Portland, OR, United States
Vanessa Renwick is an artist and filmmaker living In Portland, Oregon. Since 1981, she has been working in experimental and documentary forms—writing, producing films, videos, photography, sculpture and installations. In 1996, she started her own production company The Oregon Department of Kick Ass
. Renwick's art reflects an interest in place, landscape use and transformation, as well as relationships between bodies and landscapes.
Katie Kaplan is a visual artist born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, currently living and working in Philadelphia. In her current multi-disciplinary practice, she has a focus on exploring printmaking at the intersection of sculpture, installation, fiber arts, photography and video. Her current focus in printmaking is creating a personal language of symbols that draw from mythology, art history, western esotericism, religious iconography, girl culture, herbalism and plant folklore, all reimagined through personal narrative and a queer femme lens. Katie worked in the Pittsburgh-based Justseeds office from early 2014 until January 2016.