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...
Wendy Yamilett

Wendy Yamilett

4th Runner Up I’m a multidisciplinary artist born in Austin, Tx. As a first-generation American, art wasn’t prominent as a child but I had a natural inclination to draw and create with whatever materials I had available. My earliest memories of art of any...
Winter Rusiloski

Winter Rusiloski

Winter Rusiloski was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and grew up in a rural setting outside of the city. Landscape was always important to her growing up on acres of land where she frequently explored her family’s property. Rusiloski grew up painting the rural...
Hannah Lindo

Hannah Lindo

Currently based in Lawrence, Kansas, Hannah Lindo is an MFA student at the University of Kansas where she is continuing her knowledge of oil painting. She has lived her whole life in the flat, dry lands of South-West Kansas and until 2019 had never experienced living...