The Alliance has developed an Artist Roster, a database (including artists’ biographies, 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!

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 us at info@wichitafallsarts.org or click the button below.

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Jonathon Quam

I specialize in: Media Arts

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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.

Becky Reeder

I specialize in: Painting, Fine art digital imaging and giclee printing

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With roots in the Midwest, Texas and travels across the United States, the landscape has inspired Becky Reeder in her paintings and in her interior design work. Becky is moved by nature, but also by the interior environment. She believes the comfort of home, where moments and memories are made, is vital to a person’s well-being. Her artwork is a simple representation of her travels and the places that remind her of home. Nothing makes her happier than to know that one of her paintings will help make someone else’s home or workplace a little more joyful. Becky's oil paintings are full of life, rich in color and subtle in spirit. Each painting is inspired by her walk of faith and hope to share in her life "remade."

Over the years Becky has also learned the art of fine art digital imaging, creating reproduction art for fellow artists and to offer high-quality giclee prints to her collectors. Her reproduction and printing process starts with capturing artwork using advanced photography skills and equipment. She then carefully edits and color corrects each piece to create high-quality images for reproduction. Reproductions are made using a pigment-based, commercial printer located in her studio where she can ensure each print meet her client's standards.

Becky attended both art and design school in Indiana, graduating at the top of her class. She loves to learn and finds that painting is always teaching her something new, in art and in life. Becky's studio and home are located in Wichita Falls, Texas where she and her husband live the empty-nest life designing and renovating their mid-century home, and traveling to see children and grandchildren who are spread across the miles between Texas and Kentucky.

You can keep up with Becky's art and latest renovating and travel adventures @beckyreederremade

Stefanie Rhoads

I specialize in: Crafts, Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Sculpture/3D, Ceramics

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Imaginative and motivated teaching artist, highly trained in a variety of studio areas. More than 30 years of public school and college teaching experience and helping young artists. Expertise in teaching Art history and Art appreciation in the studio setting and building a strong connection with Science (STEAM). Skilled in collaborative work in the school setting.

Areas of Expertise: Ceramics, Sculpture, STEAM, Thematic Units
Current position: 2020-present Art Instructor, Burkburnett Independent School District, Burkburnett, TX (Burkburnett Middle School, 6th, 7th & 8th grade Art)

Brief Teaching Experience List:

2018-2019 Art Instructor, Vernon Independent School District, Vernon, TX (Vernon Middle School, 7th & 8th grade Art)

1995- 2018 Art Instructor, Ogden Community School District, Ogden, IA, (Howe Elem., K-4 Art-Ogden Middle School, 5-8 Art)

1990-1992 Instructor of Art, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, Ceramics, Drawing 1 & 2, 3-D Design

Urissanna Roberson

I specialize in: Music, Theatre

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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.

Paul W. Roberts

I specialize in: Leather Craft

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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.

Tom Roberts

I specialize in: Sculpture/3D

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Bio
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

I specialize in: Crafts, Painting, Music

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My name is Charlie Roberts, otherwise known as Cha Sue. I have been making art and playing music my entire life.

In 2017, I formed the Angry Girls Art Collective here in Wichita Falls and curated a group art show at 9th Street Studios in the Spring of 2019. In the Spring of 2022, I went back to school to start my path toward achieving a Bachelor of Arts degree so that one day I may land a job in the art field.

Dolores Sanchez

I specialize in: Pyography

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My name is Dolores Sanchez and I do Pyography also known as Wood Burned Art. I have been doing it since 2020 when I decided to try something new. I find it very relaxing and can easily lose track of time!

AmbeR Day Scott

I specialize in: Printmaking, Sculpture/3D, Teaching Artist, Mixed Media

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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.

Crimson Shults

I specialize in: Literary Arts, Muralist/Public Art, Painting

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A native of Austin, artist Crimson Shults grew up influenced by the iconic mix of hamburger joints on The Drag, live music on Town Lake and winding trails through limestone and oak trees. After spending an entire spring break reading “Lonesome Dove,” she later found herself working for author Larry McMurtry in Archer City. Following, Crimson earned her BBA in Finance and her Master of Arts in English/History at Midwestern State University under Poet Laureate of Texas, James Hoggard. As a professional painter, Crimson has exhibited from Santa Fe to New Orleans—keenly aware that each place has its own heartbeat and identity. She is passionate about using her creative talents to support communities’ unique cultural and historical identities to inspire its people, grow businesses and attract visitors to the city.

Antuan Simmons

I specialize in: Literary Arts, Poetry, Spoken Word

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Antuan Simmons is a poet from Wichita Falls, Texas. He has been writing poetry for 22 years and has published 6 books of poetry. He has hosted an open mic and done poetry readings at several poetry venues. He has had book signings in Texas, and Oklahoma. His poetry has been featured in several literary publications, and also in his local newspaper.

He also has a spoken word CD called ‘AntuanLive’ showcasing his poetry. Antuan has also founded a t-shirt clothing brand called ‘Inspired Reading’ which promotes and encourages literacy. Simmons is also the founder of American Poet 16 - a clothing line that encourages and inspires more people to consume and appreciate beautiful poetry and literature.

Kiera Simmons

I specialize in: Dance

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I'm Kiera, the owner & director of Little Hearts Dance studio. I love being able to share my love for dance with little hearts. I truly feel blessed to get to dance with such beautiful souls each and every day.

After graduating as the senior captain of the Hirschi Hilites drill team, I started helping coach other teams throughout Wichita Falls. Eventually, I began teaching through the City of Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation Department. I opened Little Hearts Dance studio in Wichita Falls.