JaNae Contag, a Kansas City native, received her MFA from Washington University St. Louis and her BA from Trinity University in San Antonio with majors in Art, Political Science, and Spanish. She was cited by Glasstire Texas Visual Art and Reviews for her performance at Co-Lab Projects in Austin, Texas and was published in PIECRUST magazine for a non-fiction work titled Suburban Myth: Ethnographic Musings. Contag recently guest-curated National Call for Entries: Versa Major with the Transversal Project that showed at the Contemporary Art Museum in St. Louis. Contag has exhibited in San Antonio, Austin, Maine, and St. Louis.