David Hayward AKA NakedPastor is considered one of the most prolific Christian cartoonists in the online world. After 30 years in the church, he left the ministry to pursue his passion for art. Hayward’s art expresses the stories and struggles of spiritual refugees and independent thinkers who question, doubt, or oppose the confines of religion. Art pieces that encourage difficult conversations and acts as a catalyst for critical thinking.
Dan Mumford is an illustrator, designer, and art director at Studio Dan Mumford Limited. He has over 13 years of experience working within the pop culture and music scene creating everything from album covers, branding, and screenprints to new interpretations of classic film posters and albums. Mumford clients include Disney, Hasbro, Apple, Adobe, Sony, and many other brands, bands, and record labels from around the world
Christina Mrozik is an artist. Her art is primarily about the inter-connectivity of all things, and story, and balance. Mrozik views the art making process as one of portraiture, in which analyzing the drawing helps make sense of peoples’ histories and abilities.
Blake McFarland is a mixed materials artist known for using unique recycled materials to create amazing pieces of art. He loves to be Eco-friendly by using sustainable materials and taking the trash off the streets and out of landfills. Aside from being an artist, McFarland is also a retired baseball player.
Lucy Hardie is an Australian artist popularly known for her meticulously rendered ink drawings on cotton paper. Her artworks are exhibited and featured in numerous art and literary publications worldwide. Hardie‘s art pieces are characterized as a mix of romanticism and fantasy.
Amarilys Henderson is a watercolor illustrator and surface designer. She is a licensed artist and an online instructor on Watercolor Devo App, listed as a top teacher at Skillshare. She is the author of the book Drawing and Painting Expressive Little Faces.
Jeff Leisawitz is an award-winning musician, internationally distributed filmmaker, photographer, writer, counselor, college professor, and life coach. He burns with a mission— to inspire and teach songwriters, authors, screenwriters, and every other creative human to amp up their vision, tap into the potential, and shine in the world. Leisawitz is the author of the books Not F*ing Around and Seven Summers.
Yuko Shimizu is an award-winning Japanese illustrator based in New York. Her work showcases Japanese heritage addressing a range of serious issues including sex, race, and cultural identity. She is currently an instructor at the School of Visual Arts.