Jailyne España is a senior at the University of Houston pursuing a BFA with a concentration in painting and a minor in art history. As a female artist and cancer survivor, she strives to bring cancer awareness through her artwork. Jailyne takes inspiration from the human body and the grotesque aspect of deteriorating anatomy. Jailyne had her first solo exhibition “Survivor’s Dream” displayed at the Texas Children's Bone Marrow Transplant Unit from May 28th, 2018 to June 8th, 2018. Her self-portrait piece “Jailyne” was displayed at the “Making A Mark” art exhibition at TCH then later displayed at the International William P. Hobby Airport in Houston, Tx. España also designed the cover for the 2019 Statewide Training on Violence Against Women Conference in San Antonio, Tx. She recently participated in BAMSA's Biannual Art Show at the University of Houston with her "BMT Series" and "Abstract Landscape".