Christopher John Miller is the founder and event manager of the Urban Artist Market. He has owned an operated Rainmaker Advertising, a marketing and visual communications firm, which has specialized in attendee campaigns and event promotion for more than 20 years.
As an artist who specializes in acrylic and mixed-media he has had numerous art shows, several of which were located in Addison, Texas. He has experimented with mixed-media, graphite, chalk and crayon, and matte finished acrylics on canvas, wood and Strathmore 500 Bristol Board.
He believes that painting is a spiritual expression which reflects his current vibration and belief systems. Examples of his work can be found at cjmillerart.com. Prints of his work are available on redbubble.com.
If you have any questions about exhibiting or sponsorship of the event, please feel free to contact Chris via email.
Rebecca Collins is serving as our Video Marketing Chair. Her love for the arts and her incredible interviewing style can be witnessed first-hand on our YouTube channel where she interviews several artists in their own studios before our 2018 show. She's already making plans to interview some of our new 2019 artists.
She's a talented mixed media mosaic artist and counts herself among the fortunate in that she has been able to create a life that she loves.
A commercial artist by day, she runs the highly successful pet portraiture studio Artpaw.com by night. Indulging in her true love, she cuts and glues glass tessera, creating mixed media mosaics that explore a wide variety of themes and subjects.
Rebecca’s journey into the world of fine art mosaic has allowed her to combine her digital skills with a profound love of collage, paint, and drawing. She has developed a unique style of working making full use of this versatility. Her ability to move back and forth between traditional media and current digital technology gives her mosaic work a contemporary edge while maintaining the textural richness inherent in mosaic. Rebecca received her B.F.A. from The University of North Texas.
Danielle Caldwell Ranson is serving as an Exhibitor Chair for the Urban Artist Market. In addition to being an incredibly talented jewelry designer, she has a wealth of experience exhibiting at a variety of shows throughout the greater Dallas-Ft. Worth area.
Danielle will be scouting for new and exciting artists to participate in this year’s event. If you’re interested in participating in the Urban Artist Market as an exhibitor please feel free to contact her via email.
Heather Kobs is serving as Exhibitor Chair for the Urban Artist Market. In addition to being an incredibly talented ceramicist, she has a wealth of experience exhibiting at a variety of shows throughout the greater Dallas-Ft. Worth area. She is currently an active exhibitor and workshop facilitator at the Dallas Farmers Market.
Heather will be scouting for new and exciting artists to participate in this year’s event. If you’re interested in participating in the Urban Artist Market as an exhibitor please feel free to contact her via email.
Gregory Patterson is serving as Sponsorship Chair for the Urban Artist Market. He has worked in non-profit management his entire career focusing on fundraising, marketing and public relations. Over the course of his 35 year career he’s worked for large and small non-profits including The National Ballet of Canada, American Ballet Theatre, Los Angeles Opera, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and WaterTower Theatre. He’s also contributed to several boards like the Aging Mind Foundation, the Addison Business Association and Dancers for Life among others.
If you’re interested in participating in the Urban Artist Market as an exhibitor please feel free to contact Greg via email.
Suzie Oliver is serving as Registration Chair for the Urban Artist Market. She has extensive experience in the hospitality industry with a concentration in Association Management and has served as Director of Meetings for countless associations and professional societies throughout the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Her attention to detail and time management skills will ensure a smooth running event as she manages the welcome desk team during the event.
Board of Directors, WOVEN HEALTH CLINIC
Founding member and Steering Committee, WOMEN FOR ADDISON
Volunteer, TOWN OF ADDISON
Member and Precinct Chair, DALLAS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Member and Volunteer, DALLAS HISTORICAL SOCIETY