Christine Elfman is an artist who makes photographs about and through the process of fading, engaging with questions of photographic permanence and indexicality. She received her MFA from California College of the Arts and BFA from Cornell University. She is represented by Euqinom Gallery, San Francisco. Her work has recently been exhibited at Zona Maco in Mexico City; Philadelphia Photo Arts Center; Handwerker Gallery, Ithaca College; University of the Arts, Philadelphia; Photofairs San Francisco; and Gallery Wendi Norris, San Francisco. Elfman's interest in ephemerality has been influenced by her work with historic collections at the George Eastman House, University of Rochester Rare Books Library, and the Berkeley Art Museum. Awards and fellowships include the San Francisco Artist Award, the Murphy and Cadogan Fellowship, and artist residency at the Constance Saltonstall Foundation. Her work has appeared in The San Francisco Chronicle, Photograph Magazine, Der Greif, Humble Arts Foundation, SF Weekly, and The Photo Review. She has taught photography at Cornell University, San Francisco Art Institute, Foothill College, California College of the Arts, and UC Berkeley. She is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.