EDUCATION

MFA in Painting, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1995

BFA in Painting, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, 1991

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Embark, A+C Architects, Skokie, Illinois, 2018 (forthcoming)

The Works of David Criner, The Cramer Home, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2016

Among the Lost and Found, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2016

Forget Everything You Know, Firecat Projects, Chicago, Illinois, 2015

Free, Delicious, Chicago, Illinois, 2011

Life Paintings, Dovetail, Chicago, Illinois, 2010

The New!  McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Illinois, 2010

The New!  Dovetail, Chicago, Illinois, 2009

Built for Comfort, Gallery Uno, Chicago, Illinois, 2007

It's a Snap, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2005

George Kaye Gallery, Oakland, California, 2000

Zebra Catching, Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, Tennessee, 1996

Thesis Exhibition, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 1995  

 

TWO AND THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

Dreaming of the Other Side, Gallery 13, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2017 (forthcoming)

Significant Other, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2007

Criner vs. Criner, Sine Qua Non, Chicago, Illinois, 2005

Las Manos Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2003

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

One Inspired Evening, live benefit auction, Moonlight Studios, Chicago, Illinois, 2017

Art Faculty Biennial, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2017

Parts and Pieces, Roan and Black Contemporary Gallery, Saugatuck, Michigan, 2016

Sentience, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2016

A Curious Reality, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, Illinois, 2016

One Inspired Evening, live benefit auction, Revel, Chicago, Illinois, 2016

Speak to Me, Form:  Art + Floral, Chicago, Illinois, 2015

One Inspired Evening, live benefit auction, Revel, Chicago, Illinois, 2015

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2015

Carrefour Benefit for Artists in Haiti,  Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

11th Annual Live and Silent Auction, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

One Inspired Evening, live benefit auction, Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, 2014

Please Help Us, Help You, Help Us, Firecat Projects, Chicago, Illinois, 2013

One Inspired Evening, live benefit auction, Stephen M. Bailey Auditorium, Chicago, Illinois, 2013

Art Faculty Biennial, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2013

A Show of Heads, Limner Gallery, Hudson, New York, 2012

America Now and Here, curated by Eric Fischl, Buchanan Center for the Arts, Monmouth, Illinois, 2012

All Media, curated by Philip Linhares, Chico Art Center, Chico, California, 2012

Healthy Junk Food, Prak-Sis Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2012

Knockout, Prak-Sis Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2011

Faculty Show, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois 2011

Harper Art Faculty Exhibit, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois 2009

Harper Art Faculty Exhibit, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois 2008

Berliner Liste, ArtExhibitionLink, Berlin, Germany, 2008

Summer Show, ArtExhibitionLink, Castello Santa Severa, Italy, 2008

Harper Art Faculty Exhibit, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, 2007

Faculty Exhibition, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2007

Interim, Gallery Mornea, Evanston, Illinois, 2006

Faculty Exhibition, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2006

Harper Art Faculty Exhibit, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, 2005

Bridgeport Museum of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2005

Cut It Out, Unit B Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2004

Art Faculty Exhibition, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, 2004

Faculty Show, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2004

Art Faculty Exhibition, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, 2003

Faculty Show, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2003

Art Faculty Exhibition, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois 2002

Faculty Show, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2002

Dracula Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2001

Faculty Show, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2000

Dupreau Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2000

Winter Exhibition, The Plant, Oakland, California, 1999

An Evening At The Plant, The Plant, Oakland, California, 1998

Mainly Abstract, Long Beach Art Center, Long Beach, California, 1998

Reflections, Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, California, 1997

Bay Arts '96, San Mateo Arts Council, Belmont, California, 1996

David Levik Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri, 1995

Gallery V, Kansas City, Missouri, 1995

 

WRITING

"On Kawara" Neoteric Art, April 27, 2015

"The Moment" Neoteric Art, March 13, 2015

“The WIP Project:  What Is Painting?” Neoteric Art, February 20, 2015

 

TEACHING

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, Illinois, 2000 to present

William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, 2002 to 2010 

Marwen Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, 2003 to 2007

Bosnian-Herzegovinian Center, Chicago, Illinois, 2002

Berkeley Adult School, Berkeley, California, 1997 to 2000

Associated Students of the University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, California, 2000

Kensington Neighborhood School, Kensington, California, 1998 to 2000

University of Kansas, Graduate Teaching Assistant under Richard Dishinger, Lawrence, Kansas, 1995

 

LECTURES 

Sentience, artist talk/musical performance, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2016

Forget Everything You Know, Firecat Projects, Chicago, Illinois, 2015

Monster or Myth, Northeastern Illinois University, 2011

Art and Freedom, Northeastern Illinois University, 2011

The New!   McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Illinois, 2010