Sisavanh Phouthavong was born in Vientiane, Laos in 1976. Her paintings has been exhibited nationally at venues including Hunter Museum of American Art, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Huntsville Museum of Art, The Reece Museum and upcoming exhibitions at the Minnesota Museum of American Art and Gadsden Museum of Art. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street International, Click_Bait, Create Magazine, Studio Visit Magazine, The Tennessean, The Pinch Journal Publication, Voices of America and The Next Door Neighbor. Permanent collections include: Hunter Museum of American Art, American Embassy, Paramaribo, Suriname; Legacies of War Office, Washington, D.C.; Tennessee State Museum; Pinnacle Bank, Memphis and Nashville, TN. Phouthavong earned her BFA from the University of Kansas and her MFA at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL. She is a recipient of the 2017 Tennessee Arts Individual Artist Fellowship for 2D and the 2019 Artfield’s winner for the category painting. She lives and works at Murfreesboro, Tennessee and is a Professor of Painting at Middle Tennessee State University.