ContributorKeith, a social-worker for people with disabilities and a writer, lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is also the cofounder of Visionaries + Voices, and Thunder-Sky, Inc., two non-profit arts organizations.
ContributorShanté Booker is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She’s a recent graduate of Columbia Journalism School, and can be followed on Twitter at @EnShante21.
ContributorBruce is an artist who has worked in the field of arts and disability culture for over 35 years. He has served as founder/director/owner of a number of agencies/programs noted for creating innovative supports which help enable people to assume significant roles in their communities.
ContributorLeo Brown is a freelance writer and master's student at the Harvard School of Public Health. He writes about food, health, and nutrition at newfoodculture.com and lives in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
ContributorKelly Chan currently lives in New York City. She writes and studies art and architectural history.
ContributorKent Caraway holds a degree in English and Advertising from the University of Georgia. He lives in Silverthorne, Colorado and enjoys hiking and skiing in his free time. Kent is a freelance writer as well as a ski instructor at Keystone Resort.
ContributorSophia Cosmadopoulos is an artist with a degree in Art History from Oberlin College focusing on Studio Art. She has worked at a number of studios as an Art Studio Coordinator that works with adults with developmental disabilities.
ContributorRobin Dluzen is a Chicago-based visual artist and art critic. The former Editor-in-Chief of Chicago Art Magazine, Dluzen currently contributes regularly to Visual Art Source, art ltd., and Art F City. Dluzen received an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She can be followed on Twitter @robindluzen.
ContributorMadeline Felix is a writer in New York City. Her work has been published in Al Jazeera America, xoJane, HuffPost Travel, Guernica, Pennsylvania State Game News, Ploughshares Blog, and others. A recent graduate of Columbia's MFA Writing program, she is a producer with ?What If! Innovation.
ContributorAlanna Ford holds a BA Magna Cum Laude in Art and International Studies from Davidson College in North Carolina, and an MSc with Distinction in Business Management from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. She is interested in the intersection of art and social change, particularly in international development, and her work has been featured in The Guardian, Huffington Post, The Scotsman, The Charlotte Observer, Bluestockings Magazine, and Virgin Unite.
ContributorTony Gengarelly, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of art history and museum studies at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. He has written and published on a variety of subjects, including Native American painting and Outsider Art. Gengarelly has produced or curated over 30 exhibitions. A member of the Advisory Board for the Folk Art Society of America at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, he is currently director of the Jessica Park Project, an educational and professional program at MCLA.
ContributorLaura Gigliotti graduated from Boston University with a degree in English and a minor in Business Administration. She currently resides in Manhattan, and counts running and writing among her favorite hobbies.
ContributorAlissa Greenberg is an inveterate traveler and curious explorer who creates features on breaking news, community issues, international affairs, culture, and travel across media platforms. She is currently pursuing a Master's in Journalism at UC Berkeley and working on an anthro-travel memoir about an overland trip through Finland, Russia, China, and Mongolia.
ContributorDrew Grossman is a writer and journalist living in Atlanta. His work has appeared in Outside, Men's Health, 5280 magazine, and other publications. He’s a product of the creative writing program at Florida State University and the graduate journalism program at the University of Maryland.
ContriutorMichael Guerin is a writer, collector, director and contractor; not necessarily in that order. His collection of outsider art by and of African-Americans as well as blogs can be viewed at www.diartspora.com. An experienced trekker on roads less traveled, he has recently completed a book to be released in the coming year.
Keely S Hungate
ContributorKeely S. Hungate is a freelance writer and brand strategist, and she currently serves as the marketing director for FourBridges Capital Advisors in Chattanooga, Tenn. Keely earned her B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.
ContributorKristen holds degrees in education, political science, and sociology. She currently resides in London, and enjoys traveling, writing, and coffee drinking in her spare time.
ContributorAni is a PhD student in Art History at Columbia University.
Norbert H. Kox
ContributorNorbert Kox is a visionary artist working in the category of Apocalyptic Surrealism. His art has taken him on a forty-year journey of self awareness and spiritual growth.
ContributorStephanie Lowe is freelance journalist. She revels in being playfully placeless, covering global adventure, international culture and the creative. You can follow her @StephanieMLowe or @EmpoweredPlay.
ContributorBret McCabe is a Baltimore-based arts and humanities journalist and senior writer for the Johns Hopkins Magazine.
ContributorCarrie is an art critic and poet living in Chicago. She is the author of several collections of poetry and is featured on the VIDA, Women in Literary Arts, ‘anti-list’ of Under-Acknowledged Authors.
ContributorBrendan is a writer living in New York City
ContributorIris McLister is a freelance art critic and writer based in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is a regular contributor to The Santa Fe New Mexican, art ltd., and Visual Art Source.
Kaitlyn Wittig Mengüç
ContributorKaitlyn received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts from the University of Pittsburgh and her Master of Arts in Arts Administration and Policy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Kaitlyn’s research includes arts and health programming and the intersection of the arts, health, and cultural equity.
ContributorSamantha Mitchell is an artist, writer, and arts educator who lives in Philadelphia. She currently works at the Center for Creative Works as the Art Programming and Exhibitions Coordinator, and tutors writing at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She is also co-editor of Title Magazine, a Philadelphia-based arts publication. Her writing has appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, Fresh Paint, and Title Magazine. Follow her @fleastreet.
ContributorSteve Moseley has a degree in Chemistry and a Minor in Mathematics from the University of Louisville. He is currently a stay at home dad and trophy husband. He is a "self taught" artist, writer, and art critic.
ContributorWill Newhart received his undergraduate degree from California Polytechnic State University, where he majored in Business Administration. He writes in his spare time, producing works for both print and screen. Will aspires to one day subsist off his scribbles, but currently makes his living in the corporate world.
Max B. O’Connell
ContributorMax B. O'Connell is a freelance journalist who has written for Indiewire, Criticwire, The Post and Courier and The Post-Standard. He is a graduate of Syracuse University's Arts Journalism Master's Program.
ContributorTom Patterson has been writing about art and curating exhibitions since the early 1980s. He is the author of St. EOM in The Land of Pasaquan (Jargon Society, 1987), Howard Finster: Stranger from Another World (Abbeville Press, 1989) and Contemporary Folk Art: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Watson-Guptill Publications, 2001) His writings have appeared in magazines including afterimage, American Craft, Aperture, ARTnews, Art Papers, BOMB and New Art Examiner. A former U.S. editor of Raw Vision, the London-based international journal of outsider art, he currently serves as a U.S. editorial contributor to that magazine. As a curator he has organized shows for institutions including the American Visionary Art Museum, the High Museum of Art, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, the Terra Museum of American Art and the Center on Contemporary Art. He lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
ContributorRonni Reich is a New York-based reporter specializing in coverage of the arts. She is a staff writer for New Jersey’s Star-Ledger and has also been a regular contributor to the Washington Post.
ContributorCory is a native and lifelong resident of Atlanta, GA. He holds a BA in philosophy with a minor in English literary studies from Georgia State University.
ContributorScott Rothstein is an artist who writes primarily about self-taught art and artists informed by traditional culture. His own work can be seen in several American museums. Rothstein has lived in Bangkok, Philadelphia, New York City, New Delhi, and Tokyo.
ContributorRobin Scher is a New York based South African writer and recent graduate of the Cultural Reporting and Criticism program at NYU. He infrequently tweets @RobScherHimself
Phil Demise Smith
ContributorPhil Demise Smith is a poet, writer, musician, artist and teacher. He is presently on the boards of Pure Vision Arts (New York) and Musée Création Franche(France) and Van Der Plas Gallery (New York).
ContributorJulian M. Stern is a writer and comedian living in Los Angeles, CA. His contributions have appeared in Maxim Magazine, Food and Wine, and Women's Health, as well as various theaters that could easily double as medium-sized storage units.
ContributorGarrett Turner is a poet, playwright and performer currently living in New York City. He graduated from Emory University in 2011 with a B.A. in Creative Writing and Music. He then went on to complete two masters degrees studying Theater on a Marshall Scholarship in London, England.
ContributorKassi Underwood has been published in The New York Times, The Atlantic online, and Guernica, among other places. A Kentuckian by birth, she lives on the ocean outside Boston, where she is working on a memoir.
Nathan RP Young
ContributorBased in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, Nathan R.P. Young co-directs The Third Place Gallery with Wing Huie, and works as lead archivist for Korab Image. He earned his MA from the University of Chicago in 2014 and nowadays he writes, curates, and plays Tetris. Find him on Twitter @nrp_y