“I still remember seeing my first duck in flight,” he once reminisced. “It was a mallard.”

Illustrator during the golden age of American Magazines.

Rather than a singular source of individual wisdom, he’s a human interface. He connects people with ideas, strangers with nature, raw materials with chisels.

Honored by the Guggenheim Foundation as a Creative Fellow in 2010

Brent Schoonover, a lifetime fan of genre comics and pop culture is the creator of Mr. Murder is Dead, and co-creator of Horrorwood.

As an urban planner, Aldo Moroni is mostly an improviser.

Native of Poland, child of Detroit, Karlic remains curious about cars, immigration, and dashed dreams.

Davis demonstrates that "small-town" doesn't mean "small minded."

He may design with a computer, but in reality Chris Rand is a modern update to the village blacksmith.

For decades now, Seekins has made himself a work of art.