Aurora Tang is a curator and researcher based in Los Angeles. Since 2009 she has been a program manager at The Center for Land Use Interpretation, a non-profit research organization involved in exploring and understanding contemporary landscape issues in the United States. From 2011–15 she was managing director of High Desert Test Sites. She has taught at Otis College of Art and Design and the University of Southern California, and served on the board of directors of Common Field from 2017–20. She is a Fall 2020 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Curatorial Research Fellow.
John McVay works between printmaking, collage, and more recently, collaborative sound and video installations. He thinks of the Las Vegas Strip as a richly textured and collaged landscape. He’s pursuing his MFA at UNLV to research Las Vegas, contemporary consumerism, American culture, ideology, nostalgia, and the spaces between high and low culture. He aims to push the boundaries of traditional printmaking techniques, bring printmaking into contact with sculptural installation, and combine sound and video elements in order to create immersive experiences. He earned a BFA in Printmaking with a minor in Art History from Arizona State University.
Erik Beehn is an artist and educator working out of Las Vegas, Nevada. Receiving his MFA from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, his practice spans across installation, painting and object making, with an interest in material exploration. Beehn has held faculty positions at Columbia College Chicago, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and currently the University of Nevada Las Vegas where he teaches printmaking. Beehn is the founder and director of Test Site Projects, a fine art publishing house located in Las Vegas.