Nancy Breslin is a Delaware photographer who specializes in black and white images of amusement parks and in photographs taken with pinhole and plastic cameras. She also works with alternative photographic processes and video. She completed an MFA at the University of Delaware in 2000 and received Individual Artist Fellowships from the Delaware Division of the Arts, in 2003 and 2008. She has had solo shows at the Mezzanine Gallery, Agilent Technologies Corporate Headquarters, Colourworks and the Grand Opera House (Wilmington, Delaware), the Arlington Arts Center (Arlington, Virginia) , and the Saint Joseph's University Gallery (Philadelphia). She has also had two-person exhibitions at the Biggs Museum of American Art (Dover, Delaware), the Elkton Station Gallery (Elkton, Maryland) and San Antonio College. She and her husband, Peter Caws, curated an exhibit at the Luther Brady Gallery at the George Washington University, entitled Arresting Images, which opened in November, 2003. Her work has been published in fotolog.book (Thames & Hudson, 2006, page 326), and in The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes by Christopher James (second edition).
Brad Carlile is a photographer that lives in both Portland Oregon and New York City. His solo show in Portland Oregon was chosen as best photography show in 2011 and was critically reviewed and recommended by both of Portland's leading newspapers. In 2009 he was chosen as a winner in the prestigious Hearst 8x10 Photography Biennial. He has shown work internationally including MoMA Rio de Janeiro (museum), Munich(solo) as well as Austria, Luxembourg, Qatar, and China, He has shown work nationally in 58 national shows in 10 states.
Leslie Friedman was born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1981 and lives and works in Philadelphia. She received a BA in Political Science from Brown University in 2005 and an MFA in printmaking from Tyler School of Art, Temple University in 2011. From 2005 to 2007, Friedman lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and built a printmaking studio in the historic neighborhood of San Telmo. In addition to teaching, Leslie and her fellow Tyler alumna, Daryl Bergman, founded an artist-run project space in Philadelphia called Napoleon, which now has ten members. In 2012, Leslie was named a fellow at the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA) in their Career Development Program.
Johanna Inman in a Philadelphia area artist who typically works in the medium of photography using digital technology. Since 2001, when she received her MFA from Tyler School of Art, Inman exhibited work in a number of nationally and internationally juried exhibitions. A few of her solo exhibitions in the Philadelphia area include Faded, Cracked, Torn at St. Joseph’s University, You Can Search Me, which was featured as part of Fleisher Art Memorial’s Challenge Exhibition Series, and Living Space, a collaborative video installation at Eastern State Penitentiary. Inman is currently completing a fellowship in the Center for Emerging Visual Artists Career Development Program.
Mark Isaac is an Alexandria, VA artist working in photography and video. His work focuses on our deep immersion in electronic media and consumer culture, our attempts to forge an authentic identity in the digital age, and our capacity for positive change in the contemporary moment. Isaac was awarded an MFA in Photography and Digital Imaging (2008) and an MA in Digital Arts (2007), both from the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD. He also studied extensively at the Corcoran School of Art and the Smithsonian Institution. His work has been exhibited in galleries in the United States and abroad.
Michael Kalmbach received his MFA at the University of Delaware in 2008. At the 2010 Governor's Awards for the Arts he was the recipient of the Peggy Amsterdam Outstanding Achievement Award. He is an Adjunct Professor at Cecil College and the Delaware College of Art & Design, and is currently the Executive Director of the Creative Vision Factory.
Emilie Keim Emilie Keim (b. 1987) is a painter and works on paper artist born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She is an artist-in-residence at The Church Studios, a vibrant community of artists in Philadelphia. Since receiving her Certificate in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2009, her work has been exhibited in Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., Oxford and Reading, PA and in a solo exhibition at Artspace Liberti in Philadelphia.
Laura Ledbetter received her MFA in Sculpture from Syracuse University in 2003 and her BFA in Sculpture from Baylor University in 2000. Her work has been shown in numerous exhibitions and most recently Wind Challenge 2 at Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia. In her drawings that incorporate cut paper appliqué, Ledbetter creates situations and environments that investigate hierarchical systems and human behavior.
Virginia Maksymowicz (b. 1952, Brooklyn, NY) is a sculptor currently living in Philadelphia. PA. She received a B.A. in Fine Arts from Brooklyn College C.U.N.Y. and an M.F.A. in Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego. Her work has been exhibited at the Franklin Furnace, Alternative Museum, the Elizabeth Foundation and Grey Gallery in New York City, as well as in college, university and nonprofit galleries throughout the U.S.. A past recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in sculpture, she has been a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome and a fellow at the Vermont Studio Center. Maksymowicz is currently Associate Professor of Art at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Maggie Mills received an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2010 and a BFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University in 2000. She has held exhibitions at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Icebox Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Joe Netta received a BFA from the University of Delaware and an MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, State College, PA. His work has appeared in such exhibitions as Flowers in the Attic, Chesapeake Gallery, Bel Air, MD, Sense of Familiar, Zoller Gallery, University Park PA, and Under Construction at the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts.
James Rose has taught foundations drawing at Kutztown University since 1992. He received a Masters of Fine Arts degree in printmaking from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA (1992). James Rose completed his undergraduate degree in painting and printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (1990). He also attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (1996). His prints and drawings have been exhibited in numerous exhibitions nationally.
Ted Walsh - Born in 1984 and raised in southern New Jersey, Ted Walsh currently lives in Philadelphia. He graduated from Drew University in Madison, NJ in 2008 with a BA in Fine Art, and from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with an MFA in painting in 2011. His work was recently featured in the Masters of the Visual Universe exhibition at the DCCA.