Before pursuing illustration full-time, Kristine began her career as an art director in advertising and promotions, working on large consumer accounts such as Pepsi, Tanqueray and Orbitz. She’s now focused on creating artwork for a range of products from greeting cards and gifts to decorative tableware, soft goods and wall art in addition to being a children’s book author and illustrator. She lives and works in Montclair, New Jersey where she enjoys taking long walks and frequent trips to NYC.