Luke McDonald

is an emerging artist and teacher who primarily works with fine line pen drawings but has also worked with oil paints and woodcut printmaking. He completed a Bachelors of Visual Arts and Design in 2013 at the Australian Catholic University and is currently completing a Masters of Teaching (Secondary) at the University of New South Wales, specialising in Visual Arts teaching. His artwork The Kiss won the People’s Choice Award at the artSpacific exhibition in British Columbia, Canada and other artworks have also featured in art shows in Sydney. Luke has an interest in exploring traditional styles of artmaking and using them to capture the distinct qualities of foreign landscapes, cultures and people.

Nina Marlene Kraus

is an art historian and curator based in Berlin. She holds an MA in art history, having studied in Berlin, Kraków (Poland) and Santa Cruz, CA.
Her current research focusses on the narratives of feminist art history, artistic utopias as political strategies as well as institutional critique. During her latest work for the three municipal galleries Neukölln in Berlin, she curated exhibitions at Galerie im Körnerpark and Galerie im Saalbau and organized a festival as part of DRAUSSENSTADT at Kunstbrücke am Wildenbruch.

Andrea Stokes

is an abstract painter, interested in the language and sensation of colour in imagined and real landscape. She holds a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.