Noe Rios

Noe Rios

Honorable Mention Originally from Northeast Mexico, Noe spent most of his childhood drawing with just the essential materials, pencil, and paper. He was introduced to his first art workshop at the age of seven in his hometown cultural center. There is where Noe felt...
Jennifer Battaglia

Jennifer Battaglia

Mexican American/Italian American conceptual artist Jennifer Battaglia was born in El Paso, Texas, in 1987, and currently lives and works in Houston. She received her BA in Media Production from the University of Houston where she concentrated on photography, video,...
Angie Zielinski

Angie Zielinski

Angie Zielinski is a cross-disciplinary artist working within painting, drawing, and installation. Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, she received her B.F.A. from Millikin University (Illinois), and M.F.A. from Bowling Green State University (Ohio). Zielinski has...
Elise Angel Casiano

Elise Angel Casiano

Honorable Mention Eliseo Angel Casiano is a painter and Oklahoma native. Through the creation of re-imagined portraiture, he interprets biographical events that examine representations of race, family relationships, and his maneuverability through a space of...
Cassie Gnehm

Cassie Gnehm

Cassie Gnehm is an artist and educator based out of San Antonio, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design and her Master of Fine Arts from West Virginia University. She also earned a Master in Curriculum and Instruction...