Teresa Christiansen was born and raised in New York City and currently lives in Portland, OR where she is an Assistant Professor at Pacific Northwest College of Art. Teresa received her MFA in photographic studies from ICP-Bard in 2008, and worked as an Assistant Photographer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for nine years. She has exhibited her work widely, including New York, Philadelphia, Seattle and Portland. Most recently she has shown work at Melanie Flood Projects in Portland, the Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle and the Portland Art Museum. She was a 2007 winner of PDN Photo Annual, a 2013 Regional Arts & Culture Council grant recipient and a summer 2014 Wassaic Artist Resident. Her work is in the collection of the Portland Art Museum.