Janessa Williams (also known as ColorTripz) is a St. Louis based artist that expresses her love of art through acrylic painting, digital illustration, and graphic design. She graduated with her MA in Public Relations from Full Sail University and her BFA in Graphic Design from Southeast Missouri State University. She works as a Marketing and Communications Manager for a local nonprofit. Janessa has showcased her art in various exhibitions across the region. Her art uses bright and bold colors to express the uniqueness and beauty of melanated skin. Her art takes on social justice issues, feminism, and black culture through an ethereal lens.