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Announcing 20% OFF Mother’s Day Sale

Are you searching for that special gift for Mom? We have more than 45 artists selling their one-of-a-kind jewelry, art, and paintings through their online galleries! Better yet, you can save 20% on all online art during our Mother’s Day sale April 17th thru May 9th. And Moms, don’t forget to treat yourself. Use the code LOVEMOM20 to purchase that jewelry or painting you’ve been admiring all year long. It’s going to be a great year at Urban Artist Market, so shop today!Are

URBAN ARTIST MARKET ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRY “BEST OF SHOW” JURIED COMPETITION

Urban Artist Market announces their first-ever “Best of Show” Juried Competition and are accepting submissions now via WESTAF CaFÉ through April 30, 2021. “I am truly excited to be recognizing our artists while presenting their work,” said Urban Artist Market Producer Christopher Miller. “Artists will be evaluated on proficiency and excellence of their craft.” Artists may submit in the following disciplines: painting printmaking/photography/digital art mixed media/encaustic/mosaic leather/fiber art/wearable art jewelry design sculpture ceramics/pottery woodworking basketry glass art metal smithing drawing The prestigious Arts & Culture Texas Magazine will be announcing the winners to their subscribers, and the winners will also be displayed on the Urban…

Texas Painter Melanie Brannan Chronicles Friendship And Loss Through Art

What are the gifts of creative expression? Can creativity help us navigate illness and grief? Artist and Certified Educator for Golden Artist Colors Melanie Brannan uses painting and writing to share stories of her journey with House Manager and Gallery Director Maryann Wegloski through nodular melanoma diagnosis. In this podcast, Melanie reveals her current solo show “A Celebration of Friendship” at the Eisemann Center for Performing Arts in Richardson, Texas. Each painting includes a descriptive story that explains the love, laughter, and lament experienced through Melanie’s and Maryann’s journey together. Conversation highlights include the importance of appreciating our relationships, investing in our friends, and the art…

Urban Artist Market Returns to Addison, Texas For Best of Shows June 12-13, 2021

ADDISON, TEXAS The Urban Artist Market plans their fifth show on June 12-13, 2021, at the Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria. The indoor curated show features the work of more than 50 regional artisans from a variety of disciplines in a COVID-aware environment. “Original art and creative expression build the local economy,” said Producer Christopher J. Miller. “After a challenging 2021, I’m thrilled to be returning the show to Addison, directly on the service road of the North Dallas Tollway at the Belt Line exit.” The Addison show takes place within 15 miles of Frisco, Highland Park, North Dallas,…

Musician and Writer Robin Hackett Highlights Her Latest Book, “The Creative You”

CLICK HERE to listen to the interview. Previous guest and musician Robin Hackett returns to share her new book release, The Creative You; a step-by-step guide to recovering that part in you that wants to express creatively. Robin introduces her Fairy God Muse and how she follows her intuition. She explains how many people, especially women, experience an artistic wound in their childhood. As a result, a rowdy cast of characters, including Negative Nelly, take residence in their heads and hold them back from their creativity. The discussion reviews the importance of being in the action of allowing rather than focusing on the…

Fiber Artist Cheryl R. Janis Shares Her Highly-Sensitive (HSP) Process

New Mexico Fiber Artist Cheryl R. Janis explains her meditative preparation before weaving, her conscious choice of cruelty-free, ethical fibers, and the use of her intuitive and empathic faculties while weaving. How do we connect with Spirit during the creative process? Does our choice of material carry a consciousness ? As a highly-sensitive person (HSP), Cheryl shares her walk through her “Dark Night of the Soul,” where she cleared past issues and revealed her connection to all that is. She emphasizes the importance of setting a firm intention before beginning work and listening to Spirit’s subtle energies. The conversation includes…

Podcaster, Writer and Artist Christopher J. Miller Shares New Book Release, “The Spiritual Artist”

In this episode, Host Christopher J. Miller plays turn-about with recent guest and wordsmith Wilene Dunn. Wilene initiates a dialogue with Chris about his new book, The Spiritual Artist.  Chris also shares his creative expression through the Urban Artist Market and the founding of The Spiritual Artist Podcast. In addition to sharing his journey while writing the book, Chris explains how names separate us from our relationship to  Greater Power and Spiritual Truths, and why he uses the practice of inserting a blank line within the book’s copy to allow the reader to participate by using their name for this Greater Power. What…

The Spiritual Artist Podcast

Listen to the newest “The Spiritual Artist Podcast” as Urban Artist Market founder interviews Artist Randy Padorr-Black on creative flow and timelessness. Padorr-Black details his understanding of the timeless state of flow, a portal between two zones, time-space and no time-space where intuition creeps into his creative work. He explains that when an artist creates in that space, they create a “portal piece.” The conversation includes the importance of the meditative state in the creative process. Padorr-Black shares inspiration from Chogyam Trungpa’s book, “Meditation in Action,” and Zen Buddhism, when he was young. He explains how abstract expressionism and Sumi-e…