Whitley Gilbert is an educator at Oakland High School, where she is a role model for her students as a queer woman of color with a disability and lead teacher in her classroom.
IMAGE: The artist worked over a photograph to create a three quarter profile of a woman in sunglasses with a broad smile with contrasting colors. Her clothing has a golden shimmer, her hair is bright orange and the background is matt green.
Chris Carr from Artful Steps enjoys using saturated color in all of his work. He has a passion for digital art and using organic forms to create cobwebs and flowers, his two favorite subjects. Chris is also musically inclined and an excellent dancer as well as a visual artist.