Her work, transits between sculpture and drawing, going through photography and video. The concerns about nature are one of the most constant worries in her work.
www.cristinataide.com Lives and works in Lisbon. She is graduated in fine arts at Lisbon Fine Art School (Sculpture) and she attended Design Studies in the same art school. Head of the Sculpture and Design’s department in MadeIn, a Portuguese marble production company, between 1987 and 1996, working there with artists as Anish Kapoor, Michelangelo Pistolleto, Keit Sonnier, Matt Mullican. Invited teacher in Lusofona University, Lisbon between 1997 a 2012.Her work, most of the time is done during the artist’s traveling, transits between sculpture and drawing, going through photography and video.Represented in the following collections as: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Collection, Lisbon; Culturgest, Caixa Geral de Depósitos Collection, Lisbon; Novo Banco Collection, Lisbon; António Cachola Collection, Elvas; Carmona e Costa Foundation, Lisbon; PLMJ Foundation, Lisbon; City Museum Collection, Lisbon; Unión Fenosa Museum, La Coruña, Spain; Afro Brasilien Museum Collection, São Paulo; Centre d’Art Contemporain d’Essaouira Collection, Maroc; Maison de l’Art Contemporain Asilah Collection, Maroc.Cristina Ataide has enrolled in different artistic residencies, for example: Ethiopia Walkscapes, Hangar Residence, 2017; Winter Workspace Program, Glyndor Gallery Wave Hill, NYC, USA, 2014; VERFLIXT UND ZUGENAHT, Wittenberge, Germany. Solo exhibitions (selected)2018 Una Arruga en el Aire, Fundacion Tres Culturas, Sevilha; Geografias Errantes (vistas) de dentro para fora, com Shirley Paes Leme (curadoria de Fátima Lambert) Palácio das Artes, Porto; Através da Paisagem (curadoria Douglas de Freitas), Andrea Rehder Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, SPArtes com Andrea Rehder e Galeria Ybakatu, São Paulo2017- VOLTAR DE VEZ EM QUANDO / BACK IN FROM TIME TO TIME, Travessa da Ermida, Lisbon; ORIENTIEREN with Bragdon, Petrou and Jansen, Kunsttempel, Kassel |DE. 2016- UNDER ALL OF THIS, Galeria Belo-Galsterer, Lisbon; ET PUIS LE CHEMIN with Isabelle Dubrul, Tour Bidouane, Saint Malo|FR; ATÉ AO ABRAÇO, Galeria Virgilio, São Paulo | BR; NA PALMA DA MÃO, Galeria Ybakatu, Curitiba | BR; 2015- Ser Linha Ser/ A Line Being a Line , Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon; TIME AND WEATHER in The Shed Space Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA;PERCURSOS EM DERIVA, Paço das Artes, São Paulo |BR; 2014- Wave Hill Winter Workspace Program, Bronx, New York; VERFLIXT UND ZUGENAHT, der fall Wittenberg, Veritas Factory, Wittenberg (GR), PE 15, An Integrated Journey with Art, Recife (BR), ESPERANDO QUE NIEVE, Centro de Arte de Alcobendas, Madrid |ES; 2013 - DESLOCAMENTO(S), with Isaque Pinheiro, Cultural Center Fiep, Curitiba |BR; 2012- ITINERÁRIO DA MENTE PARA A LUZ (d’aprés São Boaventura) with José Rufino, S. Bento Monastery, São Paulo |BR; LA MONTAÑA MÁGICA/ DER ZAUBERBERG, Magda Bellotti Gallery, Madrid; LAR, DOCE LAR…/ Home Swith Home… site-specific, Carpe Diem, Arte e Pesquisa, Lisbon…