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. Mary is a founding member of Ruckus and contributing writer.
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.
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.
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.
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. Kassie 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.
Our 2018 Guest Contributors for Ruckus include: Jessica Oberdick, Alexis Doerr, Jake Ford, & Hunter Kissel.