Christie Blizard merges painting, poetry, and television into interventionist performances that explore the boundaries of freedom of speech in America. In 2015, her project on the Today show and Good Morning America was featured in Hyperallergic and Art News. in 2016, she was invited to collaborate with Lawrence Weiner at the Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum in San Antonio. Residencies include The MacDowell Colony, Centraltrak Artist Residency through the University of Texas at Dallas, and SIM Residency in Reykjavik, Iceland. In 2013, she was featured in Art in America, NY Arts Magazine, and Blouin Artinfo. In 2017, she will be the Texas artist in resident at the Artpace International Residency selected by Yoshua Okóon. She has been in exhibitions curated by Carter Foster, Mel Chin, Michael Duncan, Veronica Roberts, Virginia Rutledge, and Franklin Sirmins. She currently is an assistant professor of painting and drawing and the University of Texas at San Antonio.