International Exhibitions

Butler Museum of American Art 2024, 2018, 2015

Invitational for the 2nd China (Suzhou) Biennial International Pastel Exhibition
20 International Master Circle Artists were chosen to exhibit alongside 20 Chinese Pastel Artists.
The Exhibition traveled through museums in China for 18 months. 2016-2018

Invitational Exhibition at the International Salon of Pastels
Saint-Aulaye in the Dordogne, France. Sponsored by The Pastel Society of Perigord 2016

ARC Art Renewal Center 2015 Salon International
Finalist 2016, 2017 and 2018, 2019

Pasit Pastellists Italiani International Invitational Exhibition, Tivoli, Italy
Second Place Award 2018


Solo Exhibition-

 “Broken Vessels” Christine Frechard Gallery, Pittsburgh PA 2022. 


IAPS – International Association of Pastel Societies 

2020 and 2015 “Prix de Pastel” Best of Show IAPS Master Circle Exhibitions 

IAPS Master Circle Exhibition, Chicago 2021
IAPS International Juried Convention Exhibition 2013 Gold Medal Award and Honorable Mention
IAPS International Web Shows 2021, 2014, 2012,

Cover of the IAPS Convention Brochure 2015

IAPS International Exhibit Vose Gallery, Boston June 2014, Maggie Price Award of Excellence

Juror of IAPS international Web Show in 2018. 

Recent International Competitions

Artist Magazine International Competition 2022. Honorable Mention. Only 25 portraits selected from thousands of entries. 

Portrait Society of America

Members Only Competition. 2019, 2018 Finalist
Members Only Competition. 2015 5th Place

Pastel Journal Magazine “Pastel 100” International Competition
Portrait Category Honorable Mentions 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2018, 2019, 2022
Second Place in the Portrait Category in 2014

Pastel Society of America, “Enduring Brilliance” International Exhibition
National Arts Club Gallery, Manhattan, New York
2023, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2011, 2008
Southeastern Pastel Societies Award, 2023, PSA Award in memory of Flora B. Guiffuni 2012

Southeast Texas Pastel Society
Best of Show National Exhibition. Houston, Texas. May, 2017.

Chicago Biennial Exhibition
October 2015 Degas Pastel Award

Degas Pastel Society Biennial National Exhibition
New Orleans, Louisiana 2014, 2016

New Mexico Pastel Society National Exhibition
Albuquerque, New Mexico 2014, 2015 and 2017

Southeaset Texas Pastel Exhibition
2017 and 2014 Best of Show


Magazine Articles

Wrote “Five-Minute Coach” articles for the Pastel Journal, 2022, 2020, 2019,

Pastel Journal “Powering UP” Feature 8-page article on portraits. September, 2016

“Creative Life” Article- “Do You Suffer From PPS?” October 2017

Pastel Journal “Small Studios” article with Richard McKinley September, 2016

“Pratique des Artes” French Magazine. Featured June 2016, March 2017,  July 2017 and English version, Fall 2021

Southwest Art Magazine Editor pick- Feature article as an “Artist to Watch.” May, 2015

American Art Collector Magazine Feature article, May 2014



“Celebration of Color” pastel masters, 2024

“40 Masters of Pastel” 2017 -French book featuring Christine as a Master of Composition
“Strokes of Genius #6 and #8.”
“How Did They Do That? -100 Ways to Paint People and Figures”


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