Ruby Mountain, aka Krystle Ahmadyar, is a vocalist, songwriter, and interdisciplinary artist. Her music and art tell stories of love, resiliency, and social justice. Her songwriting reflects her musical training in jazz vocals, experimental electronic music, and Afghan folk music. In 2015 she was selected as the Studio Grand Artist in Residence, was a featured musician in the East Bay Express, received a Queer Cultural Center grant, and was selected for the APAture Asian Heritage Music Showcase. She has been a featured speaker at Mills College in the performance art history course, and at the International Studies Academy Student Open Mic.