Juvana Soliven

is a visual artist and educator from Honolulu, Hawaii. Soliven’s work subverts and utilizes object languages to speak to issues regarding intimacy, labor, trauma, and women’s positionality within the patriarchal system. Soliven holds an MFA in Metalsmithing at Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2016, a BFA in Sculpture at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2013, and studied Art Restoration and Conservation at Lorenzo de’ Medici International School in Florence, Italy in 2012. Soliven is a Lecturer in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Chaminade University of Honolulu. Her work is in the collections of Cranbrook Art Museum, Honolulu Museum of Art, Hawai‘i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, as well as in private collections. Soliven has exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Netherlands, Germany, and Iceland.

Annette Köhn

is a graphic designer and illustrator who founded the very cool looking publishing house Jaja (engl. "Yesyes") based in Berlin, Germany. Jaja strives to offer a platform predominately to young, unknown artists.

Chelsea Smith

is an artist, curator and visual arts facilitator based in Kaw/Kansa Nation/Kansas City, KS. She holds a BA (Honors) in Ceramics from Camberwell College of Arts in London, UK. Past curated exhibitions include The Rim of Morning at Open Windows Cooperative in San Francisco, CA and Not Quite Fatal at Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City, MO. Recent group exhibitions include Run, Run, Quiet at Plug Gallery in Kansas City, MO and Temporalis Rite at Beco Gallery in Kansas City, MO. She is the recipient of an Artists Now grant from Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, CA and a ceramic residency grant at Sanskriti-Kendra in New Delhi, India. She currently facilitates online programming for neurodiverse and disabled artists at NIAD Art Center in Ohlone Territory/Richmond, CA. Additionally, she is a ceramics instructor at Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center in Overland Park, KS.