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!
The Artist Roster is open to 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.
Catherine Prose is an award winning and published artist working as an Associate Professor at Midwestern State University where she teaches printmaking, drawing, art appreciation and honors art appreciation. Prose holds a bachelor of art from Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma and a master of fine art from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. She is available for artist lectures and demonstrations in reductive monotype, direct line monotype, additive and reductive screenprinting, and mixed media accordion books. :)
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.
Urissanna has earned a B.F.A. in Radio/TV/Film and a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. She currently serves the Wichita Falls ISD as a 5th grade science teacher. She is a professional educator, motivational speaker, performer, and personal life coach with over 20 years of experience working with individuals, schools, colleges, and community groups to further their personal and organizational goals. As an elementary educator, Urissanna has developed curriculum, mentored teachers, and trained teachers in best practices. She worked in institutional advancement as a director of public relations for a college. Urissanna has keynoted for colleges, schools, and organizations across Texas. Her love for performance has led her to establish her own theatre company. Urissanna’s unique repertoire includes a variety of theatrical and musical stylings. She is most passionate about inspiring others to recognize and actualize their full potential while living and loving life. Urissanna desires to inspire each individual to use their gifts and talents to live their passion so that they could reach their individual natural potential.
Born in Austin Texas, he has migrated all around this great state, then North to the Red River bottoms near the historic town of Byers. Tom met and married a Clay County Cowgirl, now residing there with their little dog Bella.
His career as an artist started early, when, as a typical kid brother, he copied his older sibling's efforts at sketching and quickly picked up a pencil. These early attempts at drawing grew into a career starting in 1989 as a professional design draftsman. Drawing on a drafting table for years using tools like lead holders, protractors, squares etc. Always saying "That's when drafting was fun, now with computer's it's work". As technology progressed to computers, his tools have changed as well.
While in high school, an art class project to sculpt in clay planted a seed that has been smoldering for some years now. A long-time family friend, Professor and Master Sculptor, Richard Davis with The University of North Texas, challenged him to sculpt and gave him a block of wax. The wax sat unused for years until he was inspired by a chance encounter with the Western Artist/Sculptor Jim Miller. Once again, this time being challenged by Him to sculpt, Tom responded and finally started sculpting.
Inspired by people and the struggles of everyday life, he now pursues an accurate representation of his subject matter through realistic depictions of a working-western-outdoor lifestyle. Admiring people who put on gloves and work hard to make a living, he strives to depict this beauty.
Tom knows all credit goes to his loving-supportive wife, family and foremost to God.
Charlie “ChaSue” Roberts
Born and raised in WFTX, I love to explore the alternative of our community through art. I work with multiple medias, ranging from live preformances to watercolor.
Paul W. Roberts
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.
AmbeR Day Scott
AmbeR Day Scott is a spritely mixed-media artist who uses intrigue and exploration to connect with her viewer.
After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2001, AmbeR spent years experimenting with new formats to present her creations outside of the studio and gallery environment. Recently, she has worked with a variety of Arts and Cultural organizations, to create multiple large-scale, temporary artistic experiences. These collaborations were designed to engage greater portions of the community in the production and appreciation of art.
Since 2018, she has had a wide variety of opportunities as the Gallery Director of 9th Street Studios and as the Administrative Assistant of the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture. Her personal artwork has been featured in multiple group exhibitions in Wichita Falls, the Tulsa Nude Art Show, Juxtapose Gallery in Rosendale NY and Pedroche Gallery in Dallas TX.
AmbeR currently lives and works in Wichita Falls, TX.
Antuan Simmons has written four books of poetry, ‘The Phoenix's Dying Light’, ‘The Crab Syndrome’ ‘The Mustard Seed’ and ‘Saints & Sinners’. He also has a poetry CD called "AntuanLive" which is a live recording performance at Hastings Books and Music. His poetry has been featured in several magazines, and publications. He is also the owner of the ‘Share Your Venue’ website (www.shareyourvenue.com) and the ‘Share Your Venue’ App. (Available on Google Play) He is also the owner of the ‘American Poet 16’ Clothing Line. You can follow Antuan on Facebook under ‘Poet Antuan Simmons’ and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/wfpoet. He is also administrator of the ‘World Spoken Word & Poetry Facebook Group’.