We are looking for emerging and established artists to join our network!

Art Advisory Board Members

DeAndre N., Founder, Exec.Producer, iN Education Inc.
Sona N., Exec. Producer, iN Education Inc.
Steve D., Advisory Board, Gutenn Tog, Ltd.
Amber G., Advisory Board
Cassie H., Advisory Board, Charnerart by Cassandra Harner
Jessica H., Advisory Board
David C., Coordinator, iN Education Inc.

2021 Adjudication Panel

Jessica H.
Gemma Lascio
LSQUARED PHOTOS - Minus the Alien
Mimi Epstein Testen
Graham Rosen
Elaine Hullihen
Catherine McManus

Jessica Howard (visual & performing)

Artist, Coordinator of Continuing Education (CIA). Learn more about Jessica by visiting her website https://www.theforagersdaughter.art/

Gemma Lascio (performing)

Professional mermaid/business name is "Mermaid Gem -Jewel of the Sea" (owner of The Ohio Mermaids, LLC). Learn more about Gemma by visiting https://mermaidgem.weebly.com/about.html


A recording artist, writer, and mentor. Learn more about Ameer and his Alien Arts by visiting https://alienartshiphop.org/

MIMI EPSTEIN TESTEN (visual & performing)

Mimi Testen Designs - Jewellery design and re-design.

GRAHAM ROSEN (performing)

Graham Rosen is a Cleveland based music educator, audio engineer, and musician. From the Punch Brothers to Esperanza Spaulding to The Cleveland Orchestra, he collaborates regularly with world class artists and reflects these experiences back into the classroom.


Elaine Hullihen is an interdisciplinary artist who works with themes of presence, embodiment, and systems of support. For full bio see PDF file below.

Catherine McManus (visual)

A photographer, digital artist, and designer. Learn more about Catherine by visiting https://catherinemcmanus.com/

Laura Dalessandro (visual)

Committee members

Galina R., Network Member
Catherine M., Art Mentor, Catherine McManus Photography
Jacinda W., Committee, designExplorr
Kaisal S., Youth Ambassador
Lyndsey S., Youth Ambassador
Travon S., Youth Ambassador
Maya P., Youth Ambassador
Ava D., Youth Ambassador
Abby X., Youth Ambassador
Tony R., Voice Over Artist
Skye Claire, Artist / Mentor
Jessica P., Network Member, CMBA
John L., Mentor / paralegal
Matthew A., Art Mentor, Matthew Alec Music
Angelica Pozo, Art Mentor, We Must Matter
Dr. Yerin Kim, Art Mentor / Pianist
Kariem Farrakhan II, Nework Member / Fine Artist
Sarah Turner, Art Mentor
Maia F., Youth Ambassador
Dave P., Network Member
Taylor M., Youth Ambassador
Alan R., Youth Ambassador
Emma Anderson, Network Member / Artist
Matt M., Art Mentor, Dzieci Theatre
Carol Allen, Network Member
Sarah C., Art Teacher
Christina F., Marketing
Fatima al Matar
Fatima M., Network Member / Artist/Mentor
Olivia Todd
Olivia T., Youth Ambassador / Art Mentor
Audra K., Art Mentor / Network Member

We appreciate all of you!