Megan Gallant graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute with a B.F.A. in Sculpture. She is a believer in the power of art practices to transform individuals and community. She has been a volunteer teacher, and later Vice-President of the board, with Arts in Prison. On a trip to India in 2009, she orchestrated a drawing workshop and exchange between the Niles Home for Children in KCMO and boys and girls orphanages in Trivandrum, India. This experience inspired her to create similar connections in her home community of St Joseph, MO.