Krista Buecking was born in Brampton, Ontario in 1982 and received her BFA from the University of Guelph Studio Art program. In 2012 she received her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts. Her work has been included in exhibitions at Commonwealth & Council, Los Angeles; Oakville Galleries, Oakville, CA; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Mercer Union, Toronto; and Optica, Montreal, among others.
Akina Cox moved to Los Angeles in 2003 after being raised in the Unification Church. She graduated from CalArts with an MFA in 2012. Her work has been included in exhibitions at Commonwealth and Council, Bozo Mag, and LACE. Her artist books have been published by New Byzantium Press and Golden Spike Press, and can be purchased at Ooga Booga in Los Angeles, Art Metropole in Toronto, and Printed Matter in New York City.
Claire Nereim lives and works in Los Angeles. Born in Chicago in 1981, she received her BA from Oberlin College and her MFA from CalArts. She studied printmaking and typography before turning towards sculpture. She has exhibited in solo exhibitions at Jancar Jones Gallery and the LAB, both in San Francisco, and at Jancar Jones and Jancar Gallery in Los Angeles. Her work has been included in group exhibitions at Loudhailer, and M+B in Los Angeles, Et al. in San Francisco and Soccer Club Club in Chicago.
Esther Pearl Watson (b. 1973) lives and works in Los Angeles, and received her MFA from California Institute of the Arts. Her paintings have been exhibited at Concord Center for the Visual Arts, Concord, MA, Contemporary Art Museum of Plainview, Plainview, TX, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Parkside, WI, Maureen Paley Gallery in London, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, amongst others. She has taught at Oxbow Artist Residency, the Lexicon of Sexicana at Columbia College in Chicago, and is currently teaching at ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, California.