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Meet Our Team

Dallas Wooten


Potter, Educator, and Owner and Founder of Wooten Clayworks       

Dallas was born in Louisville, KY, where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics from Indiana University Southeast in 2017. Upon graduating, he attended Ohio University’s graduate program. During that time, he was awarded a 2018 LEAP (Lydon Emerging Artist Award) finalist. Dallas has recently graduated with his Masters in Fine Arts from OU and moved to Sharon, PA as an Artist-in-Residence at Hope Center for Arts and Technology, Inc. Currently, Dallas teaches classes at HopeCAT as well as Youngstown State University. 

Rachael Bailey


Drawer, Painter, Designer, and Writer

Rachael was born in Louisville, KY. She graduated with her Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Drawing and Painting from Indiana University Southeast in 2018. Since then, she has taught classes at several different Art Centers, performed as the Art Curator at a small gallery, and worked independently as a graphic designer. She has had 9 solo exhibitions in addition to being included in numerous group and juried exhibitions. Rachael recently moved to Sharon, PA as an Artist-in-Residence at Hope Center for Arts and Technology, Inc., where she has established and ran the Painting and Drawing program. 

Joshua Thomerson


Musician, Entrepreneur, and Business Consultant

Josh was born in Louisville, KY. At the age of 24, he joined the family business of sourcing and selling essential oils. He quickly climbed the ladder and became the sourcing manager for the sourcing company of doTerra, overseeing the supply of over a hundred oils. In 2018, together with Victoria, they started the online marketplace for raw goods, Anatta Marketplace. Josh has been a passionate guitar player from a young age and fills his free time with practicing and creating while breaking boundaries in the acoustic genre.

Victoria Thomerson


Entrepreneur and Business Consultant

Victoria was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She moved to the US at the age of 21, where she finished her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at the City University of Seattle. Afterward, she completed a professional designation degree in Merchandise Marketing at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in San Francisco. In 2013, she reconnected with her roots and entered the Flavor and Fragrance industry, wholesaling essential oils produced in Bulgaria. In 2017, together with Josh, they started a distribution arm for one of the biggest producers of Bulgarian essential oils – Triglav-Edelvais. 

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