Christina was born in Germany and came to the United States at age 10. She has lived in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, New Mexico, Missouri, Puerto Rico, Arizona, and the Panama Canal Zone. She now resides in Arkansas with her husband, Ivo. Together they have traveled the world.
Christina holds a Master of Fine Arts in Art , University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas1997,. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art and German at Arkansas Tech University, at Russelville, Arkansas, 1996 Christina is inspired by both Georgia O'Keeffe and Henriette Wyeth. Christina's cultural background, educational interests, and artististic interests have shaped her artistic growth.
Honors and Awards
Christina was inducted in Phi Kappa Phi in 1997.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1996.
In 1993 she graduated Phi Theta Kappa.
A multimedia artist, Christina is comfortable in varioius media including oils, colored pencil, gouache, pastels, and more.
Christina presented a lecture on From Journey to Celebration of Life in Gallery II, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock Arkansas, 1997
Fusion Art, Still Life Juried Art Competition, 2020 chosen for exhibition.
Painting, "The Cross" inspiration from the Salt Mines in Columbia, S. A. 2009
Taos, New Mexico, Plein Air Painting, 2004
Museum of Discovery, Little Rock, AR, The Lambs 2004
Train Station Gallery Little Rock, AR All about Children, 2003
First Security Bank Community Center, Clinton, AR, Floral Exhibit, 2002
Sketch Box and Boswell Gallery, Exhibition, Abstract Art, 2001-2004
UALR Student Competitive Exhibition, Gallery I, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas.1997
Affair of the Arts, Michelle's Galleria, Morrilton, Arkansas, 1997
Looking at Outdoor Leisure, Witherspoon Lobby, Arkkansas Tech University, Russellville, Arkansas1996
TriCounty Art Exhibit, Conway Arkansas, 1996
Eighth Annual Collegiate Competition, Russellville, Arkansas, 1996
Students Summer Art Show, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona1993
Third Annual Art of the Family Show, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992
Second Annual Art of the Family Show, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, Arizona, 1991
Student Art Show, Scottsdale Community College, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1990
Member, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, 2020
Member, Fine Art America 2020
Member of Phi Kappa Phi, Little Rock, Arkansas,
1997 Arkansas Arts Council, Little Rock, Arkansas,
Educator, Petit Jean State Park, Arkansas, Adults and Children 2005-2010
Australia, Austria,Canada, Chili, S.A.,Columbia,Egypt,England,France,Germany ,Hawaii,Israel,Puerto Rico,Vancouver
Christina is also an accomplished Master Gardner. When not in her studio, you will find her outside caring for the year-round five-acre garden surrounding her home. Pictures of her garden are in the Christina's Garden section of the website. She is a lover of God's creatures, wild, free and domestic. An active member, she attends Fellowship Bible Church, Little Rock. Christina and her husband, Ivo live on a 40-acre estate in Roland Arkansas just 12 miles from Little Rock. Their home is surrounded by the 5-acre garden which they have built together. Christina has designed, landscaped, planted and maintained the garden. Ivo has built the Gazebo, Monet Bridge, Potting Shed,and most recently the Greenhouse.