Gerald Nordland is a leading Diebenkorn scholar. A founder of the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, he currently lives in Chicago, where he works as an independent curator and author.
Mark Lavatelli is an artist, art critic, and art educator of humanities at Medaille College in Buffalo, New York.
Artist and curator Charles Strong attended the California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, studying briefly with Richard Diebenkorn and with Clyfford Still. For more than thirty years, Strong was director of the Wiegand Gallery at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California.