Peter Cole

Born in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1957, Peter Cole is the author of five books of poems—most recently Hymns & Qualms: New and Selected Poems and Translations (FSG, 2017)—and many volumes of translation from Hebrew and Arabic, medieval and modern.  Praised for his “prosodic mastery” and “keen moral intelligence” (The American Poet), and for the “rigor, vigor, joy, […]

Jackie Battenfield

Jackie Battenfield teaches Professional Practices in the Graduate Program of Columbia University. She is the author of The Artist’s Guide: How to Make a Living Doing What You Love, Da Capo Press, 2009. For the last thirty years, Jackie has made a living from her art and is a popular motivational speaker on the challenges […]

Adam Simon

Adam Simon is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, NY, known both for his paintings and for public projects around the presentation and distribution of art. Simon’s paintings mine cultural phenomena; newspaper layout and content, stock photography, iconic images from art history and (most recently) corporate logos. In a 2012 interview with James Kalm, Simon […]

William J. Simmons

William J. Simmons is Provost Fellow in the Humanities at the University of Southern California. Simmons did his BA at Harvard University and spent three years at the Graduate Center, CUNY and taught at the City College of New York. His criticism and essays have appeared in numerous periodicals and books internationally. This is his […]

Laurel Jenkins

Laurel Jenkins’ choreography emerges from rigorous experimentation and interdisciplinary dialogues in the realms of contemporary dance, opera, music and theater. She engages with the choreographic process as a radical space for reimagining our collective human experience. Her work has been presented by Lincoln Center, Disney Hall, REDCAT, Automata, the Getty Center, Show Box LA, Danspace, […]

Jarrett Earnest

Jarrett Earnest is the author of What it Means to Write About Art: Interviews with Art Critics (David Zwirner Books, 2018), editor of Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light: 100 Art Writings 1988-2017  by Peter Schjeldahl (Abrams, June 2019) and curator of “The Young and Evil” at David Zwirner, NY (February 21 – April 13, 2019).  “The Young and Evil” press release […]

Linus Coraggio

Linus Coraggio invented a genre of street art in 1982 called 3-D Graffiti – “outstalling” many examples around New York City on ‘’no-parking’’ signposts. He was the founder of the Rivington School Sculptors Group and welded a massive post-apocalyptic sculpture garden of rusted metal that rose menacingly above Forsyth and Rivington Streets on New York’s […]

Margaret Keller

Margaret Keller works in related series using installation, drawing, digital media, painting, mixed media, 3D printing, and screen prints to examine the relationships between nature, contemporary culture and technology, along with their effects on our lives. Current series look at surveillance, natural disasters, gender, and our experience of nature and the landscape in this digital/virtual […]

Catalina Ouyang

Catalina Ouyang has had solo and two-person exhibitions at Selena Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Make Room (Los Angeles, CA), Trestle Projects (Brooklyn, NY), PLUG Projects (Kansas City, MO), the Millitzer Gallery (St. Louis, MO) and fort gondo compound for the arts (St. Louis, MO). Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Kravets Wehby Gallery […]