Kayla Ephros (b. 1992, New Jersey) is an artist, poet, and teacher. She received her BFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 2016. Her recent solo exhibitions include Mood Song at Et al. (San Francisco) and Zen Yenta at in lieu (Los Angeles). Her work has been shown in several group exhibitions. Ephros has written two chapbooks; Maple Shade and Never Go To Your Room in the Daytime, from which she has given numerous readings around the country. Ephros just completed a Fellowship in the Teaching Artist program at the Armory Center for the Arts. She is also the creator and co-organizer of the semiannual Interdisciplinary Poetry Workshop at the Kesey Farm. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles.