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Thought-Provokers: Plano

Dallas has always had an artistic soul. The culture and heritage of our city, like most great cities, owes a tremendous debt to the arts community. Supporting local art is something we care deeply about and we’d like to do everything we can to help the local arts community thrive. Unfortunately, too often media attention is monopolized by corporate interests and tabloid gossip – but culture doesn’t come from a focus on celebrity breakups it comes from a focus on the arts.

Below, you’ll find some incredible artists from in and around Plano that we hope you will check out, follow and support.

Dianita

Art wasn’t my first clear choice as a profession, somehow during my teenage years I created this idea that art was my hobby and it wasn’t going to be a good job. It was always my safe place, my escape from my problems and my favorite activity after school. Read more>>

Plano

I dabbled in a variety of design jobs and even worked in the entertainment industry, but ultimately having control of the integrity of a story led me to self-employment upon college graduation. So, here I am radically trying to make things for myself and for people like my dad who. Read more>>

Taylor Pendleton

I had always loved arts and crafts growing up. All through high school, I didn’t know exactly what I wanted to be. When I graduated all I knew was I just wanted to love my Job. I knew it had to be something I wouldn’t get bored of. Read more>>

Myrna Ventura Thibault

Art has always been a big part of my upbringing in one way or another. As a child, dance, music, art, performance, and theatre were things that interested me greatly. As kids, my little brother and I used to record Saturday morning cartoon shows. Read more>>

Jernae Brown

Hello everyone, I am an NPC Bikini Fitness Competitor, Fitness, and Promotional Model originally from San Antonio Texas, but I now reside in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. I am a full-time student at the University of Phoenix pursuing my Master’s in Business Finance who’s looking forward to graduating next Summer 2019. In 2014, I began my NPC/IFBB journey as a Bikini Fitness competitor. I have competed so far in a total of four shows ever since with my first show being the NPC Phil Heath Classic in 03/28/2015, The NPC Jay Cutler The Cut Above The Rest in 11/07/2015, Europa June 17 – 18 2016 and IFBB North American Championship on September 3, 2016. Read more>>

Reece Fish

My art shifted to something more spiritual for me. I was really diving into life and having profound experiences that I felt compelled to represent in the only way I knew how. Now more than ever my art feels like a piece of me that I am unable to put words to. Read more>>

Brent Ozaeta

I drew a lot when I was a child. When I was about maybe 6 or 7 my grandmother submitted one of my Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle drawings to a local newspaper in the Philippines and it ended up getting featured in print. I think seeing that really had a lasting impact on me. Read more>>

Jessica Rodriguez

I officially started selling cards in 2016 at a work event for fun! Since 2016 I have created over 40 unique designs and counting of various things that inspire me. I have had the opportunity to attend events in partnership with The Boho Market, Grit by Brit Fitness and Makers Mall DFW. Read more>>

Ben Wade

I was working in the mortgage industry when housing market crashed and was laid off from my job. I used all of the new found free time to learn everything I could about production, art, and the business of being an artist. I haven’t looked back. Read more>>

Dan Baker

For many years I have been very lucky to meet people who have been open to my vision. I LOVE to entertain people. It all started 8 or 9 years ago during the Halloween season. My kids and I would always dress up and go out trick or treating together. Read more>>

Alexandro Noyola

I have been doing photography since I was in high school. I would be a part of their photojournalism program. After that my grandfather past away. He was the one that encourage to pursuit my passion. Read more>>

Karey Pustejovsky

I wanted to be able to still provide for my family, but also wanted to be home with my kids. Prosper is an amazing community with lots of families and women just like me who are looking for cute clothes on a budget. I saw the need and opened K & Blue Boutique! Read more>>

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