Edra Soto is a Chicago-based artist, educator, curator, and co-director of the artist-run outdoor project space THE FRANKLIN. She obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2000, as well as attending Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Beta-Local in Puerto Rico and the Robert Rauschenberg Residency Program in Captiva, Florida though a 3Arts Foundation Fellowship.
Her work was recently featured at the 4th Poly/Graphic Triennial of San Juan and the Caribbean in Puerto Rico, Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space and the Hunter East Harlem Gallery, in New York. She co-curated with artist Josue Pellot the exhibition Present Standard, at the Chicago Cultural Center with overwhelmingly positive reviews from the Chicago Tribune, Newcity and Artforum. She was recently featured in Newcity’s annual Art 50 issue, Chicago’s Artists’ Artists and awarded the Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship.
Dan Sullivan is an American indie rock musician from Chicago, Illinois. He started his musical career with self-titled (albeit mirrored) Folk Rock band Nad Navillus, releasing three albums from March 1999 to November 2002. He was also a member of short lived Post Rock project A-Z Consolidated, releasing one EP. Dan Sullivan is also known as an occasional guitarist in the Folk Rock band Songs: Ohia. He is currently leading metal band Arriver and also plays in rock band The American Pringles.