Kristi Giambattista (She/Her) (also goes by Kris) is a photographer, graphic designer and independent curator based in Vancouver. She is currently exploring graphic design, and documentary style photography. In her work, Kristi acknowledges that she is taking up space on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.
Kristi learnt her ways working in the customer service industry for over twelve years while studying Fine Art at OCAD University. As a first generation Canadian, Kristi has always been obsessed with food. She uses design and photography to blend traditional methods of storytelling with contemporary ways of communication that initiates alternative visual narratives on a global scale. Whether it's a product or a publication design, a billboard on the north shore or a wedding in the middle of no where Kris has got you covered.
Three favourite things?
- 35mm film, vintage-anything/everything, food.
How would your friends describe you?
- A fast-talking, art-loving, intuitive storyteller.
Kristi's photographic work has been featured internationally with Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest India, Inspirational 35, Balaclava.Q, Smarty Magazine, FAD Magazine, contemporarycruising, Art-Vibes, Segno Online, A Plus A Gallery, Photo Life Magazine, PhotoEd Magazine, Photographers Without Borders, Office Magazine, FASHION Magazine, Home & Garden UK, The Venice Glass Week , My Art Guides and OCAD University.
Above image taken by Bolivian photographer Pablo Oh (www.pablooh.com/)
“Our first photographs as a couple. They are so special,
we can't thank Kris enough for her magic behind the camera.”
— Alison + Steph