Christopher Kardambikis is exploring an absurd mythology for the future through drawings, paintings, and books. He has co-founded two artist book projects: the Pittsburgh-based Encyclopedia Destructica (with Jasdeep Khaira) and the San Diego-based Gravity and Trajectory (with Louis Schmidt). He has been an artist in residence at the Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Millay Colony, and the Pittsburgh Center of the Arts. Kardambikis received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 2005 and a MFA at the University of California, San Diego in 2012. He lives in Los Angeles, CA.