Chris' childhood years were spent in regional Queensland towns, mostly Bundaberg where she graduated from high school in 1980 after which she moved to Brisbane for study. She moved to the Gladstone region in 1997.
Chris has been interested in art all her life and she experimented with many mediums and styles. She always had a specific interest in fibres and textile arts. She attended a basket weaving workshop 10 years ago and have been weaving ever since.
She has been involved with the Boyne Tannum Hookup for a few years now and facilitated public art projects and marine plastics workshops for three days at the 2019 Hookup event.
She has also done an art project at Tannum Kindergarten.
Christine's work has won several awards. She has been awarded the Gladstone Regional Council Australia Day Arts and Culture Award in 2019.
In 2016 Chris won the first prize for the 3D Fibler Section at the Martin Hanson Awards in Gladstone after she won the 2nd prize in 2014 for the 3D Fiber Section at the Martin Hanson Awards.
She has also been shortlisted in 2019 for the Bayton Awards.