Martin Mazorra is a Brooklyn based printmaker, working in the medium of woodcut and letterpress with imagery that combines humor and personal narrative. He is the founder of Cannonball Press, which has published affordable black and white prints since 1999.
Mary Birmingham is Curator at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, where she has directed an ambitious program of contemporary art exhibitions since 2010. She began her career at the Whitney Museum, and for nine years was a member of the curatorial department of the Montclair Art Museum. From 2007 -2010, she was Director of Exhibitions at the Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, NJ. Birmingham received an MA in Art History from Hunter College, with a concentration in American Modernism. She has organized numerous exhibitions, and has written and lectured on a variety of topics in American and contemporary art. She is the author of Dynamic Impulse: The Drawings of Stuart Davis (2007) and co-author of Montclair Art Museum: Selected Works (2002).
Since 2010 Mary Birmingham has been Curator at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, where she directs an ambitious program of contemporary art exhibitions. She has previously worked at the Whitney Museum, the Montclair Art Museum, and the Hunterdon Art Museum. She has an MA in Art History from Hunter College, with a concentration in American Modernism. She has organized numerous exhibitions, and has written and lectured on a variety of topics in American and contemporary art.
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Joe Burrascano is the founder and Executive Creative Director of Nathan Love in New York City. Since forming the studio in 2007, he has grown the company to be one of the premier commercial animation studios in the world, producing hundreds of projects for some of the world’s largest and most respected brands. Clients include but are not limited to Kellogg’s, Kraft, McGraw-Hill Education, McDonald's, Merc, NBC-Universal and Nickelodeon Studios.
With an emphasis on story and creating authentic, memorable characters, Burrascano’s personal pursuits expand beyond the studio and into the classroom. An active alumni at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, Joe serves on the Alumni Society board and is a faculty member in the Computer Art Department. There, he stresses the importance of story development and teaches young filmmakers the tools to produce their own films. He has also hosted workshops for multiple schools and organizations throughout manhattan, and the rest of the country.