Ted Kooser was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his collection Delights and Shadows in 2004, the year he became U.S. Poet Laureate. Other books include Sure Signs (1980), Flying at Night: Poems, 1965–1985 (2005), and The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets (2005).
Daniel Zeller is known for intricate drawings that explore the intersecting realms of microscopic and aerial landscape. He created Internal Connectivity in laminated glass for the Bay 50th street station on the D line in 2012. Zeller was born in San Rafael, California and studied sculpture at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and the University of Connecticut in Storrs; he currently lives and works in New York. He has exhibited internationally, with solo exhibitions at Pierogi in New York, Daniel Weinberg in Los Angeles, Michel Soskine Inc. in Madrid, and G--‐Module in Paris. His work is included in the collections of, among other institutions, MoMA and the Whitney in New York, LACMA and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, NASA and the National Gallery in DC, the Albright-Knox Gallery in Buffalo, the Arkansas Arts Center, the Portland (OR.) Art Museum, and the Princeton University Art Museum.