Dimelza Broche is a Jacksonville, Florida based Cuban artist. She attended the Leopoldo Romanach Academy of Art in Santa Clara, Cuba. She studied for two years at the University of North Florida where she graduated with a BFA, focusing her undergraduate studies on painting, drawing, and printmaking. Broche has exhibited her work at Manifest Gallery, Marcia Wood, Era Contemporary, The Cummer Museum of Arts & Gardens, and at the S. Dillon Ripley Center in Washington, DC. In 2011 she was the Grand Prize recipient of Momentum: A National Juried Exhibit for Emerging Artists with Disabilities. In 2018, she received the Willson Center Graduate Research Award for her sculptural work and research about disability. Dimelza Recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a Master of Fine Arts degree.
Derek Heard is a 20-year-old young man who attends Lee County High School in Georgia. He is a blossoming self-advocate and artist who enjoys food,