Born in Germany (1973), Zachary Keeting lives and works in Connecticut. He received his BFA from Alfred University in 1995, and his MFA from Boston University in 1998. He has shown his paintings nationally and internationally, and has participated in numerous residency programs including Yaddo, The Millay Colony, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and The Santa Fe Art Institute. He is represented by Giampietro Gallery. He co-founded Gorky’s Granddaughter (an interview project) in 2010 with Christopher Joy. He co-founded Improvised Showboat (a curatorial endeavour) in 2014 with Loren Britton. He currently teaches painting and senior figure drawing at The Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven.
Ihrie Means was born and raised in Maryland and currently lives and works in Connecticut. She received her BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1998 and her MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2003. Her drawings have been published by Simon & Schuster and the New Yorker Magazine. She has taught visual art at Quinnipiac University and Southern Connecticut State University. Currently she teaches drawing at the Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven, CT.
Photography, Isik Gallery (Istanbul, Turkey), New Town Gallery (Prague, Czech Republic), OK Harris (New York City, NY), and many more. Publications, Book - The Vanishing Hutong’s of Beijing, The New York Times, Art in America, Vibe, and many more. Owner of studioDUDA Photography on Wooster Street since 1992. Educator at the Educational Center for the Arts since 1992.
Paul L. Duda
Kevin Van Aelst is a New Haven, Connecticut based artist. Born in Elmira New York, raised in central Pennsylvania, he received a B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University in 2002 and an M.F.A. in Photography from the Hartford Art School in 2005. He has taught photography courses at the Hartford Art School, Middlesex Community College, Quinnipiac University, and currently at Southern Connecticut State University and at the ACES Educational Center for the Arts. His artwork has been exhibited internationally, including one-person shows at the Center for Fine Art Photography, Panopticon Gallery, and many others. His photo-illustrations can be seen in such publications as Time, Wired, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Scientific American, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and on book covers such as Rachel Maddow’s, Drift.
Kevin Van Aelst
Willie Stewart (b. 1982, Gallatin, TN) lives and works in New Haven, Connecticut. He recently received an MFA in Sculpture from Yale University (2018), and his BFA from The Cooper Union (2016). His work has been included in exhibitions at Soft Opening, London, UK; Seed Space, Nashville, TN; Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA; and Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN. Stewart completed residencies at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY (2016), and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME (2014).