Christina Pettersson was born in Stockholm, Sweden and lives in Miami, Florida. She is known for her large scale drawings, videos, sculptural installations and group performances, focusing on the
history and environment of her native South Florida. She is the recipient of the Knight Grant, the Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship, and is a Fulbright Scholar, and has attended residencies such as Everglades National Park, Yaddo and Ucross. She is in the collections of the Perez Art Museum Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Bass Museum of Art, Margulies Collection and Sagamore Hotel, as well as nationally and internationally.