Tom Shultz is a designer working in Clinton, Connecticut. An award-winning consultant, Tom has designed, directed, and produced a wide range of creative marketing and web projects for organizations large and small including Yale Repertory Theatre, Yale School of Drama, Long Wharf Theater, The Hartford Courant, Tickets.com, Clear Channel and Trivial Pursuit.
Tom designs, develops and maintains the IRIS website. He also designed the IRIS logo and other communication and identity for the organization.
Learn more at: tomshultz.com
Aaron Kotowski is an award-winning photographer and graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BFA in Professional Photographic Illustration. Aaron utilizes media from large format photography to the most cutting edge digital technology to render the most dynamic and creative images possible. He specializes in fine art portraiture, documentary photography and editorial photography.
Aaron’s beautifully photographed portraits of refugees appear on the IRIS website at the top of each page.
Learn more at: aaronkotowski.com
Arturo Soto is photographer who lives and works in New York City and Mexico City. Arturo was born in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico. He has an MFA in Photography, Video and Media from the School of Visual Design in New York and a BFA in photography, film and television from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia.
Arturo’s intimate portraits of refugee families taken in 2006 at their homes in New Haven appear on the IRIS website in the introductory animation on the home page and throughout.
Learn more at: arturosotophotography.com
Bradley E. Clift is an award-winning photographer and international photojournalist. A Pulitzer finalist in 2003, he has received 10 nominations for the pretigious prize. His work has been published in most major magazines, including Time, Newsweek, Stern and Paris Match. In 1987 he was National Newspaper Photographer of the Year.
Bradley's photographs have documented IRIS's World Refugee Day and appear on the IRIS website in the introductory animation on the home page and throughout.
Learn more at: bradleyeclift.com
Susan Clinard began her sculptural studies at the age of nineteen. She continued her fine arts education at the University of Michigan where she also studied Cultural Anthropology. Clinard's sculptures express her strong affinity with nature and her genuine love for all human beings.
Susan has sculpted many IRIS clients over the last year. All sculptures were created with terra cotta clay with patina. These are unique pieces, and no copies have been made. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the work of IRIS.
Learn more at: clinard.org