Bio

April Marie Mai is known for their vibrant abstract impasto paintings, social commentary fiber work, and explorations of color and pattern in printmaking, drawing, and ink. They create playful abstractions of the beauty of everyday life, write devastatingly honest poetry, educate people on autism and disability, elevate the voices of survivors of sexual assault and harassment, and make work that supports the LGBTQ+ community.

April is a genderfae person (genderfluid non-binary woman) who lives, works, consults, and teaches workshops in Overland Park, Kansas. April is autistic, dyslexic, neurodivergent in other ways, disabled and omnisexual. Their work has been shown at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Missouri.

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