About the Curators
- Jason Wright
Jason S. Wright is a multidisciplinary artist/designer who has studied painting, printmaking, photography and design, all of which he channels to create a body of work that explores process as outcome and art for one’s own sake. Wright’s work has been exhibited locally at the Smith Gallery and the Appalachian House; he has recently had solo exhibitions at the Looking Glass Gallery and the Nth Gallery. Aside from exhibiting work, Wright is active in Boone’s art community working for the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts and the Smith Gallery as exhibition designer. Wright also works as the treasurer of AIGA and as of fall 2016, Wright began work as the art editor for The Peel Literature & Arts Review.
- Kyle Hazard
Kyle Hazard was born in Crystal Lake, Illinois, a small city located in the northwest part of the Chicagoland area, and currently resides in the Raleigh-Durham area collaborating with friends new and old to experiment with art and exhibitions. Hazard attended Appalachian State University where he pursued degrees in Art Management, Studio Art, and a minor in Business. Kyle worked for The Peel as a committee member, the Visual Editor, and finally Associate Editor in Chief.