Our Team

Heather Gibson

Principal and Creator of Sentry Arts Art Advisory Services, Heather is a business manager with 25 years’ experience in art direction and planning, art advisory services, framing, and art restoration. She is an expert in project budgeting and proposal development and a focused management professional. Heather works with clients of all levels to achieve their business objectives and results.  She has the ability to quickly assimilate information and develop creative solutions with ease as well as coordinate cross-function collaborations.

Under Heather’s guidance, our team helps companies and institutions create cohesively branded environments through art, graphic branding and signage.

Emily Costello

Emily Costello is a social media coordinator, photographer and digital artist based out of Philadelphia. They earned a BFA in Photography & Digital Arts from Moore College of Art & Design. Their specialties include social media marketing, analytics, content management, digital marketing, and communications.”

Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn is an active artist, maker, educator, researcher and academic.  His experience in art installation, art handling, and art conservation have taken him around the world, installing in locations such as Ansbach Germany, Leon Mexico and domestically in museums, galleries, and with corporate and governmental clients.  Trained in fine art and having his BFA in Studio Art and Drawing since 2007, his MFA in Painting since 2011, he is currently obtaining his Ed.D. in from North Carolina State University in Adult and Community College Education.  He focuses on Visual Literacy, Course Design, Organizational Theory and Leadership Theory. 

David J. Fitzpatrick

David has over 10 years of experience as an arts administrator and project and operations manager. He specializes in strategic planning, effect organization, and best practices for small businesses. Prior to joining Dot Connector Studio, David worked at Sentry Arts LLC, Studio IQL, and CWP Graphic Design Studio. He holds a certificate in Project Management from Temple University and a certificate in nonprofit management from Drexel University.

Yuan Yao

Yuan Yao is an art director, graphic designer, and illustrator based in Philadelphia. She completed an MA in Graphic Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design and an MFA in the Graphic and Interactive Design program at the Tyler School of Art. Yuan is proficient in environmental graphics, exhibition design, graphic design, illustration, and interactive media.