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May, 2015

Peter Gil-Sheridan, Danez Smith, Melissa McCutcheon, Danniel Schoonebeek, Kara Crombie, David Werfelmann

Kara Crombie

Philadelphia, PA – “I am a multi-media video and animation artist working in Philadelphia, PA. Since 2001 I have completed several projects that were exhibited at the Philadelphia Art Alliance, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Fleisher Ollman Gallery, The Painted Bride, Pageant Soloveev Gallery, Fleisher Art Memorial and Vox Populi Gallery. In 2007 I was selected to be a member of Vox Populi, an artist-run gallery and collective in Philadelphia. I was selected as Wind Challenge artist in 2008 and was awarded a grant to exhibit my work at the Fleisher Art Memorial. In 2010 I was awarded a Pew… more »

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Peter Gil-Sheridan

Brooklyn, NY – Peter’s play, Ritu Comes Home, originally commissioned by InterAct in Philadelphia as part of their 20/20 Commission program had its world premiere there in June. Other plays include Cockfight written at Soho Rep and developed at PlayPenn. What May Fall, commissioned by the Guthrie and performed there. Topsy Turvy Mouse was produced by the Cherry Lane and Borderlands Theatre in Tucson and was the winner of The Smith Prize awarded by the National New Play Network for outstanding political work. Other work developed by the Lark’s Playground, New York Theatre Workshop, Queens Theatre. Residencies include the Jerome… more »

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Melissa McCutcheon

Washington, D.C. – “Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, I work as a painter utilizing oil as my primary medium as well as mixed water based media and graphite on paper. I have exhibited my work in a variety of solo and group exhibitions since 2000 in such cities as New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Newark, NJ, Chicago, IL, Washington, D.C., Seattle, WA, Baltimore, MD, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Medellin, Colombia and Buenos Aires, Argentina. I have participated in a variety of artist’s residency programs including Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain, Djerassi Resident Artist’s Program, The Ragdale Foundation, Foundation Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands,… more »

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Danniel Schoonebeek

Oneonta, NY – Danniel’s first book of poems, American Barricade, was published in 2014 by Yes Yes Books. A chapbook, Family Album, was published by Poor Claudia in 2013, and an EP of recorded poems, Trench Mouth, is available from Black Cake Records. His work has appeared in Poetry, Tin House, Boston Review, Fence, BOMB, Indiana Review, jubilat, and elsewhere.
     A recipient of fellowships and awards from Poets House, the Juniper Institute, Summer Literary Seminars, Oregon State University, and Poetry Foundation, Schoonebeek writes a column on poetry for The American Reader, hosts the Hatchet Job reading series,… more »

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Danez Smith

St. Paul, MN – Danez is the recipient of a 2014 Ruth Lilly & Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from Poetry Magazine & The Poetry Foundation. He is also a 2014 McKnight Foundation/Loft Literary Center Poetry Fellow, chosen by Nikky Finney. A Cave Canem & VONA fellow, Danez is the author of [insert] Boy (forthcoming, YesYes Books) & the chapbook hands on ya knees (Penmanship books, 2013). He was featured in The Academy of American Poets’ Emerging Poets Series by Patricia Smith and the winner of the 2014 Paris-American Reading Prize. His writing has appeared in Poetry, Ploughshares, Beloit Poetry… more »

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David Werfelmann

Appleton, WI – David is an award-winning American composer of instrumental, vocal, and electronic music whose works are widely performed and recorded by ensembles and soloists throughout the US, including, among many other professional and academic ensembles, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. His music is heard frequently at conferences and festivals, such as the NOW HEAR Festival, several North American Saxophone Alliance conferences, the Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States convention, the CSU Fullerton New Music Festival, the Berkeley Arts Festival, and the Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium.
     Musicians including Kim Reese, Sara Kind, Andrew Harrison,… more »

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