For 35 years, Christy has been living a double life. At age 5 she completed her first oil painting which led to a lifelong pursuit of painting in her spare time. Professionally, her creativity manifested in a study of math, science, and engineering. In January 2017, she left an executive aerospace (Fortune 500) position to pursue painting with significantly more focus.
Her background studies at Toronto School of Art and in numerous workshops and virtual programs in the intervening decades helped her art career to take off and she is now represented in Germany, Australia, and numerous Canadian and US collections. Her work has frequently been recognized by professionals in juried shows, including the local John Sommer Juried Show (Best Oil), and the Ontario Plein Air Society Challenge, 2017.