Comusina Celan Bouillet (b 1985) is a mixed media painter based in Houston, Texas. As the child of a builder, she watched as materials were manipulated and joined together to form dozens of homes. This early exposure to the building process continues to be a source of inspiration. After being awarded a fellowship to paint in San Jose, Costa Rica, and later a residency in northern Germany, Celan began to question the meaning of location, home, and our tenuous relationships to both place and other people. Celan lived in Munich, Germany for a year after graduation from the University of Georgia for cultural and language immersion; after which, she relocated to New Orleans, LA to begin her professional career as a painter. The citys history as a port and stories of recovery after Katrina inspired Celans series titled Home Sweet Home combining fables and imagined landscapes. Celan recently completed her MFA at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.