Burton Morris

Over the last two decades, Burton Morris has created signature images for The United States Olympic Team, The 38th Montreux Jazz Festival, The Andre Agassi Foundation, FIFA World Cup Soccer, The 2006 MLB All-Star Game, the 2012 One Young World Conference, and the 2016 US Open Golf Tournament. Original artworks have been commissioned for corporations and Institutions such as H.J. Heinz, Chanel, Rolex, Perrier, AT&T, Kellogg’s and the U.S. State Department. In addition, Burton’s artwork has helped to raise millions of dollars for charities worldwide.

Morris’ artwork is featured in the collections of The Albright-Knox Museum, The Jimmy Carter Center, The Elysee Museum, The United Nations, The International Olympic Museum, The World of Coca Cola Museum, The Senator John Heinz History Museum and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Private collectors range from Presidents, Dignitaries, Celebrities and Corporate leaders worldwide.

Brandon Adams

Brandon Adams grew up in his ancestral home of Greenville Texas, a small town just outside Dallas. These familial ties have played a large role in his passion for art, beginning with music, an appreciation cultivated by his parents from an early age with heavy emphasis on music that captured the cultural shifts of the 1960s and 1970s. He has expanded the subjects of his portraits from musicians to iconic figures that have impacted others with their enthusiasm for life. Comedians, Presidents, inventors, athletes, and coaches, Brandon is unconcerned with their status, but focuses on subjects with what he calls “infectious personalities” whose determination attracted others. Brandon selects each person based upon their passion for the talent they possessed. Brandon graduated from the Art Institute of Dallas in 1997. He has worked as a creative director at several agencies and corporations. Throughout his career his use of color has defined his style. He uses color to attract consumers to products like bees to a wild flower. Through color, Brandon brings the emotions of each character to life. Brandon works with different mediums, including acrylic, spray paint, stain, water and oils. Blending these mediums to build up layers of complexity and rich textures is iconic of his style. Varieties of wood and defining elements are also incorporated to represent each character..

Cristóbal

Juan Carlos Cristóbal is an emerging artist working with colored pencils to create photorealistic drawings. Iconic pop-culture imagery appears frequently in Cristóbal’s work, elevating the everyday and creating impactful large scale drawings. Cristóbal describes his creative process as “strict but rewarding; containing but peaceful. It’s constant pursuit of perfection and immaculateness.” His drawings require painstaking precision, working inch by inch to create vibrant images.

Crystal Wagner

Crystal Wagner received her MFA from the University of Tennessee in 2008, her BFA from the Atlanta College of Art in 2004, and her AFA from Keystone College in 2002. After teaching as a college art professor for five years, Crystal left academia to focus exclusively on her studio practice. She is represented in the United States by Hashimoto Contemporary and abroad by Galerie Openspace in Paris. She is a recipient of the highly coveted Pollock-Krasner Grant.

Wagner’s interest in combining 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional forms, alternative use of materials, and massive site-specific installations, have led to her artwork being exhibited extensively internationally. Notable commissions include a large-scale installation for the internationally recognized band The Flaming Lips. a large-scale installation piece for NIKE, presented in the Shrine Auditorium for The KOBE X Blackout Experience, and most recently two installations for Viacom, one of which is a 117 ft piece at their headquarters in Times Square. She has been featured in the New York Times, Architectural Digest, Artnet, Hi Fructose, Juxtapoz Magazine, among countless others.

DAIN

DAIN is an American contemporary artist who combines the visual language of graffiti with collages of nostalgic portraits of Hollywood glamour stars. By hijacking classical images and creating urban, deconstructed portraits of 1950s Hollywood stars, Dain is considered one of the most influential street artists to emerge from New York. The process starts with a black and white photo, that he places into a collaged, surreal universe composed of old ads, logos, and scattered words picked from magazines. He inserts each figure in a different, stereotypically `feminine’ activity together with his trademark arguably known as the circled, dripping eye, like a graffitied monocle. His works were exhibited in collectives and solo shows in Paris, Berlin, Rome, Miami and New York City. His work is included in the permanent collection of the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in Berlin, alongside artists such as Banksy and Invader. In 2018, DAIN was commissioned for public mural projects in New York City by fashion and apparel companies including Coach and Puma.

David Drebin

In a unique manner, David Drebin’s work combines voyeuristic and psychological viewpoints. He offers the viewer a dramatic insight into emotions and experiences which many of us have doubtlessly felt at some point of our lives. After graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York City in 1996, Drebin rapidly made a name for himself as an internationally renowned photographer creating images of movie stars, sports person¬alities and various entertainers and subsequently was commissioned for countless high-profile advertising cam¬paigns around the world.

Drebin’s photographs are epic, dramatic and, above all, cinematic and have been collected around the world. In a unique and opulent way, Drebin stages femme fatales against the gigantic backdrops of cities such as Hong Kong, New York, and Paris. The panorama of the big cities, which, due to their format, are a tribute to cinema, serve as cinematic settings. With their impressive skyscrapers, they provide the viewer with a nearly infinite surface for the imagination. The distinctive tension and depth in his pictures arise from the free combination of such differ¬ing topics as humor and sex, melancholy and sex, and melancholy and humor.

Denis Mikhaylov

Denis Mikhaylov was born in Russia in 1974, and quickly rose to a level of artistic ability that granted him access to the Union of Artists in Russia in 1995. Mikhaylov is one of the four founders of the famous artist’s union “Inoy Vid Udovolstvia” and has garnered critical acclaim by taking first prize in the London Art Biennale in 2015.

Mikhaylov presents visually rich, complex, and historically nuanced images drawing on religious themes of famous Old Master and Social Realist works. He gains inspiration from black and white photographs, and the juxtaposition of light and dark on the figures’ surfaces. His paintings pay homage to Michelangelo, Caravaggio, Rembrandt, and Raphael, and are accompanied by Socialist Realist extracts. Set against the backdrop of the underground transit system in Moscow, the paintings create a conversation about the opposition between moral principles and earthly sins.

Mikhaylov’s intention is to reinvent the way we view a painting containing subjects that possess such significant meaning, and demand interpretation. He reminds us of the complicated nature of belief throughout history, as well as in our daily lives, and in doing so implores us to question the evolving nature of man.

Jerod Davies aka DTOX

JEROD DAVIES aka DTOX is a multifaceted self-taught artist raised in Dallas, Texas by way of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Coming from a long line of visual artists in his immediate family Jerod moves comfortably between styles and excels naturally at his use of color and ornate application. His passionate approach at creating art is fueled by a deeply-rooted attraction for unconventional beauty. Heavily influenced by texture, his style is virtually impossible to categorize yet easy to describe, bold portraits, believable and surreal, direct yet ornate with a vibrant sarcasm . With a unique gift for marrying technology driven themes with old world grace his works are a delight to behold yet easy to embrace. Jerod's intimate grasp of technology and nature pushes his work forward year after year.

Frédéric Avella

Frédéric Avella is the descendent of four generations of master stonemasons, from whom he learned to cut, shape, and polish stone and marble works. As a young child, he enrolled in drawing classes, and at 21 was chosen to renovate a number of sculptures and landmarks on the French Riviera. Avella works with numerous art-creation methods and materials, and focuses on themes of cartoons, comics, and animals, subverting how images are typically represented in popular culture.

Joe Skilz

Artist Joe "Skilz" is a resident muralist in the Dallas area with over 20 years of experience. His mediums consist of spray paint and acrylic with variations in style such as graffiti to contemporary. His is able to mold his visions into colorful, imaginative artwork customized for the client. Mentored and influenced heavily by his peers, his inspiration often stems from past experiences and encourages others who view his art to think outside the box. You can see his murals scattered throughout Dallas, focusing in areas such as Deep Ellum, Arlington, and other neighborhoods in the Dallas metroplex.

Laura Moore

After a successful career as a VP of Technology for a Fortune 500 company, Laura Moore studied art in Paris, France, while living there for two and half years and then achieved a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006. For over six years Moore owned and operated a fine art gallery in McKinney, Texas, earning the 2013 Top 25 Women in Business Award shortly before closing her gallery to work as a full time artist in her private studio in East Dallas.

Moore has had many solo exhibitions and awards and has been featured in the Dallas Morning News, Dallas Style & Design, Texas Monthly and McKinney Magazine. Her work is in many private and corporate collections including Independent Bank, Residence Inn, The Catholic Foundation and The American Church in Paris, France, where she was awarded a 2012 Artist-in-Residence.

Layer Cake

Layer Cake aka Sean Sullivan is a New York born, is a multi -faceted artist involved in music production, clothing, and his signature style stencil art. His clothing designs incorporate his love for fine/graffiti art and this has influenced how he approaches paintings on canvas. Many of his mixed media paintings contain iconic "pop culture" characters pulled from TV or period magazines such as Speed Racer, Pink Panther and Popeye. His composition are deep with texture, built up with layers of vintage comic book pages, creating a substrate of eye catching collages that are then completed with his trade mark stencil compositions.

LeCash

LeCash’s work blurs the boundaries between modern and abstract art as well as graffiti, drawing inspiration from street art and modern masters such as Picasso, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Keith Haring, all of whom were pioneers in reinterpreting the painting genre. Their legacies still live on, inspiring contemporary artists like LeCash to experiment and take risks.

Since 2016, LeCash has created murals in and around his neighborhood to curb violence and create a sense of community among its residents. He also creates large-scale paintings, using acrylic and spray paint on plexi-glass, reminiscent of graffiti and street art with its free, expressive strokes of color. Pop culture characters also make appearances in LeCash’s work including Felix the Cat, the Campbell’s Soup can, and Marilyn Monroe. LeCash continues to work and live in Los Angeles.

Lidia Vitkovskaya

Russian-born artist Lidia Vitkovskaya creates conceptual works which explore themes of freedom, identity, and culture. Often fusing digital methods and varied materials, Vitkovskaya creates a story with each work, and says that to tell a narrative "in a way that will be understood by a spectator" is "the highest magic in art." Her holographic works, often focused on socially topical concepts, examine the relationships between different facets of the same idea - for instance, the personal life of a professional soldier, or the private and public identities of a celebrity. Vitkovskaya's works have been exhibited at the Russian State Museum in St. Petersburg and have been featured at Art Miami, the London Biennale, and the Venice Biennale.

Mr. Brainwash

As a street artist, Mr. Brainwash created images of pop culture icons in Paris and Los Angeles. At the encouragement of Banksy, a highly acclaimed yet anonymous street artist, Mr. Brainwash had his first solo show in 2008. Then, in 2010, Mr. Brainwash’s life and career were explored in the Academy Award-nominated documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop, directed by Banksy.

Mr. Brainwash has garnered attention in the international art arena with his recognizable graffiti-fusion art. Utilizing color, iconic imagery, popular celebrities, pop culture and playful messages, Mr. Brainwash’s distinctive style blends different genres to create cohesive messages of positivity. From screen prints to stencils and spray paints, Mr. Brainwash's techniques are never without his improvisational style.

A celebrity in his own right, Mr. Brainwash permeates the psyche of pop culture. Mr. Brainwash’s works reflect the artist’s outlook through his trademark phrase, “Life is Beautiful.”

Nic Noblique

Nic Noblique is a Texas based sculptor who has gone on to harness a rebellious and tenacious need to succeed on his own terms. Growing up immersed in the punk rock, skateboard and snowboard culture of the Midwest, Nic’s passion for art and design has led to over a decade and a half of notable achievements, installations, competitions and exhibitions. He placed in the first winter X-Games (1997) for snowboarding and went on to study pliable materials engineering which led to patenting a new ‘center-point concave’ skate deck that remains the industry standard today. Continuing to apply creative insight with an understanding of physics Nic designed and built indoor and outdoor skate and snow parks. In his early 20’s, with much of his body broken, he left the skate and snow industry to pursue his other passion, a career in fine art. Nic has participated in many sculpture competitions, solo and group exhibitions with respected galleries and art centers nationally and works with numerous charities and arts initiatives to improve our communities and lives through art. Nic has enjoyed teaching graduate level 3D art at Hardin Simmons University and continues to foster the growth of young talent through apprenticeships via McMurry University (Abilene, TX). Nic has owned two retail galleries, both highly regarded in their respective communities, garnering a ‘best art gallery’ award in 2008 for his successful alternative art space and studio concept in Galveston, Texas that incorporated a half pipe, tattoo shop, gallery and studio.

not.travis

Travis Haas McCann (b.1987) is a Dallas based artist who embodies the new wave of contemporary artists taking center stage in the art world by combining mixed media, abstract paintings, photography and street art. Utilizing photography editing with acrylics, aerosol, coffee, and other objects he feels are suitable to each piece, he delivers a concept of classic vintage inspirations and real life experiences. With a studio in the Dallas Design District and murals throughout Dallas’s historic Deep Ellum District, Travis has created a unique following that allows him to create one of a kind works of art along with massive mural projects throughout the city. Travis’ art origins stem from beginning photography at age 12, and then revisiting the craft while his family was living on the island of Curacao in the Caribbean. He began printing his photographs and was inspired to add to them, which is when he began to cross over in to paint and combining the two.

His love of the island and its people is reflected in many of his works. He enjoys paying homage to some of the art greats, such as Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat, while still adding his personal abstract and street art touch. Once fully immersed in art, he aspired to go bigger and bigger, which is where his love for murals came to fruition. Travis currently has murals throughout the State of Texas, and is currently taking on his biggest project to date; coordinating a 700-foot mural project in the Dallas Design District with nationally known artists Annie Preece and James Goldcrown already occupying the project. Travis’s message in life and art is: "Be who you want to be. Life is short and you have the ability to create the life you want. Take chances and enjoy the present moment, because that is all you ever have. You do this, you will not only change your life for the better, but you will also change the lives around you.

OG Millie

Kamille Ejerta, otherwise known by her street name, "OGMillie" is an NYC based visually impaired Street-Pop artist with a vintage flair. She focuses on the inspirational hard work that iconic international figures are known for. Her art is most recognized by the medium of acrylic painted portraits on vintage decorative mirrors. She is also a muralist whose works can be seen throughout the Tri-Sate boroughs. After experiencing a vision-threatening emergency, art became a savior to OGMillie at a time when she needed hope and found her escape through art.

Omnibus

Spending most of their artistic career in the illusive shadows, Omnibus has led an artistic career focused on the power of creative anonymity.

Omnibus' pieces started gaining attention due to their intriguing design elements, layers, and powerful texture. Omnibus started gaining recognition in Spring 2018 when featured in Dallas Style & Design Magazine. From contemporary to pop art, Omnibus’ skill set is diverse and eye-catching. Even more intriguing, Omnibus has been known to incorporate avant-garde, mixed media elements including 24 karat gold, diamonds, and ancient textiles.

Punk Me Tender

Anonymous French artist Punk Me Tender's piercing hybrid art celebrates desire and exposure of the human soul. Often exploring freedom through black and white photography layered with vibrant color and raw mixed media, Punk Me Tender's works and persona examine the relationships between public vs. private, hidden vs. shown, and obedience vs. rebellion.

Robert Hudson

An archetypal Bay-Area artist, Robert Hudson has been a primary force in the West Coast assemblage movement, and is well known for his polychrome steel sculpture. Born in Salt Lake City in 1938 and raised in Richland, Washington alongside artists William Allan and William Wiley, Hudson moved to San Francisco in the late 1950s where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Fine Arts from the San Francisco Art Institute. Working in a wildly diverse array of mediums, Hudson has produced a large body of paintings, drawings, ceramic pieces and his famous steel sculptures in a career that continues to evolve over five decades of creativity. According to David S. Rubin of the San Francisco Art Institute, “Hudson demonstrates an adventurous spirit as he continues to challenge barriers that have traditionally existed between mediums.” His willingness to experiment with and explore new materials and techniques has allowed him to forge an authentically original style that draws on a range of influences, without subsuming his identity to any of them.

Rudy Hetzer IV

Rudy Hetzer IV is a professional tattoo artist specializing in black & grey realism and lettering. Hetzer IV is also a professional painter with an emphasis on canvas and mural art. In addition, he is an expert in mixed media, a type of visual art that combines various traditional art mediums. As seen on the HIT television show Best Ink Season 3. His work was recently featured in the popular tattoo magazine International Tattoo and has been seen in various industry media. Hetzer grew up in Chicago and studied at the Los Angeles Arts Institute. He currently lives in Dallas and is the owner of the premiere tattoo parlor Dallas Tattoo and Arts.

Tex Moton

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Tex Moton has been a leader in the city’s art scene for decades. As a high school senior in 1996, Tex co-founded a graffiti artist group called Infinite Crew. Since then, I.C. has set a high bar for Dallas street art. In 2007 Tex expanded his artistic range to include fashion when he became the head designer of Already LLC, a headwear and apparel brand.

While anything can be a blank canvas to Tex, graffiti is his medium of choice. His style incorporates bold colors and clean lines. Whether he’s painting or designing, he aims to trigger an emotional response with his work. Tex uses art to connect with people and evoke joy and excitement.

ThanxZoe

ThanxZoe is a Dallas based artist that utilizes her extensive background in digital graphics, painting, photography, and construction to create works of art that explore themes of beauty and nostalgia. Pulling from modern popular culture, vintage trends, and music references, she creates art that is relatable to varying audiences and generations. Her style of creating realistic portraits and subjects combined with the use of vibrant colors aims to stimulate and capture her audience’s attention in a bold fashion.

Tom Holland

His work has been described as taking inspiration from Cubism, Futurism, and Constructivism, and he has been called one of California's most important contemporary artists and was featured in Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945–1980: An Illustrated History. His work has been labeled exhilarating and visually challenging, playing games and distorting the three dimensional space. In addition to developing his own work, Holland has also served as a faculty member at the San Francisco Art Institute, UCLA, and UC Berkeley. He retired from teaching in order to paint full time in his downtown Berkeley studio. He frequently speaks about his work and his career to university classes, museum groups and arts clubs, collectors of contemporary art, art students and arts faculty. He also opens his studio to students, museum groups and collectors for visits and discussions upon request.

Travis Fowler

Travis Fowler is inspired by the emergent beauty at the intersection of art and technology. With a background in computer science and engineering, Travis combines traditional sculptural techniques with modern fabrication methods: mold making, 3D printing, and projection mapping. His creative employment of technology enables him to practice with both passion and precision. Travis aims to remind us that art and science Have always been deeply connected and that both must be received in harmony to help us anticipate the future.