Christian Gabriel American Artist: b. 1984. Christian Gabriel was born in Amityville, NY in 1984. Being a war veteran who struggled with PTSD, he found his outlet through painting. It was after going to local art shows that he became inspired & his monochromatic world turned colorful. A world where you can do anything or be anyone. Christian started painting in 2007. In 2010, he opened Christian Gabriel Art, a fine art studio that specializes in traditional commissions as well as digital design. He studied Media Arts & Animation at the Art Institute of Las Vegas where he earned his Bachelors in 2013. After college, Christian gained professional experience working at a high volume fine art production company. In 2017, Christian relocated to Portland where he was invited to join the advisory committee for The Oregon Society of Artists. Gabriel’s most recent addition, The Garden Collection was created as a symbol of growth & new beginnings. Christian uses bright and vibrant colors that represent his personality. His flower people imply movement whether they are dancing or simply meditating. The painting “One Mind, One Garden” was featured in an episode of the IFC hit TV series Portlandia (2017).
b. 1984, Amityville, New York
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon