Christopher Kardambikis

Christopher Kardambikis
Titles and Organizations

Director, Printmaking, School of Art, CVPA

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-3076
Campus: Fairfax
Building: Art and Design Building
Room 2033
Mail Stop: 1C3


Christopher Kardambikis explores space, process, and form through books, printmaking, and drawing. He has co-founded three artist book and zine projects: Encyclopedia Destructica in Pittsburgh, Gravity and Trajectory in San Diego, and 90 Proof Press in Los Angeles. Christopher has been an artist-in-residence at The Art Students League, Vermont Studio Center, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, the Millay Colony, Pioneer Works, and the Pittsburgh Center of the Arts. He received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University and MFA from the University of California, San Diego.

Christopher is the host of Paper Cuts, a program on Clocktower Radio that documents the contemporary world of zines and DIY publishing.


  • BFA, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MFA, University of California, San Diego