Evan Elzie Maddox is a new media artist and entrepreneur. Her work utilizes cartoon imagery as a medium for complex ideas and themes that explore deeper meanings within the human experience. Maddox is known for her use of print media, experimental video, performance, installation, and event planning. Inspired by her experiences as a transgender woman living in the Midwest, her process is based in archival research, community engagement, and lived experience. Maddox studied Filmmaking and Entrepreneurial Studies at the Kansas City Art Institute, where she received her Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in 2022. She is the recipient of the Creative Capital Artist Relief Fund and has been awarded artist residencies at the Ox-Bow School of Art and Alter Artspace. She currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri while working as an Instructional Assistant for the Photography & Filmmaking Programs at the Kansas City Art Institute. She is also affiliated with the Kansas City Center for Inclusion, currently serving as Vice President. During her almost 3 years of involvement, she has used her creative abilities to develop various arts-related programs and opportunities for local LGBTQ+ artists.