Fundraiser for Iceland Painting Residency

August 20, 2018By ChristinaNews No Comments

It’s not everyday that you get to go to Iceland. I am making the most of it. It has been a year full of opportunity for Christina Wilson Art. This past year I applied to Gamli Skoli (Old Schoolhouse Artist Residency) in Hrísey Island in order to attain a 1 month artist residency to create a … Read More

Teaching Art in Villages 2018

February 17, 2018By ChristinaUncategorized No Comments

My car filled to the brim with supplies for the Village Outreach Program. 2 months ago I received an email through my website which was titled “Teaching Art – Polar Bears!” My heart started racing as I opened the email. I was frantically reading through an email which paraphrased was “ConocoPhillips… 300 community members… painting … Read More

Teaching in Africa

January 25, 2018By ChristinaNews No Comments

A Gumbanko student and I painting the Gumbanko Classroom World Mural. I was in the Peace Corps as a volunteer in Mali, West Africa from 2007-2009. I was able to do many environment, health, and wellness projects, but as an Education in Arts volunteer my favorite projects involved painting! The high school teacher approached me … Read More

Christina’s supports Hospice of Anchorage during the Holidays!

January 17, 2018By ChristinaNews No Comments

This holiday season I am donating 10% of profits to Hospice of Anchorage, an organization that is near and dear to my heart with grief support services offered to Anchorage residents. Buy a painting November 28-January 1 and you support local artists and this awesome organization! Learn more about Hospice of Anchorage here: http://www.hospiceofanchorage.org/

Teaching Art: A Week in Rural Alaska

January 16, 2018By ChristinaNews No Comments

I travelled out to Shageluk, Alaska on an Artist in Schools Grant this past May to teach 3-12 graders basic techniques in acrylic painting, it was nothing short of an amazing trip. We learned about recent techniques I learned on my 6 month trip to Asia this year such as Chinese Calligraphy, Koi Fish, and Japanese … Read More

NYC Art Show 2018

January 25, 2017By ChristinaNews No Comments

I was fortunate to be part of a group show at Pleiades Gallery in New York City in January 2018. My work featured included large scale abstract pieces influenced by life around me. 4 large scale works were featured in NYC in the hip Chelsea Arts District. Friends and acquaintances gather at my group art … Read More

Life as a Professor

January 25, 2017By ChristinaNews No Comments

The first night of class we dive right in with still life drawing. Walking into a college art class can be intimidating. Most of my students haven’t picked up a paintbrush since elementary school. My advanced students make sure to calm their nerves and tell them it is like riding a bike, the muscle memory … Read More

Painting Courses with Dinner!

January 25, 2017By ChristinaNews 3 Comments

Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? Want to do it while eating a delicious dinner and dessert? Take a beginning painting course (no experience necessary) with Christina! She offers weekly courses furnished with food! Take away a completed piece and a full, happy belly 🙂 Browse painting courses by clicking on the … Read More

Gift Certificates for Art Courses

January 25, 2017By ChristinaNews No Comments

Give the gift of art to your loved ones! Certificates available for any Christina Wilson Art Painting Class of Octopus, Bear, Jellyfish, Moose, Birch, Growler, or Fireweed Wine Glass Class! Purchase a Gift Certificate by clicking on the ‘My Shop’ tab then click on ‘Painting Classes’ on the left side of the page, you will … Read More