John Cram is a visionary and pioneer in the contemporary craft world as the owner of New Morning and Blue Spiral Galleries in Asheville, North Carolina.  He has been honored with numerous awards and in 2013, he was given the North Carolina Award for Fine Arts, the state’s highest civilian honor.  



Lee Steffen is a creative genius in both photography, branding and graphic design as well as through his amazing public speaking. Lee's clients include MTV, Capital Music and his work has been featured in TIME, The New York Times, ESPN and CNN to name a few. Lee lives with his family in Nashville, Tennessee.   


Catherine Levene

Catherine is the former CEO of, the leading online contemporary art marketplace.  She built that business from the ground up and sold the company to Phaedon in 2014. Catherine is an avid art collector and is a strong believer in finding new ways to make collecting art fun and accessible.  She lives in New York City.