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Cristi Rinklin

Visual Arts Department


M.F.A., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Fields: Painting »
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Office Phone: 508-793-2387
Office: Fenwick 443
Studio: Millard I, Painting Studio
PO Box: 60A


Cristi Rinklin received her MFA from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in 1999, and her BFA in painting from Maryland Institute, College of Art in 1989.  She has exhibited her work in galleries and museums throughout the United States, as well as venues in Rome, Florence, and Amsterdam.  Rinklin is represented by Steven Zevitas Gallery in Boston, where her recent solo exhibition, Paracosmos was received with much critical acclaim, including an award for Best Painting Exhibition through the New England Art Awards. She was recently featured in a solo installation entitled Diluvial at the Currier Museum in Manchester, New Hampshire, which received favorable reviews in the Boston Globe, the Boston Phoenix, and the Concord Monitor.  Her paintings were also included in the 2012 Northeast edition of New American Paintings.  Rinklin is the recipient of grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Berkshire Taconic Artist's Resource Trust and the Jerome Foundation Fellowship, and has been a Visiting Artist/Scholar at the American Academy in Rome.  She is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of the Visual Arts Department at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, MA.  Cristi Rinklin lives and works in Boston, MA.


  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Painting I
  • Painting II
  • Senior Studio Concentration Seminar

Course Project Websites
Circular Ruins Group I
Circular Ruins Group II

Recent Work

"Diluvial" Central Window. Duraclear prints mounted into window, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire