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Thank you for being there for GUILDIt in 2021. Knowing you take an interest in our productive art/biz events and programs keeps us and our art entrepreneurs going. To help grow GUILDit and the art economy in 2022, give the gift of leadership. Buy yourself or another a GUILDit Friends membership. Supports our art/biz programming,

Sunflower sponsorship of GUILDit

Sunflower Bank Sponsorship

A BIG THANKS to Sunflower Bank, N.A. for their $2,000 sponsorship! The money will help GuildIt in assisting artists to recover from the epidemic recession. The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce findings showed the arts as the hardest-hit industry by the recession, so it is definitely needed aid. Pictured are GUILDit team members Evan Shufflebarger,

Art/Biz Profit Making Forum

Join us Thursday 5/27, 12– 1pm on Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/Goguildit/live/ or on Zoom: Join Zoom Vanessa Lacy will share the Profit First method of financial management.  The Profit First formula flips how business owners typically think about accounting and budgets, so to increase their cash flow. After Vanessa’s Q&A, the GUILDit Team will lead a discussion

Join us Thursday 4/22, 12– 1pm on Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/Goguildit/live/ or on Zoom: Join Zoom Let’s brainstorm with Kimberly Beer. She will talk on ‘Determining Your Value Proposition as an Artist’…You want to be a successful business owner BUT, whenever you’re at a class or workshop you feel left out because all the other businesses in

KC Arts Recovery: Need & Plan

The Havoc: The pandemic-caused recession has impacted the arts community significantly. KC Rising’s May 2020 report showed among twenty-four local industries, the arts had the ‘greatest depth of downturn’ and the ‘least strength to recover.’ Two Artist INC surveys conducted in March and May of 2020 demonstrated the severity, with 645 artists participating across the

Join us Thursday 3/25, 12– 1pm on Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/Goguildit/live/ or on Zoom /// Meeting ID: 891 4729 4091 /// Passcode: 142933 /// https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89147294091?pwd=QzllbTBxTGVDV0Y3NGdqY2Fxb0xRZz09 Let’s brainstorm on art recovery with City In Motion Dance on reestablishing its 35-year old nonprofit school plua youth and professional companies after the pandemic. They will share their socially-distanced and

BAM! Black Artists Matter!

Four Black Artists Featured in 2020Their talents deserve even more recognition   Jade Green is part of The Black Creatures, a hip-hop musical duo. In the last five years, they have curated over 80 episodes of their weekly “Thirsty Thursday” YouTube series, began a monthly One Hour Song Challenge video, started a Patreon account, become signed

Join GUILDit from 12-1pm, on the 4th Thursday at the Kemper Museum for …. Rachelle Gardner-Roe’s distinctive lace works have been exhibited nationally, been selected for public projects, and requested for private commissions. Her lace chandelier was featured in Bartle Hall during the ArtsKC Annual Luncheon, plus Rachelle is represented by the Weinberger Fine Art

Israel Alejandro García García is a painter, sculptor, photographer, designer, and curator. He is a fellow of AtistINC, Juror of Charlotte Street Studio Residency, Guest Curator for Charlotte Street, and Juror of Arts in the Loop. His art interprets childhood memories and his everyday life to create site-specific installations. García is a native of Mexico,