Related Information for Artist Vs Poet Artist vs. Poet is a power pop/pop punk band from Fort Worth, Texas formed in late 2007 by Jason Dean, Craig Colloway, Jeff Olsen, Patrick Rigden, Joe Kirkland, Joe Westbrook, and Tarcy Thomason. After many changes in the band, Artist vs Poet is made up of Joe Kirkland (on lead vocals and guitar) and Jason Dean (bass and drums). Kirkland was also a contestant in the third season of the American NBC reality show The.. read more