Bio / CV

Christine McDonald is a sculptor and writer from Philadelphia, now based in Ithaca, NY.
She received her B.F.A. from Tyler School of Art, Temple University and is an M.F.A. candidate at Cornell University (2022).

Contact

crusteeny (at) gmail (dot) com

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Education 

2020 - 2022

Master of Fine Art Candidate, Cornell University

2014 - 2018

Received BFA, magna cum laude, in sculpture with art history minor from Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Awards 

2021 - 2022

John Hartell Award for Art

Ithaca, New York

2020

Cornell Council for the Arts Grant

Ithaca, New York

2018

The Lester and Violet Hecht Memorial Award, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Exhibitions 

Solo

2022

Boneyard Concert, Olive Tjaden Gallery (M.F.A. Thesis)

Ithaca, New York

2021

Steel Wool Overcoat, Olive Tjaden Hall Experimental Gallery

Ithaca, New York

2021

Passenger, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

Ithaca, New York

2018

Noon for a Midnight Snack, The Legume Room

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2018

Light is a Special Circumstance, Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Group

2021

2021

“5G,” Shops at Ithaca Mall

Ithaca, New York

2020

Maximum Occupancy, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

Ithaca, New York

2019

Crafting Narratives, City Hall Art Gallery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2019

TEST STRAW; Saved: 1. The Waterfall, 2. The Illuminating Gas, STRAW Gallery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art: Modern Plastics, Metropolitan Gallery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2018-19

Etherial / Material, City Hall Art Gallery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2018

Philadelphia Sculptors Present, City Hall Gallery 2nd Floor

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2018

5 Into 1, 19th Annual Exhibition, Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2018

ROS: Heads., Pilot Projects

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2018

Game Trail, The Legume Room

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2018

Nowadays Anyone, Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2018

Muscle Memory, Stella Elkins Tyler Gallery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Press