Cristina Gamon creates her swirling, ethereal abstract landscapes Gamón uses a mixed media process which involves pouring various viscosities of acrylic paint while incorporating raw pigment over sheets of laser cut plexiglass. These sheets are then affixed to traditional wooden stretcher bars which can be seen through the artworks surface and provide additional structural support to the painted plexiglass sheets.
Cristina Gamón received her Masters Degree in Fine Arts from the Faculty of San Carlos, Valencia. In 2011 she was awarded at the Gold Medal for the BMW National Painting First Prize by H. M. Queen Sofía and remains the youngest artist to receive this award. She currently lives and works in Madrid and recently completed residenceis in Manila, the Norwegian Arctic territory, and the College d’Espagne in Paris. Among her most recent prizes are the Aid for Visual Art Creation from Community of Madrid, the Valdepeñas Acquisition Prize for Plastic Arts, and the Reina Sofía Prize for Painting and Sculpture.