The Artists Artists featured in the show are from the greater Kansas City metropolitan area: Alicia AblaChris Beer & Melaney MitchellRuben Castillo Kaylee CoxMatt Krawcheck Kathy Liao Natalie MyersAndrew Ordonez Ben ParksTim PottRobert Quackenbush Kevin Townsend Yulie UranoJoey Watson Kayla Wroblewski Join us for a special critique with the artists Saturday, October 27th, 12-2 pm in the Leedy-Voulkos Gallery.
This fantastically educational article by Suzy Menkes ran in The New York Times. "Eighteen shiny silver coins, 20 turquoise beads and a square of coral — and that is merely for the headdress of a Berber bride. Worn across the chest of the tribeswoman are silver chains, circlets attached to more chains, chunks of amber inset with egg-shaped silver baubles and glass beads in red, green, yellow and black, colors that symbolize fertility." Read the full article here.
Ai Weiwei Harnesses His Celebrity to Show Global Scale of Refugee Crisis The Chinese artist says at UK premiere that after visiting more than 20 countries for his documentary, he expects the problem to get worse. A story by Javier Pes, from ArtnetNews Click here to read the full story and more news from ArtnetNews regarding the Met show with a painting by Balthus of young girl….” Adolescence in all its most tender forms has been a topic for artists for decades upon decades.
Rocket Grant applications are due March 26, 2018. http://charlottestreet.org/event/2018-rocket-grant-applications-open-now/
From time to time we are made aware of some wonderful exhibitions in the Midwest region. This exhibit, that will come to Des Moines this fall features the work of veterans who have utilized art as a means of healing. Take a look at what’s happening in Iowa and tell your friends! https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/01/nyregion/new-york-today-national-veterans-creative-arts-festival.html