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Spartans recognized for artwork & other Kansas Art World News 2-9-17

Spartans recognized for artwork

Their work is now on display with the Eastern Kansas Scholastic Art Award Exhibition at the Mark Arts galleries — formerly The Wichita Center for the Arts —through March 5. Gallery hours are 1 – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, and admission is free.and moreᅠ»

After Kicking Cancer, Kansas City Artist Nedra Bonds Shows Her Life’s Work

Nedra Bonds: Quilt Artist, February 10 through March 10 at EthnicArt Gallery, 5930 Troost Avenue, 2nd Floor, Kansas City, Missouri, 64111; 816-399-8037. Opening reception 6-9 p.m. Friday, February 10, with an art talk at 7 p.m. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 …

Kansas City Artists Forge Creative Collaborations While Co-Working

Alex Carter got his start as a prop artist after gearing up for cosplay at Kansas City’s Comicon — and having to make adjustments to things he’d purchased. Now he makes and sells his own replicas and props from video games, movies and TV shows. Some …

New exhibit explores rural influence on modern American art

A new exhibition takes a look at how American artists found inspiration in rural landscapes during an era of modernist art that was more closely associated with cities. “Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915-1950” opens Sunday at the …and moreᅠ»

Now’s your chance to get your hands on a Sandzen

Ten works by internationally known Kansas artist Birger Sandzen are set to go on the auction block later this month. A prolific painter and printmaker, Sandzen lived and taught in Lindsborg from 1894 until his death in 1954. He created more than 3,000ᅠ…

After Years Focusing On Others’ Work, Kansas City’s Art Photographer Gets His Own Show

E.G. Schempf has photographed the artwork of some of Kansas City’s best-known artists. Alongside the commissioned work he undertakes for artists, galleries and museums, Schempf takes personal photographs around the edges. His new exhibit, E.G.ᅠ…

Kansas City Art Institute Plans 21st Century Dorm Thanks To $10 …

Many college students experience living in a dorm, especially their freshman year. But residence halls built decades ago aren’t always able to meet the.and moreᅠ»

Here’s What The National Endowment For The Arts Pays For In Kansas And Missouri

Other area recipients in May of 2016: American Jazz Museum, Charlotte Street Foundation, Children’s Mercy Hospital, City of Kansas City, Missouri, Kansas City Artists Coalition, Lawrence Arts Center, Lied Center, M-AAA, and The Nelson-Atkins Museum ofᅠ…and moreᅠ»

Kansas City Art Institute Professor’s Posters Reframe ‘Traditional Memory’ Of World War II

Hal Wert, a professor at the Kansas City Art Institute. Most war art imagery of the time depicts fighter planes, ships and soldiers on the battleground. But Work, Fight, Give: American Relief Posters of WWII shifts the focus from the front lines …and moreᅠ»

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