Promoted to Associate Professor
Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts
Christine Wuenschel is a figurative artist who has taught undergraduate and graduate drawing courses in Purdue University’s Art and Design program since 2009. Her work explores the gestural expressive nature of drawing media usually on a larger than life-size scale. Wuenschel is most recognized for her large drawings dealing with identity and body image. Her work has won several exhibition awards and continues to appear in both national and international exhibitions including Drawing Discourse: 3rd Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing at S. Tucker Cooke Gallery at the University of North Carolina-Asheville; The Derwent Art Prize at The Mall Galleries in London, England; and Kink: The Seduction of Art at Koplin Del Rio Gallery in Culver City, California. Wuenschel received her BFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of Akron in 2004 and her MFA in Drawing and Painting from Arizona State University in 2008.