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Christine Lafuente

Christine Lafuente, Camellias, Cherry Blossoms, and Daffodils, 2021, Oil on linen, 16 x 20 inches
Christine Lafuente, Camellias, Cherry Blossoms, and Daffodils, 2021, Oil on linen, 16 x 20 inches

Exhibitions

News

Christine Lafuente: Live from Puerto Rico

June 30, 2020

Virtual artist talk for "Inside/Outside: On Pause in Old San Juan"

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Christine Lafuente featured in juried show at VisArts

December 12, 2018

Founded in 1987, VisArts is committed to their mission of transforming individuals and communities through the visual arts.

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Selected Exhibitions

2020         Inside/Outside: On Pause in Old San Juan, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2019         Looking Into Water, Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell, NJ

2019         Colors of a Day, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2018         Musings on the Seen, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2016         Light, Solid as Stone, Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell, NJ

2016         By the Window, By the Sea, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2015         Resonance of Place, O’Brien Arts Center, St. Andrews School, Middletown, DE

2013         In Pursuit of Beauty, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2011         Forget Me Not, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2009        Other Homes, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2007         Celestial Light Paintings, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2007         Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

2006         Luminosity, Ginger Levit Atelier, Richmond, VA

2005         New York Paintings, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2005         AAS/AOS Faculty, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2005         Brooklyn Painters, Quill Studio, Brooklyn, NY

2004         Brooklyn College MFA Thesis Exhibition, Brooklyn War Memorial, Brooklyn, NY

2003-04     15 Exposures, A National Juried Exhibition of the Alumni of the Lennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, also traveling to USArtists; American Fine Art Show in Philadelphia, PA; Lyme, CT; and Millville, NJ

2003         Life Through Glass, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2002         Art in the Loft (Courtesy of Dutchess County Arts Council), Millbrook Vineyards and Winery, Millbrook, NY

2001         Recent Paintings, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2001         Art Matters, 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2001         George Nick Invites…, Concord Art Association, Concord, MA

2000         The Aesthetic Movement, Curated by Painter Paul DuSold, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2000         Representational Cross Section: Artworks, The Visual School of Princeton and Trenton, Trenton, NJ

2000         Alumni Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1999-2002     Showcase of Pennsylvania Artists, Curated by the State Department’s Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Embassy, Muscat, Oman

1999         Visions of Landscape, St. Andrew’s School, Middletown, DE

1998         20 x 12: A Generation of Challenge Artists, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

1998         Biennial ’98, Juried by NY Times Critic Roberta Smith, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

1996         Challenge Exhibition, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

Education

2004         MFA in Painting (Dean’s List), Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

1999-2000     Coursework towards MFA, Barnes Foundation, Merion, PA

1995         Certificate in Painting with a Minor in Printmaking, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1991         BA in English (with Departmental Honors), Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

1988-1990     Coursework towards BA, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY

Artist Residencies

2002         Full Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1999          Full Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

1997-2002     Artist in Residence, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

Visiting Artist Lectures

2012         Visiting Artist Critique, Adelphi University, Garden City, NJ

2002         Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2002         Drexel University, School of Architecture, Philadelphia, PA

1998         Visiting Critic, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Selected Awards, Grants and Honors

2012         Adolf and Esther Gottlieb Foundation Grant, New York, NY

2003         Charles G. Shaw Memorial Award, Art Department of Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY (May and December)

2000         Juror’s Award for Excellence, Alumni Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1995         John R. Conner Memorial Prize in Printmaking, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1995         Stobart Foundation Grant, Stobart Foundation, Boston, MA

1995         Lewis S. Ware Memorial Travel Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1995         John R. Connor Memorial Prize in Printmaking, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1995         Eleanor S. Gray Prize for Still Life, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1995         Charles J. Frith, Jr. Landscape Purchase Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1995         Catherine Grant Memorial Prize, Honorable Mention, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1994         Gilbert M. Cantor Memorial Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1994         Charles J. Frith, Jr. Landscape Purchase Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1994         Color Print Purchase Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Collections

  • ARCO Chemical Company, Philadelphia, PA
  • CIGNA Insurance Company of North America, Philadelphia, PA
  • Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA