Josie Mai is a teaching artist and cook who lives in Liberty, Missouri. She has a partner, Lance, and three dogs, Maya, Kiowa, and Zuni. Making mandalas for several years has contributed to her mental health so strongly that she works with them every day and passionate about using them to work with others, especially teens. She is currently transitioning her studio and kitchen to be a haven for meditative art and cooking workshops. Josie is also the creator of ArtSpark, a carefully-curated magical box of several easy, fun, and inspiring projects for ages 10 and up. Some supplies are included, and treats and stickers are very included.

Josie has a Bachelor's from the University of Kansas in art education, a Master's in studio art from Parsons the New School for Design, and has teaching certificates for K-12 Art in Colorado, Kansas, and Missouri. You can reach her at...