Christine Pfister was born and raised in Switzerland, before moving to the United States. She attended Christie’s Education at Christie’s in New York and since 1995 she has been the Co-Owner and Director of Pentimenti Gallery in Philadelphia. The gallery exhibits contemporary art by emerging to mid-career artists. The gallery’s exhibitions were reviewed in major magazines and newspapers, such as Art in America, Timeout New York, the Brooklyn Rail, USA Today, Philadelphia Style Magazine, Philadelphia Inquirer, and more. The gallery has exhibited nationally at various art fairs, most recently at Pulse New York and Volta New York. She has also given many lectures, and participated on panels, in the Philadelphia area. Lectures include the University of Pennsylvania, the University of the Arts, the American Association of Museums, and more. She is active in a variety of cultural organizations including CFEVA, ArtTable, The Main Line Art Center, etc.