Being a part of the Art House community has encouraged Crystal to pursue her calling. The first album she ever created was funded by a patron and with the support from both the creative community and donors, Crystal has gone on to create multiple albums.
Through our Deploy program, Art House Dallas connects local artists with underserved communities enabling them to share their creativity, experience, and passion with communities who have little or no exposure to the arts and artistic expression.
Creatives like Guy Delcambre are the reason that Art House Dallas exists. His story captures the importance of pouring into and caring for the creative gifts in all of us. Guy Delcambre began the journey of a writer, as most do, practicing in solitude in search of place and identity.
Chris Sinclair is a Dallas-based doc filmmaker. Before starting his production company, Outskirt Films, he spent nearly a decade living and filming abroad for various news outlets and non-profits. He holds a M.A. in Visual Communication from Ohio University, and resides in Dallas with his wife and son.
Kelsey Hency is editor in chief of Fathom Magazine. Her degrees in business and Bible (BA in marketing management and MA in Christian Ed) led Kelsey to digital publishing in spite of the fact that she only recently became aware of the Oxford comma.
JR. Forasteros is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church in Rowlett, Texas, and is an active blogger and podcaster on the church and pop culture. He blogs at NorvilleRogers.com, where he reviews films and
Mandy Rogers is an abstract painter residing in Dallas, Texas. She began painting two years ago as a way to release emotion and discovered an ability to connect with people from all walks of life. She found that clarity of speech did not come from how well or often she spoke, but rather came most articulately through her paintbrush.
Ryan Flanigan is the Music Director at All Saints Dallas and Founder of Liturgical Folk. His mission is to create beautiful and believable sacred music for the sake of the world. He lives in Oak Cliff with his wife Melissa and three kids.
Dawn feels like her first language was beauty. That was how her heart was stirred to art. Born and raised a missionary kid in the Philippines, she learned to look for it in the cracks and crevices of lives much harder than her own.
Texas singer-songwriter Paul Demer interweaves spiritual imagery and personal biography to craft thought-provoking, hopeful re-remembrances of old stories. An heir to the melodic, sensitive-songwriter tradition, Demer has been compared to folk troubadours James Taylor and Neil Young, as well as contemporary balladeers Jon Foreman and Andrew Peterson.
Brooke Fossey is the President of DFW Writers' Workshop, which boasts a membership of nearly 200 local authors. She is a web content contributor to the literary magazine Carve and a Tin House Winter Workshop alumna. She’s known to be solar powered and naturally caffeinated.
Kate’s storytelling humbly began at the age of three with a mystical scroll of stories (i.e., a bamboo sushi mat) and an awe-stricken, captivated audience (i.e., two very amused parents). Eventually she traded the sushi mat for a notebook and then a computer, but she likes to think she’s maintained the same spirit for invention and creativity.