The 2012 issue of the magazine, which will sit on newsstands baring Ruznic's painting all year round, is the result of a juried competition in which thousands of artists across the country enter their work.
One glance at the multi-dimensional artist's portfolio, however, and it's not hard to tell why the talented Potrero-based beauty won the jurors over.
A big Refinery29 congrats to Ruznic! And to those of you who want to find out more about the CCA and Berkeley grad, scoop up issue #97 of New American Paintings here and relive our "1 Girl, 4 Looks" profile on Ruznic here.
Photo: Via Maja Ruznic