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Krista Beams, MFA


Krista Beams


Krista Beams (she, her, hers) supports the development of strategic and visually compelling content across VIVA’s projects. A talented graphic designer, she has extensive branding, graphic design, web, animation, and video development experience. She is skilled at creating beautiful and inclusive materials and websites that bring strategies for social change to life. Krista has a keen eye for clean, bold, contemporary, eye-catching design and a commitment to capturing the vision of our clients in her work.

Krista translates complex ideas and data into eye-catching designs to reach diverse audiences and achieve social impact.

Krista has worked as a digital visual designer, elementary arts teacher, and university instructor. When she’s not designing on the computer, Krista is a traditional oil painter creating large and colorful works of art about women and representation in mass media. Her voice and vision as a graphic designer allow her to create the visuals that bring communities together.


M.F.A., Texas A&M University

B.S., Visualization, Texas A&M University