We invite artists to the Center for Creative Connections (C3) to celebrate creativity and the artistic process. Join us for an artist-led workshop for lively conversation and hands-on art-making projects.
Upcoming Visiting Artists
Will Richey is an award winning Spoken Word Artist and creative arts educator who over the last decade has left an imprint across North Texas mixing and melding original poetry performances in workshops, speaking engagements and the production of interactive art events. A University of Dallas graduate and founder of Journeyman Ink, LLC, he is also the father of “DaVerse Lounge,” an under-21 spoken word open mic event accompanied by live musicians, DJs and interactive visual art stations first conceived with the Dallas Theater Center in 2005 and now through partnerships with Big Thought and ArtLoveMagic in the cultural home of Life in Deep Ellum. Richey has been a Dallas MasterMind finalist for cultural innovation in North Texas and a two-time Irving Celebration of Excellence award nominee.
Magdalena Grohman, Ph.D.
Dr. Magdalena Grohman received her MA and PhD in psychology from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. Her background is in creative thinking, problem solving and education. Currently, she is an associate director of the Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology and a lecturer at the School of Behavior and Brain Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Carolyn Marco is a senior jewelry designer for Fossil, Inc. She received her BFA in Metals and Jewelry from the University of North Texas, where she focused on mixed material fabrication incorporating found objects.
Amie Adelman is the associate professor of fibers in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas in Denton and has been awarded numerous travel grants from UNT to research textiles in Ghana, South Africa, Uganda, Guatemala, Norway, Scotland and England. She received an MFA in Fibers from the University of Kansas and a BFA in Fibers from Arizona State University.
Lesli Robertson is a textile artist by training, but in her creative process she often combines materials that are a sharp contrast to the usual fibers. Robertson currently teaches fibers courses at the University of North Texas in Denton.