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Christine Hanlon - Premium Artist

Christine Hanlon, whose work has been compared to that of Edward Hopper, creates 'urban landscapes which quietly exude atmosphere'.


  • Serenity Base by Christine Hanlon, oil on canvas<br>50 x 150 inches<br>Juror's Award - 2006 Bay Area Annual

    Serenity Base
    oil on canvas
    50 x 150 inches
    Juror's Award - 2006 Bay Area Annual

  • Decker's Tug by Christine Hanlon, oil on panel<br>18 x 29.12 inches<br>Coos Bay Commissioner's Award 2006 sold

    Decker's Tug
    oil on panel
    18 x 29.12 inches
    Coos Bay Commissioner's Award 2006 sold

  • Wet Night Streets #2 by Christine Hanlon, oil on panel<br>29.75 x 48 inches<br>Two First Place Awards<br>Faculty Choice Award<br>SOLD

    Wet Night Streets #2
    oil on panel
    29.75 x 48 inches
    Two First Place Awards
    Faculty Choice Award
    SOLD

  • W.T.H.G.O. #4 by Christine Hanlon, oil on panel<br>18 x 29.12 inches<br><i>Artists Magazine</i><br>feature article<br>September 2009

    W.T.H.G.O. #4
    oil on panel
    18 x 29.12 inches
    Artists Magazine
    feature article
    September 2009


Her painting is inspired by the Old Masters, especially from their use of chiaroscuro and geometry, utilizing proportions like the Golden Section and other ratios to create dynamic and harmonious compositions.

Her work has been highlighted in the Artists Magazine, Sea History Magazine (cover and feature article), Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine, and many exhibition catalogues including most recently Hobos to Street People: Artists' Responses to Homelessness from the New Deal to the Present, which toured museums and educational venues around California and Colorado for over 4 years. She also paints non-traditional maritime works such as Death of an Oil Tanker which won Best in Show at the Coos Art Museum's 15th Annual Maritime Exhibit. Her maritime and urban work has garnered many awards over the years.

Hanlon received her BFA in Painting from Rhode Island School of Design in 1976 and her MFA in Painting from Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 1997, where she has been on the faculty ever since. She used her MFA thesis exhibition entitled Home Street Home, as a major fundraising event, attended by the mayor of San Francisco and news media, donating almost $1500 to the Coalition on Homelessness, with whom she has worked over the years to create an annual art auction. The latest book publication which includes her urban homeless work is entitled House Keys Not Handcuffs published by Freedom Voices in 2014. She has lived on the coast of Oregon since 2012 but continues to show her work in California and locally in Bandon, OR. Additional artwork and a full resume may be seen at Christine Hanlon.

'I feel strongly about the artist's role in society as witness to the state of our culture and the world. Many of my paintings have addressed social, political and environmental issues of our time such as homelessness and ecological degradation due to our dependence upon fossil fuels.'

Mar '15


  • Third Street Corridor by Christine Hanlon, oil on canvas<br>30 x 52 inches<br>Hobos to Street People - Traveling Exhibit

    Third Street Corridor
    oil on canvas
    30 x 52 inches
    Hobos to Street People - Traveling Exhibit

  • Death of an Oil Tanker - Prestige 1976-2002 by Christine Hanlon, oil on panel<br>11 x 11 inches per panel<br>Best in Show - Annual Maritime Exhibit

    Death of an Oil Tanker - Prestige 1976-2002
    oil on panel
    11 x 11 inches per panel
    Best in Show - Annual Maritime Exhibit

  • Broken Hydrant #2 by Christine Hanlon, oil on panel<br>20 x 25.5 inches<br>SOLD

    Broken Hydrant #2
    oil on panel
    20 x 25.5 inches
    SOLD

  • All Washed Up by Christine Hanlon, oil on panel<br>20 x 25.5 inches

    All Washed Up
    oil on panel
    20 x 25.5 inches



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