Kristina creates bold portraits and relatable narratives for publications, non-profits, and brands. Her work is imbued with empathy, humor, light, and warmth. She endeavors to honor heroism, hard work, resilience, and hope, and is often drawn to the offbeat and unexpected moments of everyday life. Kristina approaches editorial, commercial, and personal projects from the same ethos.
Kristina studied art history, communication, and design, earning a B.F.A. in Visual Communication. For a decade she built a successful career in Chicago as a freelance designer, art director and art producer, while cultivating her interests in cinematography, poetry, and Jungian psychology. She was ultimately drawn to career in photography, beginning as a freelancer for local newspapers.
Featured by APM Reports, Brigitte, CNN, Condé Nast, Consumer Reports, EatingWell, Financial Times, Glamour UK, H&R Block, Inc. Magazine, National Parks Magazine, New York Times Magazine, NPR, Smithsonian, This Old House, Wall Street Journal, Wild Turkey Distillery, Whisky Advocate, and Wine Spectator.
She is traveling throughout the West and Northwest, and currently in Seattle. She available for shoots in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and Northern California.