Christie Blizard

Associate Professor, Painting and Drawing, Art and Art History

Christie Blizard


Christie Blizard (they/she) was born in rural Indiana and lives and works in Texas. They received their BFA from Herron School of Art in Indianapolis and their MFA from Georgia State in Atlanta. Their work moves between music, poetry, and visual art.

Christie was a participant of Skowhegan in 2018 and attended MacDowell and Artpace. Shows include those at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, School of Visual Arts, Black Mountain College, Good Morning America, the Roswell UFO Convention, and the Today show. They have been featured in Hyperallergic, ArtNews, Art in America, and NY Arts Magazine. Recent and upcoming performances include those at Cloaca Projects in San Francisco, Interference Fest in Austin, TX, Ballroom Marfa, The Horizon Art Foundation in Los Angeles, Skowhegan headquarters in NYC, and an opera in Fort Worth, TX at the Cowtown Coliseum.

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