About


Christopher Edwards makes intricate, hand-built ceramic forms inspired by the algorithmic logic of the natural world. His work has been purchased by the Honolulu Museum of Art, the Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Art in Public Places Program, as well as national and international private collectors. He started working in ceramics in 2012 and has a background in graphic design. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Exhibitions


SOLO AND SMALL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Self-Assembly, Honolulu Museum of Art, FHC, Honolulu, HI, 2018. Solo exhibition.

Earth, Cedar Street Galleries, Honolulu, HI, 2017. Three person exhibition.

The Window at The ARTS at Marks, Honolulu, HI, 2015. Solo exhibition

Best of Shows, The Arts at Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI 2014. Two person exhibition.

2017

Matchbox Plus XIII – Miniature Art Show at Cedar Street Galleries, Honolulu, HI.

39th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition, Honolulu, HI. Two pieces accepted, awarded 1st place, 3 dimensional category (jurors Rod Bengston, Gallery Director, University of Hawaii Art Galleries, Healoha Johnston, Assistant Curator of the Arts of Hawaii, Honolulu Museum of Art, Grant Kagimoto, Artist, President, and Delivery Boy Cane Haul Road).

Hawai’i Craftsmen’s Raku Ho’olaule’a, Gallery ‘Iolani, Kaneohe, HI. Two pieces accepted, awarded honorable mention (juror Shigeru Miyamoto).

Hawaii Craftsmen 50th Anniversary Show, Cedar Street Galleries, Honolulu HI.

2016

Ceramics of Hawaii 2016 Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu HI. Two pieces accepted (Juror: David Kuraoka).

Matchbox Plus XII – Miniature Art Show at Cedar Street Galleries, Honolulu, HI.

Confluence 4, Gallery ‘Iolani Student Exhibition, Windward Community College, Kaneohe, HI

Hawai’i Craftsmen 2016 Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu HI. Two pieces accepted (Juror: Cindi Strauss, the Sara and Bill Morgan Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft and Design and Assistant Director, Programming at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston).

Fiber Hawaii 2016 “In, Of, or About Fiber”, Honolulu, HI. Three pieces accepted (juror Glen Kaufman).

38th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition, Honolulu, HI. Two pieces accepted, awarded 2nd place in 3 dimensional category (jurors Charles Cohan, Professor of Printmaking, Dept. of Art and Art History, University of Hawaii at Manoa, James Jensen, Curator of Contemporary Art Honolulu Museum of Art, and Gregory E. Northrop, Art Consultant).

Hawai’i Craftsmen’s Raku Ho’olaule’a, Honolulu, HI (juror Ken Kang). Two pieces accepted.

Horror Vacui, Argus II Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI (juror Elysia Borowy-Reeder, Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit).

“EARTH” – 3 person show with Hamilton Kobayashi and Kenny Kicklighter at Cedar Street Galleries, Honolulu, HI.

2015

Matchbox Plus XI – Miniature Art Show at Cedar Street Galleries, Honolulu, HI.

The Art of Peace at Peggy Hopper Gallery, Honolulu, HI. 

Hawai’i Craftsmen 2015 Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu HI. Six pieces accepted (Juror Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims).

The Window at The ARTS at Marks, Honolulu, HI

Hawai’i Craftsmen’s Raku Ho’olaule’a, Honolulu, HI (jurors Charlie and Linda Riggs, Keiko Hatano). Two pieces accepted (#61, #60).

2014

Hawai’i Craftsmen 2014 Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition (Juror Janet Koplos). Three pieces accepted (#40, #36, #35).

36th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition, Honolulu, HI. Two pieces accepted (#49, #45), awarded 1st place in three dimensional category for #49  (jurors Yida Wang, Artist/Art Educator, James Jensen, Curator of Contemporary Art, and Gregory E. Northrop, Art Consultant).

36 Views of Le’ahi, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI (juror Masami Teraoka).

Ka Waiwai Mohala, Gallery ‘Iolani Student Exhibition, Windward Community College, Kaneohe, HI

Best of Shows, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI. Two-person show with Kirsten Simonsen.

2013

Hi Tides, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI. Two pieces accepted, awarded Juror’s Prize (jurors James Cave, Editor of The Culture Bomb and Jaimey Hamilton Faris, Asst. Professor of Art History, Director of Intersections/ Visiting Artist program at University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Hawai’i Craftsmen 2013 Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition (Juror Stefano Catalani, Director of Art, Craft, and Design at the Bellevue Arts Museum).

Collections


Honolulu Museum of Art (#55)

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Art in Public Places Program (#61, The Urchin, #69, Moai)

Imago Mundi Project, The Art of Humanity, Luciano Benetton Collection, Treviso, Italy

Awards


1st place in three dimensional category, 39th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition, Honolulu, HI, 2017 (#81)

Honorable mention, Hawai’i Craftsmen’s Raku Ho’olaule’a, Gallery ‘Iolani, Kaneohe, HI, 2017

2nd place in three dimensional category, 38th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition, Honolulu, HI, 2016 (#69)

The Ginny McGargahan Award of Excellence sponsored by the Timothy Y. C. Choy Fund, 2016 (#81)

The Peter Drewliner Award sponsored by the Peter Drewliner Trust, 2015 (#55)

1st place in three dimensional category, 36th Annual “Commitment to Excellence” Art Exhibition, Honolulu, HI, 2014 (#49)

Juror’s Prize, Hi Tides, The ARTS at Mark’s Garage, Honolulu, HI, 2013 (#8)