Christina Lucia Giuffrida (b. 1990) is an Australian artist based in New York City. Christina has most recently exhibited with Taymour Grahne (London), Steven Zevitas Gallery (MA), Collar Works (NY) and The Prior Art Space (Berlin), with her works having been featured in Front Runner Magazine, Create Magazine, Peripheries and Journal of the Harvard Divinity School. Christina earned her BVA from the Sydney College of the Arts and her MFA from the New York Academy of Art. She is a recipient of the Art Start Grant from the Australia Council and Emerging Artist Grant from the Ian Potter Foundation and has participated in residencies in Italy, USA and the Dominican Republic. Christina's works are part of the MACAAL Collection (Marrakesh, Morocco), the Beth Rudin DeWoody collection (NYC) and the X Museum Collection (Beijing, China).
Education and Training 2016-2018 - Masters of Fine Arts (Sculpture), The New York Academy of Art 2011- 2014 – Bachelor of Visual Arts Honours (Class I ), Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney Solo Exhibitions & Dual Exhibitions 2023 - TBA, Dinner Gallery, New York City, USA (Forthcoming) 2023 - "Dark Pastoral" Taymour Grahne Projects, London, UK 2021 - Diesel & Dust, Taymour Grahne Projects, London, UK (Online) https://taymourgrahne.viewingrooms.com/viewing-room/48/?_preview_uid=b9a650c2bb5f466ba9f51519ea4fbc0b&version=77d5e7 2016 - Querencia, Sculpture Space Projects, New York City, USA 2014 – Human Rites, Scratch Art Space, Sydney, USA Group Exhibitions 2022 - TBH , Prior Art Space, Berlin, Germany (Forthcoming) 2022 - Intimacy, Taymour Grahne Projects, London, UK 2021 - Shift, Living Gallery, New York, USA 2021 - Animal Instinct, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, USA 2021 - Collective Health, Collar Work, New York, USA 2020 - Young Blood, Space Gallery St Barth, New York, USA 2019 - Origins, The Art Vacancy, New York, USA 2019 - Phantasmagoria, The New York Academy of Art, New York, USA 2018 - Take Home A Nude, Sotheby's Auction House, New York, USA 2018 - Emerging, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA 2018 - Wavy Baby, New Liberty Distillery, Philadelphia, USA 2018 - The Unveiling, ABC Stone, New York, USA 2016 - Hidden Gesture, Articulate Gallery, Sydney, Australia 2015 - Annual Winter Group Show, M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia 2015 – Mythologies of My Land, M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia 2014 – Dani, Home@735 Gallery, Sydney, Australia 2013 – Queering The Body, Verge Gallery, Sydney, Australia 2011 – Performance Evening (Sydney Underground Festival Special Event), Paper Planes Gallery, Sydney, Australia Publications Peripheries – Published by Harvard Divinity School’s Center for the Study of World Religions 2020 - (Fall Edition) Create Magazine – 2020, Issue 23, pp. 56 - 57 FrontRunner Magazine , 2020 https://frontrunnermagazine.com/posts/profile-of-the-week-christina-giuffrida/ New American Paintings (Instagram – Editors Pick of The Day) - 2020 https://www.instagram.com/p/CAehMdcJzKJ/ Grants 2018 - Pat & Scott Moger Alumni Grant 2018 - Tuscany Study Carrara Scholarship 2017 - Sculpture Merit Scholarship, New York Academy of Art 2016 - Sculpture Merit Scholarship, New York Academy of Art 2015 - Ian Potter Cultural Trust 2015 - ArtStart Grant, Australia Council for the Arts Residencies 2018 - Altos De Chevon Residency, La Romana, Dominican Republic 2017 - ABC Stone Carrara Marble Residency, Carrara, Italy 2015-2016 – Sculpture Space NYC, New York City, USA Selected Performances 2010 – 2012 - Queer Central, The Sly Fox, Sydney, Australia 2010 – 2011 – The Pussycat Club, The Oxford, Sydney, Australia 2011 – Enchanted Lips: Mardi Gras, The Vanguard, Sydney, Australia 2011 – The Sydney Underground Film Festival, The Factory Theatre, Sydney, Australia 2012 – The Sequinned Menace, The Imperial, Sydney, Australia Volunteer and Curatorial Positions 2012 – The Sydney Underground Film Festival (Closing night Host and Performance Curator), The Factory Theatre, Sydney 2013 – The Underbelly Arts Festival, (Festival Volunteer), Cockatoo Island, Sydney