Christian Awe (b. 1978, Berlin) graduated as a Meisterschüler from Universität der Künste in Berlin. He is a former artist-in-residence at Princeton University and both a board member and mentor at the Baghdad University in Iraq and London. His colourful paintings are a hyper-saturated blend of acrylic, ink and spray paint splatters. He has shown work both across Germany and internationally and he has been commissioned by Mercedes Benz, Perm Pedagogical University and private clients to create large-scale public art pieces.