He has had solo exhibitions at Kai Matsumiya Gallery in New York, dberman gallery in Austin, Texas and Conduit Gallery in Dallas, Texas. His group exhibitions in New York City include shows at GRG gallery, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brian Morris Gallery and Park Place Gallery, in Massachusetts at Geoffrey Young Gallery and Sampson Projects Gallery, and The Contemporary Austin Jones Center, dberman Gallery and Conduit Gallery in Texas. He is currently represented by Rafius Fane Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts and his works on paper are also included in the flatfiles of Pierogi Gallery, New York. His work has been written about in Interview Magazine, The Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, Dallas Art Revue, Austin American-Statesman and The Austin Chronicle.
He is a founder of the Artist Lecture Series in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and has curated numerous group shows most recently “Prime Matter” which was up until January of 2016 at the Teckningsmuseet (Museum of Drawings) in Laholm, Sweden. In the fall of 2016 he joined the University of Massachusetts Boston Art Department as an Assistant Professor of Art and he continues to teach landscape painting in Paris, France during the summers for International Studies Abroad. Christopher Schade is a 2015 Fellow in Painting from the New York Foundation for the Arts.