As an independent designer and illustrator, Kristy has produced award-winning work and assisted a wide variety of organizations and individuals with design and illustration needs, including organizations such as the United States Government and the United States Postal Service (USPS). She has served as Operations Manager and Graphics Manager for an online retail company, and has taught graphics applications at a state university. Kristy has been a designer, production coordinator, and copyeditor in the wonderfully meticulous world of publishing, where she won several national awards for her book designs. Kristy has also served as a logo and ad designer and corporate graphics mentor for one of the largest companies in the United States. Kristy has a B.A. in Art, has shown her artwork in venues across the country, and has completed projects around the world.