"Ouida Touchón is a visual artist who spends most of her waking moments at the easel or the press. She has her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in Painting, and her Masters of Art from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in Studio Arts. In addition, she has studied with mentors and distinguished printmakers and painters in Italy, Mexico, and the United States.
In 2003 she moved to Las Cruces in southern New Mexico and opened Cruz Nopal Art Studio where she produces unique paintings and handprints in a variety of styles. Her work is in the collections of the El Paso Museum of Art and the Historical Museum for the State of New Mexico as well as the Federal Building of Las Cruces, New Mexico. She is represented by various galleries throughout the United States."