Cristian Segura (Argentina, 1976) is a National Drawing Teacher. He was appointed director of the Tandil Fine Arts Museum at the age of 23 and received the Hugo Parpagnoli Prize for "Museum of the Year" in 2001 from the Argentinean Association of Art Critics. The experience of dealing with the diverse issues involved in running a museum, led to the development of his own art exploring these same sorts of concerns. He works in various media, including photography, installation and video, as well as interaction and dialogue with other disciplines. Among his notable recent solo shows are: Um patrimônio protegido, Galería Baro, São Paulo, Brazil (2011); Cirugía de Urgencia, Centro Cultural de España en Buenos Aires, Argentina (2011) and Argentina en Focus: Visualizando el Concepto — Cristian Segura/Sergio Vega, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington DC (2010). And group shows including: the 11th Havana Biennial, Cuba (2012), the 6th Biennial of VentoSul, Curitiba, Brazil (2011) and the Trienal de Chile (2009). He has received residency grants from the Hangar, Barcelona, Spain (2008); Batiscafo, Havana, Cuba (2008) and El Basilisco, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2006). He participated in the programs Intercampos (2005) and Tec-en-arte (2009) of the Espacio Fundación Telefónica. He has won important national and international awards. In 2012, the UDESC - Universidad de Santa Catarina, Brasil, published the volume Cristian Segura e a poética do coeficiente (228 pages). The Spanish magazine art.es international~contemporary~art (http://www.art-es.es/proyectos/proyecto_43.pdf ) dedicated the cover and 20 pages to his work (#52).
His work can be found in the collections of the Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, México City.; Museo Juan B.Castagnino+Macro, Rosario; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Bahía Blanca; Fundación OSDE; Museo del Barro, Paraguay; and the Centro de Documentación Centro Cultural La Moneda, Chile, among others. He has been guest curator at the Fundación arteBA and the Dirección de Artes Visuales de la Nación Argentina.
He lives and works in Tandil, Provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina.