Vile Contributors

Without the help, dedication, and downright generosity of the following remarkable people, Vile would not be able to update content on an almost daily basis. With the utmost appreciation, thank you.

Michael Cleverly

Painter, Writer, Shotgun Owner

Michael Cleverly is an Aspen-area artist and local legend. He has been a columnist for the Aspen Times Weekly since 2000. And is co-author of the "The Kitchen Readings: Untold Stories of Hunter S. Thompson" with Sheriff Bob Braudis. We are proud to call him Vile's Aspen Bureau Chief.

On The Web:
The Kitchen Readings
Linked In

Tracey Hawkins

Professor, Writer, Traveler

Tracey M. Hawkins is a professor of Art History in Atlanta, GA. She holds a Master's degree from Emory University where she specialized in Mannerism and Modern/Contemporary Art History. Both a collector and an artist herself, her great passion is traveling, and she has studied, lectured and adventured extensively throughout Europe, Russia and Africa. Tracey has been a contributing editor and writer for various print publications such as American Contemporary Art and Frontier Airlines magazine as well as award-winning websites, galleries, private artistic institutions and individual artists. She has also served as a director, curator and consultant for several Atlanta-based galleries representing a diversity of styles from sporting art to contemporary abstract painting and sculpture.

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Royalty artist, writer, and social observer

Kevin "KZ" Ziruolo regularly contributes to a variety of magazines and websites.

On The Web:
The KZ Concepts Blog
KZHS Art Portfolio
KZ on Twitter
KZ on Facebook