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Curriculum Vitae

Christina Sporrong

spitfireforge.com

Born in Stockholm, Sweden 1969

Education

1992 Parson School of Design, New York City   BFA
1990 Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island
1988 American School of Paris, France

Fluent in Swedish, German and French

Exhibitions/ Performances

2016 Taos Fall Arts Festival, Taos, NM
2016 SWARM at Meow Wolf, Santa Fe, NM
2015 TaranTula, Meow Wolf, Santa Fe, NM
2015 TaranTula at Art Outside, Austin, Texas
2015 TaranTula, Voodoo Arts & Music Festival, New Orleans, LA
2015 TaranTula, The Paseo, Taos, NM
2014 Caged Pulse Jets, Glastonbury Festival, UK
2014 Caged Pulse Jets,  The Paseo, Taos, NM
2013 Caged Pulse Jets, Maker Faire, San Mateo, CA
2012 Machine Wilderness & Taking Flight Exhibit, Harwood Museum, NM
2012 International Symposium for Electronic Arts 2012, NM
2012 Taos Contemporary, Center of Visual Art, Denver, Co
2012 Paint For Peaks Exhibit, Taos Ski Valley, NM
2011 The Heron Project at Voodoo Festival, New Orleans, LA
2011 Caged Pulse Jets Rev2, Honorarium Sculpture, Burning Man Festival
2010 Pecha Kucha, The Art of Making Large Scale Sculpture, Taos, NM
2010 The Art of Christian Ristow and Christina Sporrong, Encore Gallery
2010 The Heron Project at Chalk the Block Street Arts Fair, El Paso, Tx
2010 Caged Pulse Jets, Honorarium Sculpture, Burning Man Festival
2010 The Sacred Feminine Exhibit, FaFa’s Gallery, Taos, NM
2009 The Heron Project, Honorarium Sculpture , Burning Man Festival
2009 Re Make It, Santa Fe, NM exhibit of various kinetic sculptures
2009 The Heron Project Debut, Taos, NM
2008  “Amortec II”  Aerial Cabaret, Penasco Theatre, NM
2007  Propulsion, Taos Center for the Arts Stables Gallery, Taos, NM
2007  The Junction Project, Taos Junction Bridge, NM
2006  Frankenstein Theory and Robotics,
BOCA/Blasthaus, San Francisco, CA
2006  “Amortec “ Device Art 2.006  Zagreb, Croatia
2006  Device Art 2.006 Galzenica Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia
2005  Women Do Iron Aztec, NM
2005  “Nine Beating Hearts” LA Arts Fest, Los Angeles, CA
2004  Circus Luminous, Lensic Performing Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2004  Shidoni Gallery Tesuque, NM
2004  En Celebracion De Muerte, Historic Martinez Hacienda, Taos, NM
2003  Act Against War & Empire, All Points Gallery, Taos, NM
2003  Circus Luminous, Lensic Performing Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2002  Bridging the Gap between Art and Craft, TCA Stables Gallery, NM
2001  Benefit Art Exhibit Taos Talking Pictures, Taos, NM
2001  The Bike Rodeo at the Rodeo Grounds, Taos, NM
1999  Paramount Open Acts, Wise Fool NM, Santa Fe, NM
1998  The Fire Opera at Stagecoach Hotsprings, Taos, NM
1998  Group Show, The Bean, Taos, NM
1996  Group Show Seattle Arts Center, Seattle, WA
1995  Group Show One Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
1995  Masquerade Exhibit, Weathered Wall, Seattle, WA
1994  Group of Nine, 311 Arts Center, Seattle, WA
1993  One Woman Show, Puss Puss Café, Seattle, WA
1993  Collage Exhibition Sit and Spin, Seattle, WA
1993 ¡Tchkung! Installation, Orpheum Records, Seattle, WA

Functional Art Exhibits

1998-2006
Shidoni  Foundry & Gallery, Tesuque, NM
Lo Fino Design & Gallery, Taos, NM
All Points Gallery, Taos, NM
William Hawley Design, Taos, NM
Country Furnishings of Taos, NM
The Dragonfly Café, Taos, NM
FX 18  Taos, NM

Featured Press/Selected Publications

Remarkable Women of Taos, Taos.org
The Taos News The Year in Review January 2012
El Paso Times, October 2010
The Taos News, Tempo, October 2010
Santa Fe New Mexican, August 2010
The Taos News, August 2009
Artisode 1.10 by Erin Hudson for KNME/PBS TV
From Fire to Form, Mathew S. Clarke
The Taos News, April 2009
Santa Fe New Mexican, August 2009
Journal Santa Fe, August 2009
Albuquerque Journal, August 2009
The Taos News, Tempo August 2008
The Taos News, Tempo November 2007
The Anvils Ring, Summer 2006
The Durango Herald, “Arts and Entertainment” 2005
Hammers Blow, Fall 2005
The Anvils Ring, Summer 2004 issue
Pounders Press, May 2004
Welding Journal, November 2003 issue
The Taos News, June 2001
Alternatives Magazine, Winter 2001 issue #16
The Taos News, Tempo May 2000

Organizations

ISEA 2012
Dorkbot New Mexico
IATSE Local 480
ABANA (Artist Blacksmith Association of North America)
SWABA (Southwest Artist Blacksmith Association)
Wise Fool New Mexico, Associate Member