Cora Green is an artist from Nolensville, Tennessee.
Phyllis Green is the author of 16 books for young people and over 50 stories in literary magazines. She began painting five years ago and her art can be found at ArLijo 123, The Revolution, Earth and Altar, ThereAfter, Superpresent, and soon in New Plains Review.
Serge Lecomte was born in Belgium. He came to the States where he spent his teens in South Philly and then Brooklyn. After graduating from Tilden H. S. he worked for New York Life Insurance Company. He joined the Medical Corps in the Air Force and was sent to Selma, Alabama during the Civil Rights Movement. There he was a crewmember on helicopter rescue. He received a B.A. in Russian Studies from the University of Alabama. Earned an M.A. and Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in Russian Literature with a minor in French Literature. He worked as a Green Beret language instructor at Fort Bragg, NC from 1975-78. In 1988 he received a B.A. from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Spanish Literature. He worked as a language teacher at the University of Alaska (1978-1997). He was the poetry editor for Paper Radio for several years. He worked as a house builder, pipefitter, orderly in a hospital, gardener, landscaper, driller for an assaying company, bartender in one of Fairbanks’ worst bars, and other jobs. He resided on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska for 15 years and recently moved to Bellingham, WA.
KJ Hannah Greenberg tilts at social ills and encourages personal evolutions via poetry, prose, and visual art. Her images have appeared in various places, including in: Bewildering Stories, Les Femmes Folles, Mused, Tuck, vox poetica, and Yellow Mama. She uses her trusty point-and-shoot camera to capture the order of G-d’s universe, and Paint 3D to capture the chaos of her universe. Sometimes, it remains insufficient for her to sate herself by applying verbal whimsy to pastures where gelatinous wildebeests roam or fey hedgehogs play.
Hamilton Matthew Masters is a photographer and writer currently living and working in Middle Tennessee. His work in part aims to record, understand and interpret contemporary Southern identity, and some of that work can be seen in newspapers, magazines, galleries and in permanent collections in the region.
Heather McCormick is an abstract acrylic painter who makes her home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Born in Anchorage, Alaska, she always loved to draw but fell in love with the painting process in college at Mississippi State University while taking watercolor classes as part of her pursuit of the study of Architecture. For Heather, painting is a form of art therapy. In 2018, she began showing her art and has seen her work featured at MTSU’s Todd Art Gallery, the Linebaugh Public Library in Smyrna, Tennessee, and most recently as part of a community mural sponsored by the Rutherford Arts Alliance and the Walnut House in Murfreesboro. She’s passionate about art as a relaxing healing process and enjoys teaching art therapy workshops and private lessons. Her work can be found on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, or her website at www.heathermccormickart.com.
Edward Michael Supranowicz is the grandson of Irish and Russian/Ukranian immigrants. He grew up on a small farm in Appalachia. He has a grad background in painting and printmaking. Some of his artwork has recently or will soon appear in Fish Food, Streetlight, Another Chicago Magazine, The Door is a Jar, The Phoenix, and other journals. Edward is also a published poet who has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize multiple times.
Isabelle Osburn is an Art Major at Cumberland University.
Timothy F. Phillips is considered to be a naive artist who adds a splash of realism. Little cats become symbols that portray that “another reality is hidden behind appearances,” and enchanted paths to the beach suggest evocative images of a better world for all to enjoy and live in contentment. Occasionally, he frames his vision of the artwork with bright foliage through which the skies glimmer and the moons glow in an evening hue. Timothy believes that with the publication of his words and his works he is bringing to light the essence of the work of a true master who achieves with his art a transformation not of the world, but of the way we see it. For this and many other reasons, when one speaks of Timothy F. Phillips, one describes an artist truly committed to his body of work – composed with a precise hand and great use of colors and hues, shading, and shapes, and forms – which brings us a vision of a more human world.
Josh Stein is a lifelong multi-mode creative artist, musician, writer, professor, and adult beverage maker. With formal training in calligraphy, graphic design, and color work; more than two decades as a researcher, teacher, and writer in cultural analysis in the vein of the Birmingham and Frankfurt Schools; and a decade and a half as a commercial artist and designer for multiple winery clients; he brings his influences of Pop art, Tattoo flash and lining techniques, and Abstract Surrealism and Expressionism to the extreme edge where graphic design and calligraphy meet the Platonic theory of forms. The resulting metallic inks and acrylics on canvas delight and perplex, moving between the worlds of solidity and abstraction.
Chelsea Walker is a photographer and student at Cumberland University where she is pursuing an Art Degree.