Mev Luna (1988) is an interdisciplinary artist pursuing an MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2017), where they were awarded a SAIC Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration Fellowship for the 2015-16 academic year. Luna graduated with High Distinction from California College of the Arts (BFA 2011) with a concentration in Textiles and Media Arts. Their works have exhibited in groups shows at The Margulies Collection Warehouse, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Oliver Arts Center at California College of the Arts and ThreeWalls@Rational Park, Chicago. Luna’s time based works have screened at Artists’ Television Access, San Francisco, MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival and as part of Open Your Golden Gates: Shorts from the Bay in Berlin, Hamburg, and Montréal, Québec. Luna is currently a founding collective member of the international online contemporary media publication, Public Excess. In 2006, Luna was the recipient of the National YoungArts Foundation Level II Award and a nominee for Presidential Scholar in the Arts.