Exhibits

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Selected Exhibits

2018:

Inaugural Exhibit, Horizon Fine Art, Goldsboro, North Carolina

2017:

From the Vault: Paintings from the House Collection, Poe House and Museum, Baltimore, Maryland

More Than Just a Pretty Face, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia

Forgotten Secrets: New Paintings by Chris Semtner, Art Works Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2016:

Virginia Artists 2016, Jeffrey Allison, Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Statewide Manager at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art, juror, Charles H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Virginia

The Light by Which We See, Andalusia Farm, Milledgeville, Georgia

Dead Silence: Paintings by Chris Semtner, Visual Art Studio, Richmond, Virginia

2015:

Art Show, World Horror Convention, Atlanta, Georgia

Outside, Art Works, Richmond, Virginia

2014:

Into the Void, Visual Art Studio, Richmond, Virginia

Mid Atlantic New Painting 2014, Jack Rasmussen, Curator of American University Art Museum, juror, University of Mary Washington Galleries, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Art Show, World Horror Convention, Portland, Oregon

2013:

114th Annual Juried Fellowship Exhibition, Dr. William Valerio, Director of Woodmere Art Museum, juror, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

The Middle of Nowhere, Art Works Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Wherever I Go, There I Am, Petersburg Regional Arts Center, Petersburg, Virginia.

2012

The Party Show, Viktor Wynd Fine Art, London, England

Bitten by the Same Bug, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

Descent, Visual Art Studio, Richmond, Virginia

2011

Exquisite Deformities, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Poe’s Women, Chesapeake Public Library, Chesapeake, Virginia

UnScenes, Art Works, Richmond, Virginia

Tribal, Art6, Richmond, Virginia

2010

Forgotten Memories, Visual Art Studio, Richmond, Virginia

Poe’s Women, Piedmont Arts Association, Martinsville, Virginia

2009

Poe’s Women, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Glen Allen, Virginia

Out of the Shadows, Visual Arts Studio, Richmond, Virginia

Poe’s Playground, Linden Row Inn, Richmond, Virginia

The Enigma of Desire, 1212 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2008

Infestation, Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Glen Allen, Virginia

Secrets Forgotten, Art Works Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Juried Alumni Show, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2007

Nocturnes, 1212 Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Interior/Exterior, Cornerstone Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Lost, Art Works, Richmond, Virginia

Bug Show, Riverview Gallery, Portsmouth, Virginia

2006

Alone, Art Works, Richmond, Virginia

Insect Paintings, Entomological Society of America Regional Conference, Charlottesville, Virginia

Biennial National Juried Show, Tony Hepburn, juror, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia 

2005

108th Annual Pennsylvania Academy Juried Fellowship Show, Plastic Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Beauty and the Bug, Art Works, Richmond, Virginia

Radius 250, John Ravenal, Juror, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Bug World, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

Somewhere Else, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2004

Infestation, Richmond Public Library, Richmond, Virginia

Biennial National Juried Show, Carrie Przybilla, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, High Museum, Atlanta, Juror, Peninsula Fine Art Center, Newport News Virginia

107th Annual Pennsylvania Academy Fellowship Show, Moe Brooker, Juror, Plastic Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Silence, Artworks, Richmond, Virginia

2003

Nowhere, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

Dead Bugs in Love, Tobacco Gallery, Shockoe Bottom Arts Center, Richmond, Virginia

106th Annual Pennsylvania Academy Fellowship Show, Yellow Springs, Pennsylvania

Bodacious: A Figurative Show, Eileen Mott, Juror, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, Virginia

2002

105th Annual Pennsylvania Academy Fellowship Show, Susan Rosenberg, Juror, Yellow Springs, Pennsylvania

2001

104th Annual Pennsylvania Academy Fellowship Show, Susan Moore, Juror, Yellow Springs, Pennsylvania

2000

Paintings by Chris Semtner, Tobacco Gallery, Shockoe Bottom Arts Center, Richmond, Virginia

1999

Small Works Show, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1998

135th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, Sidney Goodman, Juror, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1997

Chris Semtner: Recent Work, Interact Gallery, Glen Allen, Virginia

Printmaking Perspectives, Peruvian North American Cultural Center, Lima, Peru

1996

2nd Annual National Juried Small Works Christmas Exhibition, Marisol, Juror, Chuck Levitan Gallery, New York, New York