Cristina de Miguel

November 5 – 18  2021

Your name

Cristina de Miguel

Your current location

Brooklyn

Your favorite pastime

Googling sneakers.

Something you like

Surfing

Something you dislike

When in an airport line the person behind me gets too close and slightly touches my backpack.

Your defining characteristic

Adventurous

What would someone close to you say your defining characteristic is

That I'm wild.

Your favorite artist

Julian Schnabel

Favorite word or phrase

Oh really?!

What aspect of your work is most important to you

The energy of my body making a fearless mark.

Who do you admire the most and why

My partner, Beth, because of her integrity and kindness.

Your worst habit

Biting my cheek.

The first thing you think of in the morning

Ten more minutes.

What have you always wanted to do and have not done

Make really large paintings using a paint-filled fire extinguisher.

Your best decision

Moving to NY.

Your worst decision

Taking a nap on a Greenpoint sidewalk at 3am.

Your favorite  street

The street I grew up on in Seville. There was a steep hill and I remember the thrill of roller-skating down, praying that a car wouldn’t cut me off.

What made you become the person you are

Never giving up

Something that you treasure

A 35-year-old green baseball hat with a yellow "C" on it that belonged to my brother.

What would the child you once were think of the adult you have become

I think she would be glad that I am still painting.

Your greatest fear

Not taking the risk.

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