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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YWAs: Young Women Artists

I am excited to announce that I am in the process of co-curating an exhibition of young, Midwestern, female artists.  My co-conspirator, Meredith Moore, at the Wonder Fair Gallery in Lawrence came up with the title YWAs as an homage to the YBAs, or Young British Artists, who ruffled feathers in the 90s (and were, […]

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