Abney, originally from Chicago but now a New Jersey resident, works in painting and collage, layering her works intricately. She was recently featured in an issue of Elle magazine. That article discusses how, after signing on with Kravets Wehby her work sold like gangbusters to the high powered collector types.
Roberts is a painter and sculptor who was born in Kansas City and now lives in Oslo, Norway. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions going back around ten years. The pieces below are, I believe, carved pine and whitewash. They are deceptively simple pieces whose intricacies appear upon close inspection.