Christina Mackie (b. 1956)

 

Born in Oxford 1956, Christina Mackie is best known for her multi-layered sculptural installations, using a wide variety of sources and materials ranging from biomedical data and geological field-research to watercolour techniques and artisanal sculptural processes.

Mackie holds a degree from Central St Martins College of Art and Design, London. Recent solo exhibitions were shown at Nottingham Castle Museum; Chisenhale Gallery, London; Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen and Sculpture Court, Tate Britain. The artist won the Becks Future Prize in 2005 and received the Arts Council Oxford-Melbourne Fellowship in 2010. Mackie lives and works in London. 

 

The Dies, 2008 

Plywood, steel, chalk, plaster, watercolour, plastic
1400 x 5000 x 250 mm