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Lawrence Art Center New Artists in Residency

From left, printmaker Amanda Maciuba and ceramicist Christy Wittmer are artists in residence at the Lawrence Arts Center for 2015-16.

Photo by Richard Gwin for Lawrence Journal World


Amanda Maciuba and Christy Wittmer are the Lawrence Art Center’s new artists in residence for 2015-16, and  will soon begin teaching classes, taking part in community-outreach projects and creating new work in Lawrence.

Amanda is a print maker with a Master’s from the University of Iowa.  Her past…

Kansas City Art Institute Recieves $25 Million Donation

Kansas City Art Institute


$25 million has been donated to the Kansas City Art Institute from an anonymous donor.  The funding includes $14 million for a general endowment. Five million dollars will go toward campus improvements, including maintenance on buildings and landscaping projects. Six million dollars, in the form of a challenge grant, will be used for student scholarships, endowed professorships and…