Wendy Forrester enjoyed her first professional chapter as a Registered Art Therapist & California licensed Marriage, Family & Child Therapist. Interspersed were stints as an artist and art instructor, and most recently managing art exhibits, programs, & publicity at a library in Vermont prior to working at the Boston Graduate School.

Joel Moskowitz studied art at Brandeis University (BA, 1976) and has exhibited extensively in the Boston area including gallery1581. His last exhibit, at Fountain Street Fine Art in 2015, featured entwined Hebrew and Arabic letters, a vision of coexistence.

Mara Wagner is a psychoanalyst and professor at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, where she founded gallery1581 after accidentally falling into art. When she is not in the office or the classroom, you can find her in the studio.