Patric Santerre, a native Mainer, is both an industrial designer and licensed architect with over 25 years of commercial, institutional and industrial architecture experience. Patric's portfolio includes hundreds of projects ranging from stainless steel architectural hardware and outdoor furniture that sold at Lowe's throughout North America and consumer products for the hair, pet and food appliance industries. Architecturally, he has designed residence halls for the University of Maine and University of Southern Maine, municipal pools, libraries and factory buildings. In his creative tenure, Patric has also been fortunate to share his skills and insight as a Visiting Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Illinois and currently at Southern Maine Community College. Patric earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and his Master of Fine Arts in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois @ Champaign-Urbana.
Celeste Bard, a native Mainer, is the recipient of numerous awards and achievements including the Pennsylvania Society of American Registered Architects, and the EcoMaine Eco-Excellence ‘Individual Force of Nature’ Award. For Celeste, design, sustainability and community planning go hand in hand. She links interior architecture, product design, and material upcycling with fine art via form, texture, color and light. In accompaniment to her commercial and residential work, she has contributed her skills as a fine painter for work at the Brazilian Embassy in Washington, DC and to theater sets at the University of Illinois Krannert Center for Performing Arts. Celeste holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Parsons School of Design in New York City and The Central School of Art in London. Additionally, she has earned her Masters in Community Planning & Development from the University of Southern Maine Muskie School of Public Policy.