Chris Falconer is C.J. Falconer & Associates’ Marketing & Business Development Manager.
Chris joined CJFA in 2013, and in his position as Marketing & Business Development Manager at CJFA, he is responsible for a number of roles, including the preparation and maintenance of tendering/procurement; marketing-collateral; marketing insights; client and consultant liaison; public-relations; internal-marketing; award-submissions preparation; proof-reading; brand-management; presentations; art and architectural history consultation; digital & social media; preparation and maintenance of select Practice Policies; and further.
With a Masters in Art & Architectural History – prior to joining CJFA, Chris Falconer worked as part of a number of international art institutes and festivals. These included the Irish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (Venice, Italy), Lismore Castle Arts (Lismore, Waterford), and the University College Cork Lewis Glucksman Gallery (Cork, Ireland). Chris recently reinforced his qualifications, with a Professional Diploma in Graphic Design (graduating in October 2023 with Distinction) – and he is also currently undertaking a postgraduate Degree in Digital Media With Business Analytics – due to be completed in May 2024.
In addition to his position at C.J. Falconer & Associates, Chris continues to practice art history/theory, and musical compositions – and maintains a number of arts projects.
Chris was awarded the 2012 Culture Ireland Travel Bursary for his work at the Irish Pavilion – which funded independent research on Modernist, and contemporary architecture in Berlin, and New York. His particular fields of research include Modernist architecture, architectonics in art, and exclusionary historiography – and he has spoken at conferences, including University College Cork Art History Symposium ‘Doubt & Visual Representation’ – presenting an original paper of research on Irish Architect & Furniture Designer, Eileen Gray.
Chris also maintains an audio/visual project named ‘Waiting Space’. Pieces from the project have been commissioned by the Luan Gallery in Athlone, Ireland, and Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, Ireland (to create an audio/visual piece as part of their ‘Courtyard Calibrations’ programme) – while the Waiting Space piece ‘Cocoon’ was exhibited at Lismore Castle Arts, in Lismore, Waterford, Ireland in 2020 – and was ‘Officially Selected’ for the 16th Waterford Film Festival, in 2022.