Vicky Sigwald worked for Fred Siegenthaler at his papermill in Switzerland, where she was formally trained in production hand papermaking. With her husband she established El Molino del Manzano, a hand papermill in Buenos Aires. She has travelled widely, teaching, learning, exhibiting her paper works, conducting research on the Tururi paper in the Amazons, authoring three books and dozens of articles on handmade paper, and working to promote the use of paper and pulp as an art medium.
Victoria Rabal is the director of the Paper Mill Museum of Capellades in Spain, and a founding member of the International Association of Papermakers and Artists. An artist and master papermaker, she has organized paper workshops at the museum since 1984, and she has led workshops in hand papermaking at several universities and cultural centers in Spain, Japan, Ecuador, Brazil and U.S.A.
Winsome Jobling is an Australian papermaker living in Darwin. Her art practice is linked to the environment on both political and physical grounds, often using watermarks to reference the sometimes hidden nature of knowledge, ownership, power, and history. Jobling has experimented with approximately 60 native and introduced plant species over the past 30 years and participated in many cross-cultural papermaking projects.
Yousef Ahmad is a prolific contemporary artist born in Qatar, inspired by desert landsapes and Arabic calligraphy. He earned his BA in Fine Arts from Helwan University in Cairo, and his MFA from Mills College in California. Major international galleries and auction houses feature his work, including his most recent paintings on paper made from palm fronds.