Born in NY, NY Roxanne Yamins is an artist interested in exploring the intersection between behavior in everyday life and the objects produced by society considered necessity for living. Recent works investigate the role of machines and apparatus made for the sharing of experience and reciprocal conduct. Roxanne Yamins received her undergraduate education from The Cooper Union and completed her BFA at Cornell University in 2012. She is currently earning her MFA in sculpture at Virginia Commonwealth.
John Capouya teaches journalism and nonfiction writing in the University of Tampa’s undergraduate and MFA programs. “Purify” is adapted from his forthcoming book, Florida Soul, to be published by the University Press of Florida.