CROADCORE: The Art of Cristy C. Road
Cristy C. Road is a 28 year old Cuban-American Artist and Writer. Blending the inevitable existence of social principles, sexual curiosity, mental inadequacies, and dirty thoughts- Road thrives to testify the beauty of the imperfect. Her endeavors in illustrating and publishing began when writing a punk rock zine, Greenzine, for ten years. She resumed to illustrate countless record album covers, book covers, political organizations, magazine articles, and more.
Road has also published an illustrated novel entitled INDESTRUCTIBLE [Microcosm Publishing], a memoir on being queer, Latina, and punk rock during adolescence; DISTANCE MAKES THE HEART GROW SICK, a postcard collection of work from 2001-2007 [Microcosm Publishing]; and BAD HABITS [Soft Skull], an Illustrated love story about a faltering human heart’s telepathic connections to the destruction of New York City. Roads work has also been featured in the Baby Remember My Name: New Queer Girl Writing Anthology, Live Through This Anthology, Reproduce and Revolt, and countless other published works. Road just concluded a National tour with SISTER SPIT, an all-girl spoken-word road-show and is currently working on SPIT AND PASSION, a new graphic novel about coming out, religion, culture, and chronic band obsessions. She hibernates in Brooklyn, NY.