Christie Snelson is an emerging artist born and raised in Springfield, Missouri, and is an alumna of the Art & Design Department at MSU. She now is a Gallery Manager as well as a Gallery Artist at Obelisk Home, an artist-in-residence at ideaXfactory, an active member of the Springfield Regional Arts Council, and continually creates a variety of work that pushes her technical abilities and creative ideas. Her paintings can be found throughout the country, internationally, and across social media.