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2021 Jurors

Visual Art

Emida Roller was one of the lead artists with Dane Arts Mural Arts for six years, including two years as the Executive Director. She has also operated her own mural painting business since 2003. Over 100 homes, schools, and businesses are the recipient of her talents.

Ashanti Fortson is an award-winning cartoonist, illustrator, color designer, editor, and professor with a deep love for kind stories and fantastical settings. Their work explores transience and reflection through a tenderhearted lens, and a good comic essay will always brighten their day. Their work has been published by Bitch Magazine, DC Comics, Abrams Books, The New York Times, Longreads, and more. They’re currently working on their debut graphic novel, CRESS & PETRA, out from HarperCollins in 2023, and they teach comics and illustration on the side. They're the spider-saving sort.


Peter Bovenmyer is an art historian residing in Madison. After completing his PhD at the University of Wisconsin, Peter worked as a gallerist at Les Enluminures in Chicago. A recipient of many awards for his research, he publishes on the history of art and medicine.


Angie Trudell Vasquez is the current city of Madison Poet Laureate. She received her MFA in poetry from the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her third collection of poetry, In Light, Always Light, a finalist for the New Women’s Voices Series, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2019. Find more about her at






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