Rose Marie Lau is from Meridian, Mississippi.  She is currently pursuing her B.F.A. in Drawing and Painting with a minor in Art History at the University of Southern. She has been an intern for The Meridian Museum of Art and The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. She has also worked for the university’s Art and Design Gallery and the Office of Art and Design. Her focus is to spread, educate, and preserve the importance of art and the joys it can bring. She will continue her studies in Rome, Italy at The Rome Art Program over the summer.