Whose Museum?

Kansas City artist A. Bitterman has been getting some attention this week for a thought-provoking proposal.  He wants to trade a valuable Henry Moore sculpture on the lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art with an abandoned house on nearby Troost Avenue.  Sheep Piece, the rotund abstraction by the iconic British modernist sculptor would switch […]

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Edit-A-thon Coverage

It’s been a whirlwind of a week, and I really just wanted to write a post of gratitude.  I’m thankful to Stephanie for organizing such a wonderful Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon event on Saturday so that about 14 people could come out and help to address the Wikipedia gender gap.  I’m thankful to Matt and Alex […]

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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Because Wikipedia’s lack of representation of women is by now well-documented and because less than 15% of Wikipedia editors are women, an organization called Art+Feminism is making a concerted effort to add more women artists to Wikipedia.  Building upon the success of their 2014 Edit-a-Thon, rad Wikipedians all over the world gathered—both literally and virtually—the […]

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The Artistry of Retail Merchandising

Last week, the Lawrence Journal-World featured three of the talented designers responsible for making Lawrence, Kansas one of the coolest places ever for window shopping.  Grace Chin, a Wonder Fair intern and artist featured in the YWAs: Young Woman Artists exhibition, is one of the creative minds behind the fun window displays at the Toy […]

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Float at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Amidst all of the planning for the YWAs: Young Women Artists Exhibition at Wonder Fair, I was able to take time for some much-needed relaxation by visiting the Float installation at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City with my good friend Jennifer.  This is a temporary work that will give you a […]

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YWAs: Opening Reception

The opening reception for the YWAs: Young Woman Artists exhibition at Wonder Fair, co-curated by my friend Meredith Moore and myself, was great fun.  We had a solid turnout and a lot of nice feedback from artists and visitors.  I would like to thank everybody who came out to support the show, especially those who […]

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Studio Visit: Shenequa A. Brooks and Daiana Oneto

Shenequa A. Brooks and Daiana Oneto were two artists who immediately came to mind when planning the upcoming YWAs: Young Woman Artists Exhibition with my friend Meredith Moore at Wonder Fair.  Brooks is a recent graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute whose senior show generated a lot of positive buzz.  Oneto will be a […]

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Studio Visit: Alison Moyna Greene

Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting the studio of Alison Moyna Greene.  She lives in a quirky house in a historic neighborhood in Kansas City.  Two aspects of her personality are evident when approaching her home: she is an avid gardener and an avid collector.  Both of these pastimes, it turns out, are also […]

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Unicorn Video

Here is a video re-cap of my PowerPoint and talk from my Nerd Nite presentation on Wednesday.  I hope you enjoy (despite the meowing cats, blaring sirens, and rustling papers in the background 😉 )  

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Unicorn Art: From Medieval Symbolism to Contemporary Kitsch

…find out at the 25th Nerd Nite KC: Wednesday, June 18 at 7 pm at miniBar. I will discuss the History of Unicorn Art: from Medieval Symbolism to Contemporary Kitsch. Other speakers will tell us about Kansas City History and the Pickup Artist Community. More info at http://kansascity.nerdnite.com/ Come out for some drinks and knowledge! […]

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