Christian Halford is a contemporary artist living and working in Queensland, Australia.
'Painting is a language of life and a reaction to experience. It allows me to take risks, trust intuition and feel excitement. I paint in an expressive way that captures the feeling of my subject. The tactile nature of paint is also an important part of my work. Its process wrestles the analogy between reality and abstraction to find vitality. Between the dialog of under painting and over painting I am interested in creating works that ignite deeper complexities.'
Bachelor of Fine Art / Queensland College of Art - Griffith University / 2004
Solo Exhibition / Glimpse - Tweed Regional Gallery NSW 2015
Solo Exhibition 'Moments' Pushkinskaya St Petersburg Russia 2013
Finalist Northern Rivers Portrait Prize / Lismore Regional Art Gallery 2013
Monster Children Gallery Sydney / The Happy Tree Group Show 2010
Conrad Jupiter Prize Finalist / Gold Coast City Art Gallery 2001 & 2003
QCA Graduate Show / Gold Coast City Art Gallery 2003