Christine Mitzuk, Full Time Instructor at The Atelier, earned her bachelor's degree in Design Communication with a minor in Studio Arts from the University of Minnesota. She worked in Graphic Design for over seven years, making art in her spare time. Realizing she desired art more, she quit her job to attend the full time program at The Atelier. She completed 5 years of study in May 2011. Christine's focus is narrative based imaginative art. She feeds her imagination through continued study of the figure and nature. She accepts commissions for illustration, portrait, and still life.