About me

Seeing more dimensions – in color

“It is not enough to place colors, however beautiful, one beside another. Colors must react with one another.  Otherwise you have cacophony.”  Henri Matisse

Creativity takes courage.




Christine Hales is known for her  works in oils, acrylics and mixed media on canvas and paper.

Her paintings have been in many national group exhibitions as well as several one person exhibits in New York. Reviewed in the New York Times and featured in Hudson Valley Magazine, Christine’s landscapes reflect the artist’s love of nature and transformation.



  • Community Arts Grant 2016, 2015
  • Artist in Residence, Houghton College 2015
  • GIG Grant, Maine Arts Council 2005
  • Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency 2001, 1999

Berkshire UFSD Multi Media Mural, Arts in Education Grant  2002


The Vision

Classical Revival – in Modern Art

Christine Hales’ paintings explore the wide range of abstraction and realism.  Landscapes are mystical statements of personal, felt experience in nature, while abstract paintings are visual expressions of emotional awareness and revelation.

She holds a BFA n Painting and Art Education from the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, and an MS in Art Therapy from the College of New Rochelle, NY, and has studied at the Artists League of New York, The National Academy of Design NY,NY, and Institute of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy.

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