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Christine Finn
Senior Lecturer
Teaches In
Toy Design

BFA with Honors from Art Center College of Design


After graduating from Art Center College of Design, Christine worked as an illustrator in the entertainment and publishing fields.  After a few years, she also began working as a concept sketcher/product designer in toys, giftware, and jewelry.  Product categories in toys include role-play, playsets, figures, soft dolls, plush, character design, and brainstorm sketching. Her clients include Hasbro, Jazwares, Disney Consumer Products, Just Play, Jakks Pacific, The Bradford Exchange, Amazon, and others.  She is a part-time lecturer at Otis College of Art and Design in the Toy Department.


Christine has illustrated a series of children’s music books for Alfred Publishing, including character development for the books and adapting the characters to plush toy products.  She also contributed to the book and product illustrations for the An American Tail film series

Clients/Employment History:  
  • Hasbro
  • Jazwares
  • Disney Consumer Products
  • Just Play
  • Jakks Pacific
  • The Bradford Exchange
  • Amazon
  • Alfred Publishing
  • Scholastic
  • David Kirschner
  • Kaos Agency
  • Applause
  • Petco
  • Wicked Cool Toys
  • Otis College of Art and Design