I am Cristi López.

based in Chicago | Gainesville, Florida native

I am an artist specializing in drawing, painting, and illustration. My work explores the material potential of the human body to express psychological states. I create in traditional mixed media, primarily crayon, oil, gouache, and acrylic. I am currently a Resident Artist and instructor at Lillstreet Art Center in Chicago.

I am available for freelance work. Contact me at cristilopez7@gmail.com

Education :

Ringling College of Art & Design, Illustration BFA 2016

The Illustration Academy Summer Program 2014

University of Florida, Drawing Major 2011–13

Features + Recognition :

Artist-In-Residence 2017–18, Lillstreet Art Center
Galerie F: You Are Beautiful Exhibition, December 2017
Thistle Magazine: Symphony, Cover + Interview
Muddy Colors IMC 2017 Scholarship Honorable Mention
Supersonic Art
Amy Tan private collection
Photo of the Day chosen by Vogue Italia, May 15, 2012