Meet the team behind the scenes
Christopher 'Boats' Oshana is a retired Navy Veteran of 20 years, owner of Oshana Digital Productions, and artist behind PTSD: The Invisible Scar. In 2013 Boats was granted a workspace and internship at monOrchid.
For the past four years he has spent his time in the building honing his skills as production staff on numerous commercial and creative projects, he assists in each show at the gallery, and is an all around superman in the building.
His artwork has been featured in several publications both online and in print including The Recruiter Journal, North Valley Magazine, Phoenix New Times, YabYum Music & Arts, Explore Art Phoenix, and LocalRevibe Magazine. He has exhibited his photography across the valley including the Marketplace 1 and Banner University Medical Center.
the man who BROUGHT IT ALL TO LIFE...
Wayne Rainey is a third generation Phoenician and has worked in most sectors of the arts industry including his commercial photography business, serving on the Board of the Phoenix Arts Commission, publishing and founding a regional magazine about the arts (shade magazine), and showing his own work at nationally recognized galleries.
Having become a proponent of smart growth in AZ, he has also worked extensively on creating a more urban living environment in what was once a blighted downtown Phoenix. His current goals include broadening his clientele in his advertising photography business and invigorating the downtown core.