Abigail Mendoza is a painter from the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois whose works focus on Asian-American identity, particularly that of Filipinx-Americans in the Midwest. She is currently the Vice President Internal of the Midwest Association of Filipinx Americans and has co-presented workshops at a variety of student conferences on topics such as Mental Health and Art Therapy, Beauty in an Age of Colonization, and the importance of passing down stories. Her work has been shown in galleries in Chicago, Indianapolis, and Los Angeles, and her most recent projects include working with Anakbayan Chicago and a POC-run collective called Commonfolk.