Jeffrey Huntsman is currently the board president of Voces Novae. He has been a board member of the Bloomington Chamber Singers for 14 years and also served as president. He sings in the Unitarian Universalist Church choir. Jeffrey is a board member of the Monroe County Civic Theater and occasional actor and director with the Bloomington Playwrights Project and has also acted for Cardinal Stage. Jeffrey is an occasional feature writer for The Ryder magazine, covering mostly choral and theater events. He is an Emeritus Professor of English at I.U. email
Dr. Filiz Cicek is an artist, scholar and journalist who is currently serving as a Fulbright specialist for the Arts.
Dr. Cicek received her MFA and PhD from IU, Bloomington and has been teaching gender, art and cinema courses at various IU campuses as well as at Bosphorus University summer school in Istanbul. As a curator she organized BloomingtonKatmandu, Museum of Broken Relationships and Women Exposed International Art Exhibits. As an artist, she has exhibited her work in museums and galleries in New York, Chicago, California, The Kinsey Institute, IU School of Fine Arts Gallery and various venues in Bloomington.
Since 2009, Dr. Cicek has been contributing to The Ryder Magazine as a co-editor, writer, artist, graphic designer, and as an event coordinator. She has also written for local national and international journals and newspapers on art, gender and cinema. She is the regional coordinator for The Feminist Art Project based at Rutgers University, New York. email