Over the past 8 years, Caleb has found a passion collaborating with artists, architects, engineers, and designers to produce projects, products, and exhibitions in public and private sectors. As a fabricator, installer, and designer, he has held assistant positions in sculpture, film, and photography with Mark di Suvero, Eve Sussman, and Andre Lambertson respectively. Caleb taught drawing and sculpture at the Briarcliff College of Design in Long Island, NY from 2000 to 2002. He currently has work hanging at the Leedy-Voulkus Arts Center in the arts district of Kansas City and developing his business Constructible.
Caleb grew up on a 2,000-acre farm in Chillicothe, Missouri and has lived and worked in New York City and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Caleb holds a B.F.A. in Sculpture from the Kansas City Art Institute and has completed the Sustainable Architecture program at Paolo Soleri’s Arcosanti in Arizona.
You can view his work at calebleebowman.com.
Caleb Lee Bowman
Megan graduated with a B.A. in English and two minors in Music and Psychology from Truman State University in 2014. Since college she's lived in Germany teaching English as a Second Language, been published in The Feminist Wire for her essay "Puberty Ruined Me" and her poetry is now being featured in composer's music in the Kansas City area.
You can view her poetry here.
With an eclectic background in Culinary Arts, metal fabrication, motorcycle design, and acting, Charles Burkhardt applies his diverse experiences to the operation and startup of his own businesses endeavors. Charles grew up in Macon, Missouri taking his studies to Kansas City. After exploring Europe, cheffing through the Northeast, Alabama, and Chicago, he finally landed in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he began his most recent business ventures; Santa Fe Property Solutions and Rusty Bolt Garage.
Bill Lepentis is a designer, professor, strategist and design scientist.
He has over 20 years in the architectural design, master planning, construction documentation, project and construction management industry.
Bill excels at leading project teams where open ideation helps forge creative collaborations, prototypes and solutions. He considers design as a unique mode of social inquiry rather than funneling it into merely problem solving or stylizing.
His projects include social change initiatives and innovations involving the elimination of homelessness and poverty. Bill’s thesis work and concentration included innovations, services, environments and products involving play-based learning for early childhood education.
The last five years has seen Bill’s design practice evolve into a design research and strategy consulting firm; linking traditional practices with new, human-centered design approaches, helping companies and organizations grow and succeed.
Lepentis Research & Design