Christopher Saliba

Christopher Saliba holds degrees in Art from the University of Malta and the Accademia di Belle Arti "Pietro Vannucci" in Perugia, Italy.
The artist had his artworks exhibited in the Louvre Museum in Paris and in several European galleries. His paintings are found in numerous private and public collections across Europe, Japan, Canada and the United States as well as in permanent collections of important art institutions: Accademia di Belle Arti, “Pietro Vannucci”, in Perugia; the St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity and the Museum of Fine Arts in Valletta, Malta.
Main areas of specialisation: abstract painting, sculpture and etching.

Education and Artistic Experience

- Degree in Art, University of Malta
- Degree in Art, Accademia di Belle Arti "Pietro Vannucci", Perugia, Italy

 

Solo Exhibitions

2012 - Places Revisited, Chetcuti Cauchi, Valletta
2011 - Lux Aeterna - Sul Viaggio della Luce, Galleria di Villa Niscemi, Palermo
2010 - Introspections, the Auberge d'Italie, Valletta
2009 - Formations, The Citadel Arts Centre, Victoria, Gozo
2008 - Defining Confines, Le Meridien, St.Julians
2007 - Roots of an Island, The National Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta
2006 - Of Time and Timelessness, St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valletta

Group Exhibitions

2016 - Eternal Colours, National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History, Chisinau
2016 - Summer Art @  The Domain, Manama, Bahrain
2015 - Places (in collaboration with Paul Stellini), Banca Giuratale, Victoria, Gozo
2014 - Selfie: an exhibition of self-portraits, Studio 104, Valletta
2011 - 10th National Art Competition & Exhibition, Palazzo de La Salle, Valletta
2009 - Les Grands Maitres de Demain, Carrousel du Louvre, Paris
2008 - Selection D.O.C., Victoria, Gozo
2008 - Itinera 2: collective exhibition by artists who studied in Italy, Italian Cultural Institute, Valletta
2007 - Tribute to Malta, Centre Culturel Christiane Peugeot, Paris
2007 - 30 Years of Art in Malta, Intercontinental, St. Julian's
2007 - Malta International (105 nations) Art Biennale, Mediterranean Conference Centre, Valletta
2003 - Malta Day, St. Columba's Church Hall, Pont Street, London
2001 - Gener-azioni, Accademia di Belle Arti, Pietro Vannucci, Perugia
2001 - Estasi, Galleria Fabbricato d'Italia, Perugia
2000 - Caratteri della Memoria , Parco Santa Margherita, Perugia
1999 - Caratteri 1999, Sant' Andrea d'Agliano, Perugia
1998 - Pruriti, L'Atelier, Via dell' Aquila, Perugia

 

Awards

2007 Malta International Biennale Award
10th National Art Competition & Exhibition Award

 

Artworks in Public Collections

Accademia di Belle Arti, “Pietro Vannucci”, Perugia, Italy
St. James Cavalier Centre for Creativity and the Museum of Fine Arts, Valletta, Malta.