Cindi Ford (Grand Rapids, MI) received her BA and MFA from Michigan State University, East Lansing. She has participated in numerous competitions throughout Michigan, as well as on the national and international level, receiving several awards. Her work has also been highlighted in both group and solo exhibitions in Michigan, as well as shown nationally in Connecticut, Indiana, New York and North Dakota, and internationally in Japan and Korea. Presently Ford is an adjunct professor at Kendall College of Art and Design, Michigan State University. She also is the curator for the VanSingel Fine Arts Center, Byron Center, MI.