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CURRICULUM VITAE

Cristina Celestini

Rome, Italy 1962

celerrissima@googlemail.com


Education: 

Rome University, Modern Languages MA, 1986

Part time Foundation degree, Birmingham School of Art, Bournville Campus (unfinished)1999

Royal Drawing School Postgraduate course (ODDY)


Group and Solo Exhibitions:

2024

Open exhibition Pastel Society at Mall Galleries London, 

2023

SGFA group exhibition the Gallery at Holt

Royal West of England Academy Juried exhibition 

Well Art Contemporary, Wells Cathedral 

Juried Exhibition "Drawing paper Show" at Bridewell Studios, Liverpool 

Open Exhibition pastel Society at mall Galleries, London

Open exhibition Society of Women Artists at mall Galleries, London

Group exhibition with Studio22 and The Royal Drawing School at the Gallery at Green and Stone

Open Exhibition Society of Graphic and Fine art at Mall Galleries London

2022

Completed Royal Drawing School Postgraduate Course

Shortlisted for the ING Discerning Eye Drawing Bursary

Participant in Sky Art Portrait Artist of the Year

Open Exhibition, Leamington SPA Museum and Art Gallery

Frontier art fair with the Studio_22 Artist Cooperative

Summer show at The Gallery at Green and Stone, London

Open Exhibition Pastel Society at Mall Gallery London

Open Exhibition Society of Fine and Graphic Art at Mall Gallery London 

West Midlands Open Exhibition at New Art Gallery Walsall

‘Twenty Twenty’ permanent collection exhibited at the New Art Gallery Walsall

2021

ING Discerning eye Exhibition, Mall galleries London

Open exhibition Society Colour Pencil UK, OXO tower London.

Open exhibition Society of Women Artists - On line

Drawing acquired by the New Art Gallery Walsall for their permanent collection

Open exhibition Society of Graphic Fine Art at Mall galleries

Open exhibition Pastel Society at Mall Galleries London, 

Call to Artists IKON Gallery, Birmingham

2020

Elected Associate member at Society of Graphic Fine Art

Prize exhibition Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Open exhibition Society of Women Artists - On line

Open exhibition Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Selected for Open Exhibition Society of Graphic Fine Art at Mall Galleries London

(Exhibition cancelled due to Covid-19)

2019 

Open Exhibition Society of Graphic Fine Art. Mernier Gallery London

Open exhibition Society of Women Artists Mall Gallery London

Open Exhibition Bath Society of Artists, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

Solo exhibition ground floor at Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham

Open Exhibition, Leamington SPA Art Gallery and Museum, Leamington. Judges’ commendation

Open Exhibition, Pastel Society, Mall Gallery, London

Open Exhibition, The Herbert, Coventry Museum and Art Gallery, Coventry

Open Exhibition, Rugby Museum and Art Gallery, Rugby

2018 

Elected full member of Royal Birmingham Society of Artists

Selected Exhibitions

Birmingham Circle Art Society, Birmingham. President Prize winner

Open Exhibition Society of Graphic Fine Art, Mernier Gallery, London

157th Open Exhibition Society of Women Artists Mall Gallery, London

Project “Romeo and Juliet”, Artist Workhouse Gallery, Studley. Collaboration Poetry and visual arts

Open Exhibition Broadway Art Festival, Little Buckland Gallery, Broadway. Highly Commended by John Akroyd RA

Open Exhibition Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham

2017- 2016 Selected Exhibitions

Group exhibition, Rye Gallery, Rye

Group Exhibition, Artist Workhouse Gallery, Studley. Featured artist
Portrait Prize Exhibition, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham 

Coventry OPEN at the Herbert Gallery, Coventry Museum and Art Gallery, Coventry. Visitors’ choice


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