Mina is an expressionist painter based in Arizona. She is currently pursuing an MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She utilizes her background in psychology and centers her work around the call to connect with others, personally and emotionally. Mina pulls inspiration from her personal experiences that revolve around the self, emotions, and social interactions. In her current body of work, she is focusing on depression and its various stages of anger, lethargy, isolation, melancholy, restlessness, dissatisfaction, and stabilization.

Mina lives for connecting with people and creating art. She has combined her two passions in life, art and psychology. Mina hopes to inspire and connect with others in order to promote mental wellness and help people find their own path in life through emotional understanding.