New York representational painter and draftsman Christopher Gallego was born in 1959 and grew up in Glen Cove, NY. After earning his BA in 1982, he studied at the National Academy School of Fine Arts, New York, completing in 1986. A partial list of exhibitions includes OK Harris Works of Art, Hirschl & Adler Modern, Seraphin Gallery,
the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Arkansas Arts Center, the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, the Cincinnati Art Museum and the Rockefeller fund.
He has received fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation , the Pollock Krasner Foundation and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. He sat the jury panel for the 2013 Maryland Federation of Arts and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
He and his wife Elizabeth live in New York City and the NY Hudson Valley.