Sarah Jane Semrad is an award-winning artist and community organizer committed to cultivating creativity and fun on planet earth. She is the co–founder and trusted consigliere for all things Art Conspiracy – a nonprofit connecting artists and musicians with each other for the benefit of the local art economy. In 2006, Semrad co–founded La Reunion TX, a nonprofit creating an artist residency program in Dallas. She's been called everything from merely 'interesting' to a 'mastermind'. Past entrepreneurial ventures include IR Gallery, Pigeon–Stone Project, Magnolia Gallery and CorinthPark. During her stint at the Triple A music station KXT 91.7, she raised tons of money, handled all the marketing and social media needs and managed all the station's events including launching the annual music festival, Summer Cut. After that, Semrad was employed at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science as Director of Membership, overseeing the museum's membership program and benefits. Currently she is devoting her time launching a start-up in Dallas and finishing her first book. Sarah Jane earned Master of Liberal Arts from Southern Methodist University studying comparative spirituality and consumer culture and holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Dallas where she majored in chemistry. She is married to musician Paul Semrad and they live in Dallas with their two amazing children. Photo by the one and only Tyler Sharp.