Tetsuya Noda (Japan) is widely considered to be Japan's most important living print-artist. Born in Kumamoto Prefecture, he studied at Tokyo University of Fine Arts and Music where re completed the graduate course in 1965 and where he also taught: 1978-2007.
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung was born in 1975 in Los Gatos, CA, and lives and works in Connecticut. She received her MFA in 2007 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
María Dávila & Eduardo Portillo, live and work in Mérida, Venezuelan Andes. Textile Artists, devoted together since 1983 to the silk world, fibers and natural dyes. They are interested in experiences, materials and process that bear the imprint of people and places.
Gowin’s first body of photographic work centers on his family and their home in Virginia. In the 1960s Gowin studied with Harry Callahan at the Rhode Island School of Design, and like Callahan, who photographed his wife Eleanor, Gowin found inspiration in his own wife, Edith.
Beesley’s (FRAIC OAA RCA, visual artist, architect) research focuses on next-generation architecture that asks fundamental questions: can architecture feel, and care? Beesley’s practice includes multiple crafts of architecture, sculpture, industrial design, instrument making, and mechatronics.
Rodrigo Sastre lives in Mexico City. His work deals with comic books, science fiction and art history references. Since he was a child, he was caught by the world of American comics. He became interested in Art as a way to develop his drawing skills. Meanwhile collecting comics, he assumed Art as his profession and looked at the ways to maintain both interests.
Ghost of a Dream began their collaboration in 2007 after meeting at Rhode Island School of Design where they both received their Masters Degree (Was in Sculpture, 2004 and Eckstrom in Painting, 2005). Among their most recent exhibitions they have participated in is State of the Art”, a traveling museum exhibition.
Martin Venezky first gained renown in 1995 for the design of Speak Magazine. With his firm Appetite Engineers, Venezky continues his dedication to craft, process and detail while colliding the handmade with the digital. In 1997, he was among I.D. magazine’s “ID40” list of influential designers.
Timothy Lazure is a Professor in the Metals Design program at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. He received his BFA at Rochester Institute of Technology and his MFA at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. His body of work is diverse in scope—including jewelry, flatware and hollowware, furniture, and sculptural pieces.
Kendall Buster first studied microbiology and received a BS degree in Medical Technology before pursuing an education in art. She earned a BFA degree from the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington DC and an MFA in Sculpture from Yale University as well as participating in the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Studio Program in New York City.
Ferrin Contemporary specializes in ceramic art circa 1950 – present. Originally established in 1979 by director, Leslie Ferrin, the business began as a gallery program, evolving over thirty years at various traditional gallery spaces and through participation in international art fairs. As gallery director, Ferrin became known as a curator and project manager working in support of represented artists and in partnership with commercial galleries. Ferrin Contemporary has been the preferred source for artwork by established and emerging artists and designers whose primary medium is clay, for private collectors, institutions and the media.