A. Cris Valles is a Mexican-American illustrator, animator, and writer from the border town of El Paso, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and continues to reside in Chicago to this day.
As an artist, Cris has a passion for creating stories and characters that are based on his culture and experiences with an otherworldly twist. He loves and draws inspiration from aliens, cowboys, disco, witches, and punk rock. Cris is always looking for opportunities to create things and hone his artistic practice.