Kristina Collantes was born in Cabiao Nueva Encija, Philippines. Her family moved to San Diego in 1997 and has called souther California their home ever since. Collanted started working as an illustrator right after high school and has collaborated with a ride range of clients in editorial and design, including artists like OK GO, The Flaming Lips, Playstation and the New York Times. Collantes' work is fresh and distinctly her own, combining fluent, texturizing linework with inspired color palettes to describe great sprawling scenes of imagination. Kristina is a full-time illustrator based in Los Angeles.