Robert Champion – Artistic Director – Robert is an artist,musician,fabricator,broadcaster and storyteller living in the greater Chicagoland area. He also hosts The Philler and Dj’s the radio station on this site. Most of his work is inspired by the desire for process. If you have an idea that you need translated then he can make it happen for you. Contact him for collaborative projects and with any questions that you may have about this website @ email@example.com
Emma Helminski – Graphic Designer – Emma is a North Hollywood based graphic artist and designer. She is a graduate of The Illinois Institute of Art & Design in Chicago, Illinois and loves statues. In fact, she can even show you one in Chicago that will enchant even the biggest of skeptics. Her prolific work is continually increasing with our web presence and she has been a long standing member of the family throughout the years.
Kristen Champion – Graphic Designer & Jewelry Maker – Kristen is a graphic designer and jewelry maker living in the Chicagoland area. She is married to Robert Champion and is responsible for a great deal of the concepts that come out of the workshop. She has a culinary degree from The Illinois Instute of Art & Design in Chicago, Illinois and is currently developing plans to open a gastro pub and entertainment venue in central Illinois.
Jessica Bone – Artist & Creative Consultant – Jessica is a Chicagoland based artist that has become a deep fixture in The Sloping Companion philosophy. She specializes in pyrography and is a graduate of Elmhurst College in Elmhurst, Illinois.
Sue Coccia – Artist – Sue is an artist living in Washington. She is famous for her totem inspired pieces and runs Earth Art International @ http://www.earthartinternational.com/ Check out her website. She does amazing work!
Stephanie Geman-Marcotte – Writer - Stephanie is a contributor to the blog and offers a unique insight into the history of the music scene with her writing. She has authored an interesting piece of fiction related to the Jamband world that you can check out by clicking here. You can check out her written pieces on The Sloping Companion by choosing the The Overflow Tank category. Stay tuned for more from Stephanie!
Jonathon Blake – Crazyredbeard - Jonathon is a conceptual artist and important collaborator with The Sloping Companion. He has helped create such works as the “Birds of a Feather” wood burned table along with the ELEVATE II live art painting executed by Jessica Bone. You can check out all of his art at www.crazyredbeard.com - Stay tuned for more pieces from Jonathon!
Karen Champion – Jewlery Design & Fabrication – Karen is a jewelry maker living in the Chicagoland area. She is a loving mother and grandmother who is constantly thriving in the art of custom jewelry design and manufacturing. She produces quality pieces that are long lasting, sturdy and beautifully composed. She is semi retired and finds peace and sanctity in the process of her custom works.
Johnny Rose – Radio Host & Station Announcer – Johnny is a Chicago based broadcaster. He hosts The Super 70′s Program on the radio station on this website and also acts as house announcer for other programming on it. He is literally an encyclopedia of information on music history and is a valuable partner in The Sloping Companion family. Take a listen to his programs via our cloudcast link or tune into the station to hear the man with the golden pipes.