Christopher Yockey was born and raised in metropolitan Detroit and currently lives and works in New York City. Yockey received his Master of Fine Arts from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a Bachelor in Arts from Elmira College. Christopher has participated in exhibitions in Beijing, China, The Peace Tower at The Whitney Museum of art, Frederick Meier Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids Art Museum, and New York City Park’s Department. Yockey is currently an artist in resident for the Athena Foundation and is an artist assistant to Mark di Suvero.