Christina Bothwell studied painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, before teaching herself how to work with ceramics, and then cast glass.
She has had eleven solo exhibitions of her work since 2006, most recently at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, in Indiana. Her work is represented in the United States, by Austin Art Projects, in Palm Desert, California, Habatat Gallery in Royal Oak, Michigan, and Heller Gallery in New York City. Her work is also represented by Gallery Sklo, in South Korea, Galerie B, in Sinzheim, Germany, and Anima Mundi Gallery, in Cornwall, UK.
Her sculptures are in the public collections of the Cincinnati Museum of Art, Ohio, the Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Museum of Contemporary Glass, Denmark, SMOG (Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Glass Art), China, the Tutsek-Stiftung Foundation, Germany, the Fuller Craft Museum, Massachusetts, the Smithsonian Museum of Art’s Archives of American Art, Oral History Collection, the Racine Museum, Wisconsin, the Corning Glass Museum, New York, and the Lowe Art Museum, Florida.