Denise Wellbrock Ayers has an MFA from Clemson University and a BFA from Northern Kentucky University. Her work has been exhibited in places such as The Cincinnati Art Museum, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Manifest Gallery, and at the10th Annual Drawing Discourse Exhibition in Asheville, NC. She has completed a commission for The Brighton Center in Newport, KY and has won an online figurative art competition for the state of Kentucky through Figure50. She has received scholarships through the Cincinnati Women’s Club, the Visual Arts Department at Northern Kentucky University and a recruitment scholarship through the Clemson College of Art. Denise's work observes the figure in abstracted environments that represent a space between reality and the online world.