A. Cris Valles is a Mexican-American illustrator, animator, and writer from the border town of El Paso, Texas. They received their 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 their culture and experiences with an otherworldly twist. They love and draw inspiration from aliens, cowboys, disco, witches, and punk rock. Cris is always looking for opportunities to create things and hone their artistic practice.