Lives and works in Detroit, MI (USA)

| Education |
BFA 2003, College For Creative Studies School of Art & Design, Detroit, MI, USA

| Awards, Honors, Residencies |
2013 Revolve, Light Up Livernois Awarded Project, Detroit, MI
SÍM Residency, Reykjavík, Iceland
2012 Playground Detroit F.A.S.H. Fest Artist Showcase
2011 La Découpe Residency, Paris, France
2009 Nominee – Kresge Eminent Artist Award, The Kresge Foundation, Detroit, MI
2007 First Place – Cpopportunity, Cpop Gallery, Detroit, MI
2006 Third Place – Annual: All Media Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
2005 Honorable Mention – Michigan Fine Arts Competition, BBAC, Birmingham, MI
1998 College for Creative Studies Scholarship, Detroit, MI

| Solo Exhibitions |
2017 Welcome Back, Popps Packing, Hamtramck, MI
2016 Metabolism II, Historic Detroit Savings Bank, Detroit, MI
2015 Metabolism, Historic Detroit Savings Bank, Detroit, MI
Inaugural Featured Artist, The Playground, Detroit, MI
2014 Beneath The Skin, Outlet Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Trifle, Kunstschlager, Reykjavík, Iceland
2012 Store Front Showcase, Linda Dresner Boutique, Birmingham, MI
2011 Domesticate Me, La Découpe, Paris, France
Domesticate Me, l’Hôtel Particulier à Montmartre, Paris, France
2009 Come Play With Me, There’s Enough to go Around, The Burton Theatre, Detroit, MI
2007 Boll Family YMCA Lobby, Detroit, MI
2006 Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
2005 Second Series, District Arts Gallery, Birmingham, MI
2004 Inaugural Exhibition, District Arts Gallery, Birmingham, MI

| Group Exhibitions |
2017 The Fix, DITNB, Detroit, MI
2016 Skin: The Human Fabric, Detroit Museum of Healing, Detroit, MI
2014 Untitled Prints, Practice Space, Detroit, MI
2014 Emergency Nothing, CultureFix, NYC
2013 Uncommon Ground, SÍM, Reykjavík, Iceland
2012 Frontera Tasting Series, Detroit Design Festival, Detroit, MI
Sweet Spot, Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI
FOUR, Pine Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, MI
2011 Un:Dress Re:Dress, Public Pool Gallery, Hamtramck, MI
8 Private Thoughts, 363 W Grand, Detroit, MI
DAM Design Show, Detroit Artist’s Market, Detroit, MI
2010 Great Lakes Great Times, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Conformity Exhibition: Live Conformists Dead Troublemakers, Cpop Gallery, Detroit, MI
2008 Wear That, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI.
Fringe Festival, The Music Hall, Detroit, MI
2007 It’s Humble to be Good, Cpop Gallery, Detroit, MI
Cpopportunity, Juried Exhibition, Cpop Gallery, Detroit, MI
2006 Annual: All Media Exhibition, Juried Exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Miss October, The Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI
2005 8th International Open, Juried Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Dirty Show, Juried Exhibition, Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI
Michigan Fine Arts Competition, Juried exhibition, BBAC, Birmingham, MI
Devils and Dolls, Juried Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004 The Dirty Show, Juried Show, Tangent Gallery, Detroit, MI
Design Show, Detroit Artist’s Market, Detroit, MI
2003 BA Thesis Exhibition, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
2002 Entangled Identities, U245 Gallery, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

| Selected Public and Private Collections |
Gilbert and Lila Silverman, USA
Briggs & Magistry collection, France
Lear Corporation, USA
Flagman & Wolf collection, USA

| Selected Teaching and Research Employment |
2009-17 Annual Color/Trend/ Material Designer & Researcher, Ultrafabrics, Tarrytown, NY
2011-13 Adjunct Professor, Fibers Department, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

| Bibliography |
2015  J. Welke, “Metabolism: Cristin Richard, Detroit Design Festival, 25-Sep-2015”,, Detroit, MI. October 11.
S. Sharp,”From Peeling Skin to Talking Dolls, Highlights from the Detroit Design Festival”,, Brooklyn, NY. September 28.
L.DeVito,”Cristin Richard gets deep at Detroit Design Festival”,, Detroit, MI. September 23.
R. Sharp,”Gutsy work by Cristin Richard at Playground Detroit”,, Detroit, MI. July 28.
2014  A. Galgiani, “At Outlet, Artist Cristin Richard’s work goes way beyond Skin Deep”,, Brooklyn, NY.
2011  V. Miller, “Clothing Revealed In Innovative Exhibition “, Knight Arts,, Detroit, MI. November 22.
Angela Wisniewski, “Objectify Me: Cristin Richard’s Latest Works”,, Detroit, MI. September 19th.
Alison Smith, “Domesticate Me by Cristin Richard”, Trends Magazine Paris, France April 11.
Louis Meldman, “Local Artist Skyrocketing to Fame”, Current, Chicago, IL. May 24.
2010  Angela Wisniewski, “Couture In the Raw”, 944, Detroit, MI. October issue.
Louis Meldman, “Genius Among us”, Current, Chicago, IL.. May 24.
Angela Wisniewski, “Casing Couture, Cristin Richard’s House of Raw“,
Real DetroitWeekly, Detroit, MI. May 19-25.
2009  Norene Smith, “Gutsy Art”, The Metro Times, Detroit, MI. March 4.
2008  Erin Chan Ding, “A Nice Group of Weirdos”, The Freepress, Detroit, MI. April 3.
2005  Gerry Craig, “Peeling Back the Layers, Artists Get Comfy in Their Skins”,
The Metro Times, Detroit, MI. October 12-18.
Linda Bachrack, “Triplicate”, Style Magazine, Southfield, MI. August issue.
Polly Ulrich, “Devils and Dolls Review”, Fiber Arts Magazine, Loveland, CO. June/July issue.
2004  Keri Guten Cohen, “District Arts Gallery opens in Birmingham”, Detroit Free Press,. Detroit, MI. March 21.
Nick Sousanis, “District Arts-Premiere”,, Detroit, MI. March 25.
Joy Hakanson Colby, “Art Picture Changes in Birmingham”, Detroit Free Press, Detroit, MI. March 2.
Lisa M. Collins, “Groom & Board; Detroit Artist’s Market presents Furniture & Fashion Peep Show”, The Metro Times, Detroit, MI. January 20.
Nick Sousanis, “The Design Show”,, Detroit, MI. January 19.