Meet Cristiana


Cristiana Brusco is an Italian-Argentinian passionate artist living in san Diego, CA since 2012, an active board member of The Southwestern Artists Association and a member of the Spanish Village Art Center in Balboa Park.

She started painting with oils when she moved from Italy to the States. She took art classes, learned from other artists, workshops, books, videos and experimentation over the years.

Inspired by the beauty of San Diego nature, she paints mostly abstract contemporary landscapes and seascapes. She works primarily in oils usually applying paint over several painting sessions, building up layers of color and detail. She uses brushes and palette knife to  create the last layer of texture and 3D effect. Her work is mostly characterized by her bold, splashy use of color.

Her work has been displayed in Italy in the “56 Roma Art Festival” in Piazza Della Repubblica, in the gallery “Area Contesa” and the “Tornatora Art Gallery”.
She participated in a numerous art festivals in San Diego, like ArtWalk in little Italy and Liberty Station, and Exhibition of Fine Art in the San Diego County Fair. She was also at the Studio Door annual show “50 To Watch”.

Find her artwork displayed at the Studio #23 and #16b in Spanish Village Art center, Balboa Park.