through photography, illustration, and print media, artist roan bontempo examines the duality of historical and present day experiences and how these contexts shape the notions of "self". much of her work focuses on individuals' reconciliation with their familial upbringing accompanied by abstracted motifs that deconstruct the antiquated eurocentric perceptions of otherness while weaving together self conceptualized narratives of healing.

b. 1996 in San Diego, CA

currently in Santa Cruz