Barbara Mansilla is a paper sculpture and whimsical design artist with an MFA in Illustration from Western Connecticut State University. She was introduced to paper sculpture as an art medium while getting her undergraduate degree from Paier College of Art. She has exhibited her work in group shows at the New Haven’s Artspace City-Wide Open Studios, Ely House, the Hans Weiss Newspace Gallery, The Warwick Museum of Art in Rhode Island, and Art Dimensions Gallery in Missouri. She has also showcased her work at the Blue Mountain Gallery in New York City as well as The Arts Hearts Fashion NYFW show at the Orensanz Events Venue.