Mary Clore : Development & Outreach Editor, Contributor
is a painter and printmaker. She has a BFA and a BA in Art History from the University of Louisville, and has been working in art museums since the age of 15. Clore is a founding member of Ruckus and contributing writer.
Kevin Warth : Managing Editor, Contributor
is an artist, art historian, independent curator, queer theorist, photographer, museum professional, organizer, and activist. He is a founding member of Ruckus and contributing writer.
L Autumn Gnadinger : Print & Digital Content Editor, Contributor
is a designer, artist, and current Core Fellow at Penland School of Craft in North Carolina, whose work focuses on the relationship and overlapping areas between creative fields. They are a founding member of Ruckus and its web editor.
Kassie Alderson : Editor
is an experienced museum professional with a background in Art History. A native Louisvillian, she has worked in Education at the Speed Art Museum and Visitor Services at KMAC Museum. Alderson has expanded her career by taking on a position at the Portland Art Museum in Oregon, bringing a national perspective to Louisville's cultural scene. She is a content editor for Ruckus.
Jessica Oberdick : Contributor
is a visual artist, curator, and writer. In December 2017 she graduated from the University of Louisville with her dual Master of Arts and Art History in Critical and Curatorial Studies and Master of Public Administration in Nonprofit Management. Originally from WV, Oberdick also has a BFA from Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV.
Leah Hughes : Contributor
is a mixed media artist and lifelong South End resident with interests in international relations, political solidarities, carpentry and trades, queerness, feminisms, and education. Recent projects include a Watson Fellowship analyzing art as a working class political mobilizing tool on-site in 7 countries and a Fulbright Fellowship teaching English and Art History in Slovakia.
Our Guest Writers for Ruckus include: