Curriculum Vitae

Christian Sean Flynn

Education

2007

Master of Arts in Visual Arts with Honours (1st Class) (Griffith University)

1998-99

Bachelor of Fine Art (Griffith University)

1998-99

Diploma of Fine Art (Southbank Institute of TAFE)

1997

Certificate III in Arts (Southbank Institute of TAFE)

Exhibition History

2013

Fresh 2013 (group show), The Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

Special Moves (group show), MOP, Chippendale, Sydney
Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Noosa Regional Art Gallery, Noosa

Fleurieu Art Prize, McLaren Vale

2012

Interpretive Matter: Looking at Abstraction in Australian Art,
Moreton Bay Regional Art Gallery, Caboolture 

15 Artists, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Redcliffe

Gold Coast City Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery, Gold Coast

Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Noosa Regional Art Gallery, Noosa

Five Foot Square, (group show) The Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

Hobart City Art Prize, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart

The Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

Fresh from the Studio, (group show) Ray Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

2011

Flynn and Hall, Ray Hughes Gallery @ Metro Arts, CBD Brisbane

The Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

2010

6 (young artists) Ray Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

Interpretive Matter: Looking at Abstraction in Australian Art, Redcliffe City Art Gallery, Redcliffe

The Churchie Emerging Art Prize, Griffith University Art Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

Something or other, (group show) Old Space ARI, Bowen Hills, Brisbane

Downsize, (group show) Metro Arts, CBD, Brisbane

Gallery Group Show, Ray Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills

2009

Destiny: A sculptural intervention, (temporary installation) Hassell Architects, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Stan and Maureen Duke Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast

World’s Best Practice, (group show) Old Space ARI, Bowen Hills, Brisbane

MSSR vs. Christian Flynn and Brent Wilson MSSR ARI, New Farm, Brisbane

Perfect from now on, (solo show) Evan Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

Curated Incognito, (group show) College Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

99 Reasons, (group show) Old Space ARI, Bowen Hills, Brisbane

Thinking allowed, (group drawing exhibition) Evan Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

I haven’t been myself lately (group exhibition), QCA Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

Group Exhibition, Evan Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

2008

Inaugural Group Exhibition Evan Hughes Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

Hung, Drawn and Quartered – An exhibition of recent works by Christian Flynn and Brad Nunn, George Petelin Gallery, Gold Coast

LAUNCH – Clayton Utz Travelling Scholarship Exhibition Metro Arts, CBD, Brisbane

Mongrel – An exhibition by Christian Flynn and Jonathan McBurnie, Metro Arts, CBD, Brisbane

The Churchie- National emerging art exhibition, Anglican Church Grammar School, East Brisbane

Patched, (group show) College Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

2007

Theiss Art Prize, (group show) Dell Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

Artworkers Award, (group show) in-Transit Gallery, Portside, Brisbane

Bound – Painting and Signage, (solo show) Metro Arts, CBD, Brisbane

Severance, (group show) Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Fortitude Gallery, Brisbane

Recent Paintings, (solo show) College Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

2006

Fresh Cut, (group show) Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

2005

Theiss Art Prize (group show) Dell Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

Graduate Exhibition Honours and MAVA, Queensland College of Art, South Bank, Brisbane

Haemorrhage, (solo show) College Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

Studio 6.09, (group show) College Gallery, South Bank, Brisbane

One of these days, (group show) Soapbox Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

2004

I am not a Shaman, (solo show) Soapbox Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

No Emergency, (group show) Metro Arts, CBD, Brisbane

2003

Deficiency, (solo exhibition) Soapbox Gallery, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

2001

Fine Art Graduate Exhibition Queensland College of Art, South Bank, Brisbane

Invited Lecture

2006

Art and God – From the Sublime to the Vacuous Queensland College of Art, South Bank, Brisbane

Reviews

2009

Hughes. G , Em Files - Christian Flynn, Art Monthly, #225

2003

Hoffie. P, Deficiency – Installation and Paintings, Artlink vol 23 #2, 2003