Christine Orcutt Henderson
artful creativity happens

About the Artist

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Christine Orcutt Henderson first picked up a paintbrush when she was eight years old and has not stopped painting since. Christine takes pride in how she has developed her talent and passion for art over the years, and recognizes that is the path she is meant to follow in life, a true calling. She attend the University of Massachusetts -Boston.
Christine works primarily with acrylics and watercolors. All of her most recent work has been in acrylic, and experimentation with gels and thinners has been a great way to continue exploring and crafting new expressions within the depth that acrylic has to offer as a medium. Her work as been shown throughout New England at galleries and colleges.

Her most recent work comprises dynamic series on horses. Over the years, Christine has developed her talent and skill with a sincere passion not only for the end product, but the process involved. Christine takes pride in the great strides her career has taken, and she remains open to trying new, bold ideas when they present themselves.
Painting remains, as strongly as ever, her true calling and passion in life. Christine attended the University of Massachusetts-Boston. She works primarily with acrylics, oils, and watercolors. Her most recent paintings have been in acrylic.  Experimentation with gels and thinners has been a great way to explore and craft new expressions within the depth that acrylic has to offer as a medium.

Christine is also a teaching artist, specializing in innovative programming that helps students realize their creative abilities. She has taught students of all ages at AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon, NH, and at the Chaffee Art Center in Rutland, VT. Christine is the Creative Visual Artist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, working with patients and their supporters on their healing art journey. She also teaches workshops throughout New England.

Christine has been featured as one of the top Vermont artists under 30 in 2012 at a show at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph, VT. She was recently accepted in the show of Community Based Art Teachers in New Hampshire with the New Hampshire Arts Association.