Christine Winship, a member of the Allston Arts District Open Studios, has been specializing in pet and animal portraits for the past seven years. Her artworks create as sense of joy and happiness as she captures the unique physical and emotional characteristics of her animal subjects. Viewers are drawn to these paintings that remind them of the own pets or pets that were once an important part of their lives. Christine’s placement of her animals in realistic landscapes and other recognizable settings help achieve her objective to inspire joy.
Christine Winship is a founding member of Unbound Visual Arts and is co-chair of the of the Allston Arts District Open Studios Steering Committee and resides in Allston. She studied art at the Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC and received her BFA in Illustration from the Art Institute of Boston. Christine frequently donates gift certificates for custom paintings to animal shelters and rescue organizations in order to raise funds for those worthy causes. She has shown her work throughout New England in both solo and group shows. Most recently, she exhibited her work in solo exhibits at the Faneuil Library Art Gallery and the Great Falls Discovery Center in Turners Falls, MA. She was part of the group exhibits at the Riverside Gallery in Cambridge and at Boston City Hall. She is also an active member of New England Arts for Animals. She has been included in UVA's Song Cycles at the Honan-Allston Library Art Gallery and Olympic SPIRIT at Boston City Hall's Scollay Square Gallery. Her solo exhibitions organized by UVA were at the Faneuil Library Art Gallery (The Pedigree Artist) and the Athan's Café Art Gallery in Brighton (Inseparable Companians). Her website is http://thepedigreeartist.com.
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