Artist Dave Anderson studied under legendary Texas photographer Keith Carter. Anderson's first book, Rough Beauty, is scheduled for release in fall 2006. He is currently based in Little Rock.
Freelance writer, critic and curator Claudia A. Arozqueta lives and works in Mexico City. Previously, she was Coordinator at the Cámara Nacional de la Industria Artística (CANAIA).
James Bae lives and works in Berkley.
Kate Bonansinga is Director of the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Poet and educator D.F. Brown is the author of Returning Fire, The Other Half of Everything and, most recently, Assuming Blue. He lives in Houston with artist Tracye Wear.
Rebecca S. Cohen is a freelance writer based in Austin. She is the author of Art Guide Texas and the Austin Area Regional Editor of ARTL!ES.
Frances Colpitt is a critic and art historian, Deedie Potter Rose Chair of Art History at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth and a Corresponding Editor to Art in America.
Leo Costello is Assistant Professor of Art History at Rice University in Houston.
Jennifer Davy is an artist, art historian, freelance curator and writer based in San Antonio.
Elizabeth L. Delaney is an art historian and freelance writer living in Fort Worth.
John Ewing is a freelance writer and editor based in New York and writes for Modern Painters and ArtNexus. He is the Copy Editor of ARTL!ES.
Thomas Glassford is a conceptual artist who produces primarily sculpture, installation, painting and site-specific work. Based in Mexico City, he exhibits widely and most recently participated in InSite_05. A major show of his new work is scheduled in January 2006 at the MUCA Museum, Mexico City. He is the editor of this issue's special section on The Border.
Art historian and critic Amy V. Grimm is Curator at the El Paso Museum of Art. She is also President of the Border Museum Association.
Anjali Gupta is a freelance video producer, writer and editor based in San Antonio. She is the Editor of ARTL!ES and a contributor to such publications as tema celeste, Art Papers and Art Asia Pacific.
Mazie McKenna Harris is Curatorial Assistant in the Agnes Mongan Center for the Study of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge.
Tony Jones is an artist, writer and broadcaster, who was chair of Art and Art History at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth from 1972 80, Director of the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, Director of the Royal College of Art in London and is currently President of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Artist Max Kazemzadeh is Assistant Professor and founder of the Electronic Media Art program at the University of North Texas in Denton. He is presently working on an international new media symposium and exhibition called Texelectronica, which will be held in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 2006.
Lyra Kilston recently graduated from the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. A not completely accurate map of her life would look something like this: California...Olympia...San Francisco...Boulder...Brooklyn.
Jennie Klein teaches art history at Ohio University in Athens.
Rachel Koper is a freelance arts writer. She also works at Gallery Lombardi in Austin.
Curator and office monkey extraordinaire Risa Puleo recently relocated to Austin after attending the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College. She currently works at testsite, a project of the Fluent~Collaborative.
Justin Quinn received his MA in Art History and MFA in Printmaking at the University of Iowa. He is an Assistant Professor of Art at the University of North Texas in Denton.
Ito Romo's first novel, El Puente/The Bridge, was published in 2001. Also a painter, Romo has exhibited both nationally and internationally. He teaches English at Northwest Vista College in San Antonio and is completing a PhD in Creative Writing at Texas Tech University in Lubbock.
Noah Simblist, Assistant Professor of Art at Southern Methodist University, is an artist and writer living in Dallas.
Charissa N. Terranova is Assistant Professor of Art History at Southern Methodist University and an art critic at the Dallas Observer. She is currently working on two manuscripts on the subject of le grand ensemble, a type of postwar French housing proposed by Le Corbusier.
Catherine Walworth is a freelance writer and artist based in San Antonio.
Michelle White is Curatorial Assistant of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston. She is the Houston Area Regional Editor of ARTL!ES.
Namita Wiggers is an artist and Curator at the Contemporary Crafts Museum & Gallery in Portland.
Anne Wallace is an artist based in San Antonio.
Peggy Heinkel-Wolfe is a freelance arts and culture writer based in Argyle.
Victor Zamudio-Taylor is an independent curator based in Mexico City. He lectures widely in Latin America and Europe, and is currently working on several projects with the Jumex Collection.