Revi Meicier

Revi Meicier

I am interested in creating a visual experience of the passage of time and the sense of impermanence...things moving, transforming, disassembling. I attribute my artistic perspective to my childhood relocations and immersions into different cultures. Born in Israel, I...

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...

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...