Alta Price runs an editorial and translation consultancy specialized in art, design, and literary texts. She holds a BFA in printmaking and art history from RISD and an MFA in combined media from Hunter College/CUNY. In addition to her studio practice—collage, relief and intaglio prints, watermarked paper—she also provides logistical coordination for print- and book-related research in Europe, including the biennial Legacy of Letters tour.
Colin Browne is a book artist from Southern California, who earned an MFA degree in Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago. Colin teaches art and operates Tarbeaux Press, specializing in hand made paper and limited edition printing. In addition, he locally represents the largest non-profit tissue bank in the U.S, supplying bone grafting and tissue to physicians.
Jazmine Catasus is a New York artist and educator. After studying printmaking at CUNY-Hunter College, she trained as a papermaker at Pace Paper and Dieu Donné. While at Pace Paper she worked on projects for artists such as Jane Hammond, Will Cotton, and Donald Baechler. Jazmine has taught printmaking and papermaking workshops at Dieu Donnè, the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, the International Print Center of New York, The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and the Noguchi Museum. She is currently the Studio Coordinator at the EFA- Robert Blackburn Printmaking workshop in New York City and a Printmaking Technician at the Cooper Union School of Art.
Joan Hall is internationally known for her mixed media and experimental, sculptural approaches to large scale works and installations primarily in handmade paper and print. She is currently a visiting critic at the Rhode Island School of Design and is an Emerita Professor of Art, Washington University in St Louis. She lives and works near her source of inspiration, the sea, in Jamestown, Rhode Island.
Kelly Taylor Mitchell is an installation, book, and print artist currently based in Atlanta, GA. Kelly earned her MFA from The Rhode Island School of Design and BFA from Tufts University, School of the Museum of Fine Arts. She has participated in artist residencies at Anderson Ranch Arts Center (CO) and The Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MN). Her work has been featured in museums and galleries nationally including: Second State Press, Philadelphia, PA; Anderson Brickler Gallery, Tallahassee, FL; MCBA Main Gallery, Minneapolis, MN; RISD Museum, Providence, RI; and Not Gallery, Austin, TX. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture at Spelman College.
Lisa (Switalski) Haque is an artist living and working in Miami, Florida; her work can be viewed at lisahaque.com. She was a Studio Collaborator and Production Manager at Dieu Donné, and a papermaker and bookbinder at the Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University. She holds an MFA in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago, and has taught at Rutgers University, the University of Georgia Study Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy, and at a variety of other centers in the United States.
May Babcock is an interdisciplinary artist working in paper, print and installation, based in Providence, Rhode Island. She is an active educator, has an extensive national and international exhibition record, and is the founder of Paperslurry.com, a blog dedicated to promoting the art and craft of hand papermaking.
Samiha Tasnim (Student Board Member) is a senior at Mount Holyoke College, studying Studio Art and Architectural Studies. Her areas of concentration are drawing, sculpture, and hand papermaking, specializing in material transformation. In addition, she showcases her work in and works closely with A.P.E. Ltd. gallery in Northampton, Massachusetts.