A toxically sarcastic Berliner, Alyona Baranova sees the world as one big gouache painting. Gazing at and drawing people in windows and on the subway is what captivates her the most. Alyona likes coincidences and being very busy. She would love to be a short-story film director or a scene designer (or maybe a cosmonaut, obviously).  You are welcome to see more of Alyona at @baurlione on Instagram!

Courtney Cook is a 23-year-old Libra, art school dropout, human incarnation of a sunflower, and MFA student at University of California, Riverside. Studying creative nonfiction, Courtney is passionate about finding ways to incorporate writing into her visual art and encouraging a dialogue between the mediums. When not writing or drawing, Courtney can be found napping with her senior dog, Francie, tending to her growing bedroom garden, or collaborating on zines with other artists. Her work can be found on her website and her Instagram.

Ky Fernandez is a visual artist, illustrator, and music maker originally from Hawaii, and now living in Brooklyn, New York. Her work is filled with colorful people in colorful worlds. Exploring the relationships between people and their environments, she is inspired by cowgirls and witchy women, creating characters that exist between what is real and imagined. You can see more of these worlds here and on her Instagram @coolguyky.

Arwa Halai is a desi teen girl, a devoted art journalist, an avid DIY-er, a collage artist, and a collector of stickers and all things glittery based in Karachi, Pakistan. When it comes to making art, she is open to experimenting with new mediums; from embroidery and crochet, to paper and digital art, she's got it covered! Stay updated with Arwa's art by following her on Instagram.

Marlenne Jasso is a Hispanic illustrator from El Paso, Texas. She creates art based on one of her favorite feelings: nostalgia. Marlenne finds inspiration in gardens and misplaced plants, and she feels empowered by the radical humans that surround her: her mother, grandma, great aunt, David Bowie, and Mitski. You can find more of Marlenne’s work here and take a look at her life here. 

Edna Lazaro is a Filipina artist currently living in the Middle East. She is a big fan of psychological thrillers, mysteries, and all sorts of crazy art genres. Being the introvert she is, a big part of her life is spent listening to podcasts, speeches, and YouTube videos to enrich her introspection. She believes in the power of the universe to put all things in the right places. You can see her work on Instagram and her website.

Eva Rose is a multidisciplinary artist in Los Angeles, CA. Her focuses include graphic design, collage art, illustration, motion graphics, photography, and art direction. She enjoys the tacky, low-brow, and absurd aspects of reality which she uses to communicate themes of spirituality and mental-health advocacy. You can check out more of her work on her website and Instagram

Julia Tabor is a Filipina art and design student currently residing in Manila, Philippines. She primarily specializes in illustration, graphic design, and painting. Her interests include making art, photography, sketching people, listening to indie folk music, and keeping her plants alive and well. Julia aims to create content that would inspire the people around her to love the life they live and make art as well.

Paloma Williams is a teenage girl from the East Coast. She loves traveling, spending time with family and friends, listening to music, and reading. She is a creative who specializes in collages but also draws and paints. Her goal in life is to spread and radiate positivity and to meet as many different people as possible. She also aspires to own a farm. You can find Paloma on Instagram. 

Residing in Madrid, Basque illustrator Eguen Yeregui portrays his inner world and fantasies under the name of E. Violetti. As an illustrator, his goal is to portray and materialize the dreamy universe to which he occasionally escapes, a place full of fashion, art, and brilliant things. Common topics in his work are self-esteem, metamorphosis, rebirth, and ethics. He enjoys Art D├ęco, medieval fairytales, hair, and learning about different cultures. When he’s not drawing, Eguen spends his life daydreaming and watching shows or movies.