Karin Breuer is the curator in charge of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Her recent publications include Japanesque: The Japanese Print in the Era of Impressionism (2010) and Ed Ruscha and the Great American West (2016).
Sherry Fowler is a professor of Japanese art history, with a specialization in Japanese Buddhist art, at the University of Kansas, Lawrence. Her publications include Murōji: Rearranging Art and History at a Japanese Buddhist Temple (2005) and Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan (2016).
Jeff Gunderson is the librarian and archivist at the San Francisco Art Institute. He has written on the history of California photography and the San Francisco art scene of the 1940s, and contributed, most recently, to Black Power / Flower Power: Photographs by Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch (2012).
Joel Selvin is an award-winning journalist who covered pop music for the San Francisco Chronicle from 1970 to 2009 and has written sixteen books on the subject. Selvin contributed to Summer of Love: Art, Fashion, and Rock and Roll (2017) and coauthored Ed Hardy’s memoir, Wear Your Dreams: My Life in Tattoos (2013).
Dale Slusser, an expert on Japanese arts, is currently the associate vice-president of development for the KU Endowment, in Lawrence, Kansas.