Christen Mattix, Bellingham, WA Member Since March 2012 Artist Statement My passion is spreading joy and creating community through art. I love making unique illustrations that feel alive, festive, and full of wonder. I currently live in Bellingham, WA with my tortoise shell cat, Iris.
Christen Mattix was born in Seattle, WA but spent her childhood in Thailand where her parents worked as translators and teachers. She received a BFA from Western Washington University and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She is writing a book about what happened when she knit a halfmile line from a park bench.