Christy started her career in art as a children’s book illustrator and was the illustrator chair for the Austin chapter of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators) for 10 years. She has several published titles and was chosen to illustrate the 2011 Texas Teens Read! program funded by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Her Illustrations turned to fine art with her Succulent Series. The paintings began as an homage to El Paso, the city where she grew up. Currently, Christy is working on a Grackle Series (a bird found locally) as well as an Austin Series, a love letter from the artist’s perspective. Christy works in watercolor, ink, acrylic, and oil.