Quarterly since 1996: Artists


Barbara Abel lives in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Her images, found in galleries and private collections nationally, and in fine art publications such as Communication Arts Magazine and Photo Review, were used here at 2River in the chapbook Happily Ever After and in the 8.2 (Winter 2004) issue of 2RV.

Tantra Bensko is a poet and visual artist living in the mist of Steamboat Island, Washington. Her art has appeared in the 7.2 and 7.3 issues of The 2River View.

Donald Bied is a grahpic designer and artist living in Los Angeles. His art has appeared on four covers of The 2River View: 1-1, 1-3, 2-2, 3-1, and 8.1.

Richard Biscayart has taught English as a second language. Biscayart has taught in Taiwan, Spain, Mexico, Canada, Panama, and Japan. He is currently teaching ESL in Milford, Delaware. His are appears in the 12.1 issue of 2RV.

Craig Clark lives in Iqaluit, capital of the new Nunavut territory. He has painted at Pow Wows, on the streets, in schools, in bars and anywhere that people gather. His art appeared in the 4-2 issue of The 2River View.

Cristina Carroll is a California monotype printmaker, designer and teacher. After receiving her B.A. degree in Art and Art History from Connecticut College, she continued her studies at the Boston Museum School, the Massachusetts College of Art, the DeCordova Museum School, and the Sir John Cass School of Art. Her art appeared in the 8-4 issue of The 2River View.

Francesco Clemente has had work appear in numerous museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, Philidelphia Museum of Art, Andy Warhol Museum, and the Guggenheim Museum. The images here appeared with poems by Robert Creeley in the 2-2 issue of The 2River View.

Amadeo Cortez lives in Houston, Texas. His work appeared in the 6-4 issue of The 2River View.

Oliver Curran is a self-taught folk artist working in Newry, County Down, Ireland. His work is fast becoming some of the most soughtafter contemporary primitive material in Ireland.. His work illustrated the 7-1 and 7-4 issues of The 2River View. Web Site

Kelly Darke shows her work regularly at Ornamentum Gallery in Hudson, New York; and Orchard Lake Framing and Gallery in Keego Harbor, Michigan. Her current art consists of abstract and floral paintings; and wearable crocheted metalwork in silver, gold, copper, and mixed media. Her art appeared in the 9-1 issue of The 2River View.

Silkie deWinter is a writer, photographer, digital artist, singer, actress, and storyteller currently living in Middletown, Connecticut. Her photographs were used in the 4-3 issue of The 2River View.

Cindy Duhe is self-described Bohemian in Houston, Texas, who likes to bodybuild. Occasionally she does voice work for Japanimation cartoons. Her art was used in Open to All, a chapbook by Ken Pobo, and the 4.4 (Summer 2000) issue of The 2River View.

Stephen Eiring is represented by many leading galleries on the west coast. Many of his paintings are located on his website. The paintings here were used the the 5.1 issue of The 2River View.

George Euclide explores in his art the relationship of space and landscape. In his work, for instance, a wind current carrying spores from a decaying marsh could very well allude to the entropy of particles. His images appeared in the 10.1 issue of 2RV.

Mark Flowers teaches art at Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, PA. The images here are from the 3-2, 3-4, and 4-1 issues of The 2River View.

August Highland uses text as the compositional elements in his alphanumeric paintings. Sentences, phrases, words, parts of words, letters, and parts of letters make up every stroke and gesture in his visual work. He produces images in both miniature or monumental sizes. Hi work appeared in the 9.2 issue of 2RV.

Liz Amini-Holmes is an illustrator and painter. She has worked for magazines, newspapers, record companies, and book publishers. Her paintings have been exhibited at various San Francisco Bay Area galleries. Her images appeared in the 10.3 , 12.4, and 13.2 issues of 2RV.

Robert Indiana is known for using public signs and symbols with altered lettering to make stark and challenging visual statements. His images appeared with poems by Robert Creeley in the 2-4 issue of The 2River View.

Megan Karlen hasmade New York City her home since 1989. Although she came to the city to work in publishing she soon turned to art and studied independently with a number of the city's professional artists. She has been in numerous group shows along the east coast in addition to solo shows in New York and New Jersey. Her art appeared for a year in the 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, and 11.4 issues of 2RV.

Athena Leavitt reads and speaks Spanish and would like to be a ballerina. Her art graced the 3-3 issue of The 2River View.

Barry Maloney can be found most days in downtown Boston, speedily drawing the myriad images of life and passing phenomena; or in Dedham, Massachusetts, working from his home studio, where in June 2000 he put out his shingle as Master artist. His art appeared in the 9.4 issue of 2RV.

Dan McCormack heads the Photography program at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he teaches photography and digital media. His pinhole images were used in the 8.3 (Spring 2004) issue of 2RV.

Joseph Pizzat is Professor of Art Emeritus, Mercyhurst College. He has given numerous one-person shows; and juried, group, and invitational exhibitions. Pizzat was the artist for After Death's Silence, poems by Josephy Lisowski.

Endi Poskovic has exhibited extensively in virtually all major national and international print exhibitions throughout the United States, Australia, Cuba, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain and Yugoslavia. He teaches at in the art department at Whittier College. Poskovic was the artist for 5-2 issue of The 2River View

Jackie Skrzynski lives with her husband and their two children in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York. In her studio, she meditates on the capriciousness of violence; outside of the studio, she teaches art at Ramapo College of New Jersey. Skrzynski has exhibited nationally, most recently in Beacon, New York. Her images appeared in the 10.2 and 12.3 issues of 2RV.

Donald Sultan has work in the public collections of numerous museums, ranging from the Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. His images here appeared with poems by Robert Creeley in the 3-3 issue of The 2River View.

Don Swartzentruber designs carnivalesque images that manifest from interests in theology, cultural issues, and the surreal. He received an M.F.A in Visual Art from Vermont College of Norwich University and exhibits nationally. His images appeared in the 10.4 issue of 2RV.

Wendy Woloson likes Jello-Gelatin. The illustrations here originally appeared in Dorothy Surrenders, poems by Jessy Randall.

Mitko Zhelezarov is a 1988 graduate of Colleges Pedagogic of Fine Art, Bulgaria. He lives and works in Plovdiv. His art has appeared in the 12.2, 13.1, and 13.3 issues of 2RV.

David Zvanut is an artist and sculptor in Commerce, Texas. He has had solo and group exhibitions throughout the southwest, and his most recent commission was the 2000 Entry Portal for the NASPL National Convention in Dallas, Texas. Zvanut was the artist for the 5_3 (Spring 2001), 6.1 (Fall 2001), and 6.3 (Summer 2002) issues of The 2River View.