Spellerberg Projects

Andrea Wallace studied art and photography at Sam Houston State University and interior design at the Art Institute of Houston. As a photographer and installation artist, her work reveals her broad appreciation for others artistic talents as artists and performers are frequent subjects. She is inspired by music, beauty, fashion, people, nature, design and the performing arts. Wallace lives in Lockhart, Texas. Website

Hollie Brown received her M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from the University of California, Riverside. She currently teaches 2D Design and Basic Drawing at Texas State University. Her recent solo show was in the Masur Building of downtown Lockhart, a current flex space for Spellerberg Projects. The odd walls and restrictions caused Brown to approach the space with two site specific murals and one giant paper mache bone. Brown lives in Lockhart, Texas. Instagram

Laurel Coyle is a photographer and videographer. Having a keen eye for location scouting and natural light, she researches her subjects and places them in environments that give the audience an intimate peek into the soul behind the creative process. Her ever-evolving curiosity leads her to take the seemingly ordinary and turn it inside out until she locates the extraordinary. Coyle lives in Lockhart, Texas. Instagram

Lisa Guevara received her BFA at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2015. Lisa has been included in a number of regional solo and group shows in Tugboat Gallery (Lincoln, NE), Petshop Gallery (Omaha, NE), and Plug Projects (Kansas City, MO). With a degree emphasizing in ceramics and painting, she now incorporates recyclables, found objects, and other non traditional materials to break away from conventional expectations of each medium. Lisa currently creates and lives in Texas. Website

Marie Tobola received her BFA in Studio Art and emphasis in Art History in 2006 from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Tobola has been oil painting for sixteen years. She resides in Lockhart, Texas. Website

Michael Villarreal received his BFA in 2013 from Texas State University and his MFA in 2017 at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. He has exhibited around the nation. Solo exhibitions venues include at Art Palace Contemporary Art Gallery in Houston, TX, Project Project in Omaha, NE, and Doane University in Crete, NE. Group exhibitions highlights include Barbara Davis Gallery in Houston, TX, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, NE, LA Artcore in Los Angeles, CA, and DATELINE in Denver, CO. His work has been featured in publications such as Huffington Post, Art Maze Magazine Issue, and New American Paintings. He is honored to be a recipient of the 2019 Nebraska Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship. Villarreal currently lives and works in Lockhart, TX. Website

Sam Thompson is a mostly self-taught artist who works in a variety of 2D media. A former member of painter David Ohlerking’s Austin Figurative Group, Thompson’s artwork has been shown in national exhibitions including “Tiny Monsters” at the Fe Gallery in Sacramento, CA and “TATTOO: The Renaissance of Body Art “, at the Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta, FL. Her installation with photographer Andrea Wallace, Drag Nest, can be seen at the Spellerberg Projects Masur Gallery. She is inspired by family histories, drag, science, folklore/mythology, and her experiences as a third-culture kid. Thompson lives in Lockhart, Texas. Website

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