林达·巴里 has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator, and teacher and found that they are very much alike. She lives in Wisconsin, where she is associate professor of art and Discovery Fellow at University of Wisconsin Madison. She has written three bestselling 和 acclaimed creative how-to graphic novels for Drawn & Quarterly, 这是什么 它获得了最佳现实基础图形小说和R.R.艾斯纳奖唐纳利奖最高的文学成就由威斯康星州的作者; 图片这一点; 和 大纲：笔记意外教授， 和2019年她获得麦克阿瑟天才奖。巴里出生于威斯康星州在1956年。
艾莉森基布雷尔 is a Professor of American Studies and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies as well as Department Chair of American Studies. She participated in two 林达·巴里 workshops, one at F&M and one at Omega Institute, 和 is excited to share her approach with the F&M community.