May 2010-Master of Fine Arts / Museum Studies Certificate Tufts University, Medford, MA, in affiliation with School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA                      

May 2007-Post-Baccalaureate Certificate: School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA                       

Dec 2005-Bachelor of Fine Arts / Photography Concentration: The Art Institute of Boston, Boston MA

Dec 200-Associate of Arts, General Studies Landmark College, Putney VT


2018   LCC Grant- Local Cultural Council of Somerville Arts Council/ fellowship

2017 Massachusetts House of Representatives award

2017   Governor Charles Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyne award citation

2016 Somerville Artist certification.

2015 Somerville Arts Council Grant for the Switchbox Project 2015.     Installed at the corner of Walnut and Medford Streets, Somerville, MA.


2020-Present Art Editor for Divergents Magazine

2019-2020 Timeline Manager for Somerville Open Studios, Somerville, MA

2014 -Present Museum Attendant, Harvard Art Museums Cambridge, MA

2006-2014 Visitor Assistant – Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

2012-2014 Understanding Disabilities in the Public Schools of Brookline, Brookline MA

2009-2010 Researcher, Library and Archives, Historic New England, Boston, MA

2009-2010 Teacher Assistant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2006- Summer-Arts Administration, Folk Arts Heritage Archive, MCC, Boston MA



2017 Featured Artist, Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities, Somerville MA

2006 Heel-Toe – Heel-Toe – Heel-Toe:  Massachusetts Cultural Council Boston, MA


2018    Beer show, Cutter Gallery, Arlington MA

2018    Outside: Art About Nature, Washington Street Art Center, Somerville MA

2017     Breaking Barriers Massachusetts State House, Boston MA

2017     Postcard Show, Maud Morgan Arts-Chandler Gallery, Cambridge MA

2016    Out of the Woods Fairy Tales Re-Imagined, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville MA

2016 Down the Hall and to the Right, 737 Cambridge St., Cambridge MA

2016 Sketchbook Show, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville MA

2015 Who Might I Be?, Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville MA

2014 Art for the View, Sunny View Rehabilitation Hospital, Schenectady, NY

2014 State of being, A collection of figurative and portrait art. Piano Craft Gallery, Boston MA

2014 Transform, Washington Street Art Center, Somerville MA

2013 The Artist’s Voice Violence Transformed, Massachusetts State house, Boston MA

2012 10th Annual Surrealist, Visionary, and Art of the Spirit,                   Caladan Gallery, Online

2013 Ask ME, Howard Art Project, Dorchester Ave, Boston MA                                                           

2011 The Chain Letter, Samson Gallery, Boston MA    

2010 MFA Thesis, The Aidekman Art Center at Tufts University, Medford, MA

2008 Boston Young Contemporaries Annual, Boston University, Boston, MA

2007 Connections 3: “Exposed” Joseph D. Carrier Gallery, Toronto, Canada “Abilities Arts Festival” …A Celebration of Disability Arts and Culture


2016 “Somerville Open Studios volunteers rise to the occasion” by Haley ED Houseman, The Somerville Times, April 20 2016

2013 “OFF The Shelf” by Doug Helder, Somerville News July 31, 2013

Website/Social Media

INSTAGRAM: christinamtedesco

FACEBOOK: Christina M Tedesco Visual Artist

YouTube: Somerville Open Studios Channel,–BVI0lE8&t=14s      


Board Member of Somerville Open Studios, Somerville MA:  Fall 2015 – 2020

Volunteer Coordinator, Somerville Open Studios, Somerville MA:  2015, 2016, 2019

Website Designer, Outside the Lines Studio, Medford MA:  Fall 2010 – Fall 2014