Christine Harrison is a visual artist living in Tillamook, Oregon. She is a painter, printmaker and sculptor.
Harrison is a founding member of Art, Accelerated, a non profit artist-based organization promoting the arts in Tillamook County, Oregon. Their first successful show was held in August, 2015. The organization continues to support contemporary artists with exhibitions, performances, and education programs for youth and adults.
Harrison received the 2013 Oregon Coast Art Council Mid-career Artist award and exhibit, held at the Visual Art Center, Newport, OR. The show consisted of paintings and pastels. Her most recent sculpture project, three large cement cow sculptures was a joint venture with artist Heidi Clemens and the Ford Family Fund Tillamook Leadership Candidates of 2010. The cow sculptures are prominently displayed at three sites in Tillamook County.
Her works have been shown in one-person and group exhibitions in many places in the United States. She was a member of the artist co-operative, Nanny Goat Hill Gallery in San Francisco and the SFMOMA Artist’s Galley. In 2016, after her Artist Residency in Scoula Internazionale di Grafica Veniza, Venice, Italy, one person show: Venice Paintings and Prints, was held at Tillamook Bay Community College, Tillamook, OR. In February 2021, she showed at Cannon Beach Art Gallery and in March 2020 show at the Hoffman Art Center in Manzanita, OR. She shows with Art Accelerated, Tillamook, OR and is exhibiting member Print Art Northwest,Portland, OR.
Harrison was born in Oakland, California. She lived in the greater Bay Area until 2000. She received her BA in Fine Arts from San Francisco State University and an MFA with Distinction from California College of the Arts in Oakland, California.
Ms. Harrison currently teaches at Art Accelerated, Tillamook, Oregon and Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.