Christi Harris - Directory - Christopher Newport University


Christi Lynn Harris

Department of Fine Art and Art History

Christi Harris

Associate Professor

Torggler Fine Arts Center 317
(757) 594-7212


  • MFA in Painting, Rhode Island School of Design
  • BFA in Painting and Printmaking, Southwest Missouri State University


Drawing, Painting, Printmaking


Christi Harris is a painter who focuses on issues of domesticity and consumer culture, with an underlying reliance on technical skill.


Christi Harris earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree at Southwest Missouri State in Springfield, Missouri. The year following graduation, she pursued her M.F.A. at the Rhode Island School of Design.

Ms. Harris’ artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including exhibits in Tokyo, Japan.

Her academic career has taken her to three states and seven teaching institutions. She is now an Associate Professor in the Department of Fine Art and Art History at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia where she primarily teaches drawing and painting.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "Fading Brides/Lachrymose". Sechrest Gallery, Highpoint University. Highpoint, NC, USA.
  • Art - Arts Festival
    "CURRENT Art Fair". Linda Matney Gallery. Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center. Richmond VA.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "Paper Marriage". Rawls Museum Arts. Rawls Museum Arts. Courtland, VA, USA.
  • Art - Exhibition, One-Person
    "Background for Beauty". CNU Department of FAAH. Ferguson Hall Gallery, CNU. Newport News, VA, USA.
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