Tim Chessmore

Tim Chessmore

Artist / Panelist Guest

Tim is a 3D artist. He earned a bachelor of Fine Arts from Oklahoma State University, specializing in jewelry and small sculpture. After spending 22 years as a graphic designer with Coca-Cola, Tim has gone into business with his niece, Lucinda Thornburg, with Cloud 9 Designs, and operating Chessmore Smithy full time. 

Tim has been active in the scifi community since 1990. He was nominated as a Chesley Award (Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists) Finalist [1991] for his 3D piece Elements of Time. Tim has also done two book covers for Yard Dog PressThats All Folks! by J.F. Gonzalez, and Draculas Lawyer by Julia Mandala— both available at the Yard Dog Table in Exhibitors Hall. 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TChessmore/

Website: https://chessmoresmithy.com/

Friday, June 7, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Thrifty Revisions: Adding SF Genre Elements to Thrift Store Paintings

Artists insert genre elements or monsters into reclaimed paintings and prints. Final works are up for sale in the Charity Sale and Auction. (Paintings provided.)

Panelists: Peter Pixie, Tim Chessmore, Angela Lowry, Rachael Mayo, Ann Shelby, Allison Stein

Tracks: Art

Tags: Art Demo

Friday, June 7, 2019 8:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G

Yard Dog Roadshow

Join the crew from Yard Dog Press as they offer their usual brand of comedy.

Panelists: Selina Rosen, Tim Chessmore, Sherri Dean, Linda L. Donahue, Phillip Drayer Duncan, Rhonda Eudaly, Tim Frayser, James Hollaman, vickey malone kennedy, Lee Killough, Julia S. Mandala, Ethan Nahté, Bradley H. Sinor, Sue Sinor, Laura J. Underwood, Mel. White

Tracks: Writing & Publication, Performing Arts

Tags: Performance

Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Oklahoma G

Craft Isn't a Four-Letter Word

There is nothing wrong with being crafty! We will discuss separating hobby crafts from fine crafting, as well as making the leap from amateur to professional. Come defend your passion! A non-judgement zone for crafters and creators.

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Tim Chessmore, Chelsea Haldane, Rubiee Tallyn Hayes, Heather Johnson

Tracks: Art, Maker

Tags: Panel

Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Thanks, I Hate It: Artists' Horror Stories

Being an artist is not all sunshine and art openings! Even the best have their haters and detractors. But some unfortunate comments and feedback can be funny as hell! Have a good chuckle at our expense, and drop by to hear some artist horror stories.

Panelists: Scott Zrubek, Tim Chessmore, Kent Clark, Johnnie Johnson, Mike Kloepfer

Tracks: Art

Tags: Panel

Sunday, June 9, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Art of The Long Game: Maintaining Momentum and Not Giving Up

It’s easy to be super motivated when your art business is brand-new. But keeping momentum is hard, with the setbacks and problems that every artist faces. Our panel of artists share strategies that will keep you focused and productive!

Panelists: Jan S. Gephardt, Peri Charlifu, Tim Chessmore, Brenna Deutchman, Julie Dillon, Dan Erickson

Tracks: Art, Business & Marketing, Health & Wellness

Tags: Panel

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