Curriculum Vitae Christopher Cairns    
Born 1942 Wilmington, Delaware

Education 1965 B.A. in English Literature, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
1970 M.F.A. in Sculpture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Experience 1970-present Professor of Fine Arts, Haverford College
(Chairman, Fine Arts Department: 1976-79, 1982-85, 1989-91, 1994-5; Acting Chairman: 1998-1999)
1998 Sculpture Faculty, summer, New York Studio School
1994 Sculpture Faculty, New York Studio School
1992 Sculpture Faculty, summer, New York Studio School
1984 M.F.A. Visiting Sculpture Faculty, Parsons School of Design
1982-1984 Visiting Artist, Johnson Atelier, Mercersville, New Jersey
1982 Visiting Critic, MFA Program, University of Pennsylvania
1976-79 Sculpture Faculty, New York Studio School
1966-68 Assistant to Peter Agostini, Sculptor, New York, NY Shows

Shows 2003 Tower Hill School, Wilmington, Delaware
(with Nicholas Cairns)
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  2002 Wit Gallery, Lenox, MA
2002 Cantor-Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford, Pennsylvania
2000 Ericson Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(one person show)
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2000 Ericson Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(summer group show)
2000 Maison d'Olive, Paris, France
1999 Ericson Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(summer show)
1998 Extensions: Aspects of the Figure, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, CT
(group show)
1998 Colburn Studio, Paris
1996 Interfaith Council on the Holocaust, Drexel University
1996 Stadtsparkasse Munchen, Munich, Germany
1996 Center for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania
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1996 Cantor-Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College
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1995 Michener Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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1993 Grounds for Sculpture, Johnson Atelier, Mercersville, New Jersey
1992 The More Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1990 The Expressionist Surface, Queens Museum
(group show)
1988 Morris Arboretum, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
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1987 Leslie Cecil Gallery, New York
1986 Leslie Cecil Gallery, New York
1984 More Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1980 Esmeralda Chamber, Haverford College, funded by the PA Council on the Arts
1979 New York Studio School, New York
(with Jonathan Silver)
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1978 Weatherspoon Gallery, U of North Carolina, Greensboro
(with Jonathan Silver)
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1976 4 x 10 Gallery, New York
(with Jonathan Silver)
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Grants 1987-2000 Faculty Research Grant for materials
1980 PA Council on the Arts
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