April Bleakney (b. 1985, lives and works in Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
April Bleakney is an artist, entrepreneur, and student of history. After graduating from Kent State University and working in nonprofits at the height of the recession, she launched her creative business, APE MADE, in 2011. While primarily working as a screen printer, April also loves photography, drawing, and mixed media work. She utilizes only eco-friendly hand printing techniques and strives to engage with the community through the arts, through both teaching and art projects. April has recently completed both local and international artist residencies and multiple public art and commissioned projects.www.apebleakney
Images courtesy of the artist.