Aleksandra Lagkueva is an award-winning photographer and videographer with a degree in fine art. Her work has been exhibited at NVCC’s Tyler Gallery, the Artisphere, and in galleries in Washington, DC. Visit her web site>>

Duy Tran is a graduate of the Art Institute of Washington, and was a member of the Columbia Heights West Teen Photo Project. His work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian, FOTOWEEKDC, Artisphere, Flux, and the Ellipse Art Center. His photographs are included in the book Portraits from the Pike: A Celebration of Community. Visit his web site>>

Lloyd Wolf is an award-winning photographer with work held in the Corcoran Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the Museum of Jewish heritage, and numerous other institutions. His work has been exhibited in over 100 national and international exhibitions. Mr. Wolf has worked for The Washington Post Magazine, National Geographic Explorer, AFL-CIO, People, and Vogue. He received a National Endowment for the Arts Survey Grant with Paula Endo. He has produced three previous books of photography, and has taught at George Mason University, Shepherd College, and to homeless and immigrant youth. Visit his web site>>

Paula Endo is a documentary and fine art photographer and teacher, a third-generation Japanese-American whose family was interned during World War II. She earned her MAT in Fine Arts from Harvard. In 1979, Endo and Lloyd Wolf received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for the Arlington Photo Documentary Project. Ms. Endo founded the Columbia Heights West Teen Photo Project, which produced the book, Portraits from the Pike: A Celebration of Community. She is a member of the Middle Street Gallery in Rappahannock County, VA. Visit her LinkedIn page>>

Xang Mimi Ho holds an MFA from Maryland Institute College of Arts. Ms. Ho was chosen first place winner in a national juried exhibition for young artists with disabilities from VSA Arts. An alumna of the Columbia Heights West Teen Photo Project, she has taught photography at George Mason University, The Art Institute of Washington, and Northern Virginia Community College. Visit her web site>>