Kristin A. Hogan has been creating plush sea creatures called Squid Friends since 2006. Squid Friends won a Best of Austin award in 2011 and have shown in many shows and galleries across the United States, including grayDUCK Gallery and The Contemporary Austin.
Kristin teaches painting at Painting with a Twist in Austin, TX and also occasionally teaches childrenís classes at The Contemporary Austin. She graduated Cum Laude from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2001 with a double major B.F.A. in Sequential Art and Video/Film.