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David V. D’Andrea is a freelance illustrator and printmaker. He currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon where, since 2012, he has worked under the byname of Samaritan Press. David received a degree in Illustration from the California College of Arts and Crafts in 2006. Notable clients include Om, Sleep, & Godspeed You! Black Emperor.
Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe is an artist and multi instrumentalist that works with voice in the realm of spontaneous music often under the moniker of Lichens. Most recently, creating patch pieces with modular synthesizer and singing to them has been a focus of live performance and recordings.
Quality of sound through the marriage of synthesis coupled with voice has allowed for a heightened physicality in the way of ecstatic music, both in a live setting and recorded. The sensitivity of analogue modular systems echoes the organic nature of vocal expression which in this case is meant to put forth a trancelike state. To usher in Deep Listening through sound and feeling. Losing one's self in sound while being acutely self aware.
Benjamin A. Vierling is a California based painter & illustrator working in traditional media. His imagery has embellished publications by Three Hands Press, Ouroboros Press, and Red Wheel Weiser Books. He has exhibited at the 2011 & 2016 Esoteric Book Conferences, and lectured at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, where a Decennary Retrospective of his work was shown in 2014.
Born in Rhode Island, Hunter Saxony III is a self taught San Francisco based Calligraphy and Installation artist. Interested in mortality, ritualistic practices, an alpha, the omega, preservation, loss and the discovery of self. His work is continually investigating object, form and text to present a delicate and visceral look into the human condition.
Glyn Smyth is an illustrator, designer and printmaker from Ireland. His work is informed by interests within the fields of folklore, myth and magical practice. He has exhibited and sold prints in the UK, Ireland, Europe and the United States, as well as contributing work to a wide array of record labels, books and publications. Alongside select commissions he is continually exploring approaches - both analog & digital - in the creation of new work under the 'Stag & Serpent’ banner. He currently resides in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Steven R. Smith is an American musician, instrument-builder, and printmaker often associated with the Jewelled Antler collective. Born in Fullerton, California and based in San Francisco and, more recently, Los Angeles, he has been musically active since the mid-1990s. His main instrument is guitar, both acoustic and electric, although other instruments, including the hurdy-gurdy, bouzouki, fretted spike fiddles, and assorted ethnic instruments, have been incorporated into his work.
Barcelona 1970′s Dali inspired lies of art / tattooist of mystic and geometric expresions. Biographies suck..we will all die anyway… life is only an illusion… death is the ultimate reality. Jondix knows the transmutation principle of the grain of sand. You can find him at international tattoo conventions all around the world.