Christine Stoddard is a Salvadoran-American artist whose work has appeared in special programs at the New York Transit Museum, the Queens Museum, the Poe Museum, the Ground Zero Hurricane Katrina Museum, FiveMyles Gallery, and beyond. She is also the author of Water for the Cactus Woman (Spuyten Duyvil Publishing) and Hispanic and Latino Heritage in Virginia (The History Press), among other titles. Her work has been recognized by Artbridge, the Puffin Foundation, the Prospect Park Alliance, and other organizations. In the summer of 2018, Stoddard will be a visiting artist at Laberinto Projects in El Salvador and the Woodstock Art Museum in Woodstock, New York. Her literary magazine, Quail Bell, has been featured in Folio Magazine, Time Out New York, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Washington Post Express, and elsewhere. Stoddard is an M.F.A. candidate in Digital & Interdisciplinary Art Practice at The City College of New York (CUNY). Christine Stoddard is the 2018 Freshkills Park Reclaimed Lands Conference Planning Fellow from Freshkills Parks and Art, Activism, and the Environment, a research team producing public works and knowledge as part of the Seminar on Public Engagement and Collaborative Research from the Center for the Humanities at the CUNY Graduate Center.