Kris Fuentes Cortes was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts with a passion for music, an urge to learn, and a spirit to explore. In 2011, Kris moved to the city of Chicago and resides there.
Kris's entire life started to change back in 2010 when she started to photograph concerts. Since then she has photographed numerous shows, music festivals, has interviewed several artists, written show reviews/ CD reviews, branding and marketing, and has worked on music marketing campaigns.
She is also an active volunteer with both Hope For The Day and for These Things Foundation. Kris hope to dives deeper into her photography while giving back as much as possible.
Outlets: UIC Radio, Digital Tour Bus, Quip Magazine, The Photo Ladies, VZN/ Portraits of Sound Magazine, JBTV, Aesthetic Magazine, 2016 SXSW Photo Crew, Music Existence, Music. Defined, Chicago Magazine, LADYGUNN Magazine, Stage Right Secrets, Ellis Music Magazine, The Tribune Media, On Stage Review, Communion Music Residency, ABScream Media, & Consequence of Sound. She is also the house photographer at Chicago's Thalia Hall and Bottom Lounge.