After earning a BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design in 2001, Joel Schlotterer worked as a freelance illustrator but he eventually shifted his focus to fine art. Since Schlotterer's first solo show in 2005, he has shown in several galleries primarily in Baltimore and Kansas City.
Cyprien Gaillard's work explores the effect of architecture on human life, using techniques borrowed from Land Art and Minimalism. He treats modernist buildings as romantic ruins, and aestheticizes their destruction. Gaillard films the demolition of housing projects and the explosions that carve away