Zeinab Diomande otherwise known as “Z The Rat” is a Philadelphia based multidisciplinary artist. Diomande was born in 1999 in Virginia, USA. Her family left the country to relocate back to their home in the Ivory Coast where she grew up and spent her entire life. In 2017, she moves to Philadelphia where she is currently attending school majoring in Fine Arts Painting and Drawing at The University of The Arts. The artist explores the theme of mental health and her experience as a black woman. These themes mark out and feed her warm and colorful world. Adapting what already exists and reinventing it in a way that also shapes a new reality is the main focus of this expression.