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  Dan Golden | Founder    Dan Golden  is a Los Angeles based artist, designer and creative director. His work has been featured in numerous publications including  The New York Times ,  The Los Angeles Times ,  Interior Design ,  Fast Company , and  Elle , among others. Dan’s designs have been produced by leading manufacturers including Stephanie Odegard, Swarovski and CB2.

Dan Golden | Founder

Dan Golden is a Los Angeles based artist, designer and creative director. His work has been featured in numerous publications including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Interior Design, Fast Company, and Elle, among others. Dan’s designs have been produced by leading manufacturers including Stephanie Odegard, Swarovski and CB2.

  Jen Huh | Director   Jen Huh is a Los Angeles based artist, designer, educator and writer. Her large scale textile pieces have been featured in  Interior Design  magazine and are on permanent display in the  Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College  in Allentown, PA. She formerly served as Director of First Year Advising at Parsons School of Design and Eugene Lang College at The New School. Jen is a partner at  Dan Golden Studio .

Jen Huh | Director

Jen Huh is a Los Angeles based artist, designer, educator and writer. Her large scale textile pieces have been featured in Interior Design magazine and are on permanent display in the Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. She formerly served as Director of First Year Advising at Parsons School of Design and Eugene Lang College at The New School. Jen is a partner at Dan Golden Studio.

  Amanda Quinn Olivar | West Coast Editor   Amanda Quinn Olivar is currently producing the play   Paint Made Flesh   ,  and the feature documentary   Seeing is Believing: Women Direct  . She sits on the board of   The Chimaera Project   ,  a non-profit organization presenting opportunities for women, and promoting gender equality in the media arts.  She was raised surrounded by art and artists, which led to her path as an arts advocate. Amanda received the HeArt Award for her work benefiting  A Window Between Worlds , and has curated exhibits at venues including the  Skirball Cultural Center ,  The Cornell Art Museum , John Wayne Airport, the  Fresno Art Museum , and the  Brand Art Center .

Amanda Quinn Olivar | West Coast Editor

Amanda Quinn Olivar is currently producing the play Paint Made Flesh, and the feature documentary Seeing is Believing: Women Direct. She sits on the board of The Chimaera Project, a non-profit organization presenting opportunities for women, and promoting gender equality in the media arts.

She was raised surrounded by art and artists, which led to her path as an arts advocate. Amanda received the HeArt Award for her work benefiting A Window Between Worlds, and has curated exhibits at venues including the Skirball Cultural Center, The Cornell Art Museum, John Wayne Airport, the Fresno Art Museum, and the Brand Art Center.

  John Olivar | Associate Editor   Freelance writer and editor John Olivar received a Pillsbury Grant for Creative Writing, distributed through the Santa Barbara Foundation. His work has appeared in Spectrum (Santa Barbara), Storyville (Chigwell, UK), online at  The American Center for Artists , and in other publications.

John Olivar | Associate Editor

Freelance writer and editor John Olivar received a Pillsbury Grant for Creative Writing, distributed through the Santa Barbara Foundation. His work has appeared in Spectrum (Santa Barbara), Storyville (Chigwell, UK), online at The American Center for Artists, and in other publications.

  Jamie Thompson | Contributing Editor   Jamie Thompson is an LA-based writer and editor. Currently Managing Editor at Knock Knock, a publishing, gift, and stationery company, she also works as a script consultant, book editor, and copywriter. Her book “The Filmmaker Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom,” published by Princeton Architectural Press, is in its sixth printing.

Jamie Thompson | Contributing Editor

Jamie Thompson is an LA-based writer and editor. Currently Managing Editor at Knock Knock, a publishing, gift, and stationery company, she also works as a script consultant, book editor, and copywriter. Her book “The Filmmaker Says: Quotes, Quips, and Words of Wisdom,” published by Princeton Architectural Press, is in its sixth printing.

  J. Fiona Ragheb | Detroit   J. Fiona Ragheb is a curator, designer and writer who currently focuses on creative strategies for the studio division of UAP. Her career has taken her from the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, and the Broad Art Foundation in Los Angeles. She has authored and contributed to publications for the Guggenheim Museum, Vancouver Art Gallery, Walker Art Center, and Yale University Art Gallery, as well as journals such as  Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism  and  Object Magazine.

J. Fiona Ragheb | Detroit

J. Fiona Ragheb is a curator, designer and writer who currently focuses on creative strategies for the studio division of UAP. Her career has taken her from the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, to the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, and the Broad Art Foundation in Los Angeles. She has authored and contributed to publications for the Guggenheim Museum, Vancouver Art Gallery, Walker Art Center, and Yale University Art Gallery, as well as journals such as Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism and Object Magazine.

  Catherine Haggarty | New York    Catherine Haggarty  is an artist, curator and writer. She received her M.F.A from Mason Gross, Rutgers University in 2011 and is currently a member of the artist run curatorial collective and exhibition space,  Ortega y Gasset  in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Publications include The Black and White Project (2015) for the  Sluice  Art Fair, London, UK. Haggarty was the recipient of the  ESKFF  Emerging Artist Grant and Residency at Mana Contemporary in 2014 along with the  DNA Residency  in Provincetown, MA in 2016.

Catherine Haggarty | New York

Catherine Haggarty is an artist, curator and writer. She received her M.F.A from Mason Gross, Rutgers University in 2011 and is currently a member of the artist run curatorial collective and exhibition space, Ortega y Gasset in Gowanus, Brooklyn. Publications include The Black and White Project (2015) for the Sluice Art Fair, London, UK. Haggarty was the recipient of the ESKFF Emerging Artist Grant and Residency at Mana Contemporary in 2014 along with the DNA Residency in Provincetown, MA in 2016.

  Semra Sevin | Berlin   Fashion and art photographer,  Semra Sevin  studied photography in Germany and film studies in the US. She is the founder of the fashion platform  Reglam , which promotes diversity and challenges established patterns and cliches. Sevin's art photography is experimental in nature and builds on the tradition established by some of the giants of photography: Man Ray, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Hans Breder. Her artwork has been shown by galleries in Europe and the United States.

Semra Sevin | Berlin

Fashion and art photographer, Semra Sevin studied photography in Germany and film studies in the US. She is the founder of the fashion platform Reglam, which promotes diversity and challenges established patterns and cliches. Sevin's art photography is experimental in nature and builds on the tradition established by some of the giants of photography: Man Ray, Alvin Langdon Coburn, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Hans Breder. Her artwork has been shown by galleries in Europe and the United States.

  Anne Marie Taylor | Los Angeles   Anne Marie Taylor is the director of  Evergreene Studio , a roving contemporary art gallery based in Los Angeles where she also works as an independent curator and writer. She received her B.A. in Visual Arts at Eugene Lang College at the New School in New York, while creating installations and videos for musical performances. Anne Marie is currently working as an editor of several independently published books of artist’s work (TBA).

Anne Marie Taylor | Los Angeles

Anne Marie Taylor is the director of Evergreene Studio, a roving contemporary art gallery based in Los Angeles where she also works as an independent curator and writer. She received her B.A. in Visual Arts at Eugene Lang College at the New School in New York, while creating installations and videos for musical performances. Anne Marie is currently working as an editor of several independently published books of artist’s work (TBA).

 
  Timothy Buckwalter | San Francisco    Tim Buckwalter  is the gallery director at  NIAD Art Center , a studio art program helping adult artists with disabilities tell their stories in contemporary art idioms. A long time ago, he answered the telephone, responding to complaints about art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Before that he was paid to draw his friends' homework, tracing images out of magazines and comic books into some kind of narrative. Now, he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, journalist and author Nell Bernstein, and our kids Nick and Ruby. And he makes  appropriation art , still.

Timothy Buckwalter | San Francisco

Tim Buckwalter is the gallery director at NIAD Art Center, a studio art program helping adult artists with disabilities tell their stories in contemporary art idioms. A long time ago, he answered the telephone, responding to complaints about art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Before that he was paid to draw his friends' homework, tracing images out of magazines and comic books into some kind of narrative. Now, he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, journalist and author Nell Bernstein, and our kids Nick and Ruby. And he makes appropriation art, still.

  Andy Wicks | London   Andy Wicks runs London based gallery  Castor Projects , which opened its first permanent space in January 2016. Castor Projects focuses on enabling ambitious and site responsive exhibitions with emerging and interdisciplinary artists. Having originally trained and practiced as an artist, Wicks spent a number of years as an installer and fabricator for London galleries before opening his own. He also sits on the board of Trustees at the  Florence Trust , a long established Arts charity offering year long studio based residencies and mentoring from a Grade-1 listed neo-Gothic church in North London.

Andy Wicks | London

Andy Wicks runs London based gallery Castor Projects, which opened its first permanent space in January 2016. Castor Projects focuses on enabling ambitious and site responsive exhibitions with emerging and interdisciplinary artists. Having originally trained and practiced as an artist, Wicks spent a number of years as an installer and fabricator for London galleries before opening his own. He also sits on the board of Trustees at the Florence Trust, a long established Arts charity offering year long studio based residencies and mentoring from a Grade-1 listed neo-Gothic church in North London.