Christine Walia is an arts administrator who is passionate about providing impactful support for artists and communities. Prior to joining LMCC she was the Assistant Director of Special Events at the Montclair Art Museum in NJ. Previously she served as Programs Director of the Lower East Side Printshop in Manhattan where she managed comprehensive support for artists; and Manager of Exhibitions and Programs at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, NJ. She is a member of ArtTable, Leadership Newark alumni, and holds a B.A. in Art History from Skidmore College, NY.

Christine is responsible for administering and providing applicants with technical support related to LMCC’s Manhattan Arts Grants, and managing the Arts East River Waterfront Initiative.