Meet Our Team!

ASF has a diverse team consisting of over 50+ talented youth. Members of our six core teams and art ambassador team come from 11 US states and 8 countries.

Our Founder

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Trisha Beher

Trisha Beher is a 17 year old artist, writer, and activist. She founded ASF in order to help make a positive impact on her community and allow teens to glean important life-skills through the arts.

 

Our Board

Our Job: The ASF board oversees project creation and execution.

Aaminah is a current freshman in high school from the Bay Area. In her free time, she loves to paint, play the guitar, or hangout with family and friends. She has been an ASFY member for almost a year and is excited to see what projects pop up in the near future!

 

Aaminah Anjum,

VP of Outreach

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Oumsri Priya,

VP of Logistics

Oumsri is a rising junior at Redmond High School. She has been in touch with art for the last ten years! She has explored various mediums and techniques, even a traditional folk art known as Madhubani. With this prolonging passion in visual arts, she is very ardent to be part of ASFY and create awareness in her community. In the years to come, she is interested in pursuing a career in biomedical engineering

Sriya Putta,

VP of Marketing

Sriya Putta is a rising junior at Centennial Highschool located in Texas. She is very passionate about art and community service. She aims to make a positive impact on our world, and in her free time she enjoys art and dance!

 

Podcast Team

Our Job: The podcast team produces engaging and informative podcasts for the fellow art community.

Shrika Guda,

Podcast Manager

Shrika is a rising junior at Liberty High School and is passionate about literature, drawing, and public speech. She is an avid artist who enjoys learning about art history and various styles. Shrika is interested in pursuing law and government in the future and she's excited to learn more about curating while spreading youth art through ASF's projects and ensuring that everyone, artist and art appreciate alike, connects to the pieces and their stories.

 

Graphic Design Team

Our Job: The Graphic Design team works on creating ASF-related graphics, flyers, and artwork that is then used on our various platforms.

Caitlyn Kantaparn,

Feature Graphic Designer

Caitlyn Kantaparn is a junior in high school from Virginia. She is passionate about using her art to bring social, environmental, and mental health issues to light. In her free time she likes working out or doing digital or traditional art.

Selena Cao, Graphic Design Manager

Selena Cao is an ASF Youth graphic design manager, and a rising senior at Palo Alto High School. She aspires to make a difference for environmental awareness and justice, gender and racial equality, and seeks opportunities for change in her community. She loves reading, doing watercolor, playing games with her friends, and taking care of her succulents.

Hannah Sun,

Graphic Design Manager 

Hannah is a rising senior from China and currently lives in Singapore. She is passionate about art and enjoys connecting with young artists around the world. Whenever she is not binge watching YouTube, Hannah loves to paint, study architecture, and read.

Sydney Lai, 

Team Lead

Sydney Lai is an ASF Youth Graphic Design Lead, a rising junior at Lakeside High School, and a huge jasmine tea fan. She's a passionate advocate for women's, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ rights, actively seeking change in her community. When she isn't painting or writing, Sydney loves reading, listening to music, and playing Animal Crossing.

Jillian George, Graphic Design Manager

Jillian George is an ASF Youth Graphic Design Manager and a rising sophomore at Frisco High School. She is a strong advocate for human rights, gender equality, and sustainability, and she is actively giving back in the community by being a part of Girls Inc. Eureka! program and IB Club. In her free time, Jillian loves to wrestle, play the cello, binge watch Harry Potter, as well as to conduct as an assistant Drum Major of the Frisco High School Band!

The Outreach Team

Our Job: The outreach team handles the ASF social media and coordinates with teen artists who participate in ASF programs.

 

Shifa Malik,

Outreach Manager

Shifa is a rising senior at Troy High School and her only artistic talent is finishing adult coloring books and drawing stick figures. Despite her lack of talent, she is super passionate about community service that’s impactful in a creative way and ASF’s mission is just that! In the future, she’d like to pursue medicine and psychology, while pursuing a few service projects that have a special meaning to her. 

Kaira Balcos,

Outreach Manager

Kaira is an incoming junior from Manila, studying at Philippine Science High School Main Campus. She is an active student leader and journalist, passionate about using her voice to make an impact. In her spare time she also loves to dance, play music and paint.

The Platforms Team

Our Job: The platforms team maintains and designs the ASF website with the org's latest projects and updates.

Padmini Abothu,

Website Manager

Padmini Abothu is a high school senior from Sammamish. She is a photographer and artist who wants to use her skills to make a positive impact. In her free time, she likes play badminton, take photos, go on road trips and volunteer.

 

The Feature Team

Our Job: The feature team interviews and highlights the stories and work of teen creators.

Christine Latif,

Team Lead

Christine is a rising senior from Los Angeles, California. She is very passionate about art and activism and wants to be a part of the generation that makes a change in our world. During her free time, Christine loves to write poetry, watch romantic comedies, and read dystopian novels.

Madiha Asna, Feature Manager

Madiha is a high school student studying at Father Micheal McGivney Catholic Academy in Ontario, Canada. She absolutely adores singing and participating in Choirs, auditions, and a variety of contests! She also loves to express her feelings of happiness through mediums such as art :)