San Francisco, CA – “I received my B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design and my M.F.A. from California College of the Arts. Exhibited both nationally and internationally, my work is held in several public collections including the New York Public Library, the New-York Historical Society, the Library of Congress, the Alameda County Art Collection and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. I have recently exhibited at Johansson Projects in Oakland, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Headlands Center for the Arts, and the San Jose Museum of Art. Upcoming exhibitions include the Katonah Museum of Art, Wright State… more »
Brooklyn, NY – In 1997 John Colpitts founded the experimental rock band Oneida in Brooklyn, NY. Since the founding of the band, Oneida has released upwards of 20 recordings and has toured North America and Europe extensively. In 2007 Colpitts began working closely with the Japanese group The Boredoms and has traveled throughout the US, Japan and the UK to perform their composition Boadrum. In 2010 he recorded his first solo album and founded the drum ensemble Man Forever which combines carefully tuned drum kits with aggressive and powerful ensemble playing. He has also recorded and performed with Brian Chase… more »
Washington, D.C. – Originally from Milwaukee, WI, Brian Dunn now lives and works in Washington, DC. Since receiving his BFA from Boston University\’s College of Arts in 2004, Brian has exhibited in Boston, MA, Milwaukee, WI, Woodstock, NY and New York, NY. In 2008 Brian Received a Pollock- Krasner award to attend the Byrdcliffe Artist Colony\’s summer residency. In addition to painting, Brian has created artist books, sculpture, collages and beat cassettes. In October of 2010 Brian worked with long time collaborator Paul Koneazny to present a hazy, 8-bit inspired installation of paintings, sculptures and curated debris at Chashama gallery… more »
Gretchen E. Henderson
Baltimore, MD – Gretchen is the author of three forthcoming books, including a hybrid novel entitled Galerie de Difformité (&NOW Books, Fall 2011), a performative essay entitled On Marvellous Things Heard (Green Lantern Press, Fall 2011), and interwoven fictions entitled The House Enters the Street (Starcherone Books, Spring 2012). A chapbook of her poems, Wreckage: By Land & By Sea, also is forthcoming (dancing girl press, Spring 2011). In 2010, Gretchen received the Madeleine P. Plonsker Emerging Writer\’s Residency from Lake Forest College and was a Peter Taylor Fellow in Nonfiction at the Kenyon Review Writer\’s Workshop. Her work has… more »
East Hardwick, VT – Meredith is a filmmaker, writer, producer, director and animator, whose work focuses on current issues of social justice. She specializes in animation. Holch’s work has been broadcast on PBS and has screened at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC, the National Art Gallery, DC, the Exploratorium, S.F., The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY, as well as at numerous international film festivals, art galleries, and community spaces. She has taught video production and animation for over a decade, from the New School University, NY and Burlington College, VT, to inner… more »
Brooklyn, NY – “After studying creative writing and dance at a magnet school in Rochester, New York, I went on to study (again) creative writing and dance at Brown University. After graduating, I served two years as an AmeriCorps member in North Carolina, developing literacy programs for the Durham Public Schools. I put myself through NYU\’s graduate school by working in group homes, pediatric hospitals, and juvenile detention centers as a creative writing teacher. Currently, I work as a adjunct writing instructor and a yoga instructor.
In 2008, I won the Rick Rofihe award for short fiction and was published… more »