Archive | June, 2014

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 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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Crystal Bridges: All the Women Artists

On my recent trip to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, I photographed works by women artists with the intent of conducting my own Guerilla Girls-style “weenie count.” When I inquired at the info desk, I was told that approximately 400 works from the permanent collection are currently on view.  I counted a mere 28 […]

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Crystal Bridges: Part 1

I finally made the pilgrimage down to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas.  It only takes about 3 1/2 hours to drive there from Kansas City, but it has taken me almost 3 years to make it happen.  I was not disappointed. Crystal Bridges opened in November 2011, a project of Walmart […]

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