February 4, 2016

Kristen McGuire

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Kristen McGuire is an award winning artist and voice actress with an itchy drawing hand and an overactive imagination. Armed with a Wacom tablet and a degree in Visual Art and Communication, Kristen has managed to self-publish seven different comic books since 2008 and has won two awards for her original paintings, some of which have sold for over five hundred dollars while on display at local art shows. Her art which heavily features original characters and designs has even inspired professional cosplayers in the industry that have competed in cosplay competitions utilizing Kristen’s designs.

Her comic titles include Enchanted (chapters 1-6), andA Day in the Life of a Cat Girl.

In 2013 Kristen jumped into the role of voice actress and she started working for FUNimation providing voice overs for anime. You can hear her as Chiyo Kurihara inPrison School, Hinano Kurahashi in Assassination ClassroomVera in Maria the Virgin Witch, Yuriko in Mikagura School Suite, Beach Chevro in Sky Wizards Academy, Touma in Noragami Aragoto and she also has provided additional voices in several other anime titles.

Currently she is working as a script writer for FUNimation  as well as a coloring assistant for Sonny Strait on the popular Dark Horse comic, Elf Quest.  She can be seen around the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex teaching teenagers how to draw manga and anime at various libraries.

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