Kristina is a visual artist and performer and is drawn to creative projects that will combine both of these passions. She has exhibited her sculpture in venues around the Midwest and Twin Cities and was a recipient of a Jerome Fiber Art Project Grant for 2010-2011 at the MN Textile Center. Her performance work includes: Årsgång: What You Follow Follows You, …And What Alice Found There,You Are Cordially Invited to The Life and Death of Edward Lear, The Memory Box of the Sister's Fox, and The Theater of the Tiny Clandestines with The Winding Sheet Outfit; Works In Progress My Life Is All But Over at the Red Eye Theatre; and 10 shows with Sandbox Theatre: including War with the Newts (2007 and 2015), This Is a World to Live In, 600 Years, In The Treetops, and as Project Lead for the performance/installation The Golden Record Project, and the recent Yes No Maybe (please explain) with 2023 Fringe Festival. She was also involved in remounts of Theater of the Tiny Clandestines with The Winding Sheet Outfit, which received a Knight Foundation Grant in 2015, and performance/installation for 2018 Art Shanties on Lake Harriet.
Kristina is a graduate of St. Catherine University with a MAED in Art and Theater Education, an ensemble member of Sandbox Theatre and a founding member of The Winding Sheet Outfit. Much of her fiber work is represented by Gilded Pear Gallery in Cedar Rapids, IA. When not creating visual art or devised theater, she also creates colorful jewelry and paper goods under the shop “Handmade by Kristina.”
Upcoming: a visual art exhibition at Hallberg Center for the Arts in October- November 2024