Chris Blackhurst holds a BFA in Ceramics with a minor in Art History from Texas A&M University-Commerce and a MA in Ceramics from the University of Dallas. As Exhibitions Coordinator she oversees art exhibitions in the galleries and exhibition spaces associated with multiple campus locations and manages and curates the permanent art collection. Before coming to A&M-Commerce she taught Ceramics, Ceramic Sculpture, 3D Design, and Art Appreciation at Brookhaven College, Collin College, Eastfield College, and Southern Methodist University.
Chris maintains a working studio in the eastside of Dallas. Her current personal work is informed by pattern, color, and texture, exploring the way in which these elements exist in our lives. Her work is included in public and private collections including Collin College, Eastfield College, and A&M-Commerce. She is represented by Haley-Henman Gallery, Dallas, Texas.