Art Gallery

A ministry of Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids

Art Gallery

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Dominican Center Marywood Gallery

Christina Zuniga
-Open to Your 3rd Path-

Exhibiting January – February 2015
The Artist’s reception, which is open to the public, will be
on the lower level of Dominican Center at Marywood on February 8th from 1-4pm

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headshot Artist Biography
Christina Zuniga is an artist based in East Grand Rapids, Michigan. Born and raised in the small town of Rothbury, Michigan where she often played outdoors in beautiful fields and always looked forward to beach days at Lake Michigan. Her interest in art started at childhood building block sculptures, water painting, and later creating photo shoots in her teen years. She was encouraged to study art by her teachers and supportive family. After the death of her father, she began to focus on her dream of becoming an artist.Christina was professionally trained at Kendall College of Art and Design receiving her Bachelors in Fine Arts – Photography with a Minor in Art History awarded in 2011. After college she began creating art work that focuses on her first born child. Inspired by a time line of events of her pregnancy, birth, infant, toddler, now preschool year she strives to capture the fleeting moments of motherhood.

She is an independent artist leading painting workshops for Brush Studio in Gaslight Village. She also teaches fine art classes for Grumbacher Fine Art at Michaels Arts and Crafts in Grand Rapids. She has taught art for over 6 years. As a teaching artist and mother, she is often inspired to create new artwork for solo exhibitions and galleries, focusing on painting and photography.

Christina has facilitated many painting workshops for team building events for Amway, Steelcase, Herman Miller, Meijer, non-profit organizations, law associations and medical groups. Christina participates with many community art organizations such as Artprize, SITELAB, and Avenue of the Arts. Her artwork has been displayed at Rockford Construction Headquarters, Blandford Nature Center, Oppenheimer Inc. and the Grand Rapids Public Museum. She has been featured in Oceana-Herald Journal, On the Town Magazine, MLive, Portfolio Magazine, WGVU Morning Show and a speaker at Ludington Center for the Arts.


 

The Dominican Center Marywood Gallery is a space reserved by Dominican Center for the purpose of exhibiting art created by West Michigan Artists. Dominican Center appreciates and supports the Arts and desires to empower local artists in their creative works. The gallery is located in the Ground Floor Main Lobby of Dominican Center at Marywood.
For map of DCM Parking lot area, CLICK HERE . Francetta McCann, OP, is the gallery curator.
If you are a West Michigan artist interested in exhibiting your work at DCM, please email: fmccann@grdominicans.org.