A local artist and native of Arlington, Texas, Riley Holloway has been passionate about drawing since he was a child. He studied art at the Art Institute of Dallas and the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy.
Romie Faienza is a director, producer, photographer, and screenwriter who combines traditional and experimental film techniques to tell semi-fictional and semi-autobiographical stories of love and technology. Her work employs humor, narrative, and bold visuals to explore contemporary existential debates.
Artist Sara Cardona creates mixed media work that is influenced by her relationship with theater and film. Through ink drawings and collages, she records the experiences of her life. She draws on maps, file folders, and spare paper and uses everyday materials such as ink, ballpoint, correction fluid, markers, and thread.
Shirin received her degree in fashion design from the University of North Texas and was a contestant on the sixth season of Project Runway. She currently works on custom bridal and owns her own ready-to-wear line.
Ava Wilson: Dallas native Ava Wilson received her undergraduate degree in Africana Studies from Howard University and a master's degree from Temple University, where she studied the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements in Dallas. Wilson is a 2004 NAACP/ACT-SO Gold Medalist in Playwriting and a Presidential Scholar in the Arts for Short Story Writing.
In the summer of 2012 Connor Wallace and Courtney Marie launched what has become an ever-evolving project intending to inspire and motivate Denton's artists. This project is called spiderweb salon. with the support and love of our friends and family, we have hosted many successful spiderweb salon shows and workshops and the project continues to grow. Our ultimate goal is also a work in progress, but giving back to the community while pursuing our own artistic goals is the driving force for everything we do.
The Dallas Museum of Art is supported, in part, by the generosity of DMA Members and donors, the citizens of Dallas through the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.