San Francisco – Nate is a visual artist and musician whose work explores the liminal regions of perception through audio/visual abstraction. Often dealing with serial and permutative structures in relation to intuitively developed abstractions, his work brings the conceptual methodologies of structural film to an exploration of psychedelia. He has performed and exhibited his audio/visual work at venues throughout the world including the New York Underground Film Festival, Wattis Institute, Deitch Projects, Issue Project Room, Bemis Center For Contemporary Art and The Exploratorium.
Brooklyn, NY – Chris Domenick is a visual artist that explores the intersections of perceptual, allegorical, and psychological phenomenon via traditional methods of representation. He creates works that skirt the edge of personal familiarity, but are perpetually threatened by alien shapes, figures, and textures. His work evolves from an accumulation of gestures and responses to create a visual atmosphere that engages themes of the sublime, decoration, pollution, the triumph of painting, and personal memory. Based primarily in drawing, his work includes sculpture, installation, and performance.
He received his BFA from Tyler School of Art in 2006. He has… more »
Chicago, IL – “My first book of poetry, Vocoder (Roof 2001), received a starred review in Publishers Weekly and a positive reviewed in Boston Review and was given a “Book of the Year” award by Small Press Traffic in 2002. My second book, DeathStar/Rico-chet (O Books 2006), received a boxed review in Publishers Weekly and a review in Rain Taxi. I am currently finishing a third collection, l.b.; or, catenaries, to be published by Krupskaya in Spring 2010. My work has been anthologized in: An Anthology of New (American) Poets (Talisman 1996); Enough (O Books 2003); Bay Poetics (Faux Press… more »
New York, NY – New York City Opera’s Vox Series presented Martin’s opera, A Letter to East 11th Street (libretto: Mark Campbell), with conductor George Manahan, and his Four Ben Jonson Songs won grand prize at the San Francisco Song Festival. He has been honored with awards from ASCAP, Meet the Composer, two grants from the American Music Center, and two commissions from The Estate Project for Artists with AIDS. His music has been presented by the New York Festival of Song, American Opera Projects, the Guggenheim Works and Process Series, the Harvard Ballet Company, Positive Music and Dancers Responding to… more »
San Francisco, CA – Leslie’s collage and mixed media works depict multiple scales of time and space in the landscape, connecting material, geological and meteorological processes to history, the human body, and landscape painting itself. She has had solo shows with Jack Hanley Gallery in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. Her work is currently on exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s 75th Anniversary Show, and has also been shown at the Orange County Museum of Art, the Oakland Art Museum, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Shows has been the recipient of an SFMOMA… more »
Lisa Van Orman Hadley
Sommerville, MA – Lisa graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers in 2009. She won first place in Salt Lake City Weekly’s Short Fiction Contest in 2003. Her work has also appeared in Conclave: A Journal of Character, Soon Quarterly, and Opium. She grew up in Florida and Utah and now lives in Boston with her husband and one-eyed cat. She is working on a novel in stories.
New York, NY – Lila is an Argentine poet and critic who lives in New York since 1985. She is the author of the poetry collections, Abrete sésamo debajo del agua (Buenos Aires, Ultimo Reino, 1993), Usted (Buenos Aires, Ultimo Reino, 1998), Guardianes del secreto (Buenos Aires. Tsé-Tsé, 2002) / Guardians of the Secret (Las Cruces: Noemi Press, 20009), Malvas orquídeas del mar (Buenos Aires: Tsé-Tsé, 2004) / Mauve Sea-Orchids (New York: Belladonna Books, 2007), Rasgado (Buenos Aires: Tsé-Tsé, 2006), La couleur de l.’eau (Paris: Virginie Boissiere, 2008), a collaboration with visual artist Martin Reyna, and the chapbooks Ardores (Buenos… more »