Michael Covello creates animations, paintings, drawings, prints, site-specific installations, videos, and audio work. He received his BFA from the School of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University and his MFA in Transdisciplinary Art at the University of South Florida. Covello has been twice nominated by the American Academy of Arts and Letters for awards and exhibitions and is the recipient of an Individual Artist Grant from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County and a grant from the Vermont Studio Center. He has been a featured artist in two publications of New American Paintings. His animations have been screened at the 2019 Los Angeles International Film Festival’s IndieShortFest, where he was nominated for Best Audio Mixing, and the 2019 Director’s Circle Festival of Shorts.
Elizabeth Schneider received her BFA from the School of Architecture, Art, and Planning at Cornell University and earned her MFA from the University of South Florida, with a focus in painting and animation. She is an internationally exhibiting contemporary artist, recently participating in exhibitions in the Philadelphia area, and film festivals around the world including the [RE] Gen New Media Festival, the San Francisco Independent Film Festival, the London Independent Film Festival, ARTS x SDGS Online Festival, and T-Short Film Festival.