Photo: Gilles Bassignac 


Christiane Pooley (b. 1983 in Araucanía, Chile) is a Chilean artist currently based in Paris.

She is the recipient of awards and residencies, including Adagp Grant for first monograph, France; Artist in Residence, Plataforma Atacama, Chile; Artist in Residence, KinoKino, Sandness, Norway; Artist in Residence, Camac, France; 100 Young Leaders for 2009, El Mercurio, Chile and the Unesco Aschberg Bursaries for Artists.

Pooley studied Fine Arts at Chelsea College of Art, London and at Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago and was part of the Internship Program at the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice.

Her work is part of collections such as the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, USA; Colección Inelcom, Madrid, Spain; University of the Arts Collection, London, UK and Fundación Engel, Santiago, Chile, among others.



Solo exhibitions

2021   Gallery 38, Tokyo (forthcoming)
2021    The Need for Roots, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (forthcoming)
2019    La Primera Piedra, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago
2018    Landscapes Beneath, Bendana Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris
2016    La forêt est là et me regarde, Bendana Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris
2015    Los bordes del mundo, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago
2015    Promised Lands, Sandnes Kunstforening, Sandnes, Norway
2013    On Belief, solo project curated by Alexia Tala, SUMMA Fair, Madrid
2010    Atrapados en lo desconocido, Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago
2008    I Also Ask Myself, New Galerie de France, Paris

Selected group exhibitions
 
2020    Salón de Pintura, Matucana 100, Santiago
2020    Gallery Show, Gallery 38, Tokyo
2020    All the Days and Nights, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London
2020    United We Rise, Bendana Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris
2019    The World Without Us, APT Gallery, London
2018    Gallery Show, Gallery 38, Tokyo
2018    …avec elles, Galerie de France, Paris
2018    Drawing Now, Bendana Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris
2016    The Marmite Prize for Painting V, Block 336, London. Traveled to: Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
2014    A Invenção da Praia, curated by Paula Alzugaray, Paço das Artes, São Paulo
2014    Künstlerliaison, curated by Maria Inés Plaza, Munikat Projekte, Munich
2014    Sub 30, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Quinta Normal, Santiago
2012    Inside Out, curated by Anna Wondrak, Galerie Esther Donatz, Munich  [two-person exhibition]
2011    Group Show, Hewer Street Studios, London
2007    The Hamsterwheel, Arsenale di Venezia, Venice
2006    Growbag, Mile End Art Pavilion, London
2006    I’ll Show You Mine, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
2006    Xhibit 06, The Arts Gallery, London
2006    Zenith 06, Nomoregrey Gallery, London
2003    Conjunta II, Antiguo Hospital San José, Santiago



Selected publications

2019    La Primera Piedra. Text by Kati Lincopil and César Gabler. Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago (solo exh.cat.)
2018    Christiane Pooley: Paintings 2008-2018. Texts by Marie Maertens and Laura Morrison. Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago and Bendana Pinel Art Contemporain, Paris (monograph)
2018    Drawing Now 2018. Drawing Now Editions, Paris (exh.cat.)
2016    Marmite Prize for Painting. Foreword by Marcus Cope. Susak Press Editions, London (exh.cat.)
2015    Los Bordes del Mundo. Text by Laura Morrison. Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago (solo exh.cat.)
 2015    Pintura Chilena Contemporánea. Texts by Carlos Ampuero, Patricia Novoa and Francisco Schwember. Ediciones UC, Santiago (book)
2014    Sub 30 Pintura Joven en Chile. Texts by Nadinne Canto, Víctor Díaz Sarret and Carolina Castro. Ediciones C, Santiago (exh.cat.)
2014    A Invenção da Praia. Text by Paula Alzugaray. Paço das Artes, São Paulo (exh. pub.)
2010    Atrapados en lo Desconocido. Text by Niels Labuzan. Galería Patricia Ready, Santiago (solo exh.cat.)
2008    Christiane Pooley: I also ask myself. Text by Corentin Hamel. New Galerie de France, Paris (solo exh.cat.)
2006    Xhibit 06. The Arts Gallery, London (exh.cat.)