Margaret Smithers-Crump

Margaret Smithers-Crump is a Canadian artist based in Houston, Texas. Her work addresses the vulnerability and interconnectedness of Earth’s diverse life forms and ecosystems as impacted by global warming, pollution and loss of habitat. Fittingly, she creates her spatial artworks with recycled plexiglas, a material that evokes fragility and human consumption. Smithers-Crump has exhibited nationally […]

Michelle Bolinger

Michelle Bolinger received her MFA from the University of Washington in 2005, and her BFA from Indiana University in 2003. She has had solo shows at Francine Seders Gallery in Seattle, WA as well as Roman Susan Gallery, The Presidents Gallery and DIG all located in Chicago, IL. Recent group exhibitions include Soak. Stroke. Scratchat Melanee Cooper […]

Paul Genega

Paul Genega is the author of six full-length collections of poetry and five chapbooks. His latest, Sculling on the Lethe, was published by Salmon Poetry, Ireland, in 2018 and was a Finalist for the Eugene Paul Nassar Poetry Prize. Moordener Kill, a chapbook of recent work, will be published by Finishing Line Press this year. […]

Lisa Bulawsky

Lisa Bulawsky is an artist and printmaker known for her works on paper and temporary public projects. Recent exhibitions include the Bruno David Gallery, the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and the Miami Dade Public Library. Recent collaborative projects include Portable Memories in Rising Seas with Fifty-Fifty art collective and Oyster […]

Heather Rasmussen

Heather Rasmussen was born in Santa Ana, CA in 1982 and lives in Los Angeles. She received a Master of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA in 2007 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of California, Irvine, CA in 2004. She grew up dancing classical ballet spent […]

Kelda Martensen

Kelda Martensen, born in Tacoma, Washington is a visual artist known for her work in printmaking, collage, book arts and murals. Awards include the Larry Sommers Fellowship, Bell Cramer Award in Printmaking and the Conceptual Visionary Award from Pratt Fine Art Center. Her teaching awards include the Dan Evans Innovation in Teaching Award, the John […]

Colleen Woolpert

Colleen Woolpert’s interactive objects and installations are rooted in photography and explore vision—both as concept and perceptual phenomena. An identical twin born on Halloween, Colleen’s life and work draw on the uncanny and on author John Stilgoe’s notion of directed serendipity. Raised in Michigan and currently based in Kalamazoo, Colleen has lived in seven states; […]

Evelina Galang

Evelina Galang is the author of the story collection Her Wild American Self (Coffee House Press, 1996), novels One Tribe (New Issues Press, 2006) and Angel De La Luna and the Fifth Glorious Mystery (Coffee House Press, 2013), the nonfiction work Lolas’ House: Filipino Women Living With War (Curbstone Books, 2017), and the editor of […]

Genevieve Kaplan

Genevieve Kaplan is the author of In the ice house (Red Hen Press), winner of the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s poetry publication prize, and three chapbooks: In an aviary (Grey Book Press, 2016); travelogue (Dancing Girl, 2016); and settings for these scenes (Convulsive Editions, 2013), a chapbook of continual erasures. Her recent work […]

Clark Strand

A former senior editor at Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, Clark Strand has been writing about ecology and spirituality for more than thirty years. The author of Waking Up to the Dark, Waking the Buddha, Meditation Without Gurus, How to Believe in God, and Seeds from a Birch Tree, Strand has written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the Washington Post/Newsweek “On […]