Lanny DeVuono is an artist and writer currently living in California. She has taught at UC Denver, EWU, NYU, William Paterson, Rangsit University in Thailand and Trivandrum College of Fine Art in India. Awards include: a Fulbright Fellowship, an Artist Trust Fellowship (WA), a GAP Grant, residency awards at Yaddo, Centrum, Jentel, RedLine, and Sitka. Her work is in public collections such as NW Museum of Art & Culture, Mills College Art Museum, Washington State Medical Center, Swedish Hospital, Jundt Art Museum, the Kent Justice Center, Great Western Bank, among others. DeVuono’s current series of drawings, Searching For Water on Mars, uses landscape imagery as a metaphor, connecting the environmental crises on earth and space research. She also writes on contemporary art under the name Frances DeVuono, currently for Third Text online; past publications include: Art News, New Art Examiner, Arts and Artweek.