Christina P. Day holds a BFA in Crafts from the University of the Arts (class of 1999) and a MFA in Fiber from the Cranbrook Academy of Art (class of 2006). She currently teaches as a senior lecturer for the Fibers program within the Craft & Material Studies department at the University of the Arts and as an adjunct professor in the Fiber department at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Between both schools, she has taught core Fiber technique: weaving, dyeing, fabric printing, material studies, felting, pattern-making and sewing.
She has a past as a fabricator, builder, dyer, sculptor and fabric printer working for both the fashion and fine art community. She maintains her studio practice in Philadelphia and has shown her architectural and photographic sculptures both nationally and internationally, most recently at the Woodmere Art Museum and the Goggleworks of Reading, Pa.
Day is an active writer, creatively and critically, reviewing the "Warren Seelig: Textile Per se" retrospective at the Maryland Institute College of Art for the Textile: Journal of Cloth and Culture summer 2010 publication. She is a member of the NAPOLEON artist collective and is a Knight Arts Challenge grant winner and participant for the CITYWIDE: A Collective Exhibition project, taking place in November 2013. She is currently the editor and coordinator for the Visiting Writers series for the NAPOLEON artist collective.
Day is a 2008 resident of Sculpture Space in Utica, N.Y., an internationally acclaimed sculpture residency, and attended as a full fellow at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vt., in the summer of 2011. She most recently participated as a resident artist in the first Haystack Open Studio Residency of 2013 at the Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
More information on her work can be found at her website at chrissyday.com.
Class Schedule, Fall 2013
|08:30AM - 11:20AM|
01:00PM - 03:55PM
|Fabric Resist & Embellishment|
|W||04:00PM - 06:50PM||Intro to Fibers/Textiles|