Christiane Pooley

Christiane Pooley (Chilean, b. 1983) has a BA in Fine Arts from the Universidad Católica, Santiago, CL and a Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts from the Chelsea College of Art, London, UK (2006). Pooley currently lives and works in Paris, France. In her paintings, Christiane Pooley combines memories with documentary materials, which results in works that hold a deep relation to Romanticism, combined with a contemporary sense for the politics of place, of mutable perspectives, simultaneities and dissonances.
Solo exhibitions include (Upcoming) Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery West Palm Beach, (2024); Distance Gallery 38, Tokyo (2021); The Need For Roots, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2021); La Primera Piedra, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago (2019); Landscapes Beneath, Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, FR (2018); La forêt est là et me regarde, Bendana | Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris, FR (2016); Los bordes del mundo, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago, CL (2015); Promised Lands, Kunstforening, Sandnes, NO (2015); On Belief, Summa Solo Project, Madrid, ES (2013); Inside Out, Galerie Esther Donatz, Múnich, DE (2012); Atrapados en lo desconocido, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago, CL (2010); I also ask myself, New Galerie de France, Paris, FR (2008). 
Group exhibitions include Uprising, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Schloss Görne, Germany (2022); Enter Art Fair, with Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (2021); All the Days and Nights, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2020); Salón de Pintura, Matucana 100, Santiago (2020); Gallery Show, Gallery 38, Tokyo (2020); United We Rise, Bendana Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris (2020); The World Without Us, APT Gallery, London, GB (2019); Gallery Show, Gallery 38, Tokyo, JP (2018); …avec elles, Galerie de France, Paris, FR (2018); The Marmite Prize for Painting V, Block 336, London, GB (2016); A invenção da praia, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, BR (2014); Sub 30, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MAC, Santiago, CL (2014); Künstlerliaison, Munikat, Múnich, DE (2014); The Hamsterwheel, Arsenale di Venezia, Venice, IT (2007); Xhibit 06, The Arts Gallery, London, GB (2006), among others. Her work is held in important public and private collections such as Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Colección Inelcom, Madrid; University of the Arts, London; Galerie de France, Paris. 
Highlights and Collections
Christiane Pooley is a recipient of several awards and residencies, including ADAGP Grant for first monograph, Paris, FR (2017); Artist in Residence, Plataforma Atacama, CL (2014); Artist in Residence, KinoKino, Sandnes, NO (2013); Artist in Residence, Camac, FR (2012); Unesco Aschberg Bursaries for Artists (2011), among others. Pooley’s work is held in important international collections which include Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Colección Inelcom, Madrid; University of the Arts, London and Galerie de France, Paris.