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Brookhart Jonquil

Brookhart Jonquil

Brookhart Jonquil (October 2016) Brookhart Jonquil holds a Masters of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Bachelors of Fine Arts and a Bachelors of Arts in Art History from University of Arizona. He also studied at the Leipzig Academy of Art. Brookhart has had three solo exhibitions at Emerson...
Jen Karetnik

Jen Karetnik

Jen Karetnik (August 2016) is the author of three full-length books of poetry, including American Sentencing (Winter Goose Publishing, May 2016) and The Treasures That Prevail (Whitepoint Press, September 2016), as well as four poetry chapbooks. She is the winner of the 2015 Anna Davidson Rosenberg Prize for Poetry and runner-up for the 2015 Atlantis Prize and 2016 Stephen...
Elisabeth Condon

Elisabeth Condon

Elisabeth Condon (March 2016) Elisabeth Condon is a painter, traveler, and Chinese scroll aficionado. Her acrylic, ink, and watercolor paintings combine elements of landscape, pours of color and glitter.  A Los Angeles native, Condon studied in Chicago and has strong ties to Florida, where she was Associate Professor of Painting & Drawing at the University...
Thom Wheeler Castillo

Thom Wheeler Castillo

Thom Wheeler Castillo (February 2016) T. Wheeler Castillo grew up, lives and works in Miami, FL; Graduated from PNCA, Intermedia. Wheeler Castillo is interested in American landscapes, including past and present; he works from an interdisciplinary approach but he’s relentless in his pursuit of print and poetry. He is Co-director at Turn-Based Press, an artist-run...
Ann Stanford

Ann Stanford

Ann Stanford (July 2016) Ann Folwell Stanford is Vincent DePaul Professor of Literary and Multi-Disciplinary Studies at DePaul University’s School for New Learning in Chicago. Her scholarly book, Bodies in a Broken World: Women Novelists of Color and the Politics of Medicine, was published in 2003 and her co-edited collection, Women, Writing and Prison: Writers,...
Hannah Star Rogers

Hannah Star Rogers

Hannah Star Rogers (June 2016) Hannah Star Rogers is an Art and Science Studies scholar, curator, and poet. She received her Ph.D. at Cornell University in Science & Technology Studies, where her research concerned the intersection of art and science, particularly critiques of science in contemporary art. Her scholarly publications have appeared in Configurations, Photomediations,...
Valerie George

Valerie George

Valerie George (May 2016) Valerie George received her Masters in Fine Arts from the University of California at Davis. Her work has been exhibited internationally at the Casa De Dona in Barcelona, Spain, The Sarai Media Lab in New Delhi, India, and the Horse Hospital in London, England. Nationally, her work has been shown at...
Jose Elias

Jose Elias

Jose Elias (January 2016) Jose Elias has worked as a professional musician for the past 25 years and has produced a variety of musical projects as well as Miami’s longest running world music festival the Afro Roots World Music Festival for over 16 years. His many years of experience coupled with his continued involvement in the...
Laura Gibson

Laura Gibson

Laura Gibson (February 2017) an Oregon born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist currently living in New York City, where she is completing an MFA in Fiction Writing at Hunter College. Laura’s 2008 SXSW performance was the inspiration for NPR music’s Tiny Desk Concert series.She performed the first and 200th Tiny Desk Concert. In 2015, Gibson was principal...
Jenny Larsson

Jenny Larsson

Jenny Larsson (January 2017) lives and works in Hollywood, FL . Receiving her B.A. in Dance Pedagogy from the University of Dance and Circus in 2004 followed by her MFA in Dance in 2012 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is currently on the faculty at the Broward College Performing and Visual Arts Department. Her...
Magnus Sodamin

Magnus Sodamin

Magnus Sodamin (March 2017) Born in 1987 in Manhattan, Magnus Sodamin uses an expanded painting practice that is at once hallucinatory and precise, employing a variety of techniques to blur the frontier between abstraction and landscape painting. His singular installations often begin with painting the walls and floors of an exhibition space with vibrant splashes...
Jason Hedges

Jason Hedges

Jason Hedges (October 2015) is a Miami-based artist whose practice often explores food and drink, and humanity’s relationships with them throughout history. The work draws from the inherent beauty as well as the cultural significances that we have developed. The work is often interactive or a by-product of an action. His work has been exhibited...