An Illinois native, Christina Warzecha completed an MFA in Ceramics and a Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from NIU in 2016. Since then, she completed artist residencies at Touchstone Center for Crafts and at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, and was awarded one of four annual Windgate Museum internship grants completed in 2016 at the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft. She was the Gallery Director at the Rockford University Art Gallery from 2016-2018, and is currently the Gallery Manager at Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center in Chicago.
Christina has exhibited internationally at institutions such as the Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center in Cincinnati, OH; the Hite Art Institute in Louisville, KY; the Rockford Art Museum in Rockford, IL; and Gallery UNO in Berlin, Germany. She was also the recipient of the Second Place Graduate Award at NCECA’s 2015 National Student Juried Exhibition in Providence, RI. Christina’s professional interests and studio practice align in the interest of investigating contemporary craft media, their histories, and their role in the exhibition. She strives to create fluid compositions that investigate space, explore form and material, and create a balance of organization and intuition.