Christeen Francis completed her BFA at NSCAD, spent nine years in New York City, and recently returned to her hometown of Montreal to pursue an MFA in Print Media at Concordia University. Primarily a screenprinter and musician, she ran a print shop in Brooklyn and played in several bands. A long time activist and printmaker, she is committed to print that engages with local communities and the public at large. She has exhibited in Canada, the United States, Germany, and Iceland. Her research interests include the right to the city, urban wildlife, displacement, and the homogenization of cities and culture.