Jonathan Almanza is a Lancaster, PA artist. Originally from Guanajuato, Mexico, his abstract work often contains Mesoamerican representation and themes about being an immigrant in the U.S. His use of vibrant colors creates bold and alluring pieces that pay homage to Mexican history . His art has been on display at the Smithsonian Institution and the Lancaster Museum of Art. He was awarded a Scholastic Gold Key in the Lancaster County Young Artists Competition and was the youngest entrant to have work selected in the 54th Lancaster Community Art Exhibit. He co-created a migration themed Music for Everyone Piano and his painting “Lancaster DREAMers” was used as the cover art for the book inVISIBLE Americans which tells immigrant stories. Jonathan also does commission work by request and his specialties are abstract acrylic paintings and drawing/illustrations.