Christina Achorn

Crachorn44@gmail.com

Fine Artist Christina Achorn

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EDUCATION

2010 –2014 Bachelors of Fine Arts with Major in Drawing, Lyme Academy College of Fine Art,Old Lyme,CT 

2009 Young Artist Residence Summer Program, Art Institute of Boston , Lesley University, Boston,MA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015/2016 Robert Deyber Studio Assistant

2014 Admissions/ Receptionist/ Gallery Sitter, Lyme Academy College of Fine Art, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme,CT 860.434.3571

2010 Digital Media Intern to Kristi Soucie at New Milford High school,New Milford,Ct.

VOLUNTEER

2011 “Aha! Inside the Artist Studio” Event Student Volunteer for Professor Randy Melick

2011 Pay it Forward New Milford High School Event Speaker. The Art Department of NMHS asked selected alumni to return and express their experiences with the current high school students.

2007-2009 Teacher Aid and One-to-One Aid at Westerchester Exceptional Children's School.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2014 Dianna Atwood Johnson Leadership Award

35th,37th,and 38th Selected Juried Student Show at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

2010 Arts and merit recognition award from the Connecticut Association of Schools

2010 Lyme Merit Scholarship of $48,000

Community Involvements

2011 Speaker, “Pay It Forward” Event, New Milford High School, New Milford ,CT

2010 – 2013 Spaghetti Arms Organization – as Visual Designer/ Volunteer, Non-profit seeking to end Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy, New Milford, CT