Technique: Known for the sepia tones and glowing lines created with sepia ink and quill pen, the artists technique has been likened to the work of Victorian Illustrators (Arthur Rackham or contemporary Charles Van Sandwyck) Some works echo cloisonné enamel or even stained glass.
Experience: Kristi has completed upwards of 25 childrens books with both self published authors, independents and well known publishers. Kristi. has been active on the board of the Island Illustrators Society representing 75 B.C. artists for over a dozen years.
Illustration Awards: Governer Generals Illustration Award Shortlist Victoria Book Prize, COAT Award of Excellence, Monday Magazine "M" Peoples Choice Award Honoured as one of 150 Top B.C. Women Artists by the Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria.
Collaborations: Kristi was blessed to have been able to create three books with author-poet P.K Page, and has also been fortunate to work with authors such as Charles Ghigna, Fiona Tin Wei Lam, Rachel Wyatt, Bobbie Hinman and Paulette Bourgeois (Author of the Franklin Series) She has worked with various arts groups and colleagues including a large body of work with Metis artist Lisa Shepherd.
Recent publishers and clients: Orca Book Publishers, Oolichan Books, Ekstasis Editions, Federal, Provincial Government and Local Municipalities, Pierre Belvedere, The Stream of Dreams Society Rogers Chocolates. Oxford University Press, University of Victoria, University of British Columbia, Fort Langley/Parks Canada, C.A.O.T, B.C. Childrens Hospitals Environmental groups such as the Stream of Dreams Society, Friends of Bow Pond, and Friends of Mount Douglas Park Society.
Books and Prints: Hard cover unless otherwise listed. Priced and available as shown. Most are available by order through your local bookstore( Instinct Gifts, Picture Perfect Gallery, AGGV in Victoria, Munro's Books, Bolen Books, Full Circle, and Dr. Sun Yet Sen Gallery Gift Shop in Vancouver.
GREEN PRODUCTS Signed reproductions and cards are printed locally through an 'ecostar' printer on 100% recycled FSC paper
Signed giclée on canvas are available by order. Sizes and prices are as listed.
Shipping: Shipping fee’s not included in pricing. Please allow up to one month for delivery.