Peter Plagens is a painter who’s shown with the Nancy Hoffman Gallery in New York since 1974, and was also art critic for Newsweek (1989-2003). Plagens is the author of two books of art criticism—Sunshine Muse: Art on the West Coast, 1945-70 and Moonlight Blues: An Artist’s Art Criticism—as well as a novel, Time for Robo, an online novel and e-book, The Art Critic, and a monograph, Bruce Nauman: The True Artist.

Laurie Fendrich is an abstract painter who lives and works in New York and is Professor Emerita of Fine Arts at Hofstra University. The recipient of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship in Fine Arts, she has had several solo exhibitions, both nationally and in New York.

Marie Ducaté has exhibited internationally. Her work has been collection by the city of Paris, Marseille, Narbonne, Lyon, Bathune, Martigues, FNAC Paris, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, FRAC and Musée Fodor, Amsterdam. 

Anne Vilsbøll is a Danish painter and author who has explored specialty paper in the Far East, Australia, Africa, North and South America and Europe. Vilsbøll lives and works in St. Jeannet, France, in Udaipur, Rajasthan and in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Robert Ruello is a painter who lives and works in Houston, TX.