Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Alea Hurst began her journey into drawing and painting eight years ago. She produces two-dimensional works, particularly drawings and paintings, which range from traditional to experimental and mixed media approaches. She recently received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Painting and Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia in Athens. Her work has been exhibited various places including Beep Beep Gallery, Starry Night’s Artist’s To Look Out For, and Mason Murer Fine Art’s Fresh Blood. Her current work focuses on the roles of masks and reversing those roles to comment on the evolution of society.