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 kind was...

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...

Alexandria Canchola

Alexandria Canchola

Alexandria Canchola is a Texas-based designer, illustrator, and practicing artist whose work is often inspired by a fondness for storytelling, color, letterforms, and filmmaking. Through narrative storytelling, the work explores universal and often unresolved themes...

Hannah Zimmerman

Hannah Zimmerman

Honorable Mention Hannah Zimmerman is an artist and educator based in Cincinnati, Ohio. She recently completed her MFA at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston and received a BFA in Studio Art and BS in Art Education from Miami University in Oxford,...

B Shawn Cox

B Shawn Cox

B Shawn Cox is a multimedia artist, juror, collector and curator based in Austin, Texas. Born in Lubbock, Texas with dusty ranching roots in far west Texas, his work explores themes of contemporary social mythology by reassembling modulated paper thoughts and visual...

Jeanne Ciravolo

Jeanne Ciravolo

Jeanne Ciravolo earned an MFA from the University of Connecticut in 2019 and was awarded the Joan and George Cole Master of Fine Arts Award. In 2020, she won the Walter Feldman Fellowship, juried by Ellen Tani, Assistant Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art...

Roslyn Dupre

Roslyn Dupre

I am a Creole woman from New Orleans who has lived in Texas for 17 years. Outside of my place of origin – and I am usually outside my place of origin -- I am ambiguously other and sometimes subject to attempts to strong-arm me into boxes where others feel comfortable....