Christine Zuercher is an honorary astronaut and member of the American Interterrestrial Society. She was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio and received a BFA from the University of Dayton in 2011 and an MFA from East Carolina University in May 2016. Her research is on shortwave radio, the Space Race, and transmission technologies with a focus in interdisciplinary and alternative photographic processes.  She is a Dayton Art Institute Yeck Fellow and an Ohio Arts Council Excellence Award Recipient.  She has a national exhibition record that includes the GreenHill Center for Art in Greensboro, North Carolina, Clamp Light Artist Studios and Gallery in San Antonio, Texas, and the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Her work can be seen in publications such as The Hand Magazine, Ticka Arts, and Light Leaked. She enjoys photographing interplanetary adventures with collaborators and friends while in her spacesuit. 

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