I was born and raised in a small suburban town outside of Chicago. I moved to the city, where I now reside, while attending Columbia College Chicago to work on my B.A. in Photography which I received in 2012. My personal work as of late has focused on matters of family and cultural connection.
Marta Sasinowska is a designer and photographer, curator and event coordinator based in Chicago. She’s also the founder of Practice Studies, where she documents artists and makers and their creative processes as she travels the world. Instead of focusing on the final product, she focuses on highlighting the “ways to get there,” showing how much work goes into each handmade piece. She’s driven by the idea of connecting, sharing and building community bound by creative passions.
Tanner Woodford is founder and executive director of the Design Museum of Chicago. He teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and makes Iterative Work. As a designer, educator, and entrepreneur, he has taught, lectured, and led workshops on design issues, social change, and design history in classrooms and at conferences.
He is happy to be scrappy, irrepressibly optimistic, and believes design has the capacity to fundamentally improve the human condition. He lives and works in Chicago, Ill.
Matthew is an international visionary photographer & cinematographer specializing in urban lifestyle fashion as well as dramatic portraiture. Matthew's expertise also extends to production & behind-the-scenes still photography for feature films.