Toyin Ojin Odutola

Toyin Ojin Odutola was born in Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 1985, and later moved with her family to Alabama. In 2007 she was selected to attend the Norfolk Summer Residency for Music and Art at Yale University and continued her studies at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She then earned her master’s degree in Painting and Drawing at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2012. She currently lives and works in New York.

Jocelyn Hobbie

Jocelyn Hobbie is a visual artist based in New York City known for her brilliantly painted canvases of attractive young women in introspective states. She creates a situation of inadvertent voyeurism with the viewer drawn into circumstances where personal judgment becomes subsumed by an overall mood.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Akunyili Crosby was born in Nigeria, where she lived until the age of sixteen. In 1999 she moved to the United States, where she has remained since that time. Her cultural identity combines strong attachments to the country of her birth and to her adopted home, a hybrid identity that is reflected in her work. The artist populates her work with images of family and friends, in scenarios with details derived from everyday domestic experiences in Nigeria and America. These include recollections from the formative years of her upbringing, as well as more recent relationships and experiences. Her work often features an element of self-portrait, as in a series of intimate scenes of the artist with her husband made in the early years of their marriage.

Paul Hartel

Hartel, from New York, spent his early years there in Buffalo, Jackson Heights, Manhattan, and the Bronx, and has lived and worked in New Jersey, Waterford Ireland, Saint Martin French West Indies, Netherlands Antilles, Washington DC, West Virginia, and now in Sligo Ireland.

Orlanda Broom

Orlanda Broom has exhibited regularly in London and Internationally since completing her MA in 1997. Her paintings have been selected for curated shows and competitions including Threadneedle Prize, NOAC, BEEP, Griffin, London Group and the RA Summer Exhibition. Her work has been exhibited at James Freeman Gallery, The Contemporary London, Griffin Gallery as well as in galleries in Cape Town, Portugal and Paris. 

Karin Monschauer

Karin Monschauer creates worlds full of shapes and colors with computer graphics software. Her Digital Art creates abstractions of infinite interpretations. The embroidery technique has always fascinated her, allowing to externalize the connection and the interweaving of colors and shapes.