Founders

Colin O’Con is a visual artist and musician who grew up in Northern Louisiana. He moved to NYC in 2001 for an MFA at Hunter College after graduating with a BFA from University of North Texas. His work in both 2D and 3D captures the mystery of being in nature and questions how we attempt to manufacture the sublime experience. He is currently involved in several music projects:

https://darkcarpet.bandcamp.com/

https://bighighhills.bandcamp.com/releases

Courtney Puckett is a Hudson Valley artist who lived and worked in Brooklyn for 15 years. Her human-scale, found object and repurposed textile assemblages integrate sculpture and craft practices. She earned a BFA from MICA, MFA from Hunter College, was an Artist-in-Residence in LMCC’s Workspace Program and a Full Fellowship recipient at Vermont Studio Center. She has participated in exhibitions across the country, collaborated with Neville Dance Studio for Norte Maar’s “Counterpointe” series and curated “Drawing for Sculpture” at TSA NY. She is a part-time faculty at Parsons School of Design and FIT. In 2019, she was a Faculty Artist at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts and in 2021, an Artist-in-Residence in Community Research with River Valley Arts Collective.