Callyann Casteel earned a BFA in Printmaking from Kansas City Art Institute in 2002. She attended Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, 1996-97, and Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, 1998. Casteel’s drawings and soft sculptures – including puppets and life-sized costumes worn for public performances – have been exhibited at Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Telephonebooth Gallery, Urban Cultural Project’s Bank Gallery, Fahrenheit Gallery, The Next Space, and the H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute. Callyann Casteel lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri. Callyann Casteel is the recipient of the 2005 Charlotte Street Award and she participated in the Art Omi International Artists’ Residency Program 2006.