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Lisa Fagan

FOUNDER

Lisa Fagan is a choreographer, dancer, and director. Her work has been presented in NYC at New York Live Arts, Movement Research at Judson Church, Gibney Dance, CPR, HERE Arts Center, Roulette, BAX, and The 92nd Street Y, among others. Her choreography can be seen in plays (ARS NOVA Ant Fest, 2017) and music videos for artists such as Lily McQueen, Sullivann, and Johanna Warren. She is a 2017/18 Fresh Tracks Residency Artist at New York Live Arts and was an AIR at Chez Bushwick (NYC) and The Garage (SF). She's performed a lot of things in a lot of places, like in a gallery with a blender, silently and in the Jewish Museum in NYC, on top of a shipping crate in Fort Mason, San Francisco, and on the highline without permission. Fagan graduated from Bard College in 2011. www.lisafagandanceproblems.com

Emily Gui

FOUNDER

Emily Gui  is an experimental printmaker and mixed-media artist. She usually works in cyanotype, an the early photographic process traditionally used to create architectural blue-prints. Her work often pushes the boundaries of traditional printmaking techniques by layering and combining materials and processes. Recently she has exhibited at the International Print Center of New York, Wayfarers Gallery,  Kala Art Institute, Women’s Studio Workshop, Artists Television Access and with ArtBridge. She will have new two solo exhibitions this summer in California at NIAD and Cuesta College. This year she will also travel to both Maui, HI and Jönköping Sweden to for residencies and to teach. Emily has been an Artist in Residence at Kala Arts Institute since 2014. She teaches printmaking at Kala, UC Berkeley Art Studio and City College of San Francisco.  Emily lives in San Francisco, but she is originally from the east-coast. In her spare time, Emily plays drums, cares for a large collection of potted plants, learns dark-room photography and works with the Oakland based printmaking company People I've Loved.  www.emilygui.com