Kristen Jori Schneider is a multimedia artist and certified teacher with expertise in practices from illustration to sculpture. She graduated from Arizona State in 2017 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a focus in Intermedia. Since then she has spent her time as an active artist, in teaching and working towards helping students succeed. Kristen has worked with local art collectives to curate art shows and emphasizes the importance of art to improve the livelihood and development of Phoenix youth. Kristen's main-focus in her creative expression has been fluidity and embracing change and finds it to be imperative to demonstrate such to her students so they can be better equipped to the changes that come into their lives.