FABIAN BERNAL began his career working as a graphic designer for advertising agencies such as DDB Needham, Y&R and BBDO in Bogotà, Colombia. Bernal received his M.A. in Interior Design from the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, DC. In 2006, Bernal opened Meat Market Gallery in the heart of DC's burgeoning art scene focusing on local and internationally acclaimed artists, gaining exhibition, primary market and art fair experience. Bernal founded DC Performance Week in 2007 and DC Design Week in 2009. Bernal co-opened and directed Johannes Vogt Gallery from 2011 to 2013, and founded the Fire Island Performance Series in 2012.
SAMUEL DRAXLER is an artist, art historian, and writer based in New York. Draxler graduated from Columbia University magna cum laude in 2012, where he earned honors in art history for his thesis on violence in the work of the collective artist Claire Fontaine. As the Associate Director of Johannes Vogt Gallery, he curated the group show "Cleaning Up," for which Artribune described him as "the bud of a plant, that if planted in the good soil of a museum, would yield optimal fruit." Draxler's cultural writing has appeared in Avidly, On-Verge, and Texte zur Kunst.
DAVID EVERITT HOWE is a Brooklyn-based independent curator and critic. He received his BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design and his MA in Modern Art: Critical and Curatorial Studies from Columbia University. He has curated exhibitions for Scaramouche, Abrons Arts Center, Performa, and 47 Canal, and his writing has appeared in The Village Voice, ArtReview, Art Papers, Flash Art International, Modern Painters, Frieze, Kaleidoscope, Mousse, and Afterall, among other publications. He is the Curatorial and Development Associate at Participant Inc.