Artist Biography

Cristina Bencina is an illustrator out of Long Island, New York. She studied illustration and has a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

She specializes in illustrations for book covers and other sorts of various jobs. She is deeply interested in subject matter reflecting more of a serious or dramatic tone. Cristina has worked on a wide range of projects including wrap-around dust jackets, book covers, interior narrative book illustrations, portraiture, artwork accompanying music albums, advertising illustrations, conceptual artwork, and more.

In her spare time, Cristina enjoys gaming, reading, fitness & swimming, and photography.

She's interested in job pursuits related to editorial, entertainment & books.

She is currently unavailable for additional work until September 2018. Thanks for your patience.


Please refer to LinkedIn for an expanded view of the resume below.

Exhibitions and Publications
2009      Exhibition Show, SVA Gallery, NYC
2011      Poisoned Apples and Smoking Lamps, Visual Arts Gallery, NYC
2013      Portfolio No. 33, School of Visual Arts, NYC
2013      2012 Cartooning Portfolio Magazine, School of Visual Arts, NYC
2014      Animystics: Our Spirit Animals, Totems, and Familiars, Light Grey Art Lab, Minneapolis, MN
2014      Spectrum 21, Flesk Publications
2014      Concept Art World, Featured Artist
2014      Creative Quarterly 35, Online Gallery
2015      Creative Quarterly 38, Online Gallery
2015      INSPIRED, ArtOrder Publication
2016      ImagineFX, Issue 135: Featured Traditional Fantasy Artist in FXPose
2016      The Journal, Art Order Invitational Art Book: Salon Exhibition
2017      HTHS: Annual Alumni Exhibiton, Long Island, NY
2017      Spectrum 24, Flesk Publications
2017      Creative Quarterly 47, Publication
2017      American Illustration 36, AI-AP, Publication & Showing at Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York City, NY
2018      Illustrators 60: Book & Editorial Exhibition, Society of Illustrators, New York City, NY
2018      Illustrators 60 Annual, Society of Illustrators, Publication