2010   MFA Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Minneapolis, MN
2006   BFA Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR

Curatorial & Special Projects
JONALDDUDD, Co-Curator, NYC Design Week, Various NY venues, (2015-present)
Heather Metal Parking Lot, Co-Producer, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY (2014-present)

Recent Exhibitions
Vive Art Benefit, Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY

Knife Hits, Spring Break Art Show, New York, NY
Close Encounters (2 person exhibition), Beverly's, New York, NY
Works On Paper Out Of Other Materials, Yashar Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Miami Beach Gift Shop (co-Curator), Satellite Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL
Tropic Air Market, Regina Rex, New York, NY           
Deep End, Maxon Mills, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Last Dance at the Old Gem, Old Gem, Brooklyn, NY

Object Object!, Helmuth Projects, San Diego, CA
A Horse A Piece (2 person exhibition), Kiehle Gallery, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN

Model Citizens, NoHo Next, NYC Design Week, New York, NY
6 of One, White Box Gallery, University of Oregon, Portland, OR

Tint, PDX Contemporary Window, Portland, OR
Southern/Pacific, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
Show2012, Fix Studio, Portland Design Week, Portland, OR

Space Post, High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA
One, Tapir Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Assigned Edges, Vestibule Gallery, Portland, OR
The Possible, The Southern Design Concern, Octane, Atlanta, GA

High Desert Brunch Club, A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA
The After Party, Specific Merchandise, Los Angeles, CA
Y’all and Us, People of Resource, Atlanta, GA
Sandwich Bar for Peace/Chris (2 person exhibition), Art of This, Minneapolis, MN
MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN            

Flat Line, Sellout Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Shelter in Place, Front Gallery, Oakland, CA
Decorated, BI Gallery, Edina, MN
Further More, Gallery Homeland, Portland, OR
International Sculpture Symposium, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Show2008, Best in Show, Portland State University, Portland, OR
Changing States, The Life Gallery, Portland, OR
Section, Valentines, Portland, OR
Overstock, Jace¢ Gace¢, Portland, OR
Removal, The Window on Broad- University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Art, Poetry, & Contrast, Snap Contemporary Art, Vancouver, B.C, CANADA
Art Papers Annual Auction, Mason Murer Fine Art Center, Atlanta, GA
Children of the Revolution Festival, Audio Cinema, Portland, OR

AC/VC, Audio Cinema, Portland, OR
Fresh Donuts, Tilt Gallery & Project Space, Portland, OR
Art Faculty & Their Influences, Portland Community College, Portland, OR
Annual Art Auction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

Core77, JONALDDUDD Offers Democratic Platform for Creatives Working Between Art and Design, Fonder, Allison, May 2016,

Hyperallerigic, From the Virtual to the Satanic, Satellite Art Fair, Voon, Liz, December 2015,

Core77, JONALDDUDD Exhibition Challenges the Definition of Design, Fonder, Allison, May 2015,

Dwell Magazine, America the Beautiful: Incredible Modern Design Across the USA, July/August 2013, p.50

Let’s Go Out: Interiors & Architecture for Restaurants & Bars, Berlin, Germany: Gestalten Publishers, July 2012

Art LTD, Desert Artists, January/February 2013, p.28

Nylon Guys Magazine, Timber Land, May 2012, p.35

Portland Spaces Magazine, Portland Design Root Awards, Purcell, Amy, December/January 2008, p.44

Portland Mercury, Visual Art Reviews: Overstock by Chris Held, Motley, John, April 2008, p.37

Art Papers, Future Anterior: Fresh Donuts by Chris Held and Brenden Tang, Malone, Micah, July/August 2006

Oregon Home Magazine, Portfolio: Chris Held, Olson, Beth, January-Feb. 2007, p.17

Core77 Design Awards, Furniture & Lighting Professional Runner Up,

Designboom, Young Americans by Von Tundra,

Surface Magazine, High Desert Test Sites 2011, Gaddy, James,

It’s Nice That, Hacked Objects and Re-Imagined Furniture by Chris Held,

Designboom, Persian Pallet by Chris Held, 2010,

DesignMilk, Persian Pallet by Chris Held, Derringer, Jaimie, 2010,

Dezeen, Prairie Chair by Von Tundra, Etherington, Rose, March 2009,

Art Knowledge News, Fresh Donuts by Chris Held & Brenden Tang,

PORT, Overstock by Chris Held, Bernstein, Amy, April 2008,



Wassaic Project, Artist in Residence, 2014, Wassaic, NY

Core77 Design Awards, 1st Runner Up, Furniture & Lighting Professional, 2013, New York, NY

New York Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Grant, 2012, New York, NY

Regional Arts & Culture Council, Project Grant, 2012, Portland, OR

ShowPDX 2012, 1st Runner Up, 2012, Portland, OR

Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Initiative Grant, 2011, Minneapolis, MN

The Denver Art Museum, Department of Architecture & Design Collection, 2010, Denver, CO

Ethel Morrison VanDerlip Foundation, Travel Grant, 2010, Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Travel Grant, 2010, Minneapolis, MN

Takt Kunstprojektraum, Artist in Residence, 2010, Berlin, Germany

Minneapolis College of Art & Design, MFA Merit Scholarship, 2009, Minneapolis, MN

ShowPDX, Best in Show, 2008, Portland, OR

Portland Spaces Design Root Awards, Best in Category, 2009, Portland, OR

Minneapolis College of Art & Design, MFA Merit Scholarship, 2008-10, Minneapolis, MN

Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Study Scholarship, 2005, Deer Isle, ME