Kari Russell-Pool often collaborates with her husband, Marc Petrovic, who is also a glass artist. They both graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art in the early 1990s and set up a studio in Essex, Connecticut.
Bisbee was a daguerreotypist, photographer, inventor, and author. His History and Practice of Daguerreotyping was published in 1853, the same year he opened a photography studio in partnership with James Robertson on Main Street in Dayton, Ohio.
Like the intricate designs of mid-nineteenth-century cross-stiched embroidery samplers, Weaver's photograms—unique images made in the darkroom without a camera by arranging objects directly on photographic paper—incorporated phrases from hymns or Scripture.