Cincinnati, OH

Joe Girandola is a professional artist originally from Baltimore, MD, and has exhibited work across the globe. He has been a professor of sculpture at the University of Cincinnati, most recently as associate dean of DAAP. He will assume the position of president of the Art Academy of Cincinnati in the fall of 2019.

Matt Lynch collaborates with a variety of partners on projects that range from installations to sculptural objects and material imagery. He brings an experimental and satirical approach that subverts conventional applications for engineered building products to inspire critical investigation of our designed environment. Matt holds an MFA from Syracuse University and a BFA from Ball State University.

Rick Wolhoy is a contemporary artist, born and raised in Ashland, KY. Rick received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Marshall University (2011), and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Cincinnati School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (2015). Wolhoy currently resides in Cincinnati and occupies the assistant director academic position at the University of Cincinnati.