Eli VandenBerg is the Manager of Creative Employment Services at Community Integrated Services, where he provides professional support to artists and artisans with disabilities. Eli graduated with a BFA in printmaking from Arcadia University and an MFA in printmaking from Pratt Institute. He serves on the Art Gallery Committee at the William Way LGBT Community Center and the board of the Leeway Foundation. Artistic pursuits include quilting, printmaking, woodworking and drawing and projects include Body in Progress: a Transition, Objectifying Identity and Slogans and Battle Cries, a mobile Letterpress sign printing workshop, for which he was awarded a 2012 Leeway Art and Change Grant. His work has been shown both nationally and internationally, including The National Queer Arts Festival, San Francisco, CA; Femina Potens Gallery, San Francisco, CA, The Print Making Center of New Jersey, Branchburg, NJ, Gallery Affero; Newark, NJ and The William Way LGBT Community Center in both their 30th Anniversary exhibition and a solo show in winter of 2009. His work has also appeared in several books and journals including the anthology Self-Organizing Men: Conscious Masculinities in Time and Space published in 2006 by Homofactus Press and Chroma: A Queer Literary Journal, London, UK. His work is included in many public and private collections including the Print and Picture Collection of the Free Library of Philadelphia. www.elivandenberg.com.