Where to find a street art artist in Portugal? On the surf! Christian Gold, arty surfing soul.
Updated: Sep 2, 2021
Christián Gold studied at the art atelier of Graphic Design at the Art Faculty of the University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Aussig, in the Czech Republic. From the very beginning he was fascinated by Polish Poster, Gold has already exhibited his posters in Warsaw, Prague, Aussig, as well in Serbia, and Mexico City between another contemporary Polish Poster artists. His first exhibition on Madeira island was in August, 2017. Since then, he has been exclusively presented in Portugal at Art Center Caravel, one of the biggest contemporary art gallery on Madeira island.
Gold specifically chose the medium of wood for his collection for Madeira island landscapes paintings on wood a nod to local traditions. Also, as part of an experiment - how to make the medium of contemporary graphic design more attractive and accessible to clients used to the environment of the contemporary art gallery, which works with young emerging artists.
You can see his «Portuguese» serigraphy collection here
Serigraphy series with "Madeira Landscapes", available on request