Phone: 09 601 8957
Christina Read emigrated from the United Kingdom in 2003. She has an MFA from Elam School of Fine Art, University of Auckland and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kent Institute of Arts and Design, Canterbury, England. Themes central to her practice are; anxieties, the bittersweet gaps between ideals and reality, humour and pathos.
Her solo exhibitions and awards include, Other Possibilities, Enjoy Gallery, Wellington, 2013; The Usual: at Rm Gallery Auckland 2012; 6 Ideas from the Database of Happiness at Headland on the Gulf, Waiheke Island 2011; The Psychologist’s Bookshelf at Newcall Gallery, Auckland 2009; The Barge and the Bear at Blue Oyster Dunedin 2008; and being the recipient of the National Drawing Award, for her drawing I should have been a detective, 2006.
Further information: Christina Read website.