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
fun fact: Emily appears in Push 006 (far right)
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.