Brian Zheng, an oil painting artist was born in Beijing China. As a child he was driven to become an artist and expended a great deal of effort to pursue this dream. He began his art career when he was 15, and studied with a well known professor at the Central University of Fine Art in China.
Alberta visual artist Audra Schoblocher earned her BFA from the Alberta College of Art + Design (currently AUArts). Her multidisciplinary practice explores topics of domestic spaces and relationships with materials and inanimate objects. Her art has been exhibited in various locations across Canada in both public and commercial galleries. She is also an avid arts advocate with career highlights of serving nonprofit organizations including but not limited to; the Women’s Art Museum of Canada, CARFAC Alberta and the Alberta Society of Artists. Additionally she values career development outside her usual field, drawing her to take a multi-day workshop with TouVa Art Research Collective exploring interactions between audience and performer.