Christine Bourdette is known for her enigmatic sculpture which explores the human condition with wit and meticulous craftsmanship. Bourdette received her BA from Lewis and Clark College (Portland, OR). She has shown extensively nationally, including solo exhibitions at the Fairbanks Gallery at Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR), the Tyler Museum of Art (Tyler, TX), and the Wentz Gallery at the Pacific Northwest College of Art (Portland, OR). Her work was featured in three Oregon Biennials, and she has permanent public artworks in Portland, OR, Tempe, AZ, Seattle, WA and many other locations. Bourdette was the first recipient of the Bonnie Bronson Fellowship Award in 1992.