Available Works

Biography

Cristóbal Schmal (b.1977, Chile) is a visual artist whose latest collage series are inspired by his roots, tracing lines across varying ancient Andean cultures as Inca dynasty, Tihuanaco and Aymaras. Cristóbal explores through his practice their concept of time, life and death,  reinterpreting signs and rituals of faith, forces of nature, fragility of human life and to death. Cristóbal lives and works in Otzberg, Germany.

Education

BA, Valparaiso University, 1995-2000

Press

2019, Cristóbal Schmal cuts and pastes ancient Andean stories into his colourful collages, It's Nice That

2016, Berlin-based Cristóbal Schmal’s naive illustrations are an intriguing mix, It's Nice That

2013, Cracking editorial illustration from Berlin's Cristóbal Schmal, It's Nice That

2013, Cristóbal Schmal, Illustrators Illustrated

2010, Nomono Illustration, Grain Edit

Exhibitions

2020, Sarmede, Le Immagini della Fantasia, Sermede, Italy (Group)
2019, Fabullage Palo Santo Collage Illustrations, Senhora Presidenta Gallery, Porto, Portugal (Group)
2018, Fabullage Palo Santo Collage Illustrations, Löwen Haus Gallery, Gerswalde, Germany (Group)
2017, Atacama Illustrations, Bologna Children Book Fair, Bologna, Italy (Group)
2017, Três ao Cubo, Imaginary Geography, Lisbon, Portugal (Group)
2011, Ein Haus für immer, Neonchocolate Gallery, Berlin, Germany (Group)
2011, Wie das Leben so Spielt, Neurotitan Gallery, Berlin, Germany (Group)
2009, Code Berlin Poster Contest, Inpolis, Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin, Germany (Group)
2009, Story Motel Zine, Owl & Lion Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (Group)
2008, Nomono Illustrations and Paintings, Baum Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (Solo)