Christina Pettersson b. 1976
Christina Pettersson was born in Stockholm, Sweden and lives in Miami, Florida. She is known for her large scale drawings, videos, sculptural installations and group performances, focusing on the history and environment of her native South Florida. Public programming and local collaborations have become central to her artistic practice, and have allowed Pettersson’s work to become a true engagement with the community, dissolving boundaries, utilizing the talents of a variety of people and organizations, and educating and delighting by innovative means, engaging the audience in an understanding of their own world on a deeper level.
She is the recipient of a Knight Grant, Ellies Creator Award twice, Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship thrice, and is a Fulbright Scholar, and has attended residencies such as Everglades National Park, the historic Deering Estate, The Studios of Key West, Yaddo and Ucross. She is in the collections of the Perez Art Museum Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Bass Museum of Art, Margulies Collection and the Four Seasons Hotel, as well as nationally and internationally. She recently launched a major solo exhibition at Locust Projects in Miami and Miami International Airport. She is currently a resident artist of The Bakehouse Art Complex in Miami, Florida, and the 2021 ARTSail artist in residence.
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