About the Artist

Christina Hunt Wood is a multi-media artist exploring her rural, predominantly white community’s relationship with race and everyday expressions of power. She earned her MFA in Visual Arts from Lesley Art+Design and her BA in Studio Art from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Her work has been exhibited throughout the east coast with most recently in shows at Wassaic Project, the Davis Gallery at Hobart & William Smith Colleges, Collar Works (Troy, NY), Fenimore Art Museum (Cooperstown, NY), and The Painting Center (NYC).

 

Wood is a 2022 Creatives Rebuild New York AEP Grant and 2021 NYSCA Individual Artist grant recipient, and she was named a "Steward of the Catskills" by The Catskill Center in 2019 for her work as an artist and anti-racism community organizer. She was also the 2017 recipient of Lesley University College of Art+Design's MFA in Visual Arts Alumni Award. Wood is a founding member and program director for Get Woke! Catskills, an organization using the arts as a vehicle for discussions around race and identity.

Artist Christina Hunt Wood works in her studio

Photo by Adrianna Newell 2021