CURATOR | CREATIVE DIRECTOR

KIMBERLY J. SOENEN

For 25 years Soenen has worked for major news, policy and media arts organizations as a producer, writer, business development director and communications strategist. Her expertise and vision have increased revenue and reach for journalism and media organizations, impacted policy and influenced legislation. 

Soenen's track record of high level business development, communications and creative direction includes noteworthy high profile successes at Pulitzer, Oscar, Emmy, Ellie, World Press and Peabody Award winning companies including Harper's Magazine, National Public Radio, Kartemquin Films, Chicago Tribune and VII Photo Agency. 

Soenen is a sought after educator, writer and consultant. She teaches ethics in journalism, media literacy and visual communication. She has been published across policy, thought leadership, culture and news magazines.

 

She resides in her hometown of Chicago.

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ASSISTANT TO THE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Riley Gunderson

Riley Gunderson is a photographer, writer, and artist based out of Chicago and New York. She is currently studying to earn her BFA in Fine Arts with a minor in Art and Design History from Parsons School of Design in New York City. Previously, she worked as a Photography Assistant for Nicole Thomas Photography. Gunderson's work has been featured at Perspectives Gallery and published by Lithium Magazine.
 

INSTALLATION & DESIGN

Philip Spangler

David Gates

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT

Moe Lowe

A recent graduate of DePaul University, Lowe is a Chicago based writer, editor and poet. She writes for Poems While You Wait, the group that produces original poetry in public places. She is pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing and is currently seeking professional writing and teaching opportunities.  

LOCAL BUSINESS PARTNERS

Many thanks to our exceptional partners and good friends at the following local businesses: 

Andrea Mikenas Freelance Writing and Editing

Amie White Creative

Meredith Boe 

Blue Moon Graphics

CMM Framing

CSW Film Systems

Dark Matter Coffee

Four Star Courier

The Gage 

Intelligentsia Coffee Crew on Randolph

IT Supplies 

Lamin-8 Services

One Step Printing

Printlab

Two Zero Three Coffee

The Paleta Bar saleswoman on Monroe Harbor

AGENCY PARTNER / FISCAL AGENT

Talking Eyes Media