Julie Haw -
Julia Haw (b.1982) is an oil painter and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She received her education at Western Michigan University, and graduated in 2006 with a Bachelors degree in painting. Haw works primarily in oil paint on cotton, and since 2006 has committed to addressing issues surrounding feminism, ageism, marginalized communities, intimacy, death, and overlooked societal “norms.” Her paintings have encouraged thorough discussion and inquiry amongst viewers, bringing a sense of public forum forth. Haw’s work has been exhibited internationally in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and in the U.S. at the Chicago Cultural Center, IL State Museum, P.S. 1 Biennale (New Orleans), and galleries located in New York, Michigan, Illinois and Louisiana.
Haw has been invited as a lecturer at CUNY and recurring lecturer at Western Michigan University, and instructs workshops at The Art Students League of New York. The artist splits her time between Kalamazoo, Michigan, New York City and Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Marissa Christine Chupp is an Artist and Graphic Designer based out of Kalamazoo,
Michigan. Chupp recently graduated from Western Michigan University with a dual-degree
in the fields of Fine Art and Marketing. Her work aims to encourage, inspire, and bring
beauty to their space. As a faith-based Artist, her ultimate goal is to glorify God with her
creative gifts. Oftentimes, subject matter is derived from nature, scripture, music, and dreams. Chupp enjoys working in a variety of media including acrylic, watercolor, oil,
digital, and so on.