Biography of Christian Thompson

Christian Thompson (Bidjara)

Born 1978, Gawler, South Australia.

Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Christian Thompson is a contemporary artist. He has presented his photographs, videos and performance works in numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent group exhibitions include ‘Andy and OZ: Parallel Visions’, Andy Warhol Museum USA. ‘Workin Down Under’, Wood Street Galleries, USA. ‘Brilliance’, Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands. ‘This Crazy Love’, Linden Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne. ‘Culture Warriors’, National Indigenous Art Triennial, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. ‘Raised by Wolves’, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth and ‘Gertrude Studio Artists Show’, Gertrude Street Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne. He was a studio artist at Gertrude Street Contemporary Art Spaces 2006–2008, Melbourne. He is currently undertaking a residence program at DasArts Advanced Studies for Performing Arts, Amsterdam and a residency and public art project with the Centre for Future Art Research at Arizona State University, Arizona, USA.

Thompson’s work is held in many public and private collections in Australia and overseas including:

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Peter Klein Collection, Eberdingen, Germany
Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Australia
Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Myer Collection, Melbourne, Australia
City of Melbourne Collection, Melbourne, Australia
Private Collections

Christian Thompson is represented by Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi.