Maritza Ruiz-Kim is an artist (and writer!) from the San Francisco Bay Area and has a BFA in New Genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. She uses her artwork to examine emotional landscapes and social structures. In 2013 she launched ProWax Journal, serving as Editor-in-Chief until Summer 2016, when she turned her focus to opening her storefront studio space, The Studio Mind. Maritza has exhibited in San Francisco, New York, Miami, Santa Fe, and Provincetown.