Fine artist and illustrator April Marie Mai is best known for her splashes of color, abstracted styles, and botanical influences. Her work has been included in a number of group shows, including at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri. She was a 2016-2017 Midwest Jewish Artist Lab Fellow, and has given workshops on a variety of art subjects, including acrylic abstraction. She loves to push the boundaries of art and invite viewers to become participants in her work. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Studio Art with an emphasis on Painting from the Kansas City Art Institute, and resides in Overland Park, Kansas.