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HES art instructor named Kansas Outstanding Art Educator & other Kansas Art World News 8-23-17

Spotlight: University of Kansas Museum Enhances Education

The multi-level museum features an art library on the first floor, an art history department on the second floor, gallery spaces on the third and fourth floors, and offices on the fifth floor. This organization has presented challenges both in terms of …

New Spencer Museum exhibit knits history of race and education in Kansas

New Spencer Museum exhibit knits history of race and education in Kansas. Josh McQuade | @L0neW0lfMcQuade; 4 hrs … “Separate and Not Equal” was created by Cassandra Mesick Braun, the curator of global indigenous art at the Spencer Museum, and her …

EAC to host opening reception for Diane Lawrence –

The Emporia Arts Center will have an opening reception for Diane Lawrence’s exhibition, “Meditation on Skies,” in the Trusler Gallery, 815 Commercial St. The public is invited from 4 – 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. The exhibition will be on display from …

Artwork sought for juried show

“People kept bringing me information from other ones and we did some research.” The gallery is accepting submissions through Sept. 1 for the juried exhibit, titled “Kansas Through the Eyes of an Artist.” “You submit work and whoever is jurying the show …

Olsen’s share art collection

Paul and Terry Olsen have put their art collection on display at the Vernon Filley Art Museum as part of a museum display of western themed art works.and moreᅠ»

Reclusive Kansan painted privately for 42 years. Now he’s going public.

His works will be shown at Lindsborg’s Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, the Salina Art Center and Fort Hays State’s Moss-Thorns Gallery. “This is weird – it’s almost like going to … Hartung, a Fredonia native, has a bachelor’s degree in art education …

Private painter

The next thing Hartung knew, he had offers from three Kansas galleries to exhibit his paintings. Richard Klocke, who is exhibitions manager at the Spencer Museum of Art in Lawrence, said that after he saw the quality of Hartung’s work, he was …

Solidifying A Long-Term Relationship, Mid-America Arts Alliance

Cementing the relationship between two Kansas City organizations that have worked together to help artists develop their careers, the Mid-America Arts.and moreᅠ»

UMKC hatchling Artist INC takes on new ownership, regional expansion –

Artist INC, a program supporting hundreds of Kansas City artists, announced Thursday that it has new ownership and will further expand in the region. Formerly a program of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Innovation Center, Artist INC is now …

Kansas Artist Mike Hartung Gets His First Exhibit At 73 Years Old

He and his then-wife moved to Lindsborg and rented a studio. “My whole intent was that the fact that you could make art in middle of Kansas, away from the hubbub,” he said. “The people that live lives here are just as interesting as the people on the …

Work By Kansas City Artists Enhances KU Medical Center’s New Education Building –

Amid its ultramodern lecture halls, the University of Kansas Medical Center’s new health education building is also a showcase for several Kansas City artists. University leaders say the $82 million facility at the corner of 39th Street and Rainbow …

Kansas City’s ‘Art of Data’ Exhibit Encourages Artists to Submit Works that Employ City Data

Calling for Data Art: Understanding the evocative potential of data art, Kansas City, MO developed the Art of Data, an exhibition that encouraged artists to submit works that employed city data. A joint venture between the city’s Office of Culture and …

Wichita artists: Free public murals can fuel unhealthy perception

Wichita is a town where, if its people want something, they set about to make it happen themselves. That’s why a group of artists collaborated for a series of murals in the Douglas Design District in late 2015, united by a desire to beautify the …

KC’s favorite neighborhood: Crossroads Arts District beats River Market to win Ink’s tourney

It’s a beautiful day in the Crossroads Arts District. After tallying more than 2,200 votes in our five round tournament, we’re ready to crown KC’s favorite neighborhood. In a decisive victory, the Crossroads Arts District beat River Market with 63 …and moreᅠ»

HES art instructor named Kansas Outstanding Art Educator

On Oct. 20, the Kansas Art Education Association (KAEA) will recognize HES art teacher Katie Miller, who was recently selected by the association as the Kansas Outstanding Art Educator for 2017-2018. The award will be presented at a banquet during theᅠ…

Affordable camp brings access to art in Kansas City

The people who run the Providence School of Arts say they wanted to bridge the gaps between various groups of children from all socioeconomic classes across Kansas City by offering this special camp for a minimal price and focus totally on the arts.

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