Cristina Banban

b. 1987, Barcelona, Spain
Lives and works in London, UK

EDUCATION
2010–2006 BA, Fine Arts, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

AWARDS
2016 Hackney WickEd Art Prize Winner

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016
Solo Exhibition Pounds for Bread, Unit G Gallery, London, UK
20+20, Sala d'Art Torre Muntadas, Barcelona, Spain
DIY Art Market. Copeland Gallery, London, UK
Solo Exhibition There isn’t Milk for the Tea, Hackney Picturehouse, London, UK
RCA Secret Dubai. Dubai Art Fair and Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2015
Solo Exhibition Portraits. The Gallery Cafe, London, UK
The London Illustration Fair, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London, UK
Solo Exhibition Portraits. Belli Fuori, London, UK


PRESS
2016
Jeff Hamada "Artist Spotlight: Cristina BanBan", Boooom, December 16
“Under the Radar: Cristina BanBan, Xi Zhang, Max Gomes”, ArtSlant, May 30
Laura Snoad, “Illustrator Cristina BanBan intertwines the eccentricities of London life with memories of her native Spain”, It’s Nice That, May 19
Rosanna Durham, “Once an illustrator, always a painter”, Oh Comely, issue 29,
p. 73-74, February 16

2015
Tom Banks, “5 emerging illustrators to look out for”, Design Week, November 15