miami Art Exchange, New Art Examiner, 15 Bytes, Temporary Art Review, the Journal of the Utah Academy, the Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, and Wicked Arts Assignments. He is a founding member of commonfield.org.