Christine Blackburn first picked up a Pentax K-1000 for an introductory photography class at Greenfield Community College in her native state of Massachusetts.  Since then she has not put it down. In January of 2000 she moved on to New York City, where in 2002 she graduated
Magna Cum Laude from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Photography and a minor in Cultural Anthropology. She has worked on various personal documentary projects including a series about Brooklyn, NY (2000), a project about faith and perseverance in Eastern Tennessee (2001), and various projects on Cuba (2001-05).

Gallery exhibitions include group shows at the Fishtank Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Lobby, Tisch School of the Arts 8th floor gallery, and solo exhibitions at the Brecht Forum in Manhattan and the National Museum of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in Manhattan. Permanent collections include Barclay's Capital Bank in Manhattan and private collections. Christine has also taught for New York University's Special Programs Department Summer Photography Workshop in Havana, Cuba. She is currently seeking publication of a book of work from her latest project about
the young gay community in Cuba.