About the Instructor
Chrissy grew up on a farm in Loudoun County riding horses and drawing.
She studied art for two years at VCU and then left to finish her degree at
SUNY Purchase where she received her BFA. She spent a number of years
in New York working at the Whitney Museum and assisting such artists
as Rackstraw Downes, Matthew Barney, and June Leaf. She is the
recipient of a professional fellowship from the Virginia Museum of Fine
Arts and has been awarded numerous residencies including the Virginia
Center for the Creative Arts, NES Artist Residency in Iceland, and most
recently the Åland Islands in Finland. Her work has been exhibited in
New York, Virginia and Iceland and can be found in the collections of
Capitol One as well as many private collections.