About

Cristina Ingbritsen (Tattooed Blonde Punk), is a Melbourne, Australia based artist. Cristina is currently in her final year (2017) of completing a Bachelor of design arts course, majoring in visual arts with the sub-major of filmmaking and photography, at the Australian Academy of Design.

Cristina commonly works in graphite, coloured pencil, water colour paint, acrylic paint and book binding. However, she enjoys experimenting and learning about new mediums. Common themes that appear in Cristina’s work include, music, movies, pop culture, mythology, fantasy and horror. Cristina’s works commonly take on a realism and literate appearance however she has recently experimented with abstract expressionism.

Cristina is heavily influenced by the themes above and the works of Andy Warhol, Vincent Van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Mick Rock, Bob Gruen, only to name a few. She is also influenced by her favourite person, Deborah Harry, and her other idols including, Alice Cooper, Bruce Springsteen, Angela Lansbury, Alan Rickman and Lucille Ball.

Exhibitions:

-The Odditorium, Group exhibit, 2015, featured artist

-Distracting Narcissus, Group exhibit, 2016, featured artist and catalogue designer

-Australian Academy of Design, one night filmmaking exhibit, Group exhibit, 2016, featured artist

Cristina has also completed commissioned works (both for private and public displays) since 2014-present. Cristina’s future career goals include solo exhibitions and becoming a secondary/high school art teacher.

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