Gilbert Calleja (b. 1978) graduated in drawing and painting from the Malta School of Arts, holds a BA (Hons) Art from the University of Malta and a ‘Licence’ and ‘Maitrise d’Arts Plastiques’ (Fine Arts) from the University of Paris, Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne.
His works were featured in a number of local and foreign magazines and newspapers such as Newsweek Russia, the Guardian and Ottar magazine (Swedish queer publication). He also participated in a number of exhibitions including Relocation: Six Emerging artists, A BOV exhibition, Santa Venera, Caochangdi Photospring, photography festival in Beijing, China, Malta and the European Journey, Collective Photo-journalists’ Exhibition for the inauguration of Dar l’Ewropa, Valletta, Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles, European Photographic identities, Arles & Paris, France, and ‘Reportage’, a solo documentary photography exhibition at St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valletta.
Gilbert is currently employed by the Junior College of the University of Malta as assistant lecturer in the art department.