Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Canada, Cristal Buemi has created multilingual works through the use of platforms such as collage, stop motion animation, motion graphics, film, photography and digital design. Her background in digital media (BA -Ryerson University 2009), art fundamentals (Certificate – Sheridan College 2015) and stop motion animation (MA - Bau Design College of Barcelona 2016) are showcased through her mixed media approach that integrates old techniques with new technologies. Her work
pushes frame-by-frame boundaries and is driven by the exploration of materials and how to bring their natural detail to the forefront. Both her collaborative and individual works have been exhibited in Europe, North and South America.
Cristal’s passion for pedagogy and creative expression has enabled her involvement in the art education community with various organizations such as TIFF, SKETCH, Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS), The Koffler Centre of the Arts and Big Brothers Big Sisters Canada. As a facilitator she has had the opportunity to work with participants of various ages and backgrounds by leading artistic workshops, talks, camps and courses to help advance their creative practices.
© 2020 by Cristal Buemi.