Empathy Project
Arzu Arda Kosar received her MFA from USC and BA in art history and studio arts from the University of Pittsburgh. She has exhibited her work internationally and is currently a resident artist at the 18th Street Arts Center, whose mission is “to provoke public dialogue through contemporary art making”.  For more info on Arzu you may visit http://www.arzuardakosar.org

Julie Kornblum grew up with fabric and yarn. She earned a fashion design certificate at Los Angeles Trade Technical College, was a patternmaker in the garment industry and taught at Otis College of Art and Design. She earned a BA in Art at California State University Northridge. Julie exhibits nationally and has won numerous awards for her woven wall pieces and sculptural basketry. For more info on Julie you may visit http://www.juliekornblum.com
Darlyn Susan Yee is a Los Angeles-based fiber artist. Her knitted Body Cocoon Series has been exhibited at TAG Gallery, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, and Galéria Z in Bratislava, Slovakia. Ms. Yee’s knotted artwork was published in 100 Artists of the West Coast II. Her first book, Macramé Today: Contemporary Knotting Projects, is available July 2011. For more info on Darlyn you may visit http://www.darlynsusanyee.com

Katelyn Dorroh is an artist based in Southern California, and is presently studying art at Glendale Community College. She is currently practicing in several mediums and disciplines such as painting, printmaking, and fiber arts. Her fiber art focuses on making art accessible to the public. The artist can be reached at Kadorroh@gmail.com