I met Kristina Carroll on a long-ago visit to New York City, through our mutual friends Elaine Lee and Michael Kaluta.
These days I see her more often at conventions like Boston’s Arisia (where it was honor to reward her one of the show’s top prizes) and on her annual visits to Portlandia.
She loves working in real old-school (non-digital) media. Her elegant painterly works often feature the sorts of shiny rich gold that we digital painters envy.
She has been the driving force behind the marvelous Months of Love and Fear for 4 remarkable years:
Her work can be found on her site:
…and at Every Day Originals: