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UAM Founder Introduces Artist Podcast

Urban Artist Market founder Christopher Miller has started a new podcast series that interviews artists and discusses their creative process. An artist being defined as anyone that is consciously connected, present and inspired while practicing their discipline…check out the most recent interview.

7 Free Marketing Tools Every Business-Savvy Artist Should Use

Contrast creates opportunities for fresh ways of doing business. Even in dire situations, some people excel. Be that person. The Urban Artist Market has put together our list of free goodies you should be using in your marketing strategy. Enjoy and let us know if you have a “secret” worth sharing with our other artists. 1) Instagram If you haven’t taken one of Chris’ Instagram classes yet, at least know this fact. Every visual artist should be on Instagram. It reaches a higher income demographic, continues to grow its user base and is free. While sitting home and social distancing,… Read More

Urban Artist Market Raises Funds for the Emergency Artists’ Support League

ADDISON, TEXAS: The Fourth Urban Artist Market will be held on May 8-9 at the Addison Conference Centre. The Urban Artist Market features the work of more than 75 regional artisans and attracts hundreds of art patrons. “Local art is a vital contributor to the growth of a community and its economy,” said Urban Artist Market Event Producer Christopher Miller. “The mission of the Urban Artist Market is to recognize local artistic talent, while providing them with the necessary tools and environment in selling their own work. I’m very proud of the recognition our show is receiving.” Urban Artist Market opens with a Best… Read More

Urban Artist Market Raises Funds for Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support

ADDISON, TEXAS: The Third Urban Artist Market will be held on October 11-12 at the Addison Conference Centre. The Urban Artist Market will showcase more than 75 artisans exhibiting a diverse array of handcrafted, one-of-a-kind creative goods and feature live demonstrations throughout Saturday. “Our show will engage your senses,” said Dallas artist CJ Miller, who produces the event. “We invite you to stroll our aisles and discover fine art, pottery, jewelry, mosaic, sculpture, stained glass, fiber art, wearable art, perfectly timed for the holiday season.” Urban Artist Market opens with a VIP reception and fundraiser benefiting Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support… Read More

Welcome to our new site!

Welcome to the new Urban Artist Market website. Wow! What a great year 2018 was. Our premiere event in Addison last October was a smash and we’ve already secured 50 exhibitors for our May event. I can’t tell you how impressed I am with the quality of artisans that we’re attracting to our market. Many of my favorites from last Fall are returning and we’ve secured some great new talent including Michael Obranovich, Cassey Scales, Lisa Covert and Carl Block! It’s going to be a great show. Follow this blog for updates and follow us on Instagram @urbanartistmarket for the… Read More

Urban Artist Market to Include “Best of Show” Juried Competition

NEW TO SHOW: Participating artist exhibitors have the opportunity to submit to works to our Best of Show juried competition. Winners will be on display in lobby throughout weekend. Categories for competition include pottery/ceramics, digital art/photography/printmaking, fiber, glass, jewelry, metalwork, mixed media, painting/drawing, sculpture/assemblage, wood/leather and novelty. Juried panel includes: Brett Dyer, M.F.A., B.F.A., Artist and Professor Brett Dyer, originally from East Texas, currently lives and works in Dallas where he exhibits nationally and serves as an art professor at North Lake College. He teaches private workshops at various art centers and museums and has previously taught at El Centro College,… Read More