Kristina Vardazaryan was born in Kiev, Ukraine. Since the age of eight, she was trained as a classical pianist. When she moved to United States at age 14, movies were her biggest inspiration to pursue an artistic career. She currently lives in Southern California and has graduated from Art Center College of Design with the major of Illustration; Entertainment Arts track. She has worked on posters for games and feature animation movies such as Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Apocalypse Origins, BioShock Infinite, Bejeweled 3, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Big Hero 6, Planes: Fire & Rescue, etc. Currently she is working at Paramount Pictures Animation studio as a visual development artist.