Baz Dreisinger is an Associate Professor in the English Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She is the founder and Academic Director of the college’s Prison-to-College Pipeline program (P2CP), which offers credit-bearing college courses and reentry planning to incarcerated men at Otisville Correctional Facility.
Professor Lisa E. Farrington is the founding Chair of John Jay’s Art & Music Department, as well as an accomplished curator, author, and art historian. In 2010 she won the coveted Creative Capital Writers Award from the Andy Warhol Foundation.
Frank Gimpaya is a freelance photographer whose work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.
Charlotta Kotik, a native of Prague, first came to the United States in 1970. That same year she began working at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, where she remained until 1983.