Shelly Pinto Art/Biz Talk

Join us on the fourth Thur. Aug. 26, 12– 1 pm, in-person @ KC Artist Coalition Gallery, 3200 Gillham Rd; Kansas City, MO or Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/Goguildit/videos/ Shelly Pinto is a mixed-media artist and co-owner of Shizen Design Handmade Papers. This talented artist will present their biz followed by an inspiring Q&A. Shelly’s piece “Patchwork” is currently

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,

Special Event: Thursday, April 12 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Refreshments: 6:00-6:30 pm — Panel w/ Q&A: 6:30-7:30 Johnson County Library – Gallery Area – 9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, Kansas 66212 Four of well-known Kansas City artists will discuss the recurring processes they perfect to produce their art. Join Heidi Van, Stan Kessler, Maura

Maria Ogedengbe has exhibited her artwork in Nigeria, Mexico, New York, Biloxi and Spokane. Locally her work has been presented at Art in The Loop, outdoor sculpture exhibits in Olathe, and on the Mobank billboards. Her art is distinguished by applying a painter’s sensibility to cross-disciplinary projects that often make use of textiles and reflect

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

FREE FORUMS where art & biz fuse >  Thursday, October 26, 12-1pm, at the Kemper Museum > PRESENTERS > KCAI printing professor Laura Berman is represented by Weinberger Fine Art in KC, Long View Gallery in D.C., and Uprise Art in NYC. Her works’ have been featured in The Book of Probes, Printmaking at the Edge, Contemporary

Art Entrepreneurship Panel & Bash

Let’s talk art entrepreneurship. What is currently happening in KC and beyond that is helping art businesses grow? What do you want to see happen in KC that will spur more growth? How can GUILDit and other organizations help further artists and the KC art economy? This is our last bash at the ArtsBar, as GUILDit is expanding its

Jason Pollen Talks 1/26 at Kemper

Jason Pollen, retired KCAI Fiber Professor, has exhibited internationally in three continents. He has been on the faculty of the Royal College of Art in London, Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute, before serving as KCAI’s Fiber Chair for thirteen years. Jason has designed textiles for dozens of fashion and home furnishings firms and

Miguel Rivera, Talks 9/8 @ Arts Bar

KCAI Professor and Printmaking Chair Miguel Rivera’s work combines abstract expressionism and graphic design representation. He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions in Mexico, Japan and the United States. Rivera also has traveled to give lectures and workshops, plus attended residence programs. In his work he reconstructs, examines, and reinvents memories using personal icons

Jill Downen, a KCAI Assistant Professor of Sculpture, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment of the Arts and a Cité International des Arts Residency in Paris.  Her work is in the permanent collections of Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Emerson Electric, Sprint Corporation, Southwest Illinois College and numerous private collections. She has