Guest Contributors

Emily Stokes

Emily Stokes

Stokes’ poetry has been featured in The Dirty Napkin[PANK], and The Monongahela Review. Her work was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize and is forthcoming in Gathered: An Anthology of Contemporary Quaker Poets (Sundress Publications) and The Westchester Review. 

You can find her on tumblr at: http://stokeshe.tumblr.com/pub
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fun fact: Emily appears in Push 006 (far right)

Fábio Valle

Fábio Valle

Fábio lives in Sao Paulo, Brazil and works in Illustration/art direction. He has worked for advertising agencies, animation and design studios since 1998. In 2005 he joined the animation team that produced the feature film “Asterix and the Vikings” – M6 Films, France.

In 2006 he joined one of the largest advertising agencies in Brazil, DPZ Propaganda, to work in illustration/art direction. Some clients he has worked on: Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Esso, Unilever, Itau Bank, Sadia, Carlton, Petrobras and others.

Fábio is also working with Chris Antzoulis on a comic book series called The Guardian, and a poetry project, Lightchaser. Enjoy his work!!!

Connect with Fabio: Instagram – @fabvalle
www.fabvalle.com

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Samantha Robertson

Samantha Robertson

Originally a self-taught artist, Samantha enhanced her abilities by attending MICA in Maryland. She took courses in many artistic genres. After a few years she decided to change her major to early education. Now, Samantha works on her art during her free time…still building upon what she loves.  She currently lives in New York.

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Varga Tamás

Varga Tamás

VARGA TAMÁS was born in Hungary, where he studied graphic design and photography and had dreams of becoming a screenwriter.  He came to the U.S. to learn how to make comics at The Joe Kubert School in 2012.  You can follow Tomi’s art on tumblr at http://vargatomi.tumblr.com

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Sono

Sono

Sono, pronounced ‘sawn-oh,’ is a drummer and lifelong musician.  He took the name Sono, which is derived from his profession as a sonogram technician, after joining Instagram.  His followers have motivated him to draw more frequently.  If you’d like to see more of Sono’s work, you can follow him on Instagram @sonoart

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Jessica Butler

Jessica Butler

Jessica Butler’s work deals primarily with the imperfections, humor, strangeness and beauty of being human, often through the pairing of text with image. Her work has been exhibited at Coast in Florida; AMO Studios in New York; the Barbara Walters Gallery in New York; and in numerous shows at the Sarah Lawrence A*Space in New York. She has also done illustrations for Vice’s music blog, Noisey, as well as show posters and t-shirts for independent bands and exhibitions. Her zines are sold at Printed Matter, Inc. and Desert Island in New York.
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Brittany Baker

Brittany Baker

Brittany Baker received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College, where she served as Editor in Chief of LUMINA.  She now writes e-mails for a living, which she likes, too.

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Ashley Swarts

Ashley Swarts

Ashley Swarts is a studio artist from Las Vegas, NV. Her work explores the relationship between beauty and the tragedy of romance. She’s interested in the way love is portrayed as a beautiful act carried out by beautiful people. In reality, love is often quite devastating. It is this aspect that her work embraces. Using printmaking, painting, and photography, she creates characters of beauty who are dealing with this dark side of romance. You can find more of Ashley’s work at swartsstudioart.com.

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Chad Heinrich

Chad Heinrich

Chad Heinrich is a self taught comic book artist located in Phoenix, AZ. He started learning to draw at the age of 5 and fell in love with it instantly. In 1990 he discovered the work of Greg Capullo and has stuck to comic art ever since. A father of 2 with a full time job, he spends his nights trying to hone his craft. You can see his work at https://www.facebook.com/chadheinrichartist

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Emily Milnichuk

Emily Milnichuk

Emily E. Milnichuk is a self-taught American artist, currently residing in Sydney, Australia. She has a love for all forms of art and culture, using their influence to evolve her style. Although she fulfills commissioned work, she prefers to wait until the moment is golden to create the most meaningful pieces. You can see more of her work on her website: http://www.aestheticcultureblog.com.

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