Cristina Paulos

Cristina Paulos
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Cristina Paulos is an award-winning artist and animator whose work has appeared in an original animation short for Sesame Street, prestigious galleries such as La Luz De Jesus and Giant Robot, as well as the Cirque du Soleil Contemporary Art Collection. In addition to having her work featured in two books, Garden Of Eye Candy and La Luz de Jesus 25: The Little Gallery That Could, her films have screened at festivals in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, and she has collaborated with numerous puppeteers to create toy theatre puppetry performances. She recently completed an animation short for the “Life Is Beautiful Festival” located in Downtown Las Vegas. A BFA graduate of the California Institute of the Arts, Paulos grew up in the San Fernando Valley but has made Las Vegas her home since 2002. She has been the recipient of several grants from the Nevada Arts Council, including twice winning the NAC's Jackpot Grant and a 2008 Artist Fellowship, as well as a 2005 Sesame Street Workshop Scholarship. As an artist, Paulos incorporates a variety of materials and techniques, including ink, paint, dye, handmade paper, canvas, wood and mixed media. Her work is a mixture of fine art and illustration, primarily focusing on imagery of twinned and mirrored characters, as well as portraiture and imagery and subject matter drawn from life.



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