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Kansas Arts News for the Week of 11-12-2015

There’s a new format for us on the horizon…

Through careful consideration, we have decided to take our approach to supporting and promoting visual art in Kansas to a new level- it’s time to up our game!

As Kansas once again faces the possible loss of federal arts funding due to lack of funding at the state level, it’s more important than ever to remember that there is a tremendous art scene taking place in our own Kansas hometowns. Latest news about the federal and state funding issues will be provided in detail.

But…

The fact remains, the Kansas Art scene is not only surviving but thriving. Kansas Artist takes pride in the positive Kansas Art Events.

Take a look:

Kansas Arts News for the Week of 11-12-2015:

Documentary focuses on Eric Bransby, public art
From the beginning of Bransby’s career at the Kansas City Art Institute studying under Benton as one of his “star” students, to his studies at The Broadmoor Art Academy (now Fine Arts Center) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, under Boardman Robinson and …

Kemper’s ‘Faces of Change’ to present portraits of Kansas inmates
A Kansas City photographer with a national reputation for commercial work has turned his lens on inmates in Kansas prisons for an exhibition called “Faces of Change,” opening this month at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art. The intimate works by …

Courtyard to host batik demonstration
The Courtyard Gallery, 125 N. Main St. in Lindsborg, will be continuing the “Saturday Artists Demonstrations” on Saturday with batik artist Ortrud Hauptli. Batik is a wax-resist process using hot wax and fiber dyes on fabrics such as cottons and silks

Local Artists Honor Ivanhoe Neighborhood Leaders With Mural At 39th And Prospect
Kansas City No Violence Alliance partners and ArtsTech came together with neighborhood associations along Prospect Avenue Saturday to honor Ivanhoe neighborhood leaders with a mural. Youth artists with ArtsTech unveiled the mural, titled “Then and …

Artist Maria Ogedengbe channels Greek story for vivid Crossroads Artboards
Maria Ogedengbe’s work currently is featured on the Artboards, twin billboards above the Missouri Bank building at 125 Southwest Blvd. in the Crossroads. Ogedengbe graduated from Kansas City Art Institute and earned a Master of Fine Arts in painting at …

Kansas Wesleyan to host work of various artists
Artists for the exhibit were chosen by Ron Michael, director of the Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg. Two- and three-dimensionl work will be exhibited. Artwork will be for sale, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the Kansas

Artist to teach painting class in Hutchinson
She is a member and past president of the Kansas Watercolor Society and the former president of Kansas Painters West. Brigman has received numerous regional and national awards, and her work can be found in private and institutional collections …

Watch for details on the Future of Kansas Artist…

 

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