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Inspiring Stories from Far West

The heart of our mission at VoyageDallas is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool. Check out the rising stars from Far West below.

Debbra Coursey

I started painting in high school, but I’ve always loved all types of art even as a little girl. Painting gives me an avenue to represent the beauty God created. I paint land, sea, mountains, all the scenery that’s beautiful in a realistic style and quite detailed. Read more>>

Mesha Milani

I have always had a love for hair just didn’t know which way I wanted to go. I worked at Mario Tricoci Hair Salon where I choose to specialize in cutting, but I assisted in the color department. This is where I learned discipline. Read more>>

Wezzy Fields

I started my journey in my 11th or 12th-grade year of HS. A young athletic kid that hung with “popular kids” of the school. Quiet but entertaining. While pursuing the 1st love of my like (football). I started to pick up a different love, a different passion that I have always been interested in, but never knew how. Read more>>

Davarion Johnson

I grew up in Barbara Jordan projects in the Oakcliff area. I was always the active kid, and my older brother and the older kids would always make me fight. It seemed almost every week I was fighting or someone around me was. We would go to the boys and girls club and get jumped by the West Dallas kids. The grown-ups would stop us from being jumped and made us fight one on one. Read more>>

Paige Byrd

Thiel & Thiel was established more than twenty years ago. The founding partners, Beth and Kurt Thiel, started the business and built their portfolio concentrating within their area of expertise in country club interior architecture and design. While building the Thiel & Thiel team, Beth and Kurt Thiel hired Elyssa Barksdale as an intern and shortly after, Paige Byrd as an interior designer. Read more>>

XL Santana

I moved to Dallas Texas in search for a better life, new opportunities, and a place where I can have the space to grow myself and be successful. Where I’m from there is a lot of hardships, violence, street gangs. drug cartels, and corruption, so coming from that environment I believe helped me have a good perspective of life, it helped me appreciate every opportunity I encounter. Read more>>

Erika Sanchez

My passion for Spanish and the Hispanic culture began in my high school Spanish 1 class. I was fascinated as I began to communicate with a whole new population that I was previously isolated from due to a language barrier. I continued to study Spanish through high school and college, all the while traveling to Spanish speaking countries including Mexico, Spain and Argentina. Read more>>

Tino and Krystal Gallardo

We are Tino and Krystal! We are the owners of Rustic 9 Furniture. Rustic nine was founded during a time where we had a huge desire to fill our home with furniture that was built with quality materials in the exact design we envisioned. Every furniture store we visited had a standard size for almost everything and was never what we were looking for. Our frustration grew, so we began building our own pieces. Read more>>

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