Since earning her MFA from the University of Cincinnati, Christy Wittmer has taught and utilized residencies to create artwork in dialog with locations around the world. In 2016-17 she was awarded a Fulbright grant to research historic and contemporary ceramic sculpture in Jingdezhen, China. In 2015-2016 she was an artist in residence at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, KS and at the Banff Centre in Alberta, Canada. In 2018 she was a visiting artist at Australia National University and cast brass sculptures in the foundry at the Kohler Company’s Arts/Industry Residency. She has been awarded the NCECA International Residency to CRETA Rome for 2021. Wittmer currently teaches Ceramics at Phoenix College and Chandler-Gilbert Community College. She has been a member of Eye Lounge collective in Phoenix, AZ since 2019.