Born: 1982 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: Vienna and Los Angeles
2013 was a pivotal year for painter Christian Rosa, with highlights ranging from his participation in ReMap4 in Athens to the staging his debut Los Angeles solo with Ibid., who also presented his work at Frieze New York earlier in the year. Further recent achievements include MOMENTA in Venice during the Venice Biennale, Brucennial in New York and the Vienna Biennale, as well as group shows at Greene Naftali in New York, Brand New Gallery in Milan, Circle Culture Gallery in Berlin and the Kunstraum Schattendorf. Rosa, who graduated from the Akademie der bildenden Künste in 2012, where he studied under fellow painter Daniel Richter, is also known for enlivening the artistic community of Vienna, where he lives and works part-time, with curatorial projects, events and screenings. After participating in the "2014 Artists To Watch" exhibition at The M Building in Miami, he will take part in show in 2014 at DUVE Berlin, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin and Isbrytaren / Carl Kostyál in Stockholm. Ibid will also take his work to several art fairs, including The Armory Show, Art Basel in Hong Kong and Art Los Angeles Contemporary.