A Rude Awakening?
Christine Villanueva is an illustrator and visual artist from San Francisco, California currently a resident of La Maison des Auteurs in Angoulême, France.
She studied Art History at University of California, Berkeley while cartooning for The Daily Californian Newspaper. After beginning her career as a gallery worker, she moved her interests towards illustration, comics, and visual arts.
Christine has contributed to: Reddit, Minted, Brooklyn Art Library, Form & Fiction, Sketchbook Project Limited, Maganda Magazine, The Daily Californian, HowToons, and Southern Exposure.
Interactions & Exhibitions
“In Situ”, 46th Angoulême International Comics Festival, Maison des Auteurs, Angoulême, France. January 2019
“Daydream on the Shore” Solo Show, Mission Comics & Art, San Francisco, CA. July 2017
"Emerging Spaces for Cartoonists of Color", Berkeley-Stanford Symposium: Not At Home – Migration, Pilgrimage, and Displacement in Art, Design and Visual Culture, SFMOMA. April 2017
“You Me and This Other Thing” Juried Group Exhibition, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA. November 2016
"Lead Facilitator", University of California, Berkeley, Comics Studios Decal. 2012 - 2013
Sketchbook Project Limited, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY. July 2012