Larissa Monique Hauck is a queer visual artist who graduated from the Alberta University of the Arts in 2014, where she received a BFA with Distinction. Her artwork has been featured in multiple regional and national group exhibitions as well as a growing number of international exhibitions. She has been selected for inclusion in events such as Nextfest 2018 (Edmonton, AB), Nuit Rose 2016 (Toronto, ON), and the 9th Annual New York City Poetry Festival 2019 (New York, US). Her drawings and paintings have also been featured in publications such as Creative Quarterly (US), Wotisart Magazine (UK), Minerva Rising (US), and various others. Through the exploration of visual myth-making Larissa Monique Hauck expands on concepts surrounding femininity and nature as a vessel for catharsis, vulnerability, and impermanence. Her ethereal drawings reflect a duality between fantasy and reality, by conjuring dream-like imagery that develops into a transformative state Larissa reflects on the fleeting aspects of time, permanence, and humanity.