KARDASH ONNIG was born in Zahleh, Lebanon in 1941. He emigrated to the US at the age of 17. In the 1960s, he became a creative force in the emerging field of multimedia, carrying out many projects for Fortune 500 corporations. In the 1970s he moved to Stanfordville, NY where he has lived and worked for the past forty years. He is a direct carver, storyteller, toymaker, philosopher, poet, writer and activist. He invented three-dimensional “Tools” for transferences and has dedicated his life work to exploring their infinite manifestations. He has exhibited nationally and internationally throughout his career, published several books and has initiated projects to foster awareness of art, culture and politics.
ELIZABETH SEEWALD HILL was born in Manhattan in 1964, educated at Bennington College, Arts Students League, Wooster Art Center, SUNY at Purchase (BFA), and Bard College (MFA). She has taught painting and drawing at Wooster Art Center, New Milford Public Schools, Arts on the Lake, Villages Center for the Arts and privately in her studio. She was also the Arts Coordinator for Peace Pals at the World Peace Prayer Society, the administrative director at the Santa Fe International Academy of Art and was the owner and director of SUTA Gallery, specializing in Native American art and artifacts. Elizabeth is a painter who lives in Amenia, New York.
ALEX BOCCHIALINI SHUNDI was born in Correggio, Italy 1944, educated at Silvermine College of Art, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera (Milan, Italy), Yale University (BFA-MFA 1969). Taught at University of Bridgeport, SUNY Purchase, NYIT Manhattan, Bard, Silvermine college of Art. Founder and professor at La Coste School of Art (La Coste, France,) Artswork Forum, (Millerton, NY,) and Santa Fe International Academy of Art (Santa Fe, NM). Alex is a painter and sculptor, lives in Amenia Union, NY. He exhibits his paintings nationally and internationally.