Eli Walker was born in Dallas, Texas. He received his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with emphasis on painting. He has traveled to various residencies and has been a part of exhibitions here and abroad. He received his MFA for Painting at the Hoffberger School of Painting in association with Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore. Walker has also been very involved with alternative art practices since his time in Chicago. He currently lives and works in Dallas and is cofounder of SCAB artist collective, Homeland Security Domestic and The Union Studios and Production.
Kelly Kroener was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She studied sculpture and fashion at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. While in school she began living and working the Ukrainian Village, where she developed a strong sensibility for the importance of a vibrant community in her life. She has lived and worked in Dallas since 2012 where she has been an active member of the artist group SCAB. Kroener continues her practice in fiber and textiles and is co-founder of Homeland Security Domestic and The Union Studios and Production. Her work is represented by her neighbor, RE Gallery in Dallas.