Christine DeFazio

Christine DeFazio

Categories: Teaching Artist, Visual Arts, Street Art

Christine DeFazio

Christine DeFazio is an art educator and artist working in the Bronx focusing on Urban Arts. She has degrees in Art History and was the Director of Michael Hall Fine Arts, where she wrote several catalogs on 19th Century and Renaissance Sculpture. She is a licensed appraiser and has worked with Sotheby's. She has extensively researched the Street Art of the Bronx focusing on Tats Cru. She created curriculum for The Met’s Astor Fellowship and Lincoln Center’s Arts in the Middle. She has degrees in Art History from StonyBrook and Hunter. She was assistant to the editor of Donald Kuspit’s Art Criticism and has worked at the New Museum and Franklin Furnace. She is the secretary for Creative Bergen and has organized several events and shows. She has exhibited her own art extensively in New York, and painted murals in Harlem, NJ and the Bronx. She has recently curated an exhibition of street art, graffiti and pop art at Stable Gallery, ANNA! And Duster a collaborative exhibition at IW Gallery, and will curate a show featuring Andre Trenier and LadyKFever in 2024. A collection of her work, including paintings, digital and analog collages, is on view at SVA.


Yonkers Arts, 2022



SUNY Stony Brook, NY, group show, 1991

Bergen Creative, group show, June 2021, Ridgefield Park, NY

Art on the Vineyard, group show, September 2021, Hopewell Valley Vineyard, Pennington, NJ

Fire and Wind, Vanderplas Gallery, group show, October 2021, New York, NY

Urban Portraits, Brooklyn Art Cave, Brooklyn, NY, 2021


Alchemy of Emotions, Art Mansion, Montclair, NJ, 2021


Art Against Human Trafficking, Empty Set Gallery, New York, NY, 2021


NFiniTe Art Show, One Art Space, New York, NY 2022


Yonkers Artist Showcase, Yonkers, NY, 2022


Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ, 2022


Giving Light: An Arts for Social Justice Exhibit, BronxArtSpace, 2022


The Color of Nature, Stabile Gallery, Ridgefield Park, NJ, 2022


Femturistic, the future of women in art, Blue Gallery, December, 2022


Beneath The Surface, curated by EyeAntic & MorbidGold, Studio 39, January 2023


Creatures of the Night, Curated by Marcus Glitteris, TNC, January 2023


15th Annual Artist Showcare, Yonkers Art Space, Spring 2023


SOHO Artwalks, Spring-Summer 2023


Anti-AI Show, curated by Sacsix, May 2023


Group Show, Art Mora, Ridgefield Park, NJ, September 2023


Vox, Veritas, Vita (Voice, Truth, Life): Graffiti, Street and Pop Art, Stable Gallery, Ridgewood, NJ, September 2023


The Sleep of Reason Produces Nightmares, SVA, NY, December 2023


Curatorial Projects


Vox, Veritas, Vita (Voice, Truth, Life): Graffiti, Street and Pop Art, Stable Gallery, Ridgewood, NJ, September 2023


ANNA! And Duster: A Collaborative Exhibition, IW Gallery, Brooklyn, 2024


Watching Walls: LadyKFever and Andre Trenier, Bronx Art Space, October-November 2023


Twenty-Four River Gallery, Bogota, NJ


Alementary Brewery, Bogota, NJ


Murals and Street Art


Bogota Community Garden, Spring 2023


Ridgefield Park DPW, Summer 2023


NYC Graffiti Women’s Festival, Bronxlandia, October 2023 (curated by LadyKFever)




Who is ANNA!, Up Magazine, April 2023

Bronx Mural Map, Up Magazine, May 2023

Tats Cru, Up Magazine, July 2023

Uncutt: Spreading the Message to Protect Yo Heart through Custom, Custom and Merch, Up Magazine, July 2024

Art and Activism in the Bronx: Gentrification and the Commercialization of Street Art, Heading Uptown: Art and Activism in the Bronx, Association for Art History, Annual Conference, University College London, 2023

Professional Committees

Secretary, Creative Bergen, 2022-present

Appointed Member, Bogota Creative Arts Team


Services Offered


Art History



Mural Painting

Painting, collage, drawing


Contact Information

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