Christina Achorn

Crachorn44@gmail.com

Fine Artist Christina Achorn

 

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

2008 – 2010 Youth Open Figure Drawing Sessions, Village Center for the Arts,New Milford,CT

2006- 2010 Diploma, New Milford High School, New Milford,CT

 

Professional Experience

2016/2017 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.

 

Exhibitions

2015 Group Exhibition, Alumni Show, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT (Juried by Robert Taplin)

2015 New Milford Public Library, Solo Exhibition, 24 Main St. New Milford, CT, 06776

2014 Group Exhibition, “Breaking Away”, Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CT

2014 Group Exhibition, Lyme Academy Senior Exhibition, Chauncey Stillman Gallery at Lyme Academy , Old Lyme, CT (curated by Randy Melick and Patricia Miranda)

2012, 2013, 2014 Group Exhibitions, Annual Selected Student Shows, Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT (curated by Lyme Academy Faculty)

2011, 2013, 2014 Group Exhibitions, 35th , 37th , 38th Annual Juried Student Shows, Chauncey Stillman Gallery at Lyme Academy, Old Lyme, CT (curated by Lyme Academy Department Chairs)

2010 Group Exhibition, 26th Annual Senior Art Show, New Milford Railroad Station, New Milford, Ct

2008 Group Exhibition, Young Artist Residency Final Exhibition, Art Institute of Boston, Boston , MA

 

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 Westchester 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