Artist Statement


“I paint to feel connected to the world. I encourage the materials at hand to come to life, to let the paint sing its mysterious song.”

William Christine is a Bethlehem-based painter who has a history of community involvement, including working with the Juvenile Justice Center, Easton, and Head Start in Bethlehem. Christine received his master of fine arts degree from Brooklyn College, City University of New York. He has taught at Messiah College, Grantham, PA; DeSales University, Center Valley, PA; Kutztown State Unviersity, Kutztown, PA; Parsons School of Design Continuing Ed Program, New York City. In 2003 he had a solo exhibition of his Grand Canyon paintings at the Allentown Art Museum. He is a member of the Prince Street Gallery, New York City. Currently he is Artist in Residence at the Reibman Hall Children’s Center, Northampton Community College where he gets to try out all sorts of nutty kid projects utilizing the center’s arts based curriculum.