Jana C Perez holds an M.A. in Advertising Design and an M.F.A. in Photography with a minor in Design. She is an artist, professional graphic designer, fine art photographer and former educator. Her work frequently examines advertised ideas of female identity and beauty.
Perez’ fine art photography has been featured in juried, invitational and solo exhibitions nationwide including the 4th Annual Photography Biennial, the ReFresh Print Biennial I, as a Portfolio Winner at The Houston Center for Photography, Woman Made Gallery in Chicago, Art Basel Miami, The Fitton Center for the Arts and The Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science.
Her design work has been recognized by Adweek, The Dallas Advertising League, The American Advertising Federation of Fort Worth, Graphic Design USA and UCDA.
She has presented research at the Annual Hawaiian International Conference on Arts and Humanities, the National UCDA (University & College Designers Assoc.) Design Education Summits, TASA (Texas Association of Schools of Art) Conference and The International Conference on the Image.
Angilee Wilkerson lives in Denton Texas and holds an M.F.A. in Photography with a Minor in Intermedia. She is an artist, university instructor, and professional editorial photographer. Her work frequently examines memory and identity, family narratives, and the nature of alteration through landscape.
Wilkerson’s work has been honored by jurors from The New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY; The Guggenheim Museum, NY; The George Eastman Museum of Photography and Film, NY; and others. In addition, her photographs have been featured in numerous publications, including The Photo Review; Photo District News, Photographer’s Forum; and The Wall Street Journal.
Active in her community, Angilee enjoys leading workshops for such institutions as, The Dallas Museum of Art, The Arlington Museum of Art, The School of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, Texas Photographic Society and the Girl Scouts of America. Currently her book Happenings: the Wondrous Prairie is on display at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, MA.