Artist Directory

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  Adam S. Mahout   music, poetry   Adam S. Mahout writes poetry and music in Denton, Texas. He currently performs with J. Allert, Ditch Prince, and Danielle Grubb. Other works have been featured on the Dentonite, North Texas Review, and here (Spiderweb Salon!)   Instagram

Adam S. Mahout
music, poetry

Adam S. Mahout writes poetry and music in Denton, Texas. He currently performs with J. Allert, Ditch Prince, and Danielle Grubb. Other works have been featured on the Dentonite, North Texas Review, and here (Spiderweb Salon!)

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  Adeline Ballard   music, poetry, painting, performance art, puppetry   Adeline graduated UNT with a communication Studies degree with a focus in performance studies. Her work centers on the beauty and calamity of introspection.   Instagram

Adeline Ballard
music, poetry, painting, performance art, puppetry

Adeline graduated UNT with a communication Studies degree with a focus in performance studies. Her work centers on the beauty and calamity of introspection.

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  Alex Paul   music, model, theater, performance   Songbird at heart. Learning is only part. Collaboration is key. Let’s get busy.   Instagram

Alex Paul
music, model, theater, performance

Songbird at heart. Learning is only part. Collaboration is key. Let’s get busy.

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  Alex Stock   painting, drawing, sculpture, electronics   Alex Stock is visual artist who works in many media from large scale sculpture to painting and drawing. Alex's art explores the macabre nature of the biological world.   alexstockart.com  |  Instagram  |  Facebook

Alex Stock
painting, drawing, sculpture, electronics

Alex Stock is visual artist who works in many media from large scale sculpture to painting and drawing. Alex's art explores the macabre nature of the biological world.

alexstockart.com | Instagram | Facebook

  Amy Zapien   performance art, 2/D & 3/D art, installation work, lighting, soundscaping, spoken work, collage, illustration, theater   Under the alias of Cocoatlicue (co-kwat-lee-kwei), Amy Zapien explores the relationships of time travel, catharsis, magic, and personal narrative to healing. She experiments with visual and performing arts, rituals, soundscapes, installations, lighting, and illustration to excavate the ways in which stories are shared. You can find her on Instagram, in both the spirit and physical world, or in Pleasant Grove with her dog June.   Instagram

Amy Zapien
performance art, 2/D & 3/D art, installation work, lighting, soundscaping, spoken work, collage, illustration, theater

Under the alias of Cocoatlicue (co-kwat-lee-kwei), Amy Zapien explores the relationships of time travel, catharsis, magic, and personal narrative to healing. She experiments with visual and performing arts, rituals, soundscapes, installations, lighting, and illustration to excavate the ways in which stories are shared. You can find her on Instagram, in both the spirit and physical world, or in Pleasant Grove with her dog June.

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  Anissa Sartini   drawing, painting, learning carpentry, installations   Dallas/Irving-based artist and midwife. Love, sex, birth, and the body are my primary artistic interests, which I usually portray in 2D design. I enjoy incorporating interactive elements, and removing the veil from fine art.   Instagram

Anissa Sartini
drawing, painting, learning carpentry, installations

Dallas/Irving-based artist and midwife. Love, sex, birth, and the body are my primary artistic interests, which I usually portray in 2D design. I enjoy incorporating interactive elements, and removing the veil from fine art.

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  Anjelica Fraga   poetry, theater, performance art   Anjelica is a Denton based poet, advocate, and fur mama.   Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Facebook

Anjelica Fraga
poetry, theater, performance art

Anjelica is a Denton based poet, advocate, and fur mama.

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  Bereah   singing, watercolor, photography, writing, cooking   Bereah (pronounced burr-Ray-uhh) is the thought process and remnants of angel weaver's heart and mind. May you enjoy all of life's beautiful sounds.   Facebook

Bereah
singing, watercolor, photography, writing, cooking

Bereah (pronounced burr-Ray-uhh) is the thought process and remnants of angel weaver's heart and mind. May you enjoy all of life's beautiful sounds.

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  Bess Whitby  music, poetry, performance art  Bess is a writer, cellist, and long-time Spiderwebber living in Denton. She holds an MA in creative writing from the University of North Texas and currently works as the marketing manager for UNT Press. Bess has helped organize Spiderweb shows for almost five years. Her work has appeared in dozens of the Salon's zines.   Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Facebook

Bess Whitby
music, poetry, performance art

Bess is a writer, cellist, and long-time Spiderwebber living in Denton. She holds an MA in creative writing from the University of North Texas and currently works as the marketing manager for UNT Press. Bess has helped organize Spiderweb shows for almost five years. Her work has appeared in dozens of the Salon's zines.

Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

  Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam   poetry, fiction   Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam curates the annual Art & Words Show in Fort Worth. She also writes fiction and poetry both speculative and literary that has appeared in over 40 magazines such as Masters Review, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Everyman's Library's Monster Verse. She has been a finalist for the Nebula Award and Selected Shorts' Stella Kupferberg Memorial Prize. She released an audio fiction-jazz collaborative album Strange Monsters with her partner Peter Brewer's Easy Brew Studio in April 2016.   bonniejostufflebeam.com  |  Twitter

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
poetry, fiction

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam curates the annual Art & Words Show in Fort Worth. She also writes fiction and poetry both speculative and literary that has appeared in over 40 magazines such as Masters Review, Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, and Everyman's Library's Monster Verse. She has been a finalist for the Nebula Award and Selected Shorts' Stella Kupferberg Memorial Prize. She released an audio fiction-jazz collaborative album Strange Monsters with her partner Peter Brewer's Easy Brew Studio in April 2016.

bonniejostufflebeam.com | Twitter

 

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  Caitlin Childs   butter   A lover of learning, Caitlin has attended culinary school, an ice cream class in Pennsylvania, and courses in everything from cheese-making to chocolate-baking. Her culinary expertise has found her in many a kitchen, as short order egg cook, a fine dining chef, kitchen manager, and even running a baked goods shop at the Denton Community Market. Born and raised in Denton, Caitlin is a longtime travel and food fanatic and spends most of her time browsing cheap flights and day dreaming of devouring pastries in Europe.   Instagram

Caitlin Childs
butter

A lover of learning, Caitlin has attended culinary school, an ice cream class in Pennsylvania, and courses in everything from cheese-making to chocolate-baking. Her culinary expertise has found her in many a kitchen, as short order egg cook, a fine dining chef, kitchen manager, and even running a baked goods shop at the Denton Community Market. Born and raised in Denton, Caitlin is a longtime travel and food fanatic and spends most of her time browsing cheap flights and day dreaming of devouring pastries in Europe.

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  Charlie Hunter   poetry, painting   Charlie is really into social justice, helping others, kittehs, puppers and tacos. If you need a help with a charity event, are looking for a safe space or want someone to cook you dinner, you can holler at him on the internet. He lives in there.   Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Facebook

Charlie Hunter
poetry, painting

Charlie is really into social justice, helping others, kittehs, puppers and tacos. If you need a help with a charity event, are looking for a safe space or want someone to cook you dinner, you can holler at him on the internet. He lives in there.

Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

  Chelsea Fiddyment   performance and time-based work, language/text (primarily fictional prose), music, book art, linocuts/block printing   Language artist and event producer working across media to investigate the relationship between form and content in narrative fiction. Creator and host of the monthly show UNREAL, an experimental fiction-focused open mic at Schubas Tavern in Chicago.   Twitter  |  Facebook

Chelsea Fiddyment
performance and time-based work, language/text (primarily fictional prose), music, book art, linocuts/block printing

Language artist and event producer working across media to investigate the relationship between form and content in narrative fiction. Creator and host of the monthly show UNREAL, an experimental fiction-focused open mic at Schubas Tavern in Chicago.

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  Christopher David Taylor / Denton Performance Lab   performance art, theatre, short fiction, technical support   Chris has been a part of the DFW theatre and arts communities for the last decade as an arts journalist (Stage Directions Blog), a freelance director (Denton Performance Lab), educator and cheerleader for artists stuck on an idea. He lives in Denton with his family and you can often see him running in large groups as a founding member of the Denton Area Running Club.   Instagram

Christopher David Taylor / Denton Performance Lab
performance art, theatre, short fiction, technical support

Chris has been a part of the DFW theatre and arts communities for the last decade as an arts journalist (Stage Directions Blog), a freelance director (Denton Performance Lab), educator and cheerleader for artists stuck on an idea. He lives in Denton with his family and you can often see him running in large groups as a founding member of the Denton Area Running Club.

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  Claire Sorensen/Flair Claire/Elder Days Story Time   writing, poetry, music, painting, sculpting, welding   This traumatized trans girl is socially terrified, hopelessly bisexual, awkward unto the extreme, and full of surprises. Ask about hedgehogs or tiny books, but gently please.

Claire Sorensen/Flair Claire/Elder Days Story Time
writing, poetry, music, painting, sculpting, welding

This traumatized trans girl is socially terrified, hopelessly bisexual, awkward unto the extreme, and full of surprises. Ask about hedgehogs or tiny books, but gently please.

  Clent Roye Wyatt   writing, poetry, performance art, theatre, short film   Born in East Texas on June 24th, 1982. Father to Adaleigh Isla, and husband to Makenzie Leigh.

Clent Roye Wyatt
writing, poetry, performance art, theatre, short film

Born in East Texas on June 24th, 1982. Father to Adaleigh Isla, and husband to Makenzie Leigh.

  Conor Wallace / Friday Mean / Blue Bear / Ella Minnow   music, recording   Conor Wallace is *born and raised in Denton. He loves your creativity. He loves live performance. He loves collaboration.   Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Facebook

Conor Wallace / Friday Mean / Blue Bear / Ella Minnow
music, recording

Conor Wallace is *born and raised in Denton. He loves your creativity. He loves live performance. He loves collaboration.

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  Corbin Childs   music   I am a player of many instruments across a spectrum of skill levels and the owner/operator of Shiny Sound Recording Studio.   Instagram

Corbin Childs
music

I am a player of many instruments across a spectrum of skill levels and the owner/operator of Shiny Sound Recording Studio.

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  Elia Tamplin   singing, songwriting   Elia enjoys silence, food, dismantling systems of oppression, and creating lists and songs. Their strength is listening to and about other's experiences of life as they know it. 97% of their songs result from the collision of idealism, romantic comedies, Black folk ways of being, listening to other people's experiences, tensions with religion, and a perpetual state of melancholy and existential crisis.   Instagram

Elia Tamplin
singing, songwriting

Elia enjoys silence, food, dismantling systems of oppression, and creating lists and songs. Their strength is listening to and about other's experiences of life as they know it. 97% of their songs result from the collision of idealism, romantic comedies, Black folk ways of being, listening to other people's experiences, tensions with religion, and a perpetual state of melancholy and existential crisis.

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  Emma Carnes   drawing, painting, poetry   Emma is an events coordinator and marketing assistant at the University of North Texas. She is also working on her MS in Applied Anthropology. Her thesis will explore polyamory and public policy and she wants to work for a dating site when she grows up. For fun, Emma likes to get creative or travel.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Emma Carnes
drawing, painting, poetry

Emma is an events coordinator and marketing assistant at the University of North Texas. She is also working on her MS in Applied Anthropology. Her thesis will explore polyamory and public policy and she wants to work for a dating site when she grows up. For fun, Emma likes to get creative or travel.

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  Erica Stephens   painting, sculpture, poetry   Erica Stephens is an interdisciplinary artist working in painting, sculpture, and installation. Her works often combine art historical themes with elements from the Southern craft traditions that her matriarchs excelled in.   ericastephens.net  |  Instagram

Erica Stephens
painting, sculpture, poetry

Erica Stephens is an interdisciplinary artist working in painting, sculpture, and installation. Her works often combine art historical themes with elements from the Southern craft traditions that her matriarchs excelled in.

ericastephens.net | Instagram

  Edgar Derby   music, photography   Edgar Derby is a Hobo Folk musician based in Denton, TX. His music fuses acoustic, lyric-based folk with a unique songwriting style and energetic, multi-instrumental performances. Edgar Derby's debut LP, "Who we Are," was released on 03 November, 2017. Goes well with: Shakey Graves, Lou Barlow, Slobberbone, Bob Dylan   edgarderbymusic.com  |  Instagram  |  Facebook  |  YouTube  |  Twitter  |  Spotify  |  Bandcamp

Edgar Derby
music, photography

Edgar Derby is a Hobo Folk musician based in Denton, TX. His music fuses acoustic, lyric-based folk with a unique songwriting style and energetic, multi-instrumental performances. Edgar Derby's debut LP, "Who we Are," was released on 03 November, 2017. Goes well with: Shakey Graves, Lou Barlow, Slobberbone, Bob Dylan

edgarderbymusic.com | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | Twitter | Spotify | Bandcamp

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  George Ferrie   performance art, dance, acting, singing, improv movement   George Ferrie is the small business owner of Wine Squared, and has lived in Denton for 13 years. He is on the Steering Committee for OUTreach Denton, a member of Friends with Benefits, a Board Member with Denton Mainstreet Association, and a passionate artist. He is thrilled to be working with Spiderweb Salon, and looks forward to what we create together.   Instagram

George Ferrie
performance art, dance, acting, singing, improv movement

George Ferrie is the small business owner of Wine Squared, and has lived in Denton for 13 years. He is on the Steering Committee for OUTreach Denton, a member of Friends with Benefits, a Board Member with Denton Mainstreet Association, and a passionate artist. He is thrilled to be working with Spiderweb Salon, and looks forward to what we create together.

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  Iris Baldwin   playwriting, classical voice performance, poetry, visual art (acrylic painting, pointillism with oil markers, inking mandalas, needlepoint, crewel embroidery), blogging, photo storytelling, novel-writing   Iris Baldwin is a wordsmith, multimedia artist, and classical vocalist living in Denton, Texas. Iris writes plays, poems, novels, and blog posts. Iris creates visual art in many mediums along with singing. Iris sings primarily to entertain the elderly in nursing home and retirement communities.   dramatistdaydreams.com

Iris Baldwin
playwriting, classical voice performance, poetry, visual art (acrylic painting, pointillism with oil markers, inking mandalas, needlepoint, crewel embroidery), blogging, photo storytelling, novel-writing

Iris Baldwin is a wordsmith, multimedia artist, and classical vocalist living in Denton, Texas. Iris writes plays, poems, novels, and blog posts. Iris creates visual art in many mediums along with singing. Iris sings primarily to entertain the elderly in nursing home and retirement communities.

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  Isabel Crespo / Both of Us (Duo) / For Now (Quintet) / Imposter (Trio)   music, poetry, collage art   Isabel Crespo is a United States-born Costa Rican-Ecuadorian vocalist, composer, and collage artist currently living in Denton, TX. She spends her time performing, leading ensembles of varying sizes and genres, and collaborating with artists and musicians both nationally and internationally.   Instagram  |  Facebook  For Now:  Instagram  |  Facebook

Isabel Crespo / Both of Us (Duo) / For Now (Quintet) / Imposter (Trio)
music, poetry, collage art

Isabel Crespo is a United States-born Costa Rican-Ecuadorian vocalist, composer, and collage artist currently living in Denton, TX. She spends her time performing, leading ensembles of varying sizes and genres, and collaborating with artists and musicians both nationally and internationally.

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For Now: Instagram | Facebook

 

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  Joanna Lugo   performance art, writing (narrative, poetry, performative, scripts), theater art, dance, music   Joanna Lugo is a Puerto Rican-American director, writer, performance artist, and activist, currently serving as Associate Producer for Ensemble, an experience design firm based in Dallas. Prior to joining Ensemble, Joanna assisted in curating a season of plays and musicals at the 2017 Tony Award-Winning Dallas Theater Center as Interim Artistic Producer, performed in Kate Gilmore's exhibition, Only in Your Way, and taught as an Adjunct Professor at UNT, where she designed Performance Studies courses. Her work spans across educational and artistic institutions, where Joanna has worked as Visiting Director, Teaching Artist, Grant Writer, Literary Assistant, and more.   Instagram

Joanna Lugo
performance art, writing (narrative, poetry, performative, scripts), theater art, dance, music

Joanna Lugo is a Puerto Rican-American director, writer, performance artist, and activist, currently serving as Associate Producer for Ensemble, an experience design firm based in Dallas. Prior to joining Ensemble, Joanna assisted in curating a season of plays and musicals at the 2017 Tony Award-Winning Dallas Theater Center as Interim Artistic Producer, performed in Kate Gilmore's exhibition, Only in Your Way, and taught as an Adjunct Professor at UNT, where she designed Performance Studies courses. Her work spans across educational and artistic institutions, where Joanna has worked as Visiting Director, Teaching Artist, Grant Writer, Literary Assistant, and more.

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  Joe Tucker   poetry, music   N/A y’all   Instagram

Joe Tucker
poetry, music

N/A y’all

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  Joseph Carr / Zaphnath-Paaneah   writing   I'll answer this later   josephpaulcarr.wordpress.com  |  Instagram

Joseph Carr / Zaphnath-Paaneah
writing

I'll answer this later

josephpaulcarr.wordpress.com | Instagram

 

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  Katie Jahangiri   non-fiction   Katie is an aspiring storyteller, wife, soon-to-be mother, and lover of traveling off the beaten path. When she’s not working for a tech company in Plano, she can most likely be found writing in her blog or convincing her three dogs not to eat her valuables.   Instagram

Katie Jahangiri
non-fiction

Katie is an aspiring storyteller, wife, soon-to-be mother, and lover of traveling off the beaten path. When she’s not working for a tech company in Plano, she can most likely be found writing in her blog or convincing her three dogs not to eat her valuables.

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  Kayla DePretto   music, poetry   Kayla is a Denton based singer/songwriter, currently studying jazz at UNT. Their passions include animals, cooking for literally anyone who comes over, and going to queer events whenever possible.   Instagram

Kayla DePretto
music, poetry

Kayla is a Denton based singer/songwriter, currently studying jazz at UNT. Their passions include animals, cooking for literally anyone who comes over, and going to queer events whenever possible.

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  Kiara Christine   theatre, dance, stage directing, fundraising, event planning (non-profit), cooking, baking, photography, arts, crafts   Based in Denton, TX. Kiara loves animals, photography, travel, learning and cooking. When she's not throwing charity events or studying, you can find her cooking up yummy concoctions in her kitchen, playing with her dog Rocko, listening to records with her husband Charlie or taking photo's for her Instagram account.   Instagram

Kiara Christine
theatre, dance, stage directing, fundraising, event planning (non-profit), cooking, baking, photography, arts, crafts

Based in Denton, TX. Kiara loves animals, photography, travel, learning and cooking. When she's not throwing charity events or studying, you can find her cooking up yummy concoctions in her kitchen, playing with her dog Rocko, listening to records with her husband Charlie or taking photo's for her Instagram account.

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  Kristin Wyly   special effects, painting, sewing, woodworking, costume construction and design   Kristin Wyly is a creature creator and artist in Denton, TX. She mainly works on SFX makeups, monsters, costumes and recycled art. She can be reached at k.d.wyly@gmail.com.   kdwyly.wixsite.com/wyly  |  Instagram  |  Twitter

Kristin Wyly
special effects, painting, sewing, woodworking, costume construction and design

Kristin Wyly is a creature creator and artist in Denton, TX. She mainly works on SFX makeups, monsters, costumes and recycled art. She can be reached at k.d.wyly@gmail.com.

kdwyly.wixsite.com/wyly | Instagram | Twitter

  Kurt Danger   podcast production and editing, writing, editing, performance art, stand-up and other comedy forms, acting/theater   Kurt is a jolly little fellow and troubled young dilettante based in Denton, TX.   Twitter

Kurt Danger
podcast production and editing, writing, editing, performance art, stand-up and other comedy forms, acting/theater

Kurt is a jolly little fellow and troubled young dilettante based in Denton, TX.

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  Laura H. Drapac   printmaking, drawing, painting, papercutting, embroidery   Laura Drapac’s printing career began in Athens, Ohio, where she studied both graphic design and printmaking at Ohio University. Upon graduating with her BFA in 2008, she worked for Apple Inc. full-time as a Creative Genius while applying for graduate school. After one year away from academia, Laura returned to school as a graduate student in printmaking at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, where she was able to explore the graphic and tactile qualities of letterpress in her own work. She received her MFA in May of 2012 and now works as the primary letterpress printer at Triple Threat Press and owner of Threefold Gifts in the Cleveland, Ohio area.  Triple Threat Press:  Instagram  Three Fold Gifts:  Instagram

Laura H. Drapac
printmaking, drawing, painting, papercutting, embroidery

Laura Drapac’s printing career began in Athens, Ohio, where she studied both graphic design and printmaking at Ohio University. Upon graduating with her BFA in 2008, she worked for Apple Inc. full-time as a Creative Genius while applying for graduate school. After one year away from academia, Laura returned to school as a graduate student in printmaking at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, where she was able to explore the graphic and tactile qualities of letterpress in her own work. She received her MFA in May of 2012 and now works as the primary letterpress printer at Triple Threat Press and owner of Threefold Gifts in the Cleveland, Ohio area.

Triple Threat Press: Instagram
Three Fold Gifts: Instagram

  Leah Tieger   poetry   Leah Tieger lives in Dallas with her dog and her neighbor’s errant chickens, and she resides in a small house with more windows than walls. She is a graduate of Bennington College—where she received an Academy of American Poets Prize—and she is working toward her master’s degree at the University of North Texas. Tieger completed a residency at the Vermont Studio Center in 2016, and she wants to remain there like a stowaway on a transatlantic ship. Instead she helms a different boat, serving as cofounder and producer of the Looped poetry series, which has been hosted at the Nasher Sculpture Center and is sponsored by WordSpace, Dallas’s largest literary nonprofit.   Facebook

Leah Tieger
poetry

Leah Tieger lives in Dallas with her dog and her neighbor’s errant chickens, and she resides in a small house with more windows than walls. She is a graduate of Bennington College—where she received an Academy of American Poets Prize—and she is working toward her master’s degree at the University of North Texas. Tieger completed a residency at the Vermont Studio Center in 2016, and she wants to remain there like a stowaway on a transatlantic ship. Instead she helms a different boat, serving as cofounder and producer of the Looped poetry series, which has been hosted at the Nasher Sculpture Center and is sponsored by WordSpace, Dallas’s largest literary nonprofit.

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  Lesly Gutierrez   poetry, theatre, fiber arts   Uhh. Words. Your favorite loud brown girl, focusing on latinx issues and mental health reform. Spends a lot of time with fur kids and crocheting. Makes a mean lasagna. Basically a 24 year old grandma.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Lesly Gutierrez
poetry, theatre, fiber arts

Uhh. Words. Your favorite loud brown girl, focusing on latinx issues and mental health reform. Spends a lot of time with fur kids and crocheting. Makes a mean lasagna. Basically a 24 year old grandma.

Instagram | Twitter

  Lierre Rue / Lierre Toxique   digital and analog collages, burlesque   Lierre is a visual and occasional performance artist from Denton TX who enjoys experimenting and creating thought-provoking and subversive art. Her preferred medium is digital collage, but she dabbles in analog collage and burlesque.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Lierre Rue / Lierre Toxique
digital and analog collages, burlesque

Lierre is a visual and occasional performance artist from Denton TX who enjoys experimenting and creating thought-provoking and subversive art. Her preferred medium is digital collage, but she dabbles in analog collage and burlesque.

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  Lindsey Hall   theatrical performance and makeup of the bloody/injury variety   Lindsey Hall is the Marketing Director for Sundown Collaborative Theatre, a nonprofit community theatre in Denton focused on producing collaborative and visceral shows. She graduated from UNT in 2011, with a concentration in theatre performance and theatrical makeup design. A sign language interpreter, she is motivated by the constant desire to learn and explore, and has found Spiderweb to be a beautiful "place" to do both. Want to know more about Sundown? Head to http://sundowntheatre.org/ to learn more!   Instagram

Lindsey Hall
theatrical performance and makeup of the bloody/injury variety

Lindsey Hall is the Marketing Director for Sundown Collaborative Theatre, a nonprofit community theatre in Denton focused on producing collaborative and visceral shows. She graduated from UNT in 2011, with a concentration in theatre performance and theatrical makeup design. A sign language interpreter, she is motivated by the constant desire to learn and explore, and has found Spiderweb to be a beautiful "place" to do both. Want to know more about Sundown? Head to http://sundowntheatre.org/ to learn more!

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  Logen Cure   poetry, publication-making   Logen Cure is the author of three poetry chapbooks: Still, Letters to Petrarch, and In Keeping. She curates Inner Moonlight, a monthly reading series at The Wild Detectives in Dallas. She serves as an English faculty member at Tarrant County College.   logencure.com  |  Instagram  |  Twitter

Logen Cure
poetry, publication-making

Logen Cure is the author of three poetry chapbooks: Still, Letters to Petrarch, and In Keeping. She curates Inner Moonlight, a monthly reading series at The Wild Detectives in Dallas. She serves as an English faculty member at Tarrant County College.

logencure.com | Instagram | Twitter

 

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  Matthew Lee Schipper / Skip / Skip & The Bad Hombres   music, poetry, performance art, theater, film, long form literature, blues    skipandthebadhombres.bandcamp.com

Matthew Lee Schipper / Skip / Skip & The Bad Hombres
music, poetry, performance art, theater, film, long form literature, blues

skipandthebadhombres.bandcamp.com

  Megan Storie   music, poetry, theatre   I am a singer-songwriter based in Denton, Tx. I've had the opportunity to travel around the US playing music and hope to do more. You can find my tunes here: meganstorie.bandcamp.com . If you are interested in collaborating or have booking inquiries you can email me at meganstorie@gmail.com.   Instagram  |  Facebook

Megan Storie
music, poetry, theatre

I am a singer-songwriter based in Denton, Tx. I've had the opportunity to travel around the US playing music and hope to do more. You can find my tunes here: meganstorie.bandcamp.com . If you are interested in collaborating or have booking inquiries you can email me at meganstorie@gmail.com.

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  Miguel Espinel / Monte Espina / Cacodemon   music, sound art, intermedia   Miguel Espinel is a Venezuelan composer and improviser based in Denton, TX, who is highly motivated by collective musicking and intermedia collaboration. He is currently working on graduate studies in ethnomusicology at UNT and performs with the duo Monte Espina and the band Cacodemon.

Miguel Espinel / Monte Espina / Cacodemon
music, sound art, intermedia

Miguel Espinel is a Venezuelan composer and improviser based in Denton, TX, who is highly motivated by collective musicking and intermedia collaboration. He is currently working on graduate studies in ethnomusicology at UNT and performs with the duo Monte Espina and the band Cacodemon.

  Morgan Ashton Griffin / Morgue Ann   screenwriting, poetry, performance art, theatre   By day I'm a teen services librarian. By night I'm an aspiring writing and creator. If you'd like to work with me in a professional or creative (or both!) context, email me at  morgueann666@gmail.com .   Instagram  |  Twitter

Morgan Ashton Griffin / Morgue Ann
screenwriting, poetry, performance art, theatre

By day I'm a teen services librarian. By night I'm an aspiring writing and creator. If you'd like to work with me in a professional or creative (or both!) context, email me at morgueann666@gmail.com.

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  Nadia Wolnisty   poetry, personal essays, dumb ass doodles   Nadia Wolnisty is the submissions editor of ThimbleLitmag.com. She has books from Spartan, Dancing Girl, Finishing Line Press, and Cringe Worthy Poetry Collective.   Instagram

Nadia Wolnisty
poetry, personal essays, dumb ass doodles

Nadia Wolnisty is the submissions editor of ThimbleLitmag.com. She has books from Spartan, Dancing Girl, Finishing Line Press, and Cringe Worthy Poetry Collective.

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  Nate Logan   poetry, creative non-fiction   Nate Logan is the author of Inside the Golden Days of Missing You (Magic Helicopter Press, forthcoming 2019). He's editor and publisher of Spooky Girlfriend Press.   Instagram

Nate Logan
poetry, creative non-fiction

Nate Logan is the author of Inside the Golden Days of Missing You (Magic Helicopter Press, forthcoming 2019). He's editor and publisher of Spooky Girlfriend Press.

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  Paula Mendoza   poetry, photography, painting, sculpture, performance art   Paula Mendoza earned her MFA at the University of Michigan and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Utah. She lives and writes in Salt Lake City.   paulajanemendoza.com  |  Instagram  |  Twitter

Paula Mendoza
poetry, photography, painting, sculpture, performance art

Paula Mendoza earned her MFA at the University of Michigan and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Utah. She lives and writes in Salt Lake City.

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  Rachel Weaver   writing, zines, music & performance art, gardening & environmental work   Rachel Weaver is an agrarian, community organizer, and creative. She advocates for environmental health and local food resilience. She seeks to build strong community relationships and foster opportunities for growth through transdisciplinary environmental education and creative learning.   Instagram  |  Facebook  |  Tumblr  Weaver Zines:  Tumblr  In Formed Radio - KUZU 92.9 FM:  Facebook

Rachel Weaver
writing, zines, music & performance art, gardening & environmental work

Rachel Weaver is an agrarian, community organizer, and creative. She advocates for environmental health and local food resilience. She seeks to build strong community relationships and foster opportunities for growth through transdisciplinary environmental education and creative learning.

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Weaver Zines: Tumblr
In Formed Radio - KUZU 92.9 FM: Facebook

  Randall Minick / Python Potions / Demandite / Bad Bad Baby / JR Minick & Associates / Wave Swinger / FELT&FUR / Sound Creature   performance, electronics, live sound, graphic design   Randall performs and explores with a variety of synthesizers and electronics in several projects that including FELT&FUR, Python Potions, Demandite & much more.   Instagram

Randall Minick / Python Potions / Demandite / Bad Bad Baby / JR Minick & Associates / Wave Swinger / FELT&FUR / Sound Creature
performance, electronics, live sound, graphic design

Randall performs and explores with a variety of synthesizers and electronics in several projects that including FELT&FUR, Python Potions, Demandite & much more.

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  Robert Torres   poetry, theater, fiction   Robert Torres is a writer and performer based in Portland, Oregon who has most recently worked with Monkey with a Hat On and Twilight Theater Company, and has been published by 1001 Journal, Spider Web Salon, and others. They ran the Punk Poet Society in Denton, Texas from 2011 to 2014, and co-curated the Pegasus Reading Series in Dallas, Texas from 2014 to 2015. Their work explores anxiety, delusion, revolution, and the conundrum of having a body whether you like it or not.   Instagram

Robert Torres
poetry, theater, fiction

Robert Torres is a writer and performer based in Portland, Oregon who has most recently worked with Monkey with a Hat On and Twilight Theater Company, and has been published by 1001 Journal, Spider Web Salon, and others. They ran the Punk Poet Society in Denton, Texas from 2011 to 2014, and co-curated the Pegasus Reading Series in Dallas, Texas from 2014 to 2015. Their work explores anxiety, delusion, revolution, and the conundrum of having a body whether you like it or not.

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  Ryan Creery   poetry   Ryan is a Freelance Writer and owner of a writing services business, The Word Barber. He has written hundreds of poems, short form, and advertising pieces that have been featured in Huffington Post, DHome Magazine, Love Inc Magazine and Eber & Wein.   Instagram

Ryan Creery
poetry

Ryan is a Freelance Writer and owner of a writing services business, The Word Barber. He has written hundreds of poems, short form, and advertising pieces that have been featured in Huffington Post, DHome Magazine, Love Inc Magazine and Eber & Wein.

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  Sara Button   writing, analogue photography   Sara Button is a writer an analogue film enthusiast.   sarabutton.com  |  Instagram  |  Twitter  Photography:  Instagram

Sara Button
writing, analogue photography

Sara Button is a writer an analogue film enthusiast.

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  Sarah Ruth   music, performance art, theater   Sarah Ruth is a diverse musician and artist – a multi-instrumentalist, she employs hammered dulcimer, harmonium, electroacoustic sound art, and extended vocal techniques. She performs frequently both solo and with multiple bands and improvisational ensembles in the North Texas area and tours nationally.   sarahruthalexander.com  |  Instagram

Sarah Ruth
music, performance art, theater

Sarah Ruth is a diverse musician and artist – a multi-instrumentalist, she employs hammered dulcimer, harmonium, electroacoustic sound art, and extended vocal techniques. She performs frequently both solo and with multiple bands and improvisational ensembles in the North Texas area and tours nationally.

sarahruthalexander.com | Instagram

  Sebastian Páramo   poetry, performance   Sebastian Hasani Páramo is a poet and literary citizen based in Denton, TX.   sebastianparamo.com  |  Instagram  |  Twitter

Sebastian Páramo
poetry, performance

Sebastian Hasani Páramo is a poet and literary citizen based in Denton, TX.

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  Storie (Teague) Cunningham   baking, cooking, singing, dancing   Storie is a self taught baker and writer for the Wake & Bake blog with a passion for creative confections and alliteration. Having spent most of her life surrounded by musical theater, she's no stranger to the artistic community, but it was baking that helped Storie find her preferred medium. Whether she's piping out decorative meringues or frosting a layered cake, she finds joy in her craft by watching others delight in her homemade goodies.   Instagram

Storie (Teague) Cunningham
baking, cooking, singing, dancing

Storie is a self taught baker and writer for the Wake & Bake blog with a passion for creative confections and alliteration. Having spent most of her life surrounded by musical theater, she's no stranger to the artistic community, but it was baking that helped Storie find her preferred medium. Whether she's piping out decorative meringues or frosting a layered cake, she finds joy in her craft by watching others delight in her homemade goodies.

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  Tim Hurley   photography, nonfiction, video game-making   Tim wants to dissolve into his city (in the good, chemistry/Particle Man sort of way) and knows he has to make art to get there. He works slowly and can only write literally true things.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Tim Hurley
photography, nonfiction, video game-making

Tim wants to dissolve into his city (in the good, chemistry/Particle Man sort of way) and knows he has to make art to get there. He works slowly and can only write literally true things.

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  Tori Falcon    poetry   Tori Falcon is Denton based journalist and poet. She is the current EIC of The Dentonite, an alternative online publication and is in her final stretch of her undergrad at the University of North Texas. She wants to dedicate her life to writing and creating conversation about social issues and activism to shine light on silenced communities and silenced perspectives. email:  tori@thedentonite.com    Instagram  |  Twitter

Tori Falcon
poetry

Tori Falcon is Denton based journalist and poet. She is the current EIC of The Dentonite, an alternative online publication and is in her final stretch of her undergrad at the University of North Texas. She wants to dedicate her life to writing and creating conversation about social issues and activism to shine light on silenced communities and silenced perspectives. email: tori@thedentonite.com

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  Tyler Satchwell   poetry   Will work on it and email

Tyler Satchwell
poetry

Will work on it and email

 

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  Walker Smart   fiction, poetry, performance, theater, sketching, musical collaborations   Walker Smart is a writer and performer living in Denton, Texas   Instagram

Walker Smart
fiction, poetry, performance, theater, sketching, musical collaborations

Walker Smart is a writer and performer living in Denton, Texas

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