Artist Spotlight

Patrick O' Neal

We feature Patrick O' Neal in our next Artist Spotlight. He writes short stories and he was published in our Fall/Winter 2016 issue of Aura. Learn about how Patrick create his work "The Things Lost."

Sarah Oetken

Aura releases the third Artist Spotlight! This week, we showcase Sarah Oetken who was published in our Fall/Winte 2016 issue. She was also a winner in our fine arts competition. She mixes neuroscience and art to create outstanding artwork.

Tahla Tessier

We released our second Artist Spotlight. This week, we showcase Tahla Tessier. She was published in our Fall/Winter 2016 issue. She is already showing some of her work on her Facebook and plans to pitch a cartoon idea.

Valerie Nicole Barnes

Our first Artist Spotlight of the year 2017 is Valerie Nicole Barnes. She is a sophmore/junior at UAB majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Art Studio. Her unique art is cosplay. She has done charity work as a cosplayer with organizations at different events. Watch the video for the full video.

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