Raquel Stallworth attained a BFA in Graphic Design /Illustration from Temple University, Tyler School of Art, in Philadelphia in 1990. Since then, she has worked primarily as a graphic manager/coordinator for medical and health-related publishers, and has been freelancing as a fine artist (and calligrapher) since 1996. Her artwork can be seen on www.raqflow.com. Raquel has assisted with most of Project Osmosis’s programs, while serving as Director of Finance. She feels that Osmosis is one of the few communities of black visual artists that are truly active and consistent in community youth projects.
Vernon Lockhart received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Vernon began his career freelancing for Film Incorporated (Movie Posters Division) and the Museum of Science and Industry. He co-founded Art On the Loose in 1996. At Art on The Loose, Vernon has provided art direction for major projects in the Chicago area and has had an impressive list of clients. As Principal of Art on the Loose, Inc., he has received awards from Print Design magazine, Communications Arts magazine, Graphic Design USA, and Graphics. Vernon recently served on the national board of AIGA, the professional association for design.