Susan Jane Walp studied painting at Mount Holyoke College, the New York Studio School, and Brooklyn College’s MFA Program. She has been the recipient of Guggenheim and Bogliasco Fellowships and was awarded membership in the National Academy in 2009. She has taught painting and drawing at Dartmouth College and has been a visiting speaker at colleges and universities across the country. Her work is represented by the Tibor de Nagy Gallery.
Eleanor Ray studied painting at Amherst College and the New York Studio School. She has been the recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in painting and an American Academy of Arts and Letters Purchase Prize, and her work has been supported by residencies at the Montello Foundation, Yaddo, Ucross, Jentel, and the BAU Institute, among others. She shows her work with Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in New York.