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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 email@example.com or click the button below.
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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.
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My name is Paul Roberts. I was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. I moved to Wichita Falls in the fall of 1969. I began working with leather when I was in the Boy Scouts. It was not long until I loss interest in belts, billfolds and purses. After a long break from leather craft I ran across the idea of carving pictures on leather. This put me back into the art of leather craft. Soon I got the idea of making the pictures 3D. I am self taught in the art of pictorial carving on leather. I won best of show in the East Texas fair with a reproduction of The Lord’s Supper on a 3 by 5 foot piece of leather. I have had my art of pictorial carving on leather shown at The Kemp Center of the Arts. Each piece brings on the challenge to improve my technique. I have developed a wood grain pattern which I put on most of the pictures that I do to make a frame. Recently I have started doing landscapes in which the trees have texture (leaves), the animals have fur and the fallen logs have bark. One of my biggest challenges is with the coloring of the leather. I must take into considering the tint of the leather itself and what effects it will have.
My art reflects what is going on with me, how I feel about our culture, environment, and social interactions. I primarily work with steel which I fabricate and weld into art pieces. Many of my pieces include found metal pieces that are incorporated into the piece. I do paint as well.
Lives in Electra, Tx. Dabbles in canvas painting. I like to paint on things that need new life brought to them, trunks, windows, reclaimed wood and other items. I participate in the After Hours Art walk and Mystery Art at the Kemp Center for the Arts.
My name is Sharon Gibson-Bly, and I currently hold two Master's degrees and a Bachelor's in Fine Arts with concentrations in Painting. I am a Fine Arts artist, with considerable experience in figurative, portraits, landscapes, animals, and trompe l'oeil (illusionary paintings). I have over ten years of teaching experience in private, art center, and academic courses and over 20 years of commission works.
Simon Welch was born in Henrietta, Texas in 1986. He received his BFA from Midwestern State University in May 2010 with a focus in Metalsmithing and Printmaking. He was featured in several student shows throughout his college career and recieved best in show in “metalsmithing” in the student exhibition in May 2009. He has works in the permanent collection of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU as well as on display on campus of Midwestern State University. He started a career in graphic design in 2010 and has created several logos that are featured throughout the city in both publication and apparel. Simon Welch lives and works in Wichita Falls, Texas.
I am a pen and ink artist living in Wichita Falls, TX. My artwork is licensed by Art Licensing International and will be on t-shirts, prints and canvases sometime soon. On the agent website my art is under the name Siobhan. Locally known as Sherry, I work as an attendance clerk at Barwise Middle School but hope sometime soon to be a full time artist.