Arzu Arda Kosar
Arzu Arda Kosar received her MFA from the University of Southern California and BFA in Studio Arts and Art History, with minors in Philosophy and Women's Studies, at the University of Pittsburgh. Her art has been featured in Shoshanna Wayne Gallery, Crazy Space, Gallery 825, Raid Projects, Angels Gate Cultural Center, Palos Verdes Art Center, UCI Center for Women and Gender Education. Her curatorial projects include the International Survey of Alternative Artscene, a series of art exhibitions and events in New Zealand, Thailand, Turkey, New York and California; Los Angeles Istanbul Connection and Yarn Bombing 18th St at the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica, CA where she is an artist in residence .
Nancy Popp is a Los Angeles-based artist who creates performances, videos, drawings, and photographs. Her past work draws upon the rich traditions of durational, corporeal performance and political intervention to explore relations bet ween body and site, often incorporating public and architectural spaces. Popp has staged exhibitions at the Getty Center, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Rowan University, and SUNY University in New York, as well as galleries in Los Angeles, Düsseldorf, Belgrade, and Tijuana. With degrees from the Art Center College of Design and the San Francisco Art Institute, she teaches studio art, the history and theory of art, and yoga, and she lectures for audiences in the US and abroad.