Xabio Arts aka Andrew Bosch is a drawing YouTuber that makes funny and helpful videos. Along with his drawing tutorials and speed paintings, he also offers a candid look into the life of an artist and how he navigates resistance.
Talia Jackson is an actress, model and singer. She is a series regular on Netflix’s Family Reunion (which won an NAACP Award for “Children’s Program”) and ABC’s Station 19. With productions all on hold, she’s focusing on her music career and is producing / release music directly from home.
Her first two songs, “Complicated” and “5Five” are available on Spotify.
Kasey Golden is an illustrator and YouTuber with the dream of illustrating children’s books.
She shares her illustrations, challenges and process as an artist on her YouTube channel where she has over a million subscribers following her journey.
Mur Lafferty is the author of Solo: A Star Wars Story and the Hugo and Nebula nominated novel Six Wakes, The Shambling Guides series, and several self pubbed novels and novellas, including the award winning Afterlife series.
She is also the host of the Hugo-winning podcast Ditch Diggers, and the long-running I Should Be Writing. She is the recipient of the John Campbell Award for best new writer, the Manly Wade Wellman Award, the Best Fancast Hugo Award, and joined the Podcast Hall of Fame in 2015, its inaugural year.
Michael Ray was one of the very first students to go through the Evolve Artist Program curriculum. Throughout his education and work with Evolve, Michael has been an inspiration for how to get work done and get it done well.
Michael has a family, a full-time job and many other responsibilities but was still able to thrive with Evolve, and is now looking forward to selling his work at a professional level.
Kevin Murphy is an internationally recognized award-winning portrait painter and illustrator. Since 1993, he’s delivered nearly 600 commissioned works within the fields of Illustration and Portraiture.
Kevin is also the cofounder of The Evolve Artist Program, where he teaches all traditional classes. The Art Academy, from which the Evolve program was born, was founded by Kevin in 2009.
Piper Talladay is a contemporary realist painter currently residing in Tacoma, Washington, but working with clients across the United States. Her work is centered around equine portraiture, rendered in oil.
In addition to her own work, Piper is head instructor at Evolve Artist, an online academy that trains students around the world in traditional oil painting.
Mitch Bowler is the founder of Pencil Kings and cofounder of The Evolve Artist Program.
He is an expert in remote art production, having spent a decade building AAA Art Studios in Shanghai, China. Through Evolve, he is realizing his dream to make serious art education accessible and affordable worldwide.
Mioree is a digital artist and illustrator who specializes in stylized character illustrations.
She is also a partnered Twitch streamer who livestreams her art while explaining her methods and thought process to inspire and interact with her growing community.
Dan Ekis is an American comic artist and writer best known for creating the series Odyssey, Inc. and Soul of the World on Webtoons.
He frequently interviews other artists and creators on his YouTube Channel and he currently works as a freelance illustrator doing commissions for various clients from his studio in Pittsburgh.
His Kickstarter, Odyssey Inc: The Twin Bengals is an adventure graphic novel and is live now.