Meet Our Artists

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RYAN "RJ" DUSKE

ARTIST/MUSICIAN/ACTOR

Ryan Duske, or RJ for short, is an aspiring Actor, Artist, and Musician who has been working for Historic Autographs since 2020. RJ is always developing at least one of his three interests, and is grateful for the opportunity to share his love of expression and cartooning.

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CASSIA DUSKE

DESIGNER/PHOTOGRAPHER

Cassia started with Historic Autographs in 2020 assembling packages, and has expanded to creating art cards, paintings, and helping out with technical solutions. She's a multidisciplinary designer & photographer. Cassia collects gadgets and old technology.

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CONNIE KREUZER

ARTIST/WRITER

Connie started with Historic Autographs in 2021.  She is an award-winning technical writer, illustrator, and calligraphy teacher.  Outside of HA, Connie makes and sells interchangeable jewelry, repairs watches, and sews.  Connie collects vintage jewelry and pangrams.  She has two teenagers and a dog.

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CRYSTAL KADLECOVA 

ARTIST AND WRITER

Crystal begins her career with Historic Autographs in 2021 and has really enjoyed the energy of the group and the freedom to express her creativity. She is a multidisciplinary full-time artist as an illustrator and professional photographer. She really loves to travel and collect new pieces of clothing that remind her of her adventures.

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SHAWN HORWATT

ARTIST

Shawn Horwatt is an artist who started with Historic Autographs in 2021, hoping to put his own interpretations and designs into representing the past.  He currently attends York College of Pennsylvania for Psychology with a minor in Fine Art (however he is not taking the blatant option to do Art Therapy).  He hopes to work on some cool projects. 

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MATT CRONK

ARTIST

Matt started with Historic Autographs in 2022. From rural Canada, he enjoys painting, building things out of whatever he has laying around the yard, gardening and collecting everything from autographs, family heirlooms, vintage action figures and even snowmobiles.