Saniya Walawalkar, age 18, was born in Mumbai, India in May 1996. She lived there for 13 years before moving to the United States. She is passionate about art, photography, and reading, especially fantasy and mythology. Saniya is a first year student at University of Texas at Austin studying Design. She blogs at http://mintandsilver.tumblr.com/. Through The Eyes is acrylic on canvas.