El-Scari & Piggie on 2/27

Join GUILDit from 12-1pm, on the 4th Thurs., at the Kemper Museum for inspiring talks on art & biz, plus networking following. The presenters … Natasha Ria El-Scari’s perspective as a poet, performer, gallery manager, and advocate. The Star described her book ‘Screaming Times’ as vibrant and strong. She has had great success with several

Join GUILDit from 12-1pm, on the 4th Thurs., at the Kemper Museum for …. Stephanie Roberts is an actor/creator, director, producer and a professor at UMKC’s MFA Acting program. She specializes in physical theatre and ensemble-created works. Stephanie was a Charlotte Street Foundation studio resident, Generative Performing Artist Fellow and an artist-in-residence at the Nelson

Join GUILDit Art/Biz Forum from 12-1pm, on the 4th Thurs., at the Kemper Museum for …. KU Professor Michael Krueger works in a variety of media including, painting, animation, and ceramics. His artwork reflects history, contemporary culture, and the human experience. Solo and group exhibits have been in such cities as New York, Boston, Berkeley,

Join GUILDit Art/Biz Forum from 12-1pm, on the 4th Thurs., at the Kemper Museum for …. Kathy Liao’s paintings have been shown nationally and internationally, including in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Kansas City. Currently, Liao is the Director of the Painting and Printmaking Studio Art Program at Missouri Western State University. Liao

Join other entrepreneurs for an insightful and prosperous speed networking event. Expand your contacts, share resources, build upon goals, and possibly collaborate, after chatting 1-on-1 for a few minutes with other creatives, artists, photographers, writers,… – When: Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30 – 8 PM – Where: InterUrban ArtHouse; 8001 Newton St, Overland Park, KS 66204

Sharon Rodriguez & Camilo Estremadoiro present their art/biz on 9/27, 12-1pm at the Kemper. Photographer Sharon Rodriguez, and now advocate, has worked with and published books on the Johnson County homeless. Her goal is to show the faces and tell the stories of real people in real situations in our surroundings. She has shown at

Bassist/vocalist/composer Jeff Harshbarger has collaborated with visual artists (Nick Cave, David Ford, Molly Murphy) and musicians (Bobby Watson, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, David Balakrishnan) to produce work that challenges convention. He curates a twice-monthly concert series that promotes original composition, and hosts “Jazz in the Afternoon” on KKFI. A lecturer in Jazz Studies at KU,

Filmmakers Jerry Rapp & Patrick Rea – 1/25 at Kemper

Writer, producer and director Jerry Rapp’s first screenplay was acquired by Imagine Entertainment and has led to additional script sales with Paramount, Universal, MGM, HBO, and others. Rapp has worked on television projects with HBO, Showtime, USA Network and PBS. His short and feature films have played in notable festivals. Rapp’s other work includes the feature films

2017 Top 10 GUILDit Happenings

KC’s lil biz org for artists, entrepreneurs, and patrons has a lot to be thankful for. From growing Kansas City businesses to growing our grassroots organization. Poet Glenn North and Painter Robin VanHoozer returned to present at GUILDit for another boost to their biz. GUILDit Alums Heidi Van, Heinrich Toh, Glenn North and Meagan Flynn took part in our first 1 Million Cups

Giving Tuesday, Make A Difference

Together we can make a difference We are thankful to participate in this global day of giving back and creating change in communities. GuildIt makes a difference by creating educational events that empower artists, entrepreneurs, and patrons to advance their businesses. With your support, we can advance KC’s economy and culture. Give the following or