Growing up a horror movie fanatic, Gwen Crew began drawing creatures at an early age. Her talent was recognized by her mother, who motivated her to keep striving. Gwen later went on to an art school to hone and improve her skills. When creating new characters, she develops the presence of the creature along with a back story and personality behind it. If she wins the competition she will pay off her college loans and focus more on pursuing a career in the field.