Lucas Artists Fellow

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Mar 1st 2015 to Apr 30th 2015
  • FROM : USA

Christopher Loomis is a furniture maker and artist located in Alameda California. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture and Drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois in 1993, and went on to receive a Masters of Fine Art in Wood/Furniture from the California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco, California in 2007. Loomis specializes in heirloom quality furniture, sculpture and home accessories that blur the lines between art, craft, function and form. His work has been exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco, California.

Loomis has collaborated on projects with leading designers and artists in England, Japan, and Indonesia. In 2012 he served as a guest professor at Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts. He currently teaches in the Furniture and First Year Program at CCA.