Age: 18

Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA

Generation: 4th - Yonsei

Biography: Katie Mitani was born and raised in Palos Verdes and has been passionate about all forms of art from a young age. Although she is unsure about what the future holds, she hopes to pursue a career that incorporates art/creativity. She enjoys watching and playing basketball, shopping, and hanging out with friends and family.

Name of Piece: Don’t Cry Over Spilt Milk

"Don't cry over spilt milk" is such a simple saying, yet one I've never quite accepted. Those suffering from mental illness are often told to put things in perspective—to notice that the world isn't ending. But sometimes you just need to be able to cry, even if your struggle is seemingly as trivial as spilt milk.