Our Team

The St. Louis Small Press Expo and related events are made possible by a team of volunteer organizers.

(in egalitarian alphabetical order!):

Maria Cassilly holds a BFA in Studio Art from Webster University and an MLIS from Pratt Institute. She is a multimedia artist and has exhibited in galleries around St. Louis. She currently has installations on display in Beatnik Bob’s at City Museum. She has worked in Watson Library and the Digital Media department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She is co-owner of Beatnik Bob’s and the Rooftop Cafe at City Museum.

Max Cassilly is a musician, artist, cook, and co-owner of the Rooftop Cafe and Beatnik Bob’s at City Museum. His company Captured Planet has produced events and exhibited projection mapping projects throughout St. Louis. He is currently an active member of the band Mammoth Piano.

Brandon Daniels is a writer and teaching artist living in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated with his MFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2015. He has exhibited at several local galleries. He works as a freelance production artist for comic book companies such as Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse Comics. He has written and illustrated self published comics and contributed to several anthologies. His work can be found at http://www.brandonadaniels.com

Teddy Key is a marketer by trade, but maintains writing, baking, photography and filmmaking as hobbies. He graduated from Webster University in 2012 with a BA in Film Production. He’s exhibited experimental films at City Museum and Laumeier Sculpture Park.

Rachel Linn holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Washington in Seattle. She has an illustrated novella forthcoming from Meekling Press and her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Calyx, Phoebe, Storm Cellar, the St. Louis Arts in Transit Metroscapes/Metrolines programs, and elsewhere. Examples of her work can be found at https://rslinn.com

David Wolk is multimedia artist, writer, musician, and curator. He founded the media project Cranky Yellow in 2005, and has hosted over 1,000 musical acts, curated 65+ artist exhibitions, produced 3 music albums, released 2 art books, and has written and performed 2 original performance art pieces. He is a Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis Community Art Training (CAT) Institute Fellow. Connect with David @crankyyellow http://www.crankyyellow.com