A self taught Midwestern painter

"Born in Kansas City, Missouri. Cristiano Valverde a Midwestern young man at age of seventeen began to teach himself how to paint. At age of eighteen he began exhibiting work. On January 9th 2009 he held his first Solo exhibition at the Aquarius Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri. September 7th 2009 he held his second Solo exhibition at MLI Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri.

At the age of nineteen he had been exhibited with artists like Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Leonardo da Vinci, Joan Miro, Robert Rauschenberg and Max Ernst.

At the age of twenty two he had been exhibited at Crown Center in Kansas City Missouri twice.

In two years Cristiano has been exhibited in 30 exhibitions.

Today, he works, living in Lake Ozark, Missouri. His work is coloring ground reaching, growing abroad around the world. Work has been requested from Collectors from countries all over the world; Italy, Bosnia, Poland, Mexico, Cuba, Egypt, United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Germany, Iceland, Canada among others."

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