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EDUCATION

2010  MFA, Intermediary & Digital Art, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1994  BFA, Painting & Printmaking, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design

EMPLOYMENT

2010 – Present  Video Producer, New Media Studio, UMBC

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCES:

Present  Featured Performer @ Comedy Festivals

2019  Cats, Criminals & Comedians, Rhizome, Washington DC

2019  Cats, Criminals & Comedians, Vital Joint, NYC

2019  Sondheim Prize Semi-finalist Exhibition @ 10 Charles Center, Baltimore, MD

2019  Cats, Criminals & Comedians, The Mercury Theater, Baltimore, MD

2018  Sondheim Prize Semi-finalist Exhibition @ Artscape, Decker & Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2018  Baker Artist Award Finalist Showcase, Baltimore Theatre Project, Baltimore, MD

2018  Starbux Diary, Social Ingredients @ Current Space, Baltimore, MD

2018  Cats, Criminals & Comedians, New Works @ The Red Room, Baltimore, MD

2017  Wham City Comedy Tour, USA (The Middle Part)

2016  600 Names for the Big Bang, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

2016  Stellar Cellar, Center for Art, Design & Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD

2016  Cave of the Winds, LabBodies Performance Festival, Space Camp, Baltimore, MD

2016  Starbux Diary, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, SOLO

2015  Starbux Diary, Book Release & Performance, The Crown, Baltimore, MD

2015  Amateur Night, A/V Club, Amsterdam, NL

2015  Awkward Pauzez the Digital Comic, Chucklestorm, Baltimore, MD

2014  Stellar Cellar, Charm City Fringe Festival, Baltimore, MD

2014  Between You & Me, Amsterdam Fringe Festival, Amsterdam, NL, SOLO

2014  Awkward Pauzez The Digital Comic, Fields Festival, Westminster, MD

2013  Audiophile, The Crown, Baltimore, MD

2013  Stellar Cellar, 14 Karat Cabaret, Baltimore, MD

2013  Between You & Me, VisArts Center, Rockville, MD, SOLO

2012  Google Art Video, Johns Hopkins Film Festival, Baltimore, MD

2012  Google Art Video, Brooklyn Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2012  Google Art Video, Itinerant Performance Festival, Bronx, NY

2012  Amateur Night, Videopolis, Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2011  Google Art Video, Transmodern Performance Festival, Baltimore, MD

2011  Starbux Diary, Artisphere, Washington D.C.

2011  Starbux Diary, Contemporary Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

2010  Google Art Video, International Center for Photography, New York, NY

2010  MFA Thesis Exhibition, Center for Art, Design & Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD

2009  Starbux Diary, Live Storytelling, The Stoop at Centerstage, Baltimore, MD

2008  Making Friends Not Money, Transmodern Performance Festival, Baltimore, MD

2006  Good Girl, Empire Gallery, Richmond, VA, SOLO

2005  New Girl, Jody Monroe Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2004  Urban Light Works, Collaboration with Galleri 9, Kristensen, Norway

2003  Fully Integrated, Dega Gallery, McLean, VA

2002  Personal Ads, Chopsuey Gallery, Richmond, VA, SOLO

1999  Tummyache, Canada World Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, SOLO

AWARDS

2019  Maryland State Arts Council Creativity Grant

2019  Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize Semi-finalist

2018  GBCA Baker Artist Award Finalist, Performing Arts

2018  Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize Semi-finalist

2015  Starbux Diary: My 10-year Journey to Caffeinated Enlightenment, Top Ten Baltimore Books of 2015, Baltimore City Paper

2013  MSAC Individual Artist Grant, Maryland State Arts Council

2009  RTKL Fellowship Award for Innovation in Art, UMBC

2009 & 2010  Graduate Student Association Grant, UMBC

2007  Sanskriti Foundation Artist Residency, New Delhi, India

PUBLICATIONS

2019  With "Cats, Criminals & Comedians," Christine Ferrera Says Goodbye to Baltimore, Bmore Art, Summer

2019  How To Be Funny with Christine Ferrera, UMBC Magazine, Spring

2016  Blurring the Line Between Life & Art: Christine Ferrera, Bmore Art, Winter

2015  Starbux Diary: My Ten-year Journey to Caffeinated Enlightenment, Special 10th Anniversary Artist’s Edition, Self-published 

2014  One Picture/One Paragraph, Saint Lucy Magazine, Spring

2010  Lattes & Letters: Starbux Diary, UMBC Magazine, Fall

2009  Essay on filmmaker Xavier Leplae, Mary L. Nohl Art Foundation

2008  Poster Design, 5th Annual Transmodern Performance Festival

ART REVIEWS:

2019  Cats, Criminals & Comedians, Reviewed by Mary Ann Johnson for Maryland Theatre Guide

2018  Stand-up Comedy, Reviewed by Tim Paggi for The Bad Oracle

2015  Starbux Diary: My Ten-year Journey to Caffeinated Enlightenment, Reviewed by Charlotte Benedetto for Baltimore City Paper

2014  Stellar Cellar, Reviewed by Juliana Biondo for Bmore Art

2014  Between You & MeReviewed by Richard Stamp for Fringe Guru

2010  Google Performance Art Video, Reviewed by Doreen Bolger for Charm City Current’s Art-full Life

2003  Fully Integrated, Washington Post

2003  Personal Ads, Reviewed by Gadi Dechter for Baltimore’s City Paper

BROADCASTS:

2018  Christine Ferrera Interviewed by Mike Moran & Kayla Shelton for The Confessional

2018  Christine Ferrera Interviewed by J. Tyler Menz for Eating It

2017  Christine Ferrera Interviewed by Ryan Chani for Learn To Take A Joke

2015  Christine Ferrera Interviewed by Aaron Henkin for WYPR’s The Signal

2014  Christine Ferrera Interviewed by Brandon Wetherbee for You/Me/Them/Everybody

2010  Christine Ferrera Interview by Dick Gordon for NPR’s The Story

2009  Starbux Diary at The Stoop Storytelling Series for WYPR’s The Signal

2009  Producer, Found-Sound Artist Patrick Rife for WYPR’s The Signal

2009  Producer, Experimental Musician Peter Blasser for WYPR’s The Signal

2008  Producer, National Great Blacks In Wax Museum for WYPR’s The Signal

GUEST LECTURES

2017  Artist Lecture, Course: Art & Comedy, MICA

2016  Visiting Artist, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

2016  Artist Lecture, Course: Sustainability & Social Practice, MICA

2015  Artist Lecture, Course: Introduction to Film & Video, MICA

2014  Funny Art Women: Artist Lecture, Maryland Art Place

2013  Artist Lecture, Course: Aesthetics & Practices, MIAD

2010  Artist Lecture, Course: Visual Thinking, MICA

2010  Funny Art Women: Artist Lecture, Center for Art, Design & Visual Culture, UMBC

2009  Artist Lecture, Course: Socially Engaged Art, VCU