Tim Chessmore

Tim Chessmore is a 3-D artist with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Oklahoma State University in 1990, specializing in Jewelry and Small Sculpture. He was employed as a graphic designer with Coca-Cola for 23 years and currently owns a t-shirt printing shop in McLoud, OK. He metalsmiths and makes wood signs out of his home workshop in Bethel Acres, OK.

Tim has been active in the sci-fi community since 1990 and nominated for the Chesley Award (Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists) Finalist [1991] for a 3-D piece, Elements of Time. Tim has also done two book covers for Yard Dog Press, That’s All Folks! by J. F. Gonzalez, and Dracula’s Lawyer by Julia Mandala. Both are available in the Exhibitors Hall at the Yard Dog Table.

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3:00 PM | Location: Boomer A

Spiritualism & the Occult in Victorian Times

Victorian culture across the world had a broad and complex relationship with spiritualism and the occult. Let's discuss!

Moderator: Bekah June

Panelists: Bekah June, Tim Chessmore, Kathleen M O'Brien, Jeff Provine, Rie Sheridan Rose, Karen Thrower

Tracks: History, Supernatural & Paranormal, General Interest

4:00 PM | Location: Sooner A

Remote Creative Work: Getting It Done

The hybrid work model is here! An open-panel discussion on making it work while working from home. Can you find inspiration and keep personal and professional boundaries, while creating space for social interaction in remote work environments? Bonus points for cool home office/studio ideas.

Moderator: Tim Chessmore

Panelists: Tim Chessmore, Julie Barrett, Charles Dane Clark, Tyrell Gephardt, Elizabeth Leggett, Mimic Rae

Tracks: Health & Wellness, Business & Marketing, General Interest

10:00 AM | Location: Sooner B

3D Printing Tech Today

How close we are to replicators! 3D printing is bleeding-edge tech. Experienced printers talk tech about 3D-printing technologies for general consumers. What's out there now, and what's on the immediate horizon?

Moderator: Everyday Futurist

Panelists: Everyday Futurist, Tim Chessmore, RedDirt3D, the Lo-Fi Ky

Tracks: General Interest, Maker, STEM

10:00 AM | Location: Boomer B

I Will NEVER Make That Again

#neveragain: Artists, costumers, crafters and makers share ugly truths about the toughest creation they've ever made, and how it shaped their work going forward. Pics or it didn't happen!

Moderator: Kathleen M O'Brien

Panelists: Kathleen M O'Brien, Julie Barrett, Tim Chessmore, Cal Custard, Dara Fogel, PhD, WandererTJ

Tracks: Art, Cosplay, Maker, Costuming & Fashion

1:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

How the Little Dragon Got So Big in Art

Dragons in early art tended to be smaller than a horse. Today's dragons are mighty and massive. What caused dragon inflation? An open discussion about the size discrepancies of dragons in art.

Moderator: Ted Pennella

Panelists: Ted Pennella, David Carrico, Tim Chessmore, Teddy Harvia, W J Hodgson

Tracks: History, Art, Culture & World Affairs, Fantasy

3:00 PM | Location: Boomer B

Teach An Artist New Tricks!

What’s new in technique or medium? What art kludges have you discovered? We all have our favorite medium, tools, and tricks. Let’s get together and share some ideas!

Moderator: Peri Charlifu

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Tim Chessmore, Joshua Cook, Harold Neal

Tracks: Art