"Cristina brings life into her work and each creation constitutes
a story that reflects the strength of the experience that inspired
it. She lives, absorbs and magnifies her daily life with an intensity
that is natural to her and which resurfaces at the instant she creates
it. She makes us dream and often smile through her title that in
one or two words tells us a story about each painting."
Vinca Bigo, Paris 1999.
If Rodriguez is alert to the universality of certain key experiences,
this may have something to do with her background. Born in Colombia,
she studied art at the University of the Andes in Bogota, holding
her first show there in 1987; in 1989 she left for London, where
in 1991 she received an MA from the Slade School of Fine Arts.
Both private and corporate collectors in the UK and abroad collect
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