FORMAL EDUCATION

2000-2004
Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration

2004-2005
Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA  
Art Education Post-Baccalaureate   Program, Additional Credits

WORK EXPERIENCE IN VISUAL ART AND PUBLISHING

(PUBLISHED WORK)

SPIT AND PASSION Writer/Illustrator (Feminist Press, 2012)

BAD HABITS
Writer/Illustrator (Soft Skull Press, 2008)

INDESTRUCTIBLE Writer/Illustrator   (Microcosm Publishing, 2005)

GREEN'ZINE   Writer/Illustrator   (Self-Published, 1996-2004)

DISTANCE MAKES THE HEART GROW SICK: Postcards by Cristy C. Road   Writer/ Illustrator   (Microcosm Publishing, 2007)

Letters Lived: Radical Reflections and Revolutionary Paths Contributer (Three Oclock Press, 2013)

Best Erotic Comics 2009 Contributor   (Last Gasp, 2009)

SIDE B: A Music Lover's Anthology   Contributor (Poseur Ink, 2009)

Live Through This Contributor   (Seven Stories, 2008)

Reproduce and Revolt Contributor   (Soft Skull Press, 2008)

Baby Remember My Name Contributor (Carroll & Graff, 2006)

(ILLUSTRATION CLIENT LIST)

Music/Record Labels/Nightlife/Performance

Rock The Belles, Hey Queen, Aye Nako, Lipstick Homicide, RVIVR, Adeline Records, Recess Records, No Idea Records, Plan It X Records, Mixtapes, Brooklyn Transcore, The Department of Transformation, Mix Fest NYC, Tika and The Dissidents, Bonfire Madigan, The Queers, Ben Weasel, The Unlovables, Groovie Ghoulies, Kevin Seconds, Latterman, 1234 Go! Records, Social Classics, I Object, Saw Wheel, Ladyfest, Dan Padilla, Stop This Fall, Crooked Hook, Kiss of Death Records, Teenage Bottlerocket, Diner Junky Records, Rubber Factory Records, Second Floor East, The Crumbs, Livid Records, Dear Landlord, The Fest (Gainesville FL), Squirtgun, S.P.A.M. Records

Literature/ Editorial

Third Woman Press, Feminist Press, Brown Recluse Zine Distro, Stan Lee's Comikaze, Spinsters Ink, Avalon Publishing, Young American Comics, AK Press, South End Press, PM Press, Microcosm Publishing, Bluestockings Books, Women and Children First Books, Left Bank Books, JANE Magazine, GQ Magazine, The Progressive, NACLA Report on The Americas, Spin Magazine, Left Turn Magazine, Clamor Magazine, BITCH Magazine, BUST Magazine, Venus Magazine, Heartattack, MaximumRocknRoll, Razorcake, NextBook, Jezebel, Gawker, OnSpec, TomTom Magazine

Non-Profit/Political /Educational

Young Women's Empowerment Project, Chicas Rockers East LA, Willie Mae Rock Camp For Girls, INCITE! National, NARAL Pro Choice, Coalition of Immokalee Workers, University of Illinois, New College of South Florida, Portland State University, POWER U (Miami, FL), The Icarus Project, Femina Potens Gallery (San Francisco, CA), NASCO (Ann Arbor Michigan), GIRLS ROCK! Chicago, Metro Health Academies (San Francisco, CA), Sexual Assault Center of the McGill Students Society (Montreal, Quebec)

EXHIBITIONS, LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

2004
Not In Our Name (Group Exhibt) New York, NY; San Francisco, CA

2005
Copyist Conspiracy (Group Exhibt) Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA

2006
If They Come For You In The Morning (Group Exhibit) ABC No Rio, New York, NY

Sex Worker Visions (Group Exhibit) David Bohnett Cyber Gallery, New York, NY

Homo-A-Gogo (Group Exhibit) Olympia, WA

No Need For Sleep (Group Exhibit) University of Wisconsin,   Milwaukee, WI

Microcosm Publishing Tour - (Slide Show / Lecture)   East Coast Tour

2007
ART IS A WEAPON: Slide Show/Lecture with Eric Drooker- New York, NY

JUST SEEDS (Group Exhibit)- ABC No Rio, New York City, NY

Sister Spit: The Next Generation   (Slide Show / Lecture) - U.S. Tour

Fey (Group Exhibit) Glory Hole, Brooklyn, NY

She's Strange (Group Exhibit) Che Soprano's, Miami, FL

The Art of Cristy C. Road (Solo Exhibit)  South Union Arts, Chicago, IL

Ladyfest Chicago (Group Exhibit)  Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

MUSIC MINDED: The Fest Art Show - Gainesville, FL

Sister Spit - (Slide Show / Lecture) Cattyshack, Brooklyn, NY

K'vetch - (Slide Show / Lecture) San Francisco, CA

924 GILMAN ST. Art Show (Group Exhibit) Berkeley, CA

2008

SIZZLE (Reading/Sldieshow) - Femina Potens Gallery - San Francisco, CA

Heart Snatchers (Group Show) - Pink Ghost Gallery - Ft. Lauderdale, FL

MASTERS REBORN (Group Show)- Compound Gallery - Portland, OR

GRAPHIC QUEERNESS (Panel Discussion) - University of Chicago, IL

I TOUCH MYSELF (Group Show)- Femina Potens Gallery - San Francisco, CA

HAMMER MUSEUM (Slideshow/Lecture) - Los Angeles, CA

RADAR (Slideshow/Lecture for the Queer Arts Festival ) - San Francisco, CA

Live Through This (Slideshow/Lecture for the Queer Arts Festival )   -Femina Potens - San Francisco, CA

Live Through This (Slideshow/Lecture for the Queer Arts Festival )   -Bluestockings - New York, NY

Live Through This (Slideshow/Lecture for the Queer Arts Festival ) - Good Vibes - Oakland, CA

Artists Speak Out Against Sexual Assault (Group Exhibit) Philadelphia, PA

BOOK EXPO AMERICA - Los Angeles, CA

CLOSER TO FINE (Group Exhibit) - Philadelphia, PA

PAINT   YOUR   ART   OUT (Group Exhibit)- Portland, OR

DECIBELE FESTIVAL (Slide Lecture/Reading) - Chicago, IL

LATINA HEALTH SUMMIT (Keynote Speaker) - Denver, CO

BARNES AND NOBLE (Reading from Bad Habits)- Brooklyn, NY

HAPPY ENDING READING SERIES - New York, NY

RED EMMAS Bad Habits Release Show  (Reading/Slide Lecture) - Baltimore, MD

WORD Bad Habits Release Show  (Reading/Slide Lecture) - Brooklyn, NY

BROOKLYN INDEPENDENTS   (Reading/Slide Lecture)- Brooklyn, NY  

2009
RADAR (Reading/Slide Lecture) - San Francisco, CA

SKYLIGHT BOOKS (Reading/Slide Lecture) - Los Angeles, CA

ST. MARKS POETRY PROJECT (Reading/Slide Lecture)- Manhattan, NY

BEATRICE.COM READING SERIES (Reading/Slideshow)- Manhattan, NY

IN THE FLESH READING SERIES (Reading/Slideshow)- Manhattan, NY

THE ENCLAVE: PUNK WRITERS FESTIVAL (Reading/Slideshow)- Manhattan, NY

LEAVE HOME (Group Exhibit) - Brooklyn, NY

SISTER SPIT September 2009 Tour (Reading/ Slideshow) - European Tour

HISPANIC PANIC   (Reading) - Manhattan, NY

OUT EN AMERICA: Celebrating the Queer Latino Experience   (Reading)- Manhattan, NY

QE/ERY: A Radical Queer Arts Gathering - (Reading/Slideshow) - Chicago, IL

THE FEST 8 Art Show (Group Exhibit) - Gainesville, FL

IN THE FLESH: Sex and Religion (Reading)- Manhattan, NY

2010

READING/ SLIDESHOW @Bookthug Nation- Brooklyn, NY

KNIFE FIGHT (Artist Talk) - Brooklyn, NY

FULLY FIGURED Figure Drawing Workshop- Brooklyn, NY

HUE MENAGERIE (Group Exhibit) - Manhattan, NY

WILD CARD (Group Exhibit) - Chicago, IL

HISPANIC PANIC Queer Latino Reading Series (Reading) - Manhattan, NY

FIRESIDE FOLLIES Reading Series (Reading) - Brooklyn, NY

2011

POWER TO THE IMAGINATION CONFERENCE (Reading/Workshop) @New College of FL, Sarasota, FL

CSU WOMENS CONFERENCE (Keynote Speaker) @Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO

LEFT FORUM PANEL ON POLITICAL SONGWRITING - NY, NY

QUEER SPANGLISH ART/ARTE QUEER EN SPANGLISH (Reading) - NY, NY

FINDING OUR VOICES THROUGH THE CREATIVE ARTS (Reading) @SUS Clubhouse - Brooklyn, NY

THE COCKTAIL PARTY @ABC NO RIO (Group Exhibit) NY, NY

FEMINIST PRESS (Reading and Slideshow)- NY, NY

MONTREAL QUEER BOOK FAIR (Reading) - Montreal, Quebec

WESTCHESTER UNIVERSITY WOMENS STUDIES DEPT. (Reading and Slideshow) Westchester, PA

D.I.Y. PANEL DISCUSSION AND READING @Lower East Side Girls Club - NY, NY

MIXPLORATORIUM @La Mama Galeria (Group Exhibit) - NY, NY

2012

READING AT CHICAGO ZINE FEST @Columbia College- Chicago, IL

THUNDER BAY PRIDE LECTURE AND TALK @Lakehead University - Thunder Bay, Ontario

PIONEER VALLEY ZINE FEST (Reading) -@Food for Thought, Amherst, MA

C.L.I.T. FEST (Reading) - Highland Park, NJ

POC ZINE PROJECT: RACE RIOT TOUR - National Tour, USA

BROOKLYN MUSEUM FIRST SATURDAY Storyteller Series (Spit and Passion Release)- @Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

2013

FIVE COLLEGE GENDER AND SEXUALITY CONFERENCE (Lecture/ Reading) - @Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WEEK (Reading) @Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

HOW MUCH ART CAN YOU TAKE? (Group Exhibit) @VLHS, Pomona, CA

LA ZINE FEST (Reading) - @Ukranian Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

SISTER SPIT THE NEXT GENERATION (Reading / Slideshow)- National Tour, USA

URBAN INFLUENCE (Group Exhibit) @3rd Eye Solation, Brooklyn, NY

LECTURE / SLIDESHOW For Students Studying Art and Activism @Universtiy of Denver, Denver, CO

2014

ZINE WORKSHOP For High School Students @ Harvest Collegiate High School, NY, NY

ZINE WORKSHOP For Youth Pride Inc. @ Youth Pride Inc., Providence, RI

WOMENS HISTORY WEEK (Lecture / Slideshow) @Brown University, Providence, RI

SISTER SPIT (Reading & Slideshow) @New Museum, NY NY

Y QUE? (Group Exhibit) @MexicArte Museum, Austin TX

QUEER PROOPHECIES (Group Exhibit at National Queer Arts Festival)- @Sub-Mission Art Space, San Francisco, CA

ZINE WORKSHOP & PUBLISHING For LGBT Youth group @Hentrick Martin Institute, NY NY

BI/PAN/FLUID AWARENESS DAY (Keynote Speaker) @Community College of Denver, CO

WORKSHOP DISCUSSION For Women of Color Class @University of Denver, CO

HEALING THROUGH ART WORKSHOP and Slideshow / Lecture - @University of Illinois, Champaign IL

 

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SPARKS TO A FLAME: SPREAD ANTHOLOGY ART SHOW
February 15- March 21
@ Dixon Place, 161 Chrystie St., New York, NY

A launch party and art show to celebrate the release of $pread: The Best of the Magazine that Illuminated the Sex Industry and Kickstarted a Media Revolution. Art exhibit featuring former and current sex workers, and $pread participating artists, will run through March.

QUEERS AND COMICS LGBT CARTOONISTS CONFERENCE
May 7th-8th 2015
@Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) The Graduate Center, CUNY, New York, NY

Queers & Comics Conference celebrates, explores and analyzes queer cartoonists and their work. The Queers & Comics Conference will offer two days of panels, workshops, portfolio reviews, and slideshow presentations, as well as an exhibition of queer cartoon art. Ill be participating in the Queer characters of Color Panel, and Memoir: Discovering Queer Identities panel. For more details, please visit http://www.clags.org/queers-comics/

FLAME CON: NYC'S FIRST QUEER COMIC CONVENTION
Saturday, June 13th 2015
@Grand Prospect Hall, Brooklyn NY

Flame Con will be a one-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo showcasing creators and celebrities from all corners of LGBTQ geek fandom, including comics, video games, film, and television.For more info please visit www.flamecon.org

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