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CHRISTINA PETTERSSON
born / stockholm, sweden
lives / miami
website / christinapettersson.com
email / christina@christinapettersson.com
phone / 954.609.9474




SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 The Unavoidable Twilight / AIRIE Nest at Everglades National Park / Upcoming
Mythology and Site / Deering Estate / Miami
2014 The Castle Dismal / Primary Projects / Miami
2012 The Sentinel / Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
2011 my dear leona / Farside Gallery / Arturo Mosquera Collection / Miami
2010 Resurrection / Spinello Gallery / Miami
2008 This may be the last time / I don't know / Spinello Gallery / Miami
2006 Christina Pettersson/New Works, Rocket Projects / Miami
2006 373 sounds for anne sexton or god is in your typewriter / Rocket Projects / Miami
2000 Fighting it Out / Gallery Geskel / Gothenburg, Sweden

MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS

2017 Aesthetics and Values / Frost Museum of Art / Miami
2016 Intersectionality / Museum of Contemporary Art / Miami
Black Carriage / White Heart / Screendance Miami / Collaboration with Alma Dance Theatre and Christin Paige Minnotte / Perez Art Museum / Miami
2015-16 Global Positioning Systems / Perez Art Museum / Miami
2015 Temporary Autonomous Zones / Museum of Contemporary Art / Miami
2012 Past Perceptions: Five Southern Women Artists / Wiregrass Museum of Art / Dothan, AL
2010 Florida Contemporary, Naples Museum of Art / FL
2009 Optic Nerve XI / Museum of Contemporary Art / Miami
2008 Columbus Biennial / Curated by Paula Katz / Columbus Museum / GA
2001 Desire / Vanersborg Museum / Sweden
1995 Going for Baroque / Baltimore Museum of Art / MD

PERFORMANCES / COMMUNITY PROJECTS / EVENTS

2017
Sweet Nepenthe, You Are My Medicine For Sorrow Redux / Vizcaya Museum and Gardens / Miami / Contemporary Art Program Anniversary Celebration
Shadow Puppet Workshop
Offsite / Commission by Girls Club Fort Lauderdale / Collaboration with the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society
David and Daphne / Feathering Our Nest / AIRIE Benefit / Kampong Gardens / Miami

2016
A Little Swamp Romance Redux / Art Basel Miami Beach / Miami Beach Public Library
Along the Tamiami Trail / AIRIE Weird Miami Bus Tour / Everglades National Park
The Furies of the Swamp / Wild Culture Sundays in the Park AIRIE Program / National Park Centennial Celebration Performance / Everglades National Park

2015
A Little Swamp Romance / Miami International Book Fair Swamp Tent / Knight Foundation
The Mourning Tents / MOCA Miami / ALTERNATIVE CONTEMPORANEITY:TAZ Exhibition / Curated by Richard Haden Poetry Pirates / O, Miami / along the Miami River / Knight Foundation
You Are My Sunshine / AIRIE In The Garden / Pinecrest Gardens, Miami / AIRIE Fundraiser

2014
Sweet Nepenthe, you are my medicine for sorrow / Vizcaya-fy or Bust! / Vizcaya Museum and Gardens Contemporary Arts Program / Art Basel Miami Beach
Anonymous Letters / O Miami / Knight Foundation
The Colony en Plein Air / Hotbed 2014 / The Yard@Casa Lin / Art Basel Miami Beach
Cave of the Water Nymphs / One Night Stand / Locust Projects / Miami

2012
The Re-Coronation / Art Live Fair / Coconut Grove Convention Center / Miami
Tableau Vivant / Deering Estate / Miami

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
SIXTH / Curated by Jane Hart / Bridge Red Projects / Miami
Wilderness / Curated by Christin Paige Minnotte / Laundromat Art Space / Miami
I Am Woman Hear Me Roar / Curated by Kathryn Mikesell and Ombretta Agro / Miami

2015
Auto Body / International Female Video and Performance Exhibition / Curated by Anthony Spinello, Brandi Reddick, Ximena Caminos, Tami Katz-Freiman and Chana Budgazad Sheldon / Faena Art Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Leave No Trace / Swampspace / Miami
[place art here] / Placeholder Artist Space / Miami
The Secret Life of Plants / Clyde Butcher Coconut Grove Gallery / Miami
Better Alive Than Dead / Farside Gallery / Miami
Attitudes in Latitudes: The Northern Wild Explores the Tropics / Art Center Miami Beach
The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona / Girls Club / Fort Lauderdale, FL
Video Program / The Situation Room / Los Angeles
Staking Claim / 50 Bucks Gallery & Craftswoman House / Video Screening / Pomona, CA

2014
Auto Body / International Female Video and Performance Exhibition / Curated by Anthony Spinello, Brandi Reddick, Ximena Caminos, Tami Katz-Freiman and Chana Budgazad Sheldon / Art Basel Miami Beach
NADA / Art Basel / Locust Projects / Miami
Art Hampton / RJD Gallery / New York
Festival of the Arts / Deering Estate / Miami

2012
Sagamore The Art Hotel / Marty and Cricket Taplin Collection / Miami Beach
Champion / Primary Projects / Miami
Collage Pottage / Swampspace / Miami
The Persistence of Memories: Selections from the Mosquera Collection / Broward College New Gallery / Davie, FL
Salon de Notre Societe / Primary Projects / Miami
Site 95 / Launch F18 Gallery / New York
Chick Flicks Video Program / Girls Club / Fort Lauderdale, FL

2011
Here Lies Georges Wildenstein / Primary Projects / Miami
Abracadabra / Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
Bold Adventures / Tigertail Fundraiser / Miami
Enter the Nineties / Miami-Dade Public Library
Video Screening / Backspace Collective / Peoria, IL

2010
New Work Miami / Miami Art Museum
Littlest Sister / Spinello Gallery / Miami
Smash and Grab / Locust Projects / Miami
Florida International Magazine Artist Showcase / 4141 Building / Miami
How To Read A Book / Curated by Michael Wilson / Locust Projects / Miami
Pulse Art Fair New York / Spinello Gallery

2009
He Believes in a Beauty / Curated by NC Contemporary / Buick Building / Miami
O Cinema/Monitoring Art / Calix Gustav Gallery / Miami
Miami Independent Thinkers Fair / Dina Mitrani Warehouse / Miami
Littlest Sister / Spinello Gallery / Miami
Full House / Farside Gallery / Miami
The Drawing Show, Carol Jazzar Contemporary Art / Miami
Girls on Film, Women's Theatre Project Benefit / Fort Lauderdale
Spinello-101: How To Make a Gallery a Home / Spinello Gallery / Miami

2008
Pulse Art Fair Miami / Spinello Gallery
Chicago Art Fair / Spinello Gallery

2007
Scope Art Fair Miami, Spinello Gallery
Mirabile Visu / MM Galleries / San Francisco

2006
Sagamore Video Program / Art Basel Miami Beach / Curated by Kimberly Marrero and Louky Keijsers, Sagamore Hotel /Miami Beach
South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Exhibition / FAU University / Boca Raton, FL

2005
NADA Art Fair Miami / Rocket Projects
PBCC Drawing and Painting Competition /Best in Show / Palm Beach, FL

2004
Postcards from the Edge / Brent Sikkema Gallery / New York

2003
Sea Monsters / Horn Gallery / Burlington, VT
Other Voices, Other Rooms / Co-curator & participant / Shelburne Farms, VT

2001
Perfect Teeth / Fuji Studios / Brooklyn, NY

1999
Thesis Exhibition / Valand School of the Arts /Gothenburg, Sweden


PUBLIC ART PROJECTS

2017 The Hidden Glades / Miami-Dade Art in Public Places Program at Sandra DeLucca Developmental Center
2014 Words Travel Fast / Public Art Murals / Downtown Miami Walls
2010 Chelsea Tree Street Signage/ Root for Trees / A Permanent Public Art Project facilitated by the NYC based environmental nonprofit, Root For Trees, in association with Partnerships For Parks / NY


RESIDENCIES

2017 Crandon Park / Key Biscayne, FL
Ucross Foundation / Clearmont, Wyoming
2015 AIRIE Everglades Residency Program
Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artist Program under Inka Essenhigh / New Smyrna Beach, FL
Penland School of Crafts / Full Fellowship / Penland, NC
2013 The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency / Full Fellowship
The Studios of Key West
2012 Deering Estate / Collaborative Residency with Antonia Wright / Miami
2011 Yaddo / Saratoga Springs, NY
Deering Estate / One Year Residency / Miami
2008 Vermont Studio Center / Full Fellowship


GRANTS / AWARDS / HONORS

2017 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship / Miami-Dade County, FL
Girls Club / Funding Arts Broward / Broward Co Cultural Division Grant for Performance
AIRIE Grant / Kampong Gardens Performance
2016 Knight Foundation Grant / Weird Miami Bus Tour
2014 Knight Foundation / O, Miami Grant / National Poetry Month Project
2013 Tigertail Artist Access Grant for The Studios of Key West Residency
2012 New American Paintings, Editor's Pick, #100
Dave Bown Projects 4th Semiannual Competition Winner
2011 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship / Broward County, FL
2010 Individual Artist Fellowship / Florida Department of Cultural Affairs
2009 New American Paintings / Editor's Pick, #82
2008 Miami Herald Art Basel Competition Winner
2006 South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship / Broward County, FL
2005 Susan H. Earl Award of Excellence
Best in Show / PBCC Drawing and Painting Competition / Palm Beach
2000 Fulbright Scholar for Sculpture / Sweden


SELECT COLLECTIONS

Perez Art Museum Miami
Martin Z. Margulies Collection at the Warehouse / Miami
Marty & Cricket Taplin Collection at the Sagamore Hotel / Miami Beach
Frances Bishop Good and David Horvitz Collection / Fort Lauderdale
Dr. John and Fran Fenning / Naples
Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection / Miami
Birmingham Museum of Art / AL
The Dan & Kathryn Mikesell Collection / Miami
Liza and Arturo Mosquera Collection / Miami
Nick & Tish Cindric Collection / Fort Lauderdale
Edouard Duval-Carrié Collection / Miami
Douglas McCraw Collection / Birmingham, AL
Vanersborg Museum / Sweden
Teresa Enriquez / Miami
Miami-Dade Public Library
Four Seasons Hotel


EDUCATION

1999 Valand School of Fine Arts Gothenburg, Sweden. Guest Student under Fulbright Grant
1998 BFA: Maryland Institute, College of Art, Baltimore, MD. Magna Cum Laude, Painting
1997 Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy. Study Abroad Program
1994 New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL. Interdisciplinary Arts High School
1993 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI. Pre-College Summer Program


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