Britt McDermott is a visual artist and art educator from Atlanta, Georgia. She is currently based in Nashville, Tennessee, where she uses art education to teach young people about country music history. She works primarily in illustration and oil paint and has exhibited her artwork across the Southeast US. (Issue /1)

Aliya Smith is a Cambridge, Mass-born, Atlanta-based illustrator and muralist focused on surreal femininity and connection with nature and self. Aliya has drawn her entire life with great encouragement from her family to pursue a career in the arts. She studied fine art at UNC Asheville, but shortly after college, decided to steer toward more illustrative work. Her pieces often tenderly spotlight mental illness and self-preservation through crisp line work and pop colors. (Issue /2)