Christina McPhee Edit Profile
McPhee attended Scripps College in Claremont, California and obtained a Bachelor of Fine s (BFA) in painting and printmaking at the Kansas City Institute in Kansas City, Missouri.
She currently lives on California's central coast and San Francisco, CA.
Christina McPhee works in drawing as a core practice, developing layered works that move from the paper into video and photomontage. Her work is concerned with psychogenerative landscapes and bioassemblage. In media arts, she moves scientific visualization into alternative maps based around site-specific observation.
Her drawings involve linear, fugue-like structures that become topologic fields. She obtained a Master of Fine s degree (MFA) in painting from Boston University College of Fine s, where she was a student of Philip Guston. Solo museum exhibitions include those at the American University Museum located in the Katzen s Center in Washington, D.C. in 2007, the Bildmuseet in Umea, Sweden in 2005, and the Cartes Center for and Technology in Espoo, Finland in 2006.
She was a participating artist and writer at Documenta 12 in Kassel, Germany in 2007, and at the Bucharest Biennale, a contemporary art festival held every two years in Bucharest, Romania in 2008. Video and multimedia work shown at international festivals include VIDEOFORMES in Clermont-Ferrand, France in 2009, and Open Space in Cologne, Germany in 2010. McPhee’s works of art are included in numerous public and private collections around the world, including the Kemper Museum of Contemporary in Kansas City, Missouri.
The New Museum of Contemporary art/Rhizome Base. The Experimental Television Center in Owego, New York. The Spencer Museum of of the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas.
The Sheldon Museum of at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Taylor Museum for Southwestern Studies and the Colorado Springs Fine s Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Thresholds New Media Collection in Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom, among others.
Member Society Fellows Nelson Gallery Foundation, Kemper Museum Contemporary Art and Design (charter).
Married Mark Steven McPhee, July 13, 1974. Children: Molly Amanda, Ian Andrew.