Born and raised in New York City, Christine Collins is a Boston based artist who make photographs about desire and the landscape, both natural and domestic. Collins received a BA in English from Skidmore College, and a MFA in Photography from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She teaches in the Photography and Art History departments at Lesley University College of Art and Design, Massachusetts College of Art + Design, and is on the summer faculty at the Maine Media Workshops in Rockport, Maine. Collins is a professor and mentor in the Masters of Fine Arts program at Lesley University College of Art and Design and has been a guest lecturer/critic at Harvard University Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, Parsons the New School for Design, and Emerson College, among others.
Collins has exhibited nationally, most recently at Rayko Gallery, CA, Maine Center for Contemporary Art, ME, The Photographic Resource Center, MA, The Danforth Museum, MA, Jen Bekman Gallery, NYC, and The Foster Gallery, MA. Her work has been featured in The Boston Globe, Town and Country Magazine, Esquire Magazine (Russia), Adbusters Magazine and she was recently a Critical Mass Finalist (2011) and nominated for the prestigious Prix Pictet (2013). Her work is represented by Jen Bekman Gallery, New York.