Shannon Stratton is the Executive and Creative Director of threewalls Chicago, a not-for-profit residency and exhibition space. In 2010 Stratton was named one of the top 5 most vital people in the visual arts in Chicago by NewCity. She was a 2011 fellow of the NAMAC Visual Arts Leadership Institute and a finalist for the Chicago Community Trust Emerging Leader Award.
Janeil Engelstad (USA) is an artist, curator, and educator who, working independently and collaboratively, produces exhibitions and projects throughout the world. In 2009 she produced Voices From the Center: Central Europeans Reflect on Life Before and After the Fall of The Berlin Wall, a multiform project that stemmed from her experience as a Fulbright Scholar at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia.