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June, 2014

Spencer Everett, Karla Wozniak, Michael Dauro, Matt Barnson, Alyse Knorr, Sophie Lee, Tereza Swanda (not pictured)

Matthew Barnson

Dublin, Ireland – Matthew composes for orchestras, choirs, string quartets, voices, chamber ensembles, dancers, and computers. Recently, his music has been performed at Carnegie Hall, the Museum of Modern Art, the Kennedy Center, the Aldeburgh Festival, the Royal Academy of Music, the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, ISCM World Music Days, MATA, Wigmore Hall, Aspen, the San Francisco War Memorial, and other venues throughout the United States and Europe. His work has been recognized with awards and commissions from the Barlow Endowment, the Aaron Copland House, NewMusicUSA, the Jerome Foundation, Yale University, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters,… more »

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Michael Luis Dauro

Bloomington, IN – Michael was born in Long Island, N.Y. He received his MFA from Indiana University and continues to live in Bloomington where he works, writes and tutors at an after-school program. He is also a mentor with PEN’s Prison Writing Mentorship Program. His work has appeared in At Length, Poets Weave, La Fovea, and is forthcoming in Toe Good Poetry.
     Michael was recently named a finalist for the 2013 Ruth Lily Poetry Fellowship. He is also a CantoMundo Fellow. While in graduate school, Michael served as the Genre Editor of Poetry for the Indiana Review… more »

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Spencer Everett

Brooklyn, NY – Spencer is the recipient of the 2011 Hyman Brown award from Brooklyn College, where he graduated last spring with an MFA in poetry. He continues to teach composition in Brooklyn College’s English department. His poems and reviews have been featured or are forthcoming in iO: A Journal of New American Poetry, Flying Object’s It’s My Decision, and The Faster Times. He is co-curator of Copula, a Brooklyn-based reading series featuring innovative poetry and multimedia art.

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Alyse Knorr

Anchorage, AK – “I am the author of Annotated Glass (Furniture Press Books 2013), a novel-in-verse exploring the lesbian lyric love poem set against the backdrop of the deep American South. I received my MFA from George Mason University. My work has appeared or is forthcoming in more than 50 national literary journals, including Drunken Boat, RHINO, Puerto Del Sol, and The Southern Poetry Anthology. I co-founded and co-edit the inclusive feminist press Gazing Grain Press and serve as a term instructor of English at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
     “I have completed an artist’s residency at… more »

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Sophie Lee

Los Angeles, CA – “Since graduating from the University of California, Irvine, with an MFA in 2011, I have been very fortunate to have had two solo exhibitions at the well respected artist run gallery, Commonwealth and Council. Additionally, I have participated in group shows at The Armory Center for the Arts, Beacon Arts Building, Human Resources, and Las Cienegas Art Projects. All of the above galleries are located in Los Angeles.
     “I received the Resident Fees Graduate Fellowship at the University of California, Irvine between 2008-2011. I was a nominee for the Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship… more »

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Tereza Swanda

Swampscott, MA – “I have shown my series, Bodies Form, To/From Mothering Alphabet, at the Center on Contemporary Art where the series won first prize in the 2010 Annual Exhibition, Memory Upgrade. I have exhibited nationally and internationally at Pradelna Bohnice in Prague, at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Berliner Kunstprojekt in Berlin, at the Kinsey Institute in Bloomington, IN, at 450 Broadway Gallery in New York City, and online in Storyscale Journal. My work has been published this year in the Yakima Herald, in the article by Pat Muir “10x10x10 Tieton: Mighty Tieton’s small art exhibit keeps getting… more »

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Karla Wozniak

Knoxville, TN – Karla is a native of Berkeley, CA, received her MFA from the Yale School of Art. Her recent solo exhibitions include This Weather Is Cosmic, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA; Magic Mountain, Colburn Gallery, University of Vermont, Burlington; and Significant Landscapes, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Recent group exhibitions include LIFE AND TIMES: Contemporary Notions of Place, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA; and Bronx Calling, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY. In 2013 she curated The Sacred and Profane Love Machine at Ortega y Gasset Projects, in Queens and in 2012 she co-curated the exhibition… more »

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