Christine Vaillancourt American, b. 1949


Christine Vaillancourt was born in Detroit, Michigan. She earned her B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her M.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design. She continued to study at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Kent State University.


Vaillancourt creates works of geometric abstraction inspired by Constructivists, Concrete artists and Mondrian. She expresses a fascination with technology and modern science. Her paintings use the layering of shapes in translucent acrylic mediums to create the illusion of depth.


Vaillancourt was the recipient of the Best in Show Award at the Newport Rhode Island Art Museum in 2003. She currently lives and works in Fort Point Channel (South Boston), Boston, MA.