Missy Roll is a maker who has been working and living in Birmingham, AL, for 10 years. She holds degrees from Ringling School of Art and Design and Parsons School of Design in Fine Arts and Photography. Missy has always had an appreciation for function and home, leading her to focus on loop pile rug making in her recent work. The repetition in making is a nod to Missy’s own every day experience in her decision to quit drinking, which was driven by her mother’s diagnosis of alcohol-induced dimentia. Missy’s current work reflects on how her mother describes her memory due to the diagnosis.

Based in Montgomery, AL, Chintia Kirana is a multidisciplinary artist from Jakarta, Indonesia. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting & Drawing from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Her work has been featured in solo, group, and juried exhibitions across the United States and abroad including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dhaka National Museum of Art, Sienna Art Academy, Zhou B Art Center, and ISE Cultural Foundation. Aside from her studio practice, Kirana is a board member of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and is a Cultural Affairs Ambassador for the City of Montgomery. Kirana has founded and co-founded artistic initiatives including Expose Art Magazine, Expose Art House, and Montgomery Arts Project (MAP).

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