Christina Graf received an MFA in Visual Arts from C.U.N.Y. Queens College. She studied Fine Arts and Art Education at Parsons School of Design, where she received a Student Leadership Award. She completed her BFA in Visual Arts at S.U.N.Y. Purchase, where she focused on Painting, Printmaking, and Art of the Book. She has also taken several art and design courses at The School for Visual Arts.
Christina was accepted three consecutive times into The Institute for Arts and Humanities, a six-week intensive art program held at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, where she studied painting, drawing, and sculpture. She was later asked to return as part of the teaching and mentor staff for three summer sessions. Christina has assisted classes and taught art workshops at The N.J. Foundation for the Blind. She has designed and constructed Broadway window installations and in-store displays at ABC Carpet and Home and Kate’s Paperie in NYC.
Christina’s work has been included in several solo and group exhibitions, including an A.I.R. Gallery Biennial (NYC), curated by Charlotta Kotik of The Brooklyn Museum; “National Juried Exhibition of Small Works” Curated by Art Critic June Kelly, June Kelly Gallery NYC; collaborative work with street artist, Matt Siren, shown at Woodward Gallery [NYC] and Thinkspace Gallery [LA]; “The Enchanted Forest” charity group show at the Musei Civici Reggio Emilia (Italy); invitational benefit exhibitions at Arthouse | AMOA [Austin, TX]; The Bushwick Artist Project and BAPLab (Brooklyn, NY); a solo installation and several group shows at Strychnin Gallery (NYC, Berlin, London). Christina has received several awards, including an Artistic Accomplishment Award from The Morris Museum (Morristown, NJ). Christina lives in Brooklyn, NY.