Timothy Braun (born 1975 in Muncie, Indiana) is an American author. He has published with the New York Times, and HuffPost. He has been a recipient of a Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Award, a Dorothy Norton Clay fellowship from the Mary Anderson Center for the Arts, a Warhol Fellow at the Santa Fe Art Institute, and the John Anson Kittredge. His plays have been produced at HERE Arts Center, The Off-Center, and Salvage Vanguard, among others. His 64 plays premiered at the Bowery Poetry Club in 2011. Braun has been a professor of writing in the School of Humanities at the University of Texas at San Antonio,Braun in currently the Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing, Department of Literature, Writing, and Rhetoric at St. Edward's University.
Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) was a private, for-profit art school in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The university was built from the non-profit College of Santa Fe (CSF), a Catholic facility founded as St. Michael's College in 1859, and renamed the College of Santa Fe in 1966. After financial difficulties in 2009, the college closed and the campus was purchased by the City of Santa Fe, the State of New Mexico, and Laureate Education, and reopened with a narrowed focus on film, theater, graphic design and fine arts. As Santa Fe University of Art and Design it became a secular college of 950 students. The university closed in May 2018, due to significant ongoing financial challenges.
Mary Hunter Austin was an American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain (1903) describes the fauna, flora, and people – as well as evoking the mysticism and spirituality – of the region between the High Sierra and the Mojave Desert of southern California.
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein is an American philosopher, novelist, and public intellectual. She has written ten books, both fiction and non-fiction. She holds a Ph.D. in philosophy of science from Princeton University, and is sometimes grouped with novelists such as Richard Powers and Alan Lightman, who create fiction that is knowledgeable of, and sympathetic toward, science.
Shelby Hearon was an American novelist and short story writer.
Kim Stringfellow is an American artist, educator, and photographer based out of Joshua Tree, California. She is an associate professor at the San Diego State School of Art, Design, and Art History and received her MFA in Art and Technology from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Stringfellow is notable as an artist for her transmedia documentaries of landscape and the economic effects of environmental issues on humans and habitat. Stringfellow's photographic and multimedia projects engage human/landscape interactions and explore the interrelation of the global and the local.
Michael Frary was an American Modernist artist from Santa Monica, California, who was known for his interest in structural forms and architectural compositions, as well as for his Surrealist impulses. A versatile artist, Frary experimented with a range of mediums and constantly refined his approach to his subjects.
Valerie Martínez is an American poet, educator, arts administrator, consultant, and collaborative artist. She served as the poet laureate of Santa Fe, New Mexico from 2008 to 2010.
Edward Baron Turk is a multiple prize-winning American author, arts critic, and educator. He has held professorial positions at Yale University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Columbia University, and the Institut des Etudes Politiques. He writes mainly on the culture of France – especially its theatre, cinema, and literature – and on Hollywood film. As an author, he has been largely collected by libraries.