José Faus is a native of Bogota, Colombia and longtime Kansas City resident. He received degrees in Studio Art/Painting and Creative Writing/Journalism from UMKC. He is a founding member of the Latino Writers Collective and serves on the boards of The Writers Place, Latino Writers Collective and UMKC Friends of the Library. He is an appointed member of Mayor Sly James' Task Force on Violence.
For more information about Jose and their work, please visit www.caridostudio.com