Cristiana Depedrini was born in Milan in 1976.

In 2002 she received her BFA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Brera Milan where she re-enrolled two years later. In 2005 she received a year scholarship for an Overseas Exchange Programme at UCLA, University of Los Angeles. Back in Italy she started showing her artworks in collective and personal exhibitions.  In 2006 she was among the finalists at “Premio Italian Factory” a contest for contemporary Italian painting, where she won the Jury Prize. In 2007 she had her first solo show “Rain Dogs”, at Obraz Gallery in Milan. The same year she was a finalist in the International Art contest “Celeste Prize” (Rome) and her second solo exhibition – “Cro-matica” – opened in Rome at B>Gallery. In 2009 she showed works from the series “Laundry day” at 255 Canal in her first solo show in New York and in 2011 she was awarded a grant by the Brooklyn Art Council for the series “Invisible cities/Le mie”. She lives and works between Milan and NY.


Personal Exhibitions

“Generazioni a colloquio” - Museo della Permanente (Milano)
October 2016

“Laundry day” - 255 Canal (New York)

CROmatica” – B>Gallery (Roma)
2/29/2008 – 3/20/2008

Rain Dogs” – Galleria Obraz (Milano)
1/17/2007 – 2/24/2007


Group Exhibitions/Art contest 

2008-2018 – Un Compleanno Importante” - Gli Eroici Furori Arte Contemporanea, Via Melzo 30 (Milano) 06/18/2018

“PAYDAY PARTY”- TWO The Work Office, 156 Williams street (New York)
4/23 – 5/6/2010

Step 09 “Music, Performance and Art gallery – East End Studios (Milano)
October 2009

“Un certain regard” - Rosso20sette Arte contemporanea (Roma)
5/21/2009 – 7/11/2009

“E’ li che ti posso incontrare” - Libreria Archivi del ‘900 (Milano)
April 2009

“Femminile plurale” – Franca Pezzoli Arte Contemporanea (Bergamo)
2/28/2009 – 3/23/2009

Dei bambini non si sa niente” – Eventinove Artecontemporanea (Borgomanero -No) 11/29/2008 – 1/10/2009

Next Big Thing” – Associazione Contemporaneamente (MIlano)
6/10/2008 – 7/13/2008

Segni” – Galleria Endemica(Roma)
12/15/2007 – 2/15/2008

Premio Celeste ” – Finalist at Premio Celeste contemporary art contest
December 2007

Premio Profilo Arte
Finalist Museo Della Permanente (Milano)

Segni– viaggio nel disegno contemporaneo
Galleria S.Lorenzo (Milano)
10/18/2007 – 11/18/2007

Lo stato dell’arte nel 2007” – Galleria Obraz (Milano)

Pause Figurative” –  B>Gallery(Roma)
7/4/2007 – 9/6/2007

Ionization” – Nextam Partners,
Galleria Obraz (Milano)

Album dei ricordi” – Galleria Pittura Italiana (Milano)
11/29/2006 – 1/27/2007

Premio Italian Factory” – La Casa Del Pane (Milano)
June-July 2006
Third party prize from the Jury

Salon I” – Museo Della Permanente (Milano)



BAC –DCA grant for the project INVISIBLE CITIES/ Le mie – 2011

NYSCA –DCA grant for the project INVISIBLE CITIES/ Le mie – 2011

UCLA – University of California, Los Angeles, CA

One year of training  – January/December 2005


Erasmus – 6 months – January/June 1999