Bill Hosterman investigates the relationship between the way that the natural environment is defined by the human journey, and the manner in which humans are defined by nature. Hosterman works in drawing and printmaking and has exhibited his work nationally and internationally. Hosterman holds a BFA and an MFA degrees with a concentration in printmaking and studied printmaking and art in South Africa on a Fulbright Scholarship.
Originally from Palo Alto, California, Ed Wong Ligda has been a Michigan based painter for over twenty-five years. In California he worked half-time as a graphic designer/illustrator, and half-time as a painter. After moving to Michigan he became a full-time Assistant and Associate Professor at Kendall College of Art and Design, where he was also the Chair of Design Studies.
In 1996 he became a Full Professor at Grand Valley State University and was the coordinator of Illustration until retirement at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. He currently is a full-time painter concentrating on landscapes.