Christine grew up in Princeton, NJ, and came to the Boston area to attend School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University. After receiving her BFA from Tufts University and diploma from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, she moved to Marblehead and worked as lead painting conservator at Childs Gallery, Newbury St., Boston. Later she opened a private conservation studio on the North Shore, specializing in easel painting restoration for private clients and a wide array of art dealers and museums. She is married to Alan Waller, a Fine art and Antiques dealer in Essex.
Throughout her life and concurrently with her conservation career, she has painted in oil and has exhibited extensively, in the major art associations in the greater Boston area, winning numerous awards and accolades for her work.
She is an artist member of the Copley Society, Boston; artist member of the Board of Trustees of the North Shore Arts Association; the National Association of Women Artists, NYC; the Rockport Art Association; the Marblehead Arts Association; Newburyport Art Association; the American Institution for Conservation of Artistic and Historic Works (AIC), and is a former artist member of the Princeton Art Association. Christine resides in Marblehead, MA and maintains a studio there and also a studio on the harbor in East Gloucester, MA.