Nissa Nishikawa

Nissa Nishikawa works with performance, ceramics, painting, glass, and film. Her practice interprets traditional forms of dance, ritual and craft in ways that illuminate the current crisis in ecology and community. She engages with alchemical and animistic practices through the use of elemental base materials, forging processes of transformation that are intuitively informed by a close observation […]

Sheila Pepe

Sheila Pepe is a cross-disciplinary artist employing conceptualism, surrealism, and craft to address feminist and class issues. Her most recent solo exhibition, Hot Mess Formalism, organized by the Phoenix Art Museum, traveled 2017 – 2019 to the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY; Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha; and the DeCordova Sculpture Park and […]

Hoàng Hưng

Born in 1942 into an intellectual family with Western influence. Teacher of literature in high school since 1965. Journalist since 1973. Imprisoned for 39 months (1982-1985) for keeping poems in manuscript considered “anti-revolutionary”. After the “Renewal Policy” of the Communist Party of Vietnam (1986-1987), resumed journalist job and publishing poetry & translation, poems of prison […]

Alison McNulty

Alison McNulty is a multidisciplinary artist whose work engages the fragile, entangled nature of our relationship to the material world through a practice rooted in spatial and material poetics. She excavates and examines ubiquitous traces to speculate on the constructs underlying how we make meaning, assign value, and participate in social and ecological systems. McNulty […]

Garth Amundson & Pierre Gour

Garth Amundson & Pierre Gour have lived and worked together for over thirty years. Their projects incorporate found and archival imagery, physical and digital manipulation, collage, installation, and their own photographs. They have participated in dozens of residencies across the globe. Their work has been exhibited internationally, and has been recognized with awards including a Santa […]

Sarah Anne Carter

Sarah Anne Carter is the Visiting Executive Director of the Center for Design and Material Culture (CDMC) and Visiting Assistant Professor in Design Studies in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She previously served as the Curator and Director of Research at the Chipstone Foundation in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While at Chipstone, […]

Kamilah Aisha Moon

The author of Starshine & Clay (2017), featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” as a collection that captures America in poetry, and She Has a Name (2013), a finalist for both the Audre Lorde and Lambda Literary Awards, Kamilah Aisha Moon’s work has been published widely, including in Best American Poetry, Harvard Review, Poem-A-Day, PBS Newshour, Buzzfeed and elsewhere. A 2015 New American […]

Philip Matthews

Philip Matthews is a poet from eastern North Carolina. He is the author of Witch, forthcoming from Alice James Books in April 2020, and Wig Heavier than A Boot, a collaboration with photographer David Johnson, forthcoming from Kris Graves Projects in October 2019. Anchored by site-specific meditation and performance, his practice investigates spiritual, queer power, […]

Ariana Vaeth

Ariana Vaeth is a Baltimore raised artist focused on contemporary realism through the self-portrait.  Graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, she fulfilled an exchange program at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Following undergrad, Vaeth completed a studio based Artist in Residence program at her alma mater. She has shown locally at […]

Kadar Brock

Kadar Brock has lived and worked in Brooklyn, NY since graduating from The Cooper Union in 2002. In 2005 he began exhibiting bright, gestural abstractions, with solo exhibitions at BUIA Gallery, NY (2006, 2008) and Angell Gallery, Toronto (2007), which were written about in The New York Times, ArtForum, and The Village Voice. By 2009 […]