Christopher Hartshorne is a printmaker working primarily in woodcut. Hereceived his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from The Columbus College of Art and Design and his Master of Fine Arts in printmaking from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. Christopher’s bold and painterly woodcuts focus on a striking turbulence, confronting the viewer with overwhelming, churning atmospheres. The energy and movement depicted in the prints references mysterious organic forms and scientific processes.
Christopher’s woodcuts have been exhibited at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The William Penn Foundation, The Woodmere Art Museum, The Art Institute of Philadelphia, The Delaware Art Museum, The Romanian Academy in Rome, and with The Fleisher Art Memorial Wind Challenge series. He has been a fellow with the Center For Emerging Visual Artists and also with The New Courtland Artist Program. He has taught at public school connected programs through The Mural Arts Program and The Print Center. Christopher has also taught printmaking at Tyler School of Art and at the Rhode Island School of Design.