Cristina Barrera is a Spanish painter. In 1981 he began his studies of Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid and continued at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Cuenca where he graduated.
In 1990 he created the art text publishing house + -491 together with his partners from the artistic screen printing workshop El Elefante Rojo. Over the years he has held numerous individual and group exhibitions and his work is exhibited in various editions of the ARCO Art Fair with the Moriarty gallery.
He has lived in Madrid, Tokyo, Paris, Barcelona, Lanzarote and Lisbon. In 2004 he moved with his daughter to a 19th century country house in a small town in Guadalajara, where he set up his painting studio. In 2014, in parallel with his artistic work, he developed the project of transforming part of the house into a rural hotel, La Casa Gavira. Currently he lives and works between Madrid and Guadalajara.
- “Menorca en azul”, wax crayon on canvas, 2018.