Past Artists

Caitlin Odneal

March 2014

Caitlin Odneal is a photographer with an interest in microscopic imaging and the use of scientific concepts within art.  She attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and received her BFA in photography from the University of North Texas. 

Carol Ivey

November 2012

Carol Ivey holds a BA in Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and has undertaken additional studies at the Budapest Academy of Art in Hungary, the Academy of Realist Art in Seattle, and the University of California, Long Beach.  Besides painting still life, Ivey paints commissioned portraits and teaches in her studio and at TCU Extended Education in Fort Worth.

Cassandra MacGregor

January 2012, December 2011, November 2011

Cassandra MacGregor has been making hats since 2002 under the name The House of MacGregor. MacGregor's work has been featured in FD, D, Southern Living, and various other publications, and she offers hat workshops throughout the year in conjunction with Oil & Cotton.


Chaz Underriner

January 2014

Chaz Underriner
Chaz Underriner is a composer and guitarist based in Denton, Texas. Most of Chaz’s work revolves around the notions of landscape and portraiture in the context of experimental music.Chaz is currently studying for a PhD in composition at the University of North Texas.


Christopher Blay

November 2015

Christopher Blay is an artist and the curator of the Art Corridor Gallery at Tarrant County College Southeast. He was an Artist-in-Residence at CentralTrak Dallas, and was recently awarded a Microgrant from the Nasher Sculpture Center.

David Herman

February 2010

Through photography, David Herman captures a slice of reality that lives well beyond its present moment. His sensitive eye eloquently captures the spirit of his subjects that truly connect people to one another.

Deanna Wood


Deanna Wood received a Bachelor of Fine Arts, a Master of Arts in graphic design from Texas Woman’s University and a Master of Fine Arts in painting from Texas Woman’s University in. She is currently instructing at Texas Woman’s University and teachers workshop at The Encaustic Center in Richardson, Texas.

Dr. Jey Veerasamy

May 2014

Dr. Jey Veerasamy
Dr. Jey Veerasamy works as the director of the Center for Computer Science Education & Outreach at the University of Texas at Dallas. He conducts programming workshops and camps throughout the year for school students to introduce computer programming through art: drawings, animation, and music.

Emily Riggert

August 2012

Emily Riggert studied art at MICA and at Trinity University in San Antonio.  Her work explores the generative process of growth and decay in the natural world, seeking to understand and disrupt conventional methods of functionality therein.