Canadian artist Christine Karron, Art Battle Red Deer 2017, Photo: Papa Razzo's Photo Library

Christine Karron is a Canadian children's book illustrator and painter. Author of colouring books and creator of Benny Blue (Rabbit).

Originally from Estonia and Germany, Christine has been drawing and painting since she was a small child – she was called an artist before she knew what it meant.

With some formal training, self-education and experience, Christine has been working as a freelance artist for 20 years for now. She has exhibited her artwork in numerous shows and sold to clients worldwide.

Between her projects Christine enjoys sharing her work-in-progress on her YouTube channel which has a following of over 25.000 subscribers.

Christine’s artwork is represented by the A+ Art Gallery & Unique Collection in Red Deer, where she also teaches workshops.

Christine works and lives with her husband and their three kids in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.

(Photo credit: Papa Razzo's Photo Library)