Svetlana Wunnenberg is a BFA graduate from the University of Missouri. She uses her work to bring attention and connections through everyday scenes of life, exciting fiction, classic novels, music, and new ideas that have enhanced her experiences. Through painting, drawing, animation, and digital art, she explores how to encourage people to seek out new perspectives. She believes illustration has the power to enhance the subject it's paired with and enables more people to consume messages, stories, and ideas. Working as a barista at Vida Coffee Co. has allowed her to interact with many people. The new personalities, stories, and ideas she comes across during the time it takes to make a cup of coffee continuously inspire her.