As an event planner, Kristina has over 5 years of experience in the tourism, sport, and conference sectors. Recently Kristina founded F I E L D x F O R G E, which curates small and large-scale gatherings for creatives, makers, small-business owners and innovative entrepreneurs to cultivate connection, curiosity and creativity in Thunder Bay, ON. Gatherings are designed to unite people from different specialties to collaborate on projects and ignite new ideas.
As the visual artist behind Gold Sparrow Creative, Kristina creates unique acrylic paintings on canvas-wrapped embroidery hoops. Along with the paintings, she also creates clay jewelry - earrings, necklaces and bracelets and has run successful booths at the largest local craft show in Northwestern Ontario.
Kristina believes all businesses need to have a strong visual identity and social media presence. With her creative inclination and eye for sharp visuals, clean lines, and modern design she can create a striking visual plan, organize a social media schedule and execute a strong vision to develop or enhance your brand. She draws on inspirations from nature while focusing on the importance of curation for emphasis in business and marketing. She is currently working with new event venue CharKuu102 for both social media content and event coordination.