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The Alliance has developed an Artist Roster, a database (including artists bios, areas of expertise and contact information) of area artists and art education professionals to build a broad and culturally diverse database of artists and arts entrepreneurs in our community.
The Alliance Artists Roster is a service to schools, libraries, arts organizations, event organizers, businesses and other service providers in our area who often want to engage creative folks and artists to work with them. And of course – we want to bring more visibility to the artists who live and work in our community!
We are open to include any area artist who feels they have arts experiences to share, as long as they provide the necessary information and can define what they have to offer.
To submit your information – or to let us know of artists in the community that we should include, contact is at firstname.lastname@example.org or click the button below.
Ismael is a native Wichitan whose love of the arts comes from frequent visits to museums and the local library as a youngster. He has been fabricating for 17 years with a specialty in metal. Including partnering with Festival De Cine Latino, a 501c3 non-profit, to bring the annual FDCLA Latin Film Festival to Wichita Falls from the Dallas Metroplex, he promotes the arts by hosting the annual Los Muertos Festival in Wichita Falls, which he co-founded. He contributes to the art community by consistently working on projects for non-profits and owns an outdoor venue downtown on Travis street for artists to create and display their work throughout the year.
Helping Others Find the Artist Within and Beauty in Everything - At this time I don't have a studio for instruction but I hope to soon. In the past, my studio provided art experiences for adults and youth (usually junior high and high school aged) with no experience necessary. It was a non-judgmental atmosphere where one found encouragement to explore the artist within us all. Pottery is my medium of choice, but I have instructed other art mediums as well, such as painting, drawing, cut paper and more. For adults and teens, I have offered a time with friends that adds a creative spark to a typical night out with a social, hand building pottery or canvas painting experience. On my own, I work mostly with the medium of clay, but am still on a journey to find myself as an artist. I enjoy creating most forms of art.
I received my BFA with Teacher Certification from Midwestern State University in 2014. For four years I taught high school art. I specialize in ceramic sculpture, painting, and printmaking. In my imagery, I use local wildlife to reflect upon art history, various cultures, society, and relationships.
Jonathon is an assistant professor of media arts in the Mass Communication department at Midwestern State University. He received his Master of Fine Arts in documentary production and theory from the University of North Texas. Over the past six years, Jonathon has taught television, audio, film, and media studies courses at UNT and at Stephen F. Austin State University. In the field, Jonathon has worked on documentary films, in radio stations and newsrooms, and on numerous television shows. He spent two years working for the Southwest's largest production company, AMS Pictures. While at AMS, he logged time as a director of photography, an associate producer, a research analyst, a director, and a development producer, working on established television shows and helping build new ideas.
Much of his professional work has been focused on the human side of society's most difficult social issues, from the caring environments of LGBTQ churches in the heart of Texas to biographical looks into child abuse. His current documentary takes an observational look at the racial justice movement in Madison, Wisconsin, a city with the widest disparity gap in the country. Jonathon's creative research centers on multimedia production, and his documentaries have screened at film festivals and conferences both nationally and internationally. His recent academic research looks at the topic of ethical documentary filmmaking in an industry that is exploitative by nature.
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I currently attend Midwestern State University as an Art Major. I have been dancing for 6 years focusing on jazz, tap, ballet, hip hop, modern, and lyrical dance. I also have been vocally trained for 15 years. I am always eager to teach and work with others to help them find their inner artist. I currently train with the Wichita Falls Youth Ballet and actively audition for shows at both Backdoor Theatre and Wichita Theatre.
Hello! My name is Lauren I am going to school for Printmaking and Graphic Design. I hope to one day to open a print and design shop called Black Cat Printmaking Co. I do darker mixed with pretty for my prints as well as custom Design work. I am currently exploring t-shirt printing and building up my portfolio. I also run a photography business on the side: https://www.facebook.com/lsahphotos/
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I was raised in Henrietta/Clay County, TX. While working in West Texas for the Boy Scouts of America, I started telling my family about all of the ghost towns and cool abandoned things that were around. My parents asked that I start taking pictures and bought me a cheap digital camera. Everyone started saying "wow, you've got a great eye". Since that time in 2003, I have purchased better equipment and learned more and more about techniques, editing and just photography in general.
I call my style rusty and crusty. I mostly take photos of landscapes, abandoned things like cars, trucks, barns and houses and occasionally a few animals. Our society today likes to throw things away and go get something new. With that, we are getting rid of a lot of old things that are still around. These old cars, barn and houses are being torn down to make room for new houses or to "pretty up" the property. I endeavor to capture these abandoned things before they are gone and although I may not know their story, I have at least captured them for future generations to see what it was like.
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Morgan Page is a conceptual artist and graphic designer. She primarily works in photography, installation, video, collage, and textiles. Her recent research interests include immigration, migration, and textiles. Page received her M.F.A. from Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Brunswick, NJ and her B.F.A. from the University of Houston's School of Art in Houston, TX. She has exhibited widely regionally and nationally. In 2018, she has had solo shows at Leslie Powell Gallery in Lawton, OK, Pogue Gallery in Ada, OK, and at Lightwell Gallery at the University of Oklahoma. A two-person show is upcoming at Gallery Foro R-38 in Mexico City. She will participate in numerous group shows in 2018.