Kenya Diaz was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She is passionate about sharing her love for art and teaches at Oil and Cotton Art
Studio as well as leads community engagements at Dallas and Fort Worth museums and cultural centers. Her collaged images, paintings, and small sculptures are inspired by family stories and her upbringing as a first-generation, Mexican-American. Diaz references everyday objects and symbols to explore ideas of identity, resourcefulness, family, and community.