Toni La Ree Bennett, writer and photographer, attended the University of Washington where she received her Ph.D. in English and a Certificate in Photography. Verbal work has appeared in Puerto del Sol and Hawaii Pacific Review, among other publications, and she has several poems in the anthology The Muse Strikes Back. Visual work has appeared in Stickman Review, Tryst, Pierian Springs, Gin Bender Poetry Review, Blue Fifth Review, and Atomic Petals with imminent publication of five photos in Gravel. Her work has appeared in many exhibitions in the Seattle area. Toni's work is featured in Issue 10 of Glassworks Magazine.
Clarissa Colletti approaches photography in a stylistic manner. She is particularly inspired by nature and the abstract and constantly drawn to reflections and shadows. She studied photography at Denison University from traditional darkroom to digital, however, she is most happy when working with alternative processes. Her work has been shown in Chicago at Morpho Gallery, RAW: Natural Born Artists, and State of the Art Chicago. In addition, her photograph Strawberry Patch won second place in the Prairie Art Alliance Images of Illinois 2013. Clarissa’s work is featured in Issue 9 of Glassworks Magazine. See more of her art at: cseephotography.com
Ira Joel Haber
Ira Joel Haber was born and lives in Brooklyn. He is a sculptor, painter, book dealer, photographer and teacher. His work has been seen in numerous group shows both in USA and Europe and he has had 9 one man shows including several retrospectives of his sculpture. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York University, The Guggenheim Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum & The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Haber's work is featured in Issue 8 of Glassworks Magazine.
Virginia Mallon is a painter, photographer and blogger with a focus on both human and environmental subjects. Her goal is to reflect and comment on the current state of the world whether it is the psychological undercurrent of contemporary society, environmental issues, or the challenges of the ordinary, the everyday life. Mostly, she hopes to illustrate the juxtaposition man and nature while paralleling the strengths and vulnerabilities of each. Mallon's work is featured in Issue 8 of Glassworks Magazine. See more of her work at: www.VirginiaMallon.com
Roger Camp | Beauty & Utility
Roger Camp’s photographs have been published in over 100 magazines including American Photo, The New England Review, and The New York Quaterly. He is the author of three books, including the award-winning Butterflies in Flight, Thames & Hudson, 2002. He has taught photography at the Columbus College of Art & Design, University of Iowa and the Cite Internationale Universitaire de Paris. He is represented by the Robin Rice Gallery, NYC. More examples of his work may be found at: rcampphoto.com
Amber Carpenter: Vacant Purpose Series | Beauty & Utility
Amber Carpenter is a writer, poet, and amateur photographer. She completed her Master of Arts in English from East Carolina University with a concentration in nonfiction and poetry. She prefers macro photography and continues to learn more about being behind the lens. Winston-Salem, North Carolina is where she currently resides and works as an adjunct Developmental English & Reading instructor at a local community college.
Benn Gabriner | Beauty & Utility
Eleanor Leonne Bennett | Beauty & Utility
Eleanor Leonne Bennett is a 16-year-old internationally award-winning photographer and artist who has won first places with National Geographic, The World Photography Organisation, Nature’s Best Photography, Papworth Trust, Mencap, The Woodland trust and Postal Heritage. Her photography has been published in the Telegraph, The Guardian, BBC News Website and on the cover of books and magazines in the United states and Canada. Her art is globally exhibited.
Laura Hinton | Beauty & Utility
Laura Hinton is the author of a poetry book, Sisyphus My Love (To Record a Dream in a Bathtub), published by BlazeVox Books, and a critical book, The Perverse Gaze of Sympathy: Sadomasochistic Sentiments from Clarissa to Rescue 911 (SUNY Press). She is also the co-editor of the essay collection (with Cynthia Hogue), We Who Love to Be Astonished: Experimental Women’s Writing and Performance Poetics (University of Alabama Press).
Christine Brandel | Beauty & Utility
Christine Brandel is a British American artist, currently living and teaching in the American Midwest. Her work has appeared in print and online in the US and UK.
Lori Blake | Beauty & Utility
Lori Blake is a teacher, poet, and hobby photographer from Raleigh NC. She enjoys finding the beauty in objects that others consider worthless or ugly. You may see more of her work at http://bluemangoimages.deviantart.com/gallery/ or www.facebook.com/bluemangoimages.
"Tokyo Monsters" - A Photographic Series
Laurent Milon is a French and Swiss artist who currently resides in Paris France. He is a graduate of the National Higher Education Establishment in France, dedicated to design and industrial design. His interests include photography, science enthusiast, astronomy, japanese out-of-stereotypes culture, architecture. See more of his work at http://frenchsux.com/.
Nicholas Levy is a graduate student at the University of Chicago, specializing in the history of the former Soviet Union with a particular focus on the social history of state-sponsored urban development projects. Central Asia (including Uzbekistan), at the periphery of the Russian/Soviet empires and the center of a particularly Soviet colonial endeavor, is another focus of his research. Between 2007 and 2011, Nicholas worked in Moscow as an editor of documentary films and host of the popular science show "Technology Update" on Russia Today television.