Artist Directory

Meet our growing collective of artists working together to empower our community and create unique art, music, and experiences as Spiderweb Salon. Consider supporting us on Patreon so we can keep up the magic, and if you’d like to join us, read up on becoming a co-creator here!

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  {she/her}    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
{she/her}
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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Alejandra Ramos Gomez / Nadxielii Alejandra   {she/her/hers}  poetry, spoken word, performance art, theatre, dancing (ballet, contemporary, and Latin rhythms)   Alejandra is a bilingual educator and performing artist born and raised in Juarez, Mexico. She earned her BA in Political Science and Linguistics from UTEP and her Masters in Bilingual Education from SMU. Her work can be found in three anthologies with the Writers’ Association in Juarez, Mexico, and Pasos en el Norte by Rotary International. She recently delivered a TEDx talk and contributed in a chapter book with Voces Writers in Dallas, TX.   alejandraramosgomez.com  |  Instagram

Alejandra Ramos Gomez / Nadxielii Alejandra
{she/her/hers}
poetry, spoken word, performance art, theatre, dancing (ballet, contemporary, and Latin rhythms)

Alejandra is a bilingual educator and performing artist born and raised in Juarez, Mexico. She earned her BA in Political Science and Linguistics from UTEP and her Masters in Bilingual Education from SMU. Her work can be found in three anthologies with the Writers’ Association in Juarez, Mexico, and Pasos en el Norte by Rotary International. She recently delivered a TEDx talk and contributed in a chapter book with Voces Writers in Dallas, TX.

alejandraramosgomez.com | Instagram

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 Sylvester  {she/they}  poetry, gender performance, music editing, social media   Alex Sylvester is a Nonbinary Trans Woman who is makes art based in her experiences and that strives for Queer and Trans liberation.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Alex Sylvester
{she/they}
poetry, gender performance, music editing, social media

Alex Sylvester is a Nonbinary Trans Woman who is makes art based in her experiences and that strives for Queer and Trans liberation.

Instagram | Twitter

Alex Stock  {they/them}  painting, drawing, sculpture, electronics   Alex Stock has been a part of Spiderweb Salon since 2012. They are a self-taught, multi-media artist with a biology Master’s from the University of North Texas. Their work focuses on the often stifling dynamics inherent in social conflicts from the macabre lens of the natural world and its parallels in animalistic predator and prey relations. Alex works in many different mediums from illustration to interactive artwork and large scale sculpture.   alexstockart.com  |  Instagram  |  Facebook

Alex Stock
{they/them}
painting, drawing, sculpture, electronics

Alex Stock has been a part of Spiderweb Salon since 2012. They are a self-taught, multi-media artist with a biology Master’s from the University of North Texas. Their work focuses on the often stifling dynamics inherent in social conflicts from the macabre lens of the natural world and its parallels in animalistic predator and prey relations. Alex works in many different mediums from illustration to interactive artwork and large scale sculpture.

alexstockart.com | Instagram | Facebook

Amy Zapien  {she/they}  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
{she/they}
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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Angel Weaver  {she/her}  singing, watercolor, photography, writing, cooking   Angel Weaver is a local artist and mother who is forever in pursuit of keeping her artistic identity vibrant and fresh. She currently leads the Denton band, Bereah, where she showcases her songwriting. Starting in 2017, she began compiling her work with watercolor and photography under Dear, Deer Paint & Photo using it as a platform to delve into her whimsical side. When Angel is not chasing her three-year-old around the playgrounds of Denton, you might find her in the kitchen perfecting her original gluten-free and sugar-free recipes to share with friends and family.   Facebook

Angel Weaver
{she/her}
singing, watercolor, photography, writing, cooking

Angel Weaver is a local artist and mother who is forever in pursuit of keeping her artistic identity vibrant and fresh. She currently leads the Denton band, Bereah, where she showcases her songwriting. Starting in 2017, she began compiling her work with watercolor and photography under Dear, Deer Paint & Photo using it as a platform to delve into her whimsical side. When Angel is not chasing her three-year-old around the playgrounds of Denton, you might find her in the kitchen perfecting her original gluten-free and sugar-free recipes to share with friends and family.

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Anissa Sartini  {they/she}  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
{they/she}
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  {she/her/hers}  poetry, theater, performance art   Anjelica is a Denton based poet, advocate, and fur mama.   Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Facebook

Anjelica Fraga
{she/her/hers}
poetry, theater, performance art

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

Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

Ashley Enfield   painting, drawing, sculpting   I am a mixed media artist based in Dallas. My art is primarily shown on my Instagram under the name “awkward_ley_artsy”, just exploring who I am.   Instagram

Ashley Enfield
painting, drawing, sculpting

I am a mixed media artist based in Dallas. My art is primarily shown on my Instagram under the name “awkward_ley_artsy”, just exploring who I am.

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Axel Severs / Rosie  {he/him}  music   Axel Severs is Managing Editor at Nat. Brut, and art and literary magazine. He lives in Dallas.   natbrut.com  /  Instagram

Axel Severs / Rosie
{he/him}
music

Axel Severs is Managing Editor at Nat. Brut, and art and literary magazine. He lives in Dallas.

natbrut.com / Instagram

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Bess Whitby  {she/her/hers}  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
{she/her/hers}
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.

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Brittany Griffiths  {she/her}  writing, photography   Brittany Griffiths is a writer from Dallas, Texas. She is the founder and editor of Spontaneous Afflatus, an independent publishing house that specializes in poetry and short story collections. She is also the editor of Wavelength Magazine. Last year she released her debut poetry collection titled, Ebb & Flow.   Instagram

Brittany Griffiths
{she/her}
writing, photography

Brittany Griffiths is a writer from Dallas, Texas. She is the founder and editor of Spontaneous Afflatus, an independent publishing house that specializes in poetry and short story collections. She is also the editor of Wavelength Magazine. Last year she released her debut poetry collection titled, Ebb & Flow.

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Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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

Brad Holt  {he/him}  video production, motion design, photography   Brad is a freelance video producer, motion designer, and photographer, producing national TV ads and social media content for various businesses. 2019 is the tenth year of his Project 365, for which he makes a photo and journal entry every day, producing a book at the end of each year.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Brad Holt
{he/him}
video production, motion design, photography

Brad is a freelance video producer, motion designer, and photographer, producing national TV ads and social media content for various businesses. 2019 is the tenth year of his Project 365, for which he makes a photo and journal entry every day, producing a book at the end of each year.

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Caitlin Childs  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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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Charles W. Moore / FM Noir  {he/him/his}  music (drums, guitar), poetry   Charlie Moore is a musician and singer/songwriter from Denton, Texas. He is currently performing on drums in Kim Nall and the Fringe and writing/performing solo under the project title FM Noir.   Instagram  /  Twitter

Charles W. Moore / FM Noir
{he/him/his}
music (drums, guitar), poetry

Charlie Moore is a musician and singer/songwriter from Denton, Texas. He is currently performing on drums in Kim Nall and the Fringe and writing/performing solo under the project title FM Noir.

Instagram / Twitter

Charlie Hunter  {he/him}  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
{he/him}
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  {they/she}  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.   chelseafiddyment.com  |  Twitter  |  Facebook

Chelsea Fiddyment
{they/she}
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.

chelseafiddyment.com | Twitter | Facebook

Cher Musico  {she/her}  spoken word/performance poetry, painting, photography, graphic design   As a queer Filipina-American visual storyteller in DFW, my mediums are photography, painting, spoken word poetry, and video art. Most of my creative work blend emotive portraits, my Filipinx-American upbringing, adapting thru my navigation of autism, &/or aspects based on childhood nostalgia.   chermusico.com  |  Instagram  |  Facebook

Cher Musico
{she/her}
spoken word/performance poetry, painting, photography, graphic design

As a queer Filipina-American visual storyteller in DFW, my mediums are photography, painting, spoken word poetry, and video art. Most of my creative work blend emotive portraits, my Filipinx-American upbringing, adapting thru my navigation of autism, &/or aspects based on childhood nostalgia.

chermusico.com | Instagram | Facebook

Chris Flesher  {he/him}    cooking, beer making, homesteading

Chris Flesher
{he/him}
cooking, beer making, homesteading

Christopher David Taylor / Denton Performance Lab  {he/him}  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
{he/him}
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  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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  {he/him/his}  writing, poetry, performance art, theatre, short film   As all things are increasingly commodified and branded, Clent seeks to re-create the sacred in our lives.

Clent Roye Wyatt
{he/him/his}
writing, poetry, performance art, theatre, short film

As all things are increasingly commodified and branded, Clent seeks to re-create the sacred in our lives.

Conor Wallace / Friday Mean / Blue Bear / Ella Minnow  {he/him}  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
{he/him}
music, recording

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

Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

Corbin Childs  {he/him}  music, recording   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
{he/him}
music, recording

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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courtney marie  {she/her/hers}  writing, drawing, zine making, performance, text & fiber art, directing, community gathering   courtney marie is a writer and artist based in Denton, Texas. she enjoys working with text as an art medium and performance object and sometimes she plays music with her friends. her first poetry chapbook, don’t get your hopes up, was released in 2018 in a double publication through Thoughtcrime Press, alongside her dear friend Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi’s Moon Woman: Mythologies and Truths. courtney marie lives with two cats, loves to travel, and writes a lot of letters.   Instagram  |  Twitter

courtney marie
{she/her/hers}
writing, drawing, zine making, performance, text & fiber art, directing, community gathering

courtney marie is a writer and artist based in Denton, Texas. she enjoys working with text as an art medium and performance object and sometimes she plays music with her friends. her first poetry chapbook, don’t get your hopes up, was released in 2018 in a double publication through Thoughtcrime Press, alongside her dear friend Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi’s Moon Woman: Mythologies and Truths. courtney marie lives with two cats, loves to travel, and writes a lot of letters.

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Dahlia Knowles / Lorelei K  {she/her}  music (voice, synth, guitar, production), poetry, painting (acrylics, watercolors, ink)   Lorelei K is an alternative pop project created by Dahlia Knowles. Her third studio release, a sixteen track album recorded at Civil Audio by Michael Briggs, is currently in progress and projected for release in 2019. Dahlia Knowles participates in improv and experimental collaborations particularly with voice, guitar and synths.   Bandcamp

Dahlia Knowles / Lorelei K
{she/her}
music (voice, synth, guitar, production), poetry, painting (acrylics, watercolors, ink)

Lorelei K is an alternative pop project created by Dahlia Knowles. Her third studio release, a sixteen track album recorded at Civil Audio by Michael Briggs, is currently in progress and projected for release in 2019. Dahlia Knowles participates in improv and experimental collaborations particularly with voice, guitar and synths.

Bandcamp

Daniela Cruz  {she/her}  sculpture, installation, video   Daniela Cruz was born in Mexico and raised in Texas. She received a BFA with a concentration in Sculpture from the University of North Texas. Cruz currently lives and works in Dallas, Texas.   danielacruzstudio.com  |  Instagram

Daniela Cruz
{she/her}
sculpture, installation, video

Daniela Cruz was born in Mexico and raised in Texas. She received a BFA with a concentration in Sculpture from the University of North Texas. Cruz currently lives and works in Dallas, Texas.

danielacruzstudio.com | Instagram

Danielle Wilson   music, choir, theater design, ceramics   Danielle lives for coffee and dogs. She graduated from TWU with a BS in Nutrition, but loves sweets. She likes to create messes and then organize them. You can find her at her kitchen table turning heaps of clay into pretty things.   Instagram

Danielle Wilson
music, choir, theater design, ceramics

Danielle lives for coffee and dogs. She graduated from TWU with a BS in Nutrition, but loves sweets. She likes to create messes and then organize them. You can find her at her kitchen table turning heaps of clay into pretty things.

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Darryl Ratcliff  {he/him}  social practice art, poetry   Ash Studios Creating Our Future Michelada Think Tank   Instagram

Darryl Ratcliff
{he/him}
social practice art, poetry

Ash Studios Creating Our Future Michelada Think Tank

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Dayna Epley  {she/her}  poetry, prose, comedy, collage   Dayna Epley is a writer and writing instructor and loves to create unique pieces melding visual arts with the written word. She has fallen in love with the denton creative scene and loves to engage and support other artists.

Dayna Epley
{she/her}
poetry, prose, comedy, collage

Dayna Epley is a writer and writing instructor and loves to create unique pieces melding visual arts with the written word. She has fallen in love with the denton creative scene and loves to engage and support other artists.

 

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Edgar Derby  {he/him}  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
{he/him}
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

Elia Tamplin  {they/them/he/him}  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
{they/them/he/him}
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

Elise Matthews   writing

Elise Matthews
writing

Ellie Gonzalez / Diva Girl Ellie / The Denton Diva  {she/her}  poetry, radio   Producer/ Radio show host of The Denton Vibe, Founder of Lost Poet Lounge.  Diva Girl Ellie:  Instagram  Lost Poet Lounge:  Instagram  /  Facebook  The Denton Vibe:  Instagram  /  Facebook

Ellie Gonzalez / Diva Girl Ellie / The Denton Diva
{she/her}
poetry, radio

Producer/ Radio show host of The Denton Vibe, Founder of Lost Poet Lounge.

Diva Girl Ellie: Instagram
Lost Poet Lounge: Instagram / Facebook
The Denton Vibe: Instagram / Facebook

Emma Carnes  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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

Emily Ramser  poetry, painting, performance art  Emily Ramser is a queer activist-poet-scholar-educator living in Denton, Texas.   authoremilyramser.wordpress.com  |  Twitter

Emily Ramser
poetry, painting, performance art

Emily Ramser is a queer activist-poet-scholar-educator living in Denton, Texas.

authoremilyramser.wordpress.com | Twitter

Erica Cole  {she/her}  theatre, puppetry, vocal performance, prose, performance art   Erica Cole is an artist and a teacher who is dedicated in creating and sharing art in and for her community. Ms. Cole believes it is imperative to make our stories heard and to take the time to listen to those who share their stories in turn.

Erica Cole
{she/her}
theatre, puppetry, vocal performance, prose, performance art

Erica Cole is an artist and a teacher who is dedicated in creating and sharing art in and for her community. Ms. Cole believes it is imperative to make our stories heard and to take the time to listen to those who share their stories in turn.

Erica Stephens  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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

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Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi   poetry   Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi is the founder of Dark Moon Poetry & Arts, a monthly series spotlighting the creative feminine and non-binary energies of North Texas. She can often be found on sidewalks using her typewriter to birth poems for strangers. She has been published in  Entropy, The Boiler, Anthropology Now!, Bearing the Mask , and elsewhere. Her work has been featured by WFAA, KERA, the Dallas Morning News, and others. Her chapbook,  Moon Woman , was published by Thoughtcrime Press in June 2018.   Instagram

Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi
poetry

Fatima-Ayan Malika Hirsi is the founder of Dark Moon Poetry & Arts, a monthly series spotlighting the creative feminine and non-binary energies of North Texas. She can often be found on sidewalks using her typewriter to birth poems for strangers. She has been published in Entropy, The Boiler, Anthropology Now!, Bearing the Mask, and elsewhere. Her work has been featured by WFAA, KERA, the Dallas Morning News, and others. Her chapbook, Moon Woman, was published by Thoughtcrime Press in June 2018.

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Frank Darko   videography, producer   Frank is a freelance artist, videographer, and the co-founder of Dallas art space,  PARIAH , an eclectic hub for performance art, experimental noise, media installation, painting, and other 2d media. Together with Joshua van Ammon, Frank created CONVERSATIONS IN THE VOID, an video-based artist interview series, and is the executive producer for Spiderweb Salon’s podcast series focusing on the stories behind the work of living poets and writers, THE LITERARY PODCAST.   Instagram

Frank Darko
videography, producer

Frank is a freelance artist, videographer, and the co-founder of Dallas art space, PARIAH, an eclectic hub for performance art, experimental noise, media installation, painting, and other 2d media. Together with Joshua van Ammon, Frank created CONVERSATIONS IN THE VOID, an video-based artist interview series, and is the executive producer for Spiderweb Salon’s podcast series focusing on the stories behind the work of living poets and writers, THE LITERARY PODCAST.

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George Ferrie  {he/him/his}  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
{he/him/his}
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  {she/her}  voice performance, poetry, visual art (acrylic painting, pointillism with oil markers, inking mandalas, needlepoint, crewel embroidery), novel-writing, playwriting   Iris Baldwin is a wordsmith, multimedia artist, and vocalist living in Denton, Texas. Iris writes novels, and poems. Iris creates visual art in many mediums along with singing. Iris sings primarily to entertain the elderly in nursing home and retirement communities.

Iris Baldwin
{she/her}
voice performance, poetry, visual art (acrylic painting, pointillism with oil markers, inking mandalas, needlepoint, crewel embroidery), novel-writing, playwriting

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

Isabel Crespo / Both of Us (Duo) / For Now (Quintet) / Imposter (Trio)  {she/her}  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)
{she/her}
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

Isabel Deniz  {she/her}  music, poetry, photo, video   Born in East Los Angeles, rooted in Jalisco, MX, and raised in Houston, TX Isabel is a creative multifaceted being that likes to shed light on the adversities and successes of her community. Isabel received a B.A. in Radio, Television, and Film from the University of North Texas and currently works as a marketing associate at Medieval Times. She volunteers for Thin Line Fest as an Associate Music Director and proudly skates with the North Texas Roller Derby League. She has been involved with Spiderweb Salon since 2018 and is stoked to continue to collaborate with many talented individuals. Isabel's work has appeared in the Salon's zines.   Instagram

Isabel Deniz
{she/her}
music, poetry, photo, video

Born in East Los Angeles, rooted in Jalisco, MX, and raised in Houston, TX Isabel is a creative multifaceted being that likes to shed light on the adversities and successes of her community. Isabel received a B.A. in Radio, Television, and Film from the University of North Texas and currently works as a marketing associate at Medieval Times. She volunteers for Thin Line Fest as an Associate Music Director and proudly skates with the North Texas Roller Derby League. She has been involved with Spiderweb Salon since 2018 and is stoked to continue to collaborate with many talented individuals. Isabel's work has appeared in the Salon's zines.

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Isobel O’Hare  {she/they}  poetry, non-fiction, performance art, theater, collage   Isobel O’Hare is the author of two chapbooks as well as a collection of erasures of celebrity sexual assault apologies, called all this can be yours, available now from University of Hell Press. She received an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts and edits the journal and small press Dream Pop with poet Carleen Tibbetts.   isobelohare.com  |  Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Facebook

Isobel O’Hare
{she/they}
poetry, non-fiction, performance art, theater, collage

Isobel O’Hare is the author of two chapbooks as well as a collection of erasures of celebrity sexual assault apologies, called all this can be yours, available now from University of Hell Press. She received an MFA in Poetry from Vermont College of Fine Arts and edits the journal and small press Dream Pop with poet Carleen Tibbetts.

isobelohare.com | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

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Jacob Greenan  {he/him}  music, producer   Jacob Greenan is a multi-instrumental musician and studio & production assistant at Shiny Sound Recording Studio. Jacob has been known to play everything from piano to an upright bass over the years across the great state of Texas in such projects as The Hazardous Dukes, Forever & Everest, and Here In Arms.   Instagram

Jacob Greenan
{he/him}
music, producer

Jacob Greenan is a multi-instrumental musician and studio & production assistant at Shiny Sound Recording Studio. Jacob has been known to play everything from piano to an upright bass over the years across the great state of Texas in such projects as The Hazardous Dukes, Forever & Everest, and Here In Arms.

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James Jackson  {he/him/his}  writing, spoken word, poetry, performance art, theatre, burlesque, DJing, radio   Thanks to his friends and the Denton community, James has found validation and support for not only his identity but also his creative work. A self-proclaimed reincarnation of James Dean, he’s read his non-fiction work at an open mic at Cheers for Queers co-hosted by Spiderweb Salon and at the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance memorial event. He’s currently toiling away on a novel about transgender werewolves, horror short stories and more non-fiction pieces focused around his experiences as a Latinx transman.    transwriterrebel.wordpress.com  /  Instagram  /  Twitter  /  Tumblr  /  Facebook

James Jackson
{he/him/his}
writing, spoken word, poetry, performance art, theatre, burlesque, DJing, radio

Thanks to his friends and the Denton community, James has found validation and support for not only his identity but also his creative work. A self-proclaimed reincarnation of James Dean, he’s read his non-fiction work at an open mic at Cheers for Queers co-hosted by Spiderweb Salon and at the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance memorial event. He’s currently toiling away on a novel about transgender werewolves, horror short stories and more non-fiction pieces focused around his experiences as a Latinx transman.

transwriterrebel.wordpress.com / Instagram / Twitter / Tumblr / Facebook

Jeanette Laredo  {she/her}  theater, prose   Dr. Jeanette Laredo is a scholar of all things awful including 18th-century British Gothic literature and Victorian horror. She writes about the dark desires and unrestrained violence that lurk beneath the veneer of polite society. Most nights she can be found listening to podcasts about murder while sipping a hot cup of tea.   Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Tumblr

Jeanette Laredo
{she/her}
theater, prose

Dr. Jeanette Laredo is a scholar of all things awful including 18th-century British Gothic literature and Victorian horror. She writes about the dark desires and unrestrained violence that lurk beneath the veneer of polite society. Most nights she can be found listening to podcasts about murder while sipping a hot cup of tea.

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Jo Hargis  {they/them}  vocalist, actor, poetry, drawing, collage, painting   Jo loves stage and stage loves Jo. Perpetually singing. Theater kid. Laughs and cries loudly.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Jo Hargis
{they/them}
vocalist, actor, poetry, drawing, collage, painting

Jo loves stage and stage loves Jo. Perpetually singing. Theater kid. Laughs and cries loudly.

Instagram | Twitter

Joanna Lugo  {she/her}  performance art, writing (narrative, poetry, performative, scripts), directing, 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
{she/her}
performance art, writing (narrative, poetry, performative, scripts), directing, 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  {he/him}  poetry, music   N/A y’all   Instagram

Joe Tucker
{he/him}
poetry, music

N/A y’all

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Joel Larner / J. Allert / Skagg Philips  {he/him/his}  music, writing (prose, poetry)   I grew up as a missionary kid in South America, but landed in Denton in the mid 90's to go to UNT...and I've never left. Over the years, my community has become ever more defined by the fellow Denton musicians and songwriters with whom I've had to pleasure to collaborate and share many a drink. While the debauchery may be a demon, the music is a therapist.  J. Allert:  Bandcamp  |  Facebook

Joel Larner / J. Allert / Skagg Philips
{he/him/his}
music, writing (prose, poetry)

I grew up as a missionary kid in South America, but landed in Denton in the mid 90's to go to UNT...and I've never left. Over the years, my community has become ever more defined by the fellow Denton musicians and songwriters with whom I've had to pleasure to collaborate and share many a drink. While the debauchery may be a demon, the music is a therapist.

J. Allert: Bandcamp | Facebook

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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Kari Presswood-Perlman / Gold Coyote  {she/her}  drawing, illustration, painting, poetry   Kari (Gold Coyote) is an emerging artist and illustrator whose work explores identity and emotion under darker wildlife and nature themes. She is a 2015 graduate of the University of North Texas with a degree in Art and Design Studies, and has since been doing illustration work for bands and businesses in the Denton area. Kari has a fascination with teeth and things that drool, and spends her free time backpacking, rock climbing and polishing her oddities collection.   Instagram  |  Tumblr

Kari Presswood-Perlman / Gold Coyote
{she/her}
drawing, illustration, painting, poetry

Kari (Gold Coyote) is an emerging artist and illustrator whose work explores identity and emotion under darker wildlife and nature themes. She is a 2015 graduate of the University of North Texas with a degree in Art and Design Studies, and has since been doing illustration work for bands and businesses in the Denton area. Kari has a fascination with teeth and things that drool, and spends her free time backpacking, rock climbing and polishing her oddities collection.

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Katey Margolis / DJ Dogear  {she/her}  poetry, music   Katey Margolis was born in New York in the last year of the sixties. She writes a lot of sestinas, and some other poems, has been known to write record and show reviews and occasionally strum a guitar. She is obsessed with music and records and she DJs on KUZU LP 92.9 FM Denton, Texas.   Instagram

Katey Margolis / DJ Dogear
{she/her}
poetry, music

Katey Margolis was born in New York in the last year of the sixties. She writes a lot of sestinas, and some other poems, has been known to write record and show reviews and occasionally strum a guitar. She is obsessed with music and records and she DJs on KUZU LP 92.9 FM Denton, Texas.

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Katie Jahangiri  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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  {they/them}  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
{they/them}
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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Kim Nall  {she/her}  music, poetry, photography, short fiction, drama (acting and writing), performance art   Kim Nall is a musician, poet, and high school teacher based in Dallas, TX. She loves language, unfamiliar places, and negative space.  Lay Your Vision Down , the debut album from her band, Kim Nall & The Fringe, was released in 2017.   Facebook

Kim Nall
{she/her}
music, poetry, photography, short fiction, drama (acting and writing), performance art

Kim Nall is a musician, poet, and high school teacher based in Dallas, TX. She loves language, unfamiliar places, and negative space. Lay Your Vision Down, the debut album from her band, Kim Nall & The Fringe, was released in 2017.

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Kristin Wyly  {she/her/hers}  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
{she/her/hers}
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

Kristina Smith  {she/they}  photography, poetry, performance art, zines, installation art, baking   Kristina Smith is an image and object based visual artist and educator based in Dallas, TX, where she lives with her chinchilla Roxie and plant friends. She received an MFA with distinction in Studio Art from Texas Women’s University in Denton, TX, where she focused on photography, book arts, ceramics, and sculpture. She currently works at the University of North Texas. Her creative research explores memory, familial identity and cultural erasure, with her most recent work examining late stage capitalism, mental illness, and the exploitation of the working class.   kristinasmithfineart.com  |  Instagram

Kristina Smith
{she/they}
photography, poetry, performance art, zines, installation art, baking

Kristina Smith is an image and object based visual artist and educator based in Dallas, TX, where she lives with her chinchilla Roxie and plant friends. She received an MFA with distinction in Studio Art from Texas Women’s University in Denton, TX, where she focused on photography, book arts, ceramics, and sculpture. She currently works at the University of North Texas. Her creative research explores memory, familial identity and cultural erasure, with her most recent work examining late stage capitalism, mental illness, and the exploitation of the working class.

kristinasmithfineart.com | Instagram

Kurt Danger  {he/him/they/them}  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
{he/him/they/them}
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  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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

Laurie Holtzclaw  {she/her}  poetry, crafts   I'm just a regular human in this world that has a heart beat that beats along with soul, passion, and expressed creativity by my fellow humans that feel, and take a stand for those feelings. (not an alien, i think)   Instagram

Laurie Holtzclaw
{she/her}
poetry, crafts

I'm just a regular human in this world that has a heart beat that beats along with soul, passion, and expressed creativity by my fellow humans that feel, and take a stand for those feelings. (not an alien, i think)

Instagram

Leah Jones  {she/her}  photography, videography   Leah Jones is an editorial photographer and menswear stylist based in Dallas. Her work has been featured in publications such as Men’s Health, GQ, Vogue Online, Los Angeles Times, Martha Stewart Wedding, Marvel Digital Content, and she has shot print work for Disney brands and Neiman Marcus. Leah moonlights as an event photographer focusing on local musicians and artistic collectives. She has been lovingly photographing Spiderweb Salon showcases for many years and deeply appreciates the opportunity to celebrate all people and document their artistic expressions. To preserve sanity, she dances frequently, and enjoys writing short scripts and essays dealing in terribly twisted horror or bounding comedic gaiety. She resides in Downtown Dallas with her partner, Jacob, and their beloved cat, Waffles.   leahcarolinejones.com  |  Instagram

Leah Jones
{she/her}
photography, videography

Leah Jones is an editorial photographer and menswear stylist based in Dallas. Her work has been featured in publications such as Men’s Health, GQ, Vogue Online, Los Angeles Times, Martha Stewart Wedding, Marvel Digital Content, and she has shot print work for Disney brands and Neiman Marcus. Leah moonlights as an event photographer focusing on local musicians and artistic collectives. She has been lovingly photographing Spiderweb Salon showcases for many years and deeply appreciates the opportunity to celebrate all people and document their artistic expressions. To preserve sanity, she dances frequently, and enjoys writing short scripts and essays dealing in terribly twisted horror or bounding comedic gaiety. She resides in Downtown Dallas with her partner, Jacob, and their beloved cat, Waffles.

leahcarolinejones.com | 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.

Facebook

Lee Green   photography   I've been shooting for 14 years including portraiture, scenic, sports, and street photography on film, slide and digital. I like experimenting with exposure, focus, light, and depth, but I often have creative blocks. I once rescued a bird with a golf club and a baseball cap.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Lee Green
photography

I've been shooting for 14 years including portraiture, scenic, sports, and street photography on film, slide and digital. I like experimenting with exposure, focus, light, and depth, but I often have creative blocks. I once rescued a bird with a golf club and a baseball cap.

Instagram | Twitter

Lei Lei Lashawn   performance art, live percussion, music, spoken word, storytelling, fine art   Practicing being myself. Maintaining my health. Increasing my awareness around what is important, adapting to what can not be replaced what I must embrace. I want to make a non-violent difference in my community as I attempt to generate conscious unity. Making a positive imprint on our environmental economy.   leileilashawn.com  |  Soundcloud

Lei Lei Lashawn
performance art, live percussion, music, spoken word, storytelling, fine art

Practicing being myself. Maintaining my health. Increasing my awareness around what is important, adapting to what can not be replaced what I must embrace. I want to make a non-violent difference in my community as I attempt to generate conscious unity. Making a positive imprint on our environmental economy.

leileilashawn.com | Soundcloud

Leoncarlo Canlas  {he/him}  music   Armed with his violin, North Texas based musician Leoncarlo creates sonic landscapes with a palette of harmonious textures that stretches perception of tonal aesthetics. He's been a guest collaborator and session musician on recordings and live performances for a number of diverse national and international acts, including Seryn, Botany, Polyphonic Spree, Alejandro Escovedo, Melanie Safka, and more.   leoncarlo.com  /  Instagram  /  Facebook

Leoncarlo Canlas
{he/him}
music

Armed with his violin, North Texas based musician Leoncarlo creates sonic landscapes with a palette of harmonious textures that stretches perception of tonal aesthetics. He's been a guest collaborator and session musician on recordings and live performances for a number of diverse national and international acts, including Seryn, Botany, Polyphonic Spree, Alejandro Escovedo, Melanie Safka, and more.

leoncarlo.com / Instagram / Facebook

Lesly Gutierrez  {she/her/hers}  poetry, theatre, fiber arts   Uhh. Words. Spends a lot of time with fur kids and crocheting. Makes a mean lasagna. Basically a 24 year old grandma.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Lesly Gutierrez
{she/her/hers}
poetry, theatre, fiber arts

Uhh. Words. 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  {she/her/hers}  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
{she/her/hers}
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

Lindsey Hall  {she/her}  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  sundowntheatre.org  to learn more!   Instagram

Lindsey Hall
{she/her}
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 sundowntheatre.org to learn more!

Instagram

Liz King  {she/her/hers}  experimental theater, performance art, satirical articles, sketch comedy, crafting   With all the time saved not learning basic computer skills, Liz focuses her adult life on comedy writing and performance art. Other interests include puppetry, rummaging through old photos in antique stores, and aimless walking.

Liz King
{she/her/hers}
experimental theater, performance art, satirical articles, sketch comedy, crafting

With all the time saved not learning basic computer skills, Liz focuses her adult life on comedy writing and performance art. Other interests include puppetry, rummaging through old photos in antique stores, and aimless walking.

Logen Cure  {she/her/hers}  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
{she/her/hers}
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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Machele Johnson   poetry, music   Machele Johnson is a Dallas based poet and musician who has been sharing her words and sounds for a little over a year and a half. A melomaniac since birth, Machele's inspirations for writing are sound and music with its complexities and structure. She has a need to study, experiment, and report back on the numerous, wordless joys and sorrows one can experience while lost in sound as well as rejoice in the similarities of the human experience and harmony.   Instagram

Machele Johnson
poetry, music

Machele Johnson is a Dallas based poet and musician who has been sharing her words and sounds for a little over a year and a half. A melomaniac since birth, Machele's inspirations for writing are sound and music with its complexities and structure. She has a need to study, experiment, and report back on the numerous, wordless joys and sorrows one can experience while lost in sound as well as rejoice in the similarities of the human experience and harmony.

Instagram

Marco Zavala  {he/him}  visual art, poetry   I'm an ill wad of energy in a dream. If it wasn't for time & base survival, I'd create in all mediums every ridiculous & serious idea I have, as well as consume everyone else's ideas with the attention it deserves. I like snowcones.   Instagram

Marco Zavala
{he/him}
visual art, poetry

I'm an ill wad of energy in a dream. If it wasn't for time & base survival, I'd create in all mediums every ridiculous & serious idea I have, as well as consume everyone else's ideas with the attention it deserves. I like snowcones.

Instagram

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

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

skipandthebadhombres.bandcamp.com

Matthew Long  {he/him}  painting, sign making, design   Matthew Long is a painter, sign maker and designer living in Denton, Tx. He has worked with businesses including East Side Social Club, the Greater Denton Arts Council, Paschall Bar, Aura Coffee, Perfecto School of Music and LSA Burger.   Instagram

Matthew Long
{he/him}
painting, sign making, design

Matthew Long is a painter, sign maker and designer living in Denton, Tx. He has worked with businesses including East Side Social Club, the Greater Denton Arts Council, Paschall Bar, Aura Coffee, Perfecto School of Music and LSA Burger.

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Matthew Sallack  {he/him}  illustration, graphic design   Born in Tupelo, Mississippi. Raised in Denton, Texas. Graduated with BFA in Graphic Design from Texas State University — San Marcos. Lived in Austin, Texas for a while. Graduated with MFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Currently lives in Denton, Texas.   otterillustration.com  |  Instagram

Matthew Sallack
{he/him}
illustration, graphic design

Born in Tupelo, Mississippi. Raised in Denton, Texas. Graduated with BFA in Graphic Design from Texas State University — San Marcos. Lived in Austin, Texas for a while. Graduated with MFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Currently lives in Denton, Texas.

otterillustration.com | Instagram

Maureen Leak / Remnant Baby  {any pronouns with respect}  spoken word, visual painting, zines   I am passionate about creating personal art that speaks to the masses, telling my story, and giving everyone around me a chance to tell their story.

Maureen Leak / Remnant Baby
{any pronouns with respect}
spoken word, visual painting, zines

I am passionate about creating personal art that speaks to the masses, telling my story, and giving everyone around me a chance to tell their story.

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. If you are interested in collaborating or have booking inquiries you can email me at  meganstorie@gmail.com .   Instagram  |  Facebook  |  Bandcamp

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. If you are interested in collaborating or have booking inquiries you can email me at meganstorie@gmail.com.

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Miguel Espinel  {he/him}  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.   Instagram  |  Facebook

Miguel Espinel
{he/him}
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.

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Miranda Kennedy  {she/her}  music, painting, theater   I'm Miranda Kennedy and I'm a singer and guitarist currently based out of Denton, TX. I began performing when I was 14 and found my sound throughout my travels around the country - from living out of a van to touring with bands. My music can be found on Facebook, YouTube and SoundCloud. For booking or inquiries email me at  mirandajadekennedy@gmail.com .   Instagram

Miranda Kennedy
{she/her}
music, painting, theater

I'm Miranda Kennedy and I'm a singer and guitarist currently based out of Denton, TX. I began performing when I was 14 and found my sound throughout my travels around the country - from living out of a van to touring with bands. My music can be found on Facebook, YouTube and SoundCloud. For booking or inquiries email me at mirandajadekennedy@gmail.com.

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Monica Ortiz / Moe  painting, poetry, drawing, digital art  Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Monica Ortiz / Moe
painting, poetry, drawing, digital art

Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.

Morgan Ashton Griffin / Morgue Ann  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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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Morgan Larson / Morgan Lionheart  {they/them}  music, poetry, painting, performance art, theatre   Morgan is a nerd, weirdo, and elementary ecology teacher. They daydream of thriving native ecosystems and the fall of capitalism. You can find them reading Baldwin or eating Indian food.   Instagram

Morgan Larson / Morgan Lionheart
{they/them}
music, poetry, painting, performance art, theatre

Morgan is a nerd, weirdo, and elementary ecology teacher. They daydream of thriving native ecosystems and the fall of capitalism. You can find them reading Baldwin or eating Indian food.

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Nadia Wolnisty  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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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Naomi Kliewer / Tulla Moore  {she/her}  music, illustration, printmaking, ceramics, painting, metals, burlesque, theatre   A local Jill of all trades and master of none, Naomi Kliewer is a sometimes singer, sometimes illustrator, sometimes actor, and always down to make magic. She can be seen performing as Tulla Moore on burlesque stages across Texas, but makes her home at Glitterbomb Denton, a weekly queer variety show where she hosts. She is a member of the Glitterbomb Denton, Salty Lady Burlesque, and Texas Queerlesque Festival production teams.   Instagram  |  Facebook

Naomi Kliewer / Tulla Moore
{she/her}
music, illustration, printmaking, ceramics, painting, metals, burlesque, theatre

A local Jill of all trades and master of none, Naomi Kliewer is a sometimes singer, sometimes illustrator, sometimes actor, and always down to make magic. She can be seen performing as Tulla Moore on burlesque stages across Texas, but makes her home at Glitterbomb Denton, a weekly queer variety show where she hosts. She is a member of the Glitterbomb Denton, Salty Lady Burlesque, and Texas Queerlesque Festival production teams.

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Naomi Schiller / Naomi Joyce  {she/her}  performance, theater, dance   ....   Instagram

Naomi Schiller / Naomi Joyce
{she/her}
performance, theater, dance

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Nate Logan  {he/him}  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
{he/him}
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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Nina Chantanapumma  {she/her/they/them}  graphic design, illustration, photography   Nina eats cookies. And fragments sentences. When she's not teaching high schools students how to animate and take good photos, she's either drawing stuff, fixing things, or hanging out with her corgi, Noodles. She’s here to help.   Instagram  |  Twitter

Nina Chantanapumma
{she/her/they/them}
graphic design, illustration, photography

Nina eats cookies. And fragments sentences. When she's not teaching high schools students how to animate and take good photos, she's either drawing stuff, fixing things, or hanging out with her corgi, Noodles. She’s here to help.

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Paula Mendoza  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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 Renea  {she/her/hers}  poetry, fiction, screenplays, modeling   Rachel Renea received her B.A. in Economics and International Relations and completed her M.A. in Humanities-Aesthetic Studies. She is a former Poetry Editor and Fiction Editor for Reunion: The Dallas Review, and she has participated in local poetry and fiction readings at UNT, UTD, and Spiderweb Salon. She currently lives and writes in the Dallas area.

Rachel Renea
{she/her/hers}
poetry, fiction, screenplays, modeling

Rachel Renea received her B.A. in Economics and International Relations and completed her M.A. in Humanities-Aesthetic Studies. She is a former Poetry Editor and Fiction Editor for Reunion: The Dallas Review, and she has participated in local poetry and fiction readings at UNT, UTD, and Spiderweb Salon. She currently lives and writes in the Dallas area.

Rachel Weaver  {she/her/they/them}  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
{she/her/they/them}
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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Rae Inmon, MT-BC  {they/them/he/him}  music, poetry, art (painting, collages), theater   Trans* non-binary singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and social justice advocate.   Instagram

Rae Inmon, MT-BC
{they/them/he/him}
music, poetry, art (painting, collages), theater

Trans* non-binary singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and social justice advocate.

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Randall Minick / Python Potions / Demandite / Bad Bad Baby / JR Minick & Associates / Wave Swinger / FELT&FUR / Sound Creature  {he/him}  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
{he/him}
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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Rebecca Elliott  {she/her}  writing, performance art, printmaking, sculpture, publishing/community-building   I'm an artist/publisher/writer living in Chicago with 50 cats. Publishing projects are mainly through Meekling Press, which I co-founded in 2012. meeklingpress.com Also: rebaelliott.com   Instagram  /  Twitter

Rebecca Elliott
{she/her}
writing, performance art, printmaking, sculpture, publishing/community-building

I'm an artist/publisher/writer living in Chicago with 50 cats. Publishing projects are mainly through Meekling Press, which I co-founded in 2012. meeklingpress.com Also: rebaelliott.com

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Robert Torres  {they/them}  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
{they/them}
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  {he/him}  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
{he/him}
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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Sam Cook  {he/him}  illustration    Instagram

Sam Cook
{he/him}
illustration

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Samuel Escalante  {he/him/his}  non-fiction prose, music   Sam is a teacher, PhD candidate, activist, and musician based in Denton. He plays guitar, trumpet, and keys for the band, Fishboy, and studies anti-racism in education.   Twitter

Samuel Escalante
{he/him/his}
non-fiction prose, music

Sam is a teacher, PhD candidate, activist, and musician based in Denton. He plays guitar, trumpet, and keys for the band, Fishboy, and studies anti-racism in education.

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Sara Zavala   poetry   Awkward, anxious mom seeks a healthy outlet and artistic friends. I’m typically antisocial but with any Spiderweb event I’ve attended that part of me has always been at ease. I wouldn’t consider myself an artist (yet) but let’s see where 2019 takes me!   Instagram

Sara Zavala
poetry

Awkward, anxious mom seeks a healthy outlet and artistic friends. I’m typically antisocial but with any Spiderweb event I’ve attended that part of me has always been at ease. I wouldn’t consider myself an artist (yet) but let’s see where 2019 takes me!

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

Sara Button
{she/her}
writing, analogue photography

Sara Button is a writer an analogue film enthusiast.

sarabutton.com | Instagram | Twitter
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Sarah Friday / Friday Designs  {she/her}  performance art, poetry, narrative, directing, puppeteering, music, vocals   Sarah is a performance artist and designer whose work centers around intersectional feminist issues utilizing the body as the primary means of expression and critique. Sarah received her M.A. from the University of North Texas in 2016 with an emphasis in Performance Studies. Her work often explores the body as both a site and sight of activity, expression, pain, and pleasure.   Instagram  Friday Designs:  Instagram

Sarah Friday / Friday Designs
{she/her}
performance art, poetry, narrative, directing, puppeteering, music, vocals

Sarah is a performance artist and designer whose work centers around intersectional feminist issues utilizing the body as the primary means of expression and critique. Sarah received her M.A. from the University of North Texas in 2016 with an emphasis in Performance Studies. Her work often explores the body as both a site and sight of activity, expression, pain, and pleasure.

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Sarah Ruth  {she/her/they/them}  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
{she/her/they/them}
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

Scott Porter  {he/him}  writing, music   Pending.

Scott Porter
{he/him}
writing, music

Pending.

Sean Enfield  {he/him}  writing   Sean Enfield is a writer and educator based out of the Denton. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.A. in English-Literature. He has had work featured on NPR's All Things Considered as a part of their Three Minute Fiction Contest and published in Vine Leaves, F(r)iction Online, and Poetry Quarterly. His piece, "Paper Shackles," is forthcoming through Lunch Ticket.   seanenfield.com  |  Instagram

Sean Enfield
{he/him}
writing

Sean Enfield is a writer and educator based out of the Denton. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.A. in English-Literature. He has had work featured on NPR's All Things Considered as a part of their Three Minute Fiction Contest and published in Vine Leaves, F(r)iction Online, and Poetry Quarterly. His piece, "Paper Shackles," is forthcoming through Lunch Ticket.

seanenfield.com | Instagram

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

Sebastian Páramo
{he/him}
poetry, performance

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

sebastianparamo.com | Instagram | Twitter

Seth Malloy / Sethnicity   poetry, music   I am a traveler of both Time and Space, Observing and Reflecting, so if you share with me your soul I will share with you my own and always evolving myself to expand the consciousness of humanity one mind at a time.

Seth Malloy / Sethnicity
poetry, music

I am a traveler of both Time and Space, Observing and Reflecting, so if you share with me your soul I will share with you my own and always evolving myself to expand the consciousness of humanity one mind at a time.

Storie (Teague) Cunningham  {she/her}  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
{she/her}
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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Taylor Denise Teachout  {she/her}  music, poetry   Taylor Teachout’s string instrumentals and haunting lyricism draw on a lifetime of self-taught musical emotion inspired by true encounters of the soul.   Instagram  |  Facebook

Taylor Denise Teachout
{she/her}
music, poetry

Taylor Teachout’s string instrumentals and haunting lyricism draw on a lifetime of self-taught musical emotion inspired by true encounters of the soul.

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Tim Hurley  {he/him}  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
{he/him}
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   {she/her/hers}  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
{she/her/hers}
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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Torry Clark  {he/him}  poetry   I want you to love yourself today.   Instagram

Torry Clark
{he/him}
poetry

I want you to love yourself today.

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Tyler Satchwell  {he/him}  poetry   Will work on it and email

Tyler Satchwell
{he/him}
poetry

Will work on it and email

 

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

Walker Smart
{he/him}
fiction, poetry, performance, theater, sketching, musical collaborations

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

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