Cristi López is a Florida-grown artist, painter, and illustrator based in Chicago. In 2016, she graduated from Ringling College of Art & Design with a BFA in Illustration. She was recently a Resident Artist (2017–18) and Instructor at Chicago’s Lillstreet Art Center. She has exhibited her artwork across the country and abroad, and her pieces are held in private collections around the world. Her work expresses psychological states through allegorical imagery, rendered in traditional mixed media. She is particularly interested in applying her work to self-help, psychology, philosophy, and mental health-related content. López was selected by a panel of judges for Line Dot's Third Annual Juried Show.