Zinester Profile: Cristy Road

We are so excited to present the amazing and talented…Cristy Road!

Her powerful illustration work is featured in all the radical projects around town… Plus, Road is the author of two novels (one a graphic novel, one illustrated),  with another one on the way (to be published by the Feminst Press this Fall, 2012)!

Road has also been a longtime zinemaker, producing her punk rock zine “Greenzine” for 10 years.

For more amazing, intense art, and much more, check out Road’s website: http://croadcore.org/

Here’s her extensive bio:

Cristy C. Road is a 29 year old Cuban-American Artist and Writer. Blending the inevitable existence of social principles, sexual identity, and mental inadequacies- 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 published an illustrated novel entitled INDESTRUCTIBLE, a postcard book entitled DISTANCE MAKES THE HEART GROW SICK, and BAD HABITS, 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. She’s toured nationally and internationally on her own, and with SISTER SPIT, an all-queer spoken-word road-show and is currently working on SPIT AND PASSION, a graphic novel about coming out, religion, culture, and chronic obsession with Green Day. She hibernates in Brooklyn, NY.

Below is some of Road’s artwork: if you’d like more detail, just click on the pictures to make them bigger:

Here’s Medusa:


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