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Naomi Gordon-Loebl is a writer, educator, and fellow at Type Media Center. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Harper’s, The Nation, Complex, Hazlitt, The Washington Spectator, The Toast, the anthologies The Social Construction of Difference and Inequality and Emerge, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of residencies and fellowships from Lambda Literary, Monson Arts, and the Vermont Studio Center. Before working in journalism, she spent five years as a teacher and youth development professional, helping people who had left school to complete their high school equivalency diplomas. She was born, raised, and still lives in Brooklyn.
Alice Hargrave is a photo based artist working in Chicago, IL. She incorporates sound and video within layered installations of her photographic imagery in space. Her work reflects on the notion of impermanence: environmental insecurity, habitat loss, and species extinctions. Hargrave recently collaborated with The Cornell Lab of Ornithology NY, to create her project Last Calls/Pink Noise— portraits of threatened birds using sound waves of their last calls in the wild. This project has been widely exhibited and won a 2019 Individual Illinois Arts Council Artist Grant, as well as semi finalist awards in both the 2019 and 2020 International Awards of The Print Center.
Paradise Wavering her monograph (Daylight Books 2016) and extensive solo exhibition traveled to multiple venues, including The Hyde Park Art Center Chicago, University Galleries at Illinois State University, Gallery 555 Boston, and The Center for Fine Art Photography Fort Collins CO, and Pictura Gallery Bloomington IN.
Hargrave’s work is included in several permanent collections such as The Museum of Contemporary Photography, The Art Institute of Chicago Artist Book Collection, The Ruttenberg Collection, Nuveen Corporation, and Hyatt Corp. Her work is exhibited widely: The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Yale University Art Gallery, The Smart Museum, The Tweed Museum of Art MN, Art Metz, France, The Griffin Museum of Photography MA, 516 Arts Gallery Albuquerque NM, Newspace Center for Photography Portland OR, among others. She has received many awards, been published and reviewed in several journals such as Huffington Post, BBC News, and ARTNET. Hargrave, formerly a full time professor at Columbia College Chicago, currently has decided to teach part time while pursuing commissions and conservation work.
Sarah Williams earned her MFA in Painting and Drawing from the University of North Texas in Denton and her BFA from William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri. Her oil paintings have been shown in galleries and museums in locations including New York, Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco. She is currently an Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing at Missouri State University in Springfield.
Williams’ work is closely focused on her roots in the rural Midwest and the environments existing at the periphery that most people ignore. She is drawn to areas and structures that show character resulting from the history and memory of the people and ways of life that have shaped them.