1. Actor/Writer - Nadine Mozon 2. Playwright- Ihor Gowda
3. Musician - Alex Marrero 4. Artist - Elizabeth Chapin
5. Entertainment Producer - Bianca Flores 6. Author & Illustrator - Keith Graves 7. Greg Davis - Photographer 8. Architect - David Heymann 9. Entrepreneur, founder of BeeSweet Lemonade, Mikaila Ulmer 10.Stu Taylor, Graphic Designer
1. Actor/Writer - Nadine Mozon
NADINE MOZON is an actor, poet, dramatist and teacher whose original work has been produced for the stage. Such productions include her one-woman show "Confirming the Search: That Girl’s Still Here Somewhere,” which received an AUDELCO nomination in New York and a Drama-Logue award in Los Angeles, followed by “I.D. Please,” a commissioned ensemble theatre piece. She is a contributing writer for RedWall productions. Ms. Mozon’s acting credits include regional theatre, television and film. Among them: Intimate Apparel, Crumbs From the Table of Joy, For Colored Girls..., Fences, Boogie Woogie Landscapes, Third Watch, One Life to Live, Law andOrder, Shaft, Sam the Man, and Two Weeks Notice. She teaches acting and movement for actors at Texas State University.
2. Playwright- Ihor Gowda
Ihor is an advisor to music startups and an accidental playwright
3. Musician - Alex Marrero
Alex is a multi-instrumentalist & singer. He is also a bi-lingual voice over talent. Playing drums is his favourite, in case anyone was wondering.
4. Artist - Elizabeth Chapin
Born in 1971, Elizabeth Chapin is a native of Jackson, Mississippi. She received her BFA from the University of Virginia and also studied at Parsons School of Design in Paris and Studio Arts Centers International in Florence. She has exhibited her work throughout the US. She lives and paints in Austin, Texas.
5. Entertainment Producer - Bianca Flores
Bianca is a marketing manager at Transmission Media. She currently works on day-to-day shows, special events, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Austin Psych Fest, Mohawk Austin, & Tenacious D's Music and Comedy festival, Festival Supreme.
6. Author & Illustrator - Keith Graves
Keith Graves is the author and illustrator of many of his own zany titles, including The Unexpectedly Bad Hair of Barcelona Smith, Three Nasty Gnarlies, Uncle Blubbafink's Seriously Ridiculous Stories, and FrankWas a Monster Who Wanted to Dance. He lives with his family in Texas.
7. Photographer - Greg Davis
Greg is a National Geographic Creative Photographer, a Founding Member of the Austin Center for Photography and a member of the Texas Photographic Society. He is a regular contributor to the Annual Fundraiser at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Musuem and a contributor to the Austin non-profit, Well Aware, that provides innovative and sustainable solutions to water scarcity and contamination in Africa.
8. Architect - David Heymann is the Harwell Hamilton Harris Regents Professor in Architecture and a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin
The focus of Heymann’s writing, research, and practice is the relationship of buildings and landscapes, particularly natural landscapes. Heymann's architectural work has been nationally published and recognized with design honors, including selection for Emerging Voices by the Architecture League of New York. In 2014 he was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.
Heymann is a contributing writer for Places Journal. His Places essay "Landscape is our Sex" received the 2012 Bradford Williams Medal from the American Society of Landscape Architects. Heymann's book of short stories, My Beautiful City Austin, was published in November, 2014. Excerpts from the book – and the book itself – are available at www.davidheymannauthor.com
. Heymann has been a visiting scholar at the Bogliasco Foundation Liguria Study Center, the Rockefeller Bellagio Center, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Dora Maar House in Menerbes, and the American Academy in Rome; and he was a resident artist on The Arctic Circle program.
In addition to design studios, Heymann teaches two required courses – Site Design and Architecture Theory 1 – as well as the theory seminar Architectural Photography : Digital Potential. He has taught for the SOA program in Italy, and has taken students to study in Japan. Heymann's teaching has received numerous honors, including the University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, the Texas Society of Architects’ Romeiniec Teaching Award, the Friars’ Centennial Award, and the University of Texas Ex-student Teaching Award. He is an Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Teaching Professor, and a University of Texas Distinguished Teaching Professor. Heymann served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs from 1998 to 2003.
9. Entrepreneur, founder of BeeSweet Lemonade, Mikaila Ulmer
Mikaila is the founder of BeeSweet Lemonade, a student at the Ann Richards School and our youngest Pecha Kucha Austin presenter to-date.
10. Graphic Designer, Stu Taylor