Shayla Phelps, B.F.A. Studio Arts, Spring 2021

Shayla Phelps creates custom paintings and digital works that are embedded with a dream like quality and emotion. There are soft and blended brushstrokes to help portray the dreamy landscapes. She was a full-time student at Missouri Southern State University that graduated in the Spring of 2021, she has been awarded the Katherine Hyde and the Darral Dishman scholarships. She held the position of Community Service Chair for the Plein Air Society at MSSU from 2019 to 2021. The club focuses on being outdoors and painting the landscape which is a big inspiration to her work. Other inspirations would include books, animation, and video games and anything that transports the viewer into another world.