Mohammad Ali Mirzaei was born in Iran, Tehran (August 8th 1982). My BA is in field of News Photography from University of Culture & Art Isfahan. My works in various festivals in Iran, has been the top of, that include: First place in “National Festival of Iranian people”, Chosen of the 4th Festival “Women and urban life”, Winner of Best Collection in “Festival Of Film & Photo Young Cinema”, Chosen in Fereshteh Prize (Tehran 2015). Also my photos published in Midway Journal, TAYO, Columbia Journal, Hawai’i Review, Oxford, The Missing Slate, Silk Road Review & The Adroit Journal. I’m a member of the artistic team Paradise Ocean Literary & Photography Team, with management by Seyed Morteza Hamidzadeh.
Tomislav Šilipetar was born in Zagreb. In 2014 he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb in the class of Igor Rončević-Painting Department. In 2015 he becomes a member of HDLU. In addition to many group exhibitions, he was also quite independent. He is the winner of the rector’s award for excellence in 2013. The paintings arevmade mostly in acrilic, and the themes vary from solitude and isolation to the very existence of human existence in the society that condemns. It favors the simple colors, and the line that goes perfectly with the total preoccupation of getting out of the ‘ubiquity’ of the thickening lifeof academia. In 2016 he gained the status of an independent artist. http://www.tomislavsilipetar.com/
Anthony’s work appears or is forthcoming in the Juste Milieu Lit & Art Zine, Genre: Urban Arts, 3Elements Review, The Bear Review, Owen Wister Review, Fearsome Critters, The Tulane Review, and The Manhattanville Review. A graduate of Loyola University Chicago, he lives in Kansas City, Missouri.
Hector Ledesma 1967. Nyc and Sto. Dgo He received his training during the years 1989-94 between Santo Domingo and Madrid, \ He began his art studies at the National School of Fine Arts and the APEC University, which he soon left to focus exclusively on painting, for the year 1992 you did the design school of Altos de Chavón, in Dominican Republic
Michael Thompson is an artist living in Chicago who creates decorative kites for a living. His kites hang in the Venetian Macau Casino as well as in hotels and residences worldwide. He also pursues his interest in kinetic sculpture, mono-printmaking, assemblage and the making and mailing of faux postage stamps, a pursuit that has caused him problems with various countries. Visit his website: www.michaelthompsonart.com
Peter Scacco began making woodcut prints when he was seventeen years old. His artwork and his poetry have been featured in numerous print and online magazines and journals. Mr. Scacco is the author of the illustrated poetry books Chiaroscuro, A Quiet Place, Along a Path, The Gray Days, Three Meditations, and A New Game. He is also the author of a translation of Théophile Gautier’s The Salon of 1850-51. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, and a graduate of Fordham University with a degree in art history, Mr. Scacco has lived and worked in New York, Paris, Tokyo, Brussels, and cities throughout the USA. Since 1995 he has resided in Austin, Texas. Further examples of his art can be seen at www.scaccowoodcuts.com.
Nasos Karabelas is a fine art photographer and film director based in Thessaloniki, Greece. He was born in 1992 in Pyrgos, Greece. He started dealing with photography the last six years and he has produced five short films and one feature film(OSMOSIS) which took part in festivals, in Greece and abroad.
My name is Parker Galloway and I am a photographer from Oxford, Mississippi. I’m currently working exclusively in black and white films because I like the grain and contrasts that reveal themselves from that. My focus is in Mississippi, where I’m documenting Ghost Towns and Civil War era structures.
Bill Wolak has just published his fifteenth book of poetry entitled The Nakedness Defense with Ekstasis Editions. His collages have appeared recently in Naked in New Hope 2017, The 2017 Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Poetic Illusion, The Riverside Gallery, Hackensack, NJ, the 2018 Dirty Show in Detroit, 2018 The Rochester Erotic Arts Festival, and The 2018 Montreal Erotic Art Festival.