Susan Knight, a Nebraska-based paper artist has exhibited at The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art (Omaha), The Sheldon Art Museum (Lincoln), The Museum of Nebraska Art (Kearney) and Creighton University (Omaha) and is currently featured in Fiber at Kaneko Open Space for Your Mind. Internationally, she has shown in Canada, China, Ireland and Italy. Among her honors, Knight is a recipient of a Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship. In 2013 she was chosen by The Colorado Art Ranch and The Nature Conservancy for a “Land/Water” residency at Carpenter Ranch, Hayden, CO and awarded artist residencies at Ragdale, Lake Forest, Illinois in 1997 and 2009 and at the International School of Art, Montecastello di Vibio, Italy, in 1999. Born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she earned a BFA in art from Saint Mary College, Notre Dame, Indiana, and attended The University of Notre Dame, The Glassell School of Art, Houston, and The School of the Chicago Art Institute.
Ellen Struve is an Omaha-based playwright. Her play Prince Max's Trewly Awful Trip to the Desolat Interior was selected for the 2015 PlayPenn Playwrights' Conference and presented at GPTC PlayFest at Joslyn Art Museum and will have its premiere in 2017 at Red Theatre in Chicago,IL. She is a Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellow, a WhyArts resident artist and serves on the board of Shelterbelt Theatre. In 2017 she will be playwright-in-residence at Creighton University working on The Dairy Maid-Right and The Octopus Play. She has degrees from University of Iowa and School of the Art Institute of Chicago.