Ruth Noseworthy Green
Ruth has been a mat maker since 1995. She works primarily with wool yarn to create mats which capture Newfoundland and Labrador past and present especially as it relates to her connections to places throughout the province. Though her works vary in size, Ruth particularly likes large scale mats. Some of her larger pieces include Portugal Cove c1920, Quidi Vidi c1900, the Battery c1960 as well as modern day Quirpon and Fortune, GNP. Her works have been exhibited at the Battle Harbour National Historic Site of Canada, Point Amour Lighthouse Provincial Historic Site, the Arts and Letters Competition, the Bonavista North Museum Gallery, the Kildevil Fair, Gros Morne Fall Fest and Auntie Crae's. Ruth and her work have appeared in a Parks Canada promotional video. Her works hang in private collections across Canada. She has taught mat making for the Provincial Museum, the provincial Youth Heritage Forum and to private students.

Gary Green is a storyteller and author who has performed both inside and outside the province for a variety of groups ranging from youth camps to international conferences. Among the groups for which he has performed are the Battle Harbour Historic Trust, Canadian National Storytelling Conference, St. John’s Library Board, Schooner Tours, St. John’s Folk Festival and Trails, Tales and Tunes. Gary has performed on tv as part of the series Legends and Lore of the North Atlantic and on several radio stations. He has appeared in the international award-winning productions Inside Outside Battery and Foghorns and Heartbreak and for the national Tale of a Town project. He has been a consultant for the use of storytelling in the interpretation of the Battle Harbour National Historic Site and is very active in developing and delivering a story-based interpretation of The Crow’s Nest Officers’ Club in St. John’s. He is a board member of the St. John’s Storytelling Festival, and a founding board member of the Soundbone Traditional Arts Foundation. Gary teaches storytelling at the Vinland Music Camp and is a regular performer at the St. John’s Storytelling Circle.