Christine Woodside was born in 1946 and studied art at Grays School of Art in Aberdeen and Hospitalfield. She has been the recipient of a number of awards, including the Alexander Graham Munro Award at the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours in 2001. As well as numerous mixed exhibitions, major solo shows have been held at galleries in Edinburgh and London.  She was elected member of the Scottish Society of Women Artists in 1986, and of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour in 1993.