Alumni artists who were featured at Lit Diaries.

Lymaira Agosto


Lymaira Agosto is a self-taught artist from Southeast Georgia that began painting in 2018. However, she was always an artist since a child doing other creativities, such as pastel colors, sketching, and colored pencils. Little did she know this God-given gift years later would become her very passion that turned into an art business. As she got into her adult years and spiritual journey, she began questioning, “Who is Lymaira”? Throughout her journey, her art, in several ways, has helped in self-discovery and cultivating the woman she is today.

Jeffrie St.james
Jeffrie St. James


Lay’na Anderson
Lay’Na Anderson


Lay’Na Anderson’s body of work encompasses the power of undefined lines and negative space, exploring the thought of color and texture whilst playing with the idea of bold and blended. An avid daydreamer, Lay’Na’s technique of layering and removing color while creating texture, tells a story that draws the viewer in. The final result is a visual record of blended combinations and contrast in depth, with an ethereal, dreamy feel throughout. “Growing up I was always in one art class or another. The lessons I learned allowed me to create a 15 year career as a Makeup Artist for film and television. I have canvas painted on and off for years and it was recently dropped in my spirit to continue my art journey. As a Makeup Artist I use my talent daily to tell the stories of others and now through my art I am telling the stories that resonate within me."