Artist Statement

“I was raised on a lake nestled in the Santa Monica mountains, where fences were non-existent and I roamed freely.  It is where my bond with nature took root.  I wish to impart this sense of wonder and discovery into my portrait, still life and landscape photography.” 



Christina McFaul (b. 1979) graduated from Brooks Institute of Design in 2001 with a concentration in interior design.  In 2012 she founded Christina McFaul Photography, a portraiture studio in Chicago, IL.  This is where she established her photography community and led Women in Focus photography group.  


Her work has been included in shows at Southeast Center for Photography (Greenville, SC), Chicago Botanic Garden (IL), Museum of Art (Arlington, TX),  La Jolla Art Association (CA), and The Los Angeles Center for Photography (CA) among others. Sanctuary in the Wild her first book will be published in 2022.  She lives with her husband and two children in San Diego, CA.


List of past exhibitions can be found here.