is an emerging photographer based in Washington State. Largely self-taught, he has little formal education in the realm of art. His work is a personal expression of his interpretation of the human psyche and its relationship with the natural realm. His process is traditional and also very personal. Many things are left to chance by his use of analog methods, and he has learned to manage these probabilities in order to achieve a sincere and ethereal landscape within his images He currently works for the United States Forest Service, where he helps study wolverine populations, maintains wilderness trails, and fights wildfires. Nease is represented by Jackson Fine Art in Atlanta, GA. His solo exhibitions include TOPOS (Roslyn, WA) 2018, SPECTRUM (Ellensburg, WA) 2017, NOCTURNE (ATL, GA) 2017, NEVERMORE (ATL, GA) 2014, PHANTASM (ATL, GA) 2012, and PNEUMA (Chicago, IL) 2011. His work has also been included in the Sir Elton John Photography Collection.
go site is an artist living and working in St. Louis, MO. They use sculpture and new media to poke fun at hierarchal narratives embedded in objects and lifestyles. Sourcing from home furnishing stores and oriental goods peddled on craigslist, their work collapses notions of authenticity and artifice through the lens of identity. They received their BFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2017 and has exhibited at the Sheldon Art Galleries, Parapet Real Humans, the Millitzer Gallery, the Luminary and Flood Plain in St. Louis, MO, the Bermuda Project in Ferguson, MO and Open House, Kansas City, MO. They are a recipient of the Regional Arts Commission Artist Support Grant and the Vermont Studio Center Fellowship.
is a painter and educator from Oregon and currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Holly received her Master's in Education in 2018. She teaches Art at Hosford Middle School. She works mainly in oil paint and depicts subjects directly surrounding her. Often, her exploration is driven by love and the paintings represent care or concern for those people and places.
gained an MFA in Photography from the Universaity of Hartford after completing his BA from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. His work foxuses on the tension that stands between modern demand and natural order. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally, most recently at Organ Vida in Zagreb, Croatia and the Wrong Gallery in Marfa, Texas. Garrett lives in the Skagit Valley, Washington.
was born in 1977 in Staten Island, New York. She is a composer, percussionist, field recordist, writer, naturalist, environmental artist, and teacher. She started playing drums as a child, studied ecology and entomology through college and graduate school, and has since traveled extensively to carry out fieldwork and perform. She earned her Masters in Environmental Studies at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA and focused on ant biodiversity in the Neotropics. She integrates her interests through creative documentation of soundscapes, insects, and habitat, with the goal of drawing attention to endangered species, habitat loss, and other environmental issues. She works in the intersection of ecology and art, and is driven to create opportunities for collaboration between these fields. Lisa’s place-based compositions are performed by her percussion and noise ensemble Secret Drum Band. Lisa co-directs the artist collective Environmental Impact Statement, which asks artists to respond to development on public lands and interjects artist work into environmental policy-making. Lisa is the author of The DIY Guide to Drums, The Hylaeus Project: A Documentation of the Endangered Native Bees of Hawaii, and Fieldguided, a series of books on insects and their habitats. She is a regular contributor to Tom Tom Magazine and is the magazine’s Northwest Correspondent. Her past bands include STLS and Kickball, and she has performed or otherwise collaborated with Nadia Buyse/DUBAIS, Thao With The Get Down Stay Down, Taka Yamamoto, Danielle Ross, Mirah, Tara Jane Oneil, Tuneyards, Cloud Eye Control, and Janet Pants, among others. Lisa has received support from the Regional Arts and Culture Council, the Oregon Arts Commission, The Oregon Community Foundation, Calligram, and The Andy Warhol Foundation For The Visual Arts. She has completed artist residencies with Labverde (Manaus, Brazil), at A-Z West (Joshua Tree, CA), and Signal Fire. She has performed at The American Museum of Natural History, the Centre Pompidou, High Desert Test Sites, the TBA Festival (Portland), and Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, and has presented lectures throughout the US and in Brazil. Lisa currently resides in Portland, Oregon and teaches private drum lessons at Revival Drum Shop.