For almost three decades Cristina has worked in various advertising agencies and companies as Illustrator to Chief Illustrator. She took a break to spend more time to her family but it did not take long. She decided to go back to her passion. This time into painting.
From Realism to Impressionism, she has developed this style inspired by great masters of art like Amorsolo, Claude Monet, Gustav Klinmt, and Vincent Van Gogh.
She is at present one of the board of directors of United Women Artists of the Philippines (UWAAP), member of Kasibulan Group, and member of visual artists of Paranaque (VAP). She has joined several exhibits, won several recognitions, merits, awards. She was a graduate of University of Santo Tomas.