Artist, writer and educator, Denver native April Cannon lives and works in the Denver area. She received her MFA from Fort Hays State University in Hays Kansas in spring of 2018. She was born and raised in the Wheat Ridge area and received her Bachelor of Arts in French from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She also spent a year in high school living in Vendee, France,and 10 months studying at the University of Bordeaux while working on her B.A. Her work has been shown throughout the United States in numerous group shows and in multiple solo shows in Denver. Her current body of work is a discussion of the growth that occurs during times of personal upheaval.