christa christacorner christacorner

  • christadonner

    The Shop is Now OPEN!
    Please Note: no orders will be shipped
    between Dec 23 - Jan 1

    Cultural ReProducers Zine
    Cultural ReProducers: Propositions, Manifestos & Experiments, 2014

    A small-press zine exploring the complexities of artist-parenthood through text and image from 28 international artists. This risographed think-tank on the intersection of contemporary art and family life is published in glorious duotone by Temporary Services in a limited edition of 400.

    Directly support the work of Cultural ReProducers by ordering at the link below. 44 risographed pages , 8.5" x 5.5" with a manifesto centerfoldout poster. A steal at $7 US while they last.

    I Feel You
    I Feel You, 2014

    An artist-made book meant to be completed by you, considering contemporary definitions of ‘home’ and the emotional architecture of the human body. Ideas generated through a participatory workshop turned into open-ended spaces for further investigation. Each page is made to be written in, cut up, filled with color, collage and drawing. 24 pages, 11" x 8.5" saddle-stitched, with a risographed cover and a sheet of curated adhesive clip art. Edition of 75. $17 through Paypal:

    A Map of Everything
    A Map of Everything, 2014

    Elizabeth Earley's debut novel, A Map of Everything, explores the effects of traumatic brain injury on a young woman and its impact on her family. It features a series of twenty hand-drawn works on paper created by Christa Donner in response to the book. Published as a full-color artist edition and a black and white version of the novel available through and Jaded Ibis Press. Both are paperback bound, 281 pages. Proceeds support victims of traumatic brain injury.

    Re:Productive Vol I, 2008

    Personal narratives from twenty seven women on the combined topics of fertility and identity. Egg donors, single mamas, lesbian couples, and doulas-in-training share their diverse perspectives on everything from abortions to epidurals. Xeroxed on white paper with yellow paper cover (limited edition includes silver screenprint), saddle-stitched. 48 pages.
    $6 US. Purchase through Paypal:

    Ladyfriend Zine, 1999 - 2007

    A biannual collection of essays, interviews and articles from contributors around the world. Each issue expands upon a theme (often something used to stereotype women) such as hair, driving, or cuteness, and uses it to explore the diversity of women's experiences. Xeroxed on white paper with colored paper cover, saddle-stitched. Each issue (there are 10) averages about 44 pages, with illustrations and comics by various artists. $4 US.

    Ladyfriend Website.

    Issue #

    small science zines
    sMall science minizines, 2007 - 2008

    Created in collaboration with astrophysicist Jeff Oishi (spirals) and biologist Andrew Yang (snake legs) these little brochures borrow from the visual language of religious tracts to disseminate educational information about science to the public. Published through the Small Science Collective.

    Download your own for FREE as Print-Fold-Distribute PDFs:

    Snake Legs and Wisdom Teeth (evolution)
    Endless Spirals (spiral structures in nature)

    Translucent Transformations
    Translucent Transformations, 2006

    Created in collaboration with a team of six dedicated teenagers, this zine collects stories about body image, illness and injury from diverse community members in McHenry County, IL, as well as collages, comics, and drawings based on these stories. 48 pages xeroxed on paper with screenprinted cover, 8" x 7" closed. edition of 200.

    Download as a 48-page PDF for FREE or
    Purchase Printed copy for $6 US.

    digest apron
    "DIGEST" apron, 2009

    single color deep red silkscreen on green apron
    one size fits all, edition of 25, unsigned.
    made to benefit Chicago's excellent nonprofit exhibition space and artist residency program, ThreeWalls. All proceeds are donated to their exhibitions and programming costs.

    Sorry, SOLD OUT

    Imaginary Friend
    Imaginary Friend #3 Iris Print, 2002

    digital iris print on arches paper
    17” x 11,” edition of 100
    signed and numbered by the artist
    produced through Pangaea Press.

    $60 US

    Abelinda Etching
    Abelinda Etching, 2008

    two-color etching with aquatint and spitbite
    image area 4” x 7 7/8”, paper size 11” x 13 7/8”
    edition of 15, signed and numbered by the artist
    produced through Caladium Editions


    Available for a limited time for $100.
    Order through Caladium Editions

    Demedicalization Manifesto, 2005

    double-sided, accordion fold artist book;
    3 color screenprint on red and pale green paper
    signed and numbered by the artist
    12.5” x 8.5” x 1.5" folded, with detachable spine, signed edition of 40.

    $200 US

Snake Legs Zine Download Spirals Zine Download Ladyfriend Website ThreeWalls edition shop Caladium Editions