Joanna Velizarova Genova (b.1991) attended Cawthra Park Secondary School where she majored in Visual Arts, and she is currently studying Interior Design at Humber College. She has participated in numerous exhibits in small galleries and cultural centers in Canada and Bulgaria, and has won several awards from Springbank Art Gallery in Mississauga. Her illustrations portray various traditional stories from Bulgarian folklore. Joanna enjoys working with oil, watercolour, and creating household accessories from clay and other materials. She has recently come up with a line of penholders in the form of clay head caricatures.