Christopher Riggio was born in 1986 in Montreal, Canada. Riggio completed his BFA in Sculpture at Concordia University in 2010 and obtained an MFA from the Royal College of Art in July 2017. Following his MA final show he had been selected for Wallpaper’s Graduate Directory of 2018 and soon began work as an assistant to ceramicist Martin Smith.
In the past, he has had the pleasure of working alongside numerous ceramists and designers, including Hitomi Hosono and Robin Levien.
Riggio is currently creating new display propositions for his evolutionary series Paste from his studio in Vanguard Court, Camberwell. Inspired by Lucio Fontana and the handicraft of Cartier, he has a perpetual desire to reconnect with a past metropolis through new material sophistication.