Christine Simpson Forni
  • Chicago, IL
  • United States
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I am a full-time studio artist based in Chicago. I have had jewelry and enameled panels exhibited in Barcelona, Spain at Center Catala d’Artesania, Ueno Royal Museum in Tokyo, Japan and at Sofa Chicago. My midwest philosophy is that hard work does pay off over time.
My previous career in graphic design ranged from design consulting for new products traded on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, to creating logos for various pharmaceuticals. My graphic design work has been published in the American Center for Design Top 100 Show, HOW International Design Annual, Print Design Annual, USA Design Annual and the Strathmore permanent gallery collection.
I enjoy the exploration of making art. I find it rewarding to inspire others to create art. I was fortunate to be chosen for a teaching appointment at the renowned Escuela Llotja, one of Picasso’s study locations in Barcelona.
My other interest are hiking, cooking, understanding nature, sculpture, oil and encaustic painting, drawing, handbuilding porcelain, photographing professionally and just for fun.

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Chicago
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Zhou B Art Center
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Artist working with silver, charcoal, gold, porcelain, or basically anything I can get my hands on.
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http://www.christinesimpsonforni.com

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At 12:09pm on September 27, 2013, nisa blackmon said…

Congrats on artist of the week!  I love the featured piece!

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At 1:26am on May 14, 2011, Heng Lee said…

your works are gorgeous, I like it!!

 

At 9:53pm on May 13, 2011, Thea Clark said…
Love your featured piece Christine, congratulations!
At 6:51pm on May 13, 2011, Lori Meg Gottlieb said…
Love that piece! How are you? Congrats on being a featured artist this week!
At 9:25pm on February 21, 2010, Stevie B. said…
Love your work!

And you live near my Uncle in Chicago (extra pluses)!
At 1:01pm on February 14, 2010, ann Biederman said…
lOve your work.
anni biederman
At 9:42am on February 8, 2010, Thea Clark said…
Lovely work, I especially like the enamel/mixed media pieces.
At 8:00am on January 31, 2010, Francesca Vitali said…
Christine your work is amazing!
I saw them in person for the first time at the OOAK last December, but I didn't have the chance to talk to you, I hope we'll meet in Baltimore at the ACC.
 
 
 

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