Grace Rother is an artist and maker based out of the Midwest. Her work marries heirloom quality skill and passed down knowledge with thrift store fabrics and found materials. She's an urban dyer, a fire escape knitter, a kitchen floor quilter. Grace lives in Chicago with her wife, Tavi, and is currently learning to screenprint. GRACE HAS PLAYED AN INTEGRAL PART OF DEVELOPING THE SPIRIT OF THE HOMESTEAD. SHE HAS HOSTED WORKSHOPS, DESIGNED OUR ARTIST IN RESIDENCE ROOM AND CONSULTED ON THE VISION OF TOMORROW RIVER HOMESTEAD.
Iona Giddings is an Ann Arbor, MI based weaver with over 10 years experience. Her work focuses on creating beautiful and useful items that can be incorporated into daily life. She sells her work online and attends craft fairs as The Woven Good.
KEVIN HOLDEN IS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST WHO CURRENTLY UTILIZES DISSONANCE, NOISE, AND HARMONY TO EXPLORE AND INTERROGATE EXPERIENCES AND ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING SEXUAL, BODILY, AND POLITICAL DESIRE. THEY HAVE RECENTLY PERFORMED AT S1, THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART, FIRST BRICK, AND PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY; AND HAVE RECENTLY EXHIBITED THEIR WORK AT THE WHITE GALLERY, UNA GALLERY, THE TAILGATE-BASED ART FESTIVAL, THE ARCHER GALLERY, AND THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE. THEY ARE ONE-HALF OF THE EDITORIAL TEAM FOR LOCUSTS: A POST-QUEER NATION ZINE. THEY HAVE RECENTLY FINISHED STUDYING AT PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY IN PORTLAND, OREGON.
Left: Staci Maloney is a designer and iNTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST based out of Austin, texas.
RIGHT:JODIE CAVALIER IS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTIST WORKING IN PORTLAND, OREGON. CAVALIER RECEIVED HER BA FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY AND MFA FROM PACIFIC NORTHWEST COLLEGE OF ART IN PORTLAND, OREGON. SHE HAS PARTICIPATED IN RESIDENCIES AT; THE CENTER FOR LAND USE INTERPRETATION IN WENDOVER, UTAH IN 2014, WASSAIC IN 2016, AND AZ WEST WAGON ENCAMPMENT IN 2017. HER WORK HAS BEEN EXHIBITED AT THE SCHNEIDER MUSEUM (ASHLAND), THE DEYOUNG MUSEUM (SAN FRANCISCO), PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE (BERKELEY), COCA (SEATTLE), EXO PROJECT SPACE (CHICAGO), STÄDELSCHULE (FRANKFURT), AMONG OTHERS. A NEW BODY OF WORK WILL BE ON VIEW AT ANYTIME DEPARTMENT IN CINCINNATI THIS JULY 2017.
For the last couple years, M.t. has traveled across the country and beyond. She traveled from Portland,OR to New Hampshire by train, she has lived in Ireland and explored Europe. she is a published poet. During M.T.’s six month artist residency, she and Rubina martini published two collections of her poetry: a zine comprised of her November poems and a small chap book of her travel poetry.