- Professor, Art
Christiana has illustrated more than twenty picture books for children and authored four for international publishers such as Farrar, Straus & Giroux; Harcourt Brace; Little, Brown; Henry Holt; and Scholastic. Reviews have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, People Magazine, Publisher's Weekly, etc. Works have also been published in Children's Book Illustration and Design: Volume II (PBC International, 1998) OMNI magazine, PRINT magazine, and HOW magazine, The Society of Illustration Annuals, Communication Arts, and American Illustration, Applied Arts, and Spectrum 11. Recent exhibitions include Human Topographies (a one-person exhibition at Reality Room in Washington DC, 1998); Children's Book Illustration Today (Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, 1997); Original Art (Society of Illustrators, New York, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997); The Figure and Its Parts (Northern Arizona University Art Museum, 1996); Dream Weavers (an international invitational traveling exhibition, 1995); Children's Book Illustrators of Arizona (Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, 1995). Invited by Steven Spielburg to illustrate a chapter of The Emperor's New Clothes as retold by Jeff Goldblum for the Starbright Foundation (Harcourt Brace, 1998).