Christina Quarles (b. 1985, Chicago, Illinois) works in the El Sereno neighborhood of Los Angeles. She received her BA in studio arts and philosophy from Hampshire College, Amherst, in 2007, and MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University, in 2016. Forthcoming exhibitions include: University of California, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (2018) and Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco (2018). Her work has been exhibited at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2017); Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (2017); David Castillo Gallery, Miami (2017); Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles (2017); LA><ART, Los Angeles (2017); Rubell Family Collection, Miami (2017); and Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena (2016). She is a recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant (2017) and J. Paul Getty Foundation Grant (2006, 2005) and has completed residencies at Fountainhead (2017) and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2016).
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