Casey Droege (Organizer in Chief) is an artist and curator who is committed to creating a stronger arts network in Pittsburgh. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, maintains her studio practice and organizes events like the SIX x ATE dinner and lecture series. You can see more of her work at caseywhat.com.
Corey Escoto (Packaging, Design, and Web) is an artist and Assistant Professor in Art and Design at Chatham University. He recently co-organized the 2012 Earth Day Bike Parade, a collaboration with environmental non-profits, student groups, and bike advocacy organizations. Corey’s personal studio work has been included in numerous national and international exhibitions, including Volume for Volume at Regina Rex in NY; The Hollow Center, Smack Mellon in NY; DeCollecting, at the FRAC Nord-Pais de Calais, Dunquerque, France; and Le Souvenir at ACC Gallery, Weimar, Germany. During his time in St. Louis he was selected to participate in the Great Rivers Biennial and was a recipient of the Gateway Foundation Grant.
Blaine Siegel (Artist Liaison) is an actively exhibiting visual artist residing in Pittsburgh, PA. He received a BFA in Art Photography from Syracuse University and an MFA in Sculpture from The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Blaine has exhibited in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, South Carolina, Miami, New York and Arles, France. Recent exhibits of note include Objects for Dance at PRACTICE in Philadelphia and inclusion in the exhibition ENOUGH Violence at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh.
Kilolo Luckett (Money, Marketing & Membership) is an independent arts manager and creative doer. With over fifteen years experience in the arts, design, and community and economic development fields, she is committed to discovering new avenues of making art more accessible. She brings her passion and experience in the arts and project management for artists and non-profits; executing creative art events; and connecting artists with art collectors. Kilolo is founder of Creative Local, an arts and culture connector that provides engaging and authentic experiences. Currently, she is writing a biography on Naomi Sims, the first black supermodel. Kilolo serves on the City of Pittsburgh’s Art Commission and the Program Advisory Committee for Fashion Retail Management & Fashion Design at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. www.creativelocal.org