Cynthia Yachtman – Washington, USA

Cynthia Yatchman is a Seattle based artist and art instructor. A former ceramicist, she received her B.F.A. in painting (UW). She switched from 3D to 2D and has remained there ever since. She works primarily on paintings, prints and collages. Her art is housed in numerous public and private collections. She has exhibited on both coasts, extensively in the Northwest, including shows at Seattle University, SPU, Shoreline Community College, the Tacoma and Seattle Convention Centers and the PaciNic Science Center. She is a member of the Seattle Print Art Association and COCA.

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Chavala Ymker – Michigan, USA

Chavala Ymker (they/them) is a queer storyteller living in the Midwest. They work in communications and development for nonprofits. When not writing poems, plays, stories, and essays, they dream about ways to make theater accessible, keep up with the latest films, and dog-sit the cutest puppies.

Find Chavala on Instagram for more.

Brenda Yagmin – New York, USA

Brenda Yagmin is the creator of the urban magic/Megapolisomancy blog ‘Magia Loci’, which considers the shifting potential in our urban environments. She is pursuing a Masters in Urban Anthropology and holds an MBA. She resides in NYC where she works as an operations executive and volunteers with entrepreneurial consulting to the formerly incarcerated.

You can find more on Brenda’s blog and Facebook.