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Born in 1986 in Madrid, Spain, Cristina Garrido is a visual artist based in Madrid. She pursued her studies in Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid (2004-2009) and Camberwell College of Arts (2007-2008), subsequently earning an MA in Fine Art from Wimbledon College of Art (2010-2011) with the Fundació “la Caixa” Grant for Postgraduate studies in Great Britain.

Garrido's artistic projects have been recognized with several awards, including the Generación 2015 Proyectos de Arte Fundación Montemadrid Prize (2015), the Fundación Botín Visual Arts Grant (2017-2018), and the ARCO Award for young artists (2018). Her works have been featured in international exhibitions, showcasing at venues such as Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden in Dresden, The British Museum in London, On Curating Project Space in Zürich, Centro Botín in Santander, Museo Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo in Móstoles/Madrid, Fundación DIDAC in Santiago de Compostela, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC) in Seville, CASS Sculpture Foundation in West Sussex, Centrale for Contemporary Art in Brussels, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia - EKKM in Tallinn, CentroCentro in Madrid, l´ISELP - institut supérieur pour l’étude du langage plastique in Brussels, MAC Birmingham in Birmingham, Espacio Odeón in Bogotá, Fundación Luís Soane in A Coruña, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol in Innsbruck, SESC Sorocaba in Sorocaba/Sâo Paulo, La Casa Encendida in Madrid, Lugar a Dudas in Cali, Spike Island in Bristol, Matadero in Madrid, and AKV St. Joost in Den Bosch, among other venues.

She has actively participated in seminars and lectures hosted by international institutions like The Photographers Gallery in London, Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, MoBY Museums of Bat Yam in Bat Yam, or La Triennale di Milano in Milano, and her artistic contributions have been acquired by collections such as MACBA in Barcelona, Museo Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo - CA2M in Móstoles, The British Museum in London, TBA21, and Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden in Dresden, among several others.