Christine Rooney Fine Art
CHRISTINE ROONEY
 
Biography
 
Christine Rooney was born in Springfield, Ohio and grew up on a small farm. It was here that her love for broad bands of color, horizon lines, and quiet landscapes began. After graduating in fine arts from The Ohio State University in 1970, Ms. Rooney worked as a landscape artist for an architectural design firm in Palo Alto, California. While in California, she also studied art at San Jose State University and Foothill College.
 
In 1972, she and her husband moved back to the East Coast. She resumed graduate studies at West Chester State University in Pennsylvania and later at Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Virginia. It was during this time that she began working as a freelance artist. She now teaches art classes and workshops in drawing, pastel, and encaustic painting and lectures in those mediums.  Christine has won a numerous awards nationally and internationally.  Her work is in many private and corporate permanent collections. For a listing please contact the artist.
 
Ms. Rooney’s studio is in Lynchburg, Virginia near the Blue Ridge Mountains.  She works in a variety of arts: silverpoint, graphite, encaustics, pastels and experimental mediums. In November 2010, she moved her studio from the Riverview Artspace in downtown Lynchburg to a new location above The Art Box at the corner of 12th and Clay Streets. She lives in Lynchburg with her husband, Michael, two dogs, and occasional cats brought home for visits by their two grown children, their spouses and children.
 
 
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Christine Rooney
 
Ph:  434-384-0188 (h)  434-907-1367 (c)
 
 
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