ERNA KALUZA was born in Vienna, Austria, and is a cartoonist by profession. She, as well as her husband Les, worked at the Paramount Studio in New York. In 1964 he settled in Hollywood and worked for Hanna-Barbera on shows like "THE FLINTSTONES", "THE JETSONS", "YOGI BEAR", "JOHNNY QUEST" and many others. Les also produced his own animated shorts, which were shown at Film Festivals all over the world and won several awards.
Erna went through much the same as Les working at the same studios in ink and pain and in animation. Erna’s paintings are colorful and cheery and are in private collections in the USA and Europe. Besides painting, Erna also enjoys writing poetry, essays and short stories.
PATRICIA E. CARÍAS was born in Guatemala, lived in the USA for over 20 years. She has a Masters of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California, Berkeley.
NATÁLIA P. VIEIRA is an architect and coordinates artistic and cultural projects. She is dress and costume supervisor for theatre, fashion and cinema. She graduated from Lusíada University.
JOSÉ CARLOS VECHINA is a theologian. He received his degrees from the University of Deusto, Bilbao, and the University of Salamanca, Spain. He is currently an archivist at the OCD, a Catholic organization.
ANTÓNIO PINTO DE MAGALHÃES aka ANTÓNIO ALIJÓ is a painter, interior decorator, curator, scenographer (ballet and theater), restoration architect, graphic designer, artistic director of a decoration magazine, director of photography of interiors. António graduated from the College of Mompelier and National Conservatory.