Originally from South Texas, Kayla Cantu is a fat, female artist that utilizes glass, video, photography, and mixed media. Even when absent, glass serves as the main inspiration for her work by relating qualities of glass to the human body. Her practice explores curiosities of discomfort surrounding unruly bodies and relations to identity. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from West Texas A&M University’s glass department. She currently resides in Danville, Kentucky while she pursues her artistic practice. She earned her MFA in Glass from Rochester Institute of Technology in May of 2020.