GUILDit at Kauffman FDN, Wed. 11/16

Hang with KC Artists during Global Entrepreneur Week! Wednesday, 11/16, 10:30-11:30am * new time * @ the Kauffman Foundation 4801 Rockhill Road. Kansas City, Missouri 64110 (Between the Nelson-Atkins & UMKC. Plenty of parking. Enter through the west doors, nearest to the street.) Ask them how they do what they do and more….

By: Startland News – Meghan LeVota, reporter–   August 12, 2016 If good entrepreneurs are money-motivated, great ones know that it’s going to take more than that to be successful. In contrast, artists oftentimes develop a “love-hate relationship” with money. As anyone who has seen a “starving artists” moving van can attest, an artist’s passion doesn’t

Hyeyoung Shin is the Assistant Professor of Print Media at UMKC Art Department. She has exhibited nationally and internationally including a solo show in New York, NY. Hyeyoung has completed numerous residencies in Buenos Aires and San Francisco, and received an ArtKC Inspiration Grant for her upcoming residency at the Vermont Studio Center. She is

Heinrich Toh’s mix-media works on paper have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions nationally. He is the recipient of an ArtsKC Inspiration Grant, plus has completed several residencies in Seattle, North Carolina and Vermont. Heinrich has taught in Seattle and Kansas City, as well as visiting artist workshops in the Midwest and Westcoast. He

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

Adriane Herman was the Charlotte Street Foundation’s 2014-2015 National Studio Resident, and received a 2015 Rocket Grant for her “Freeing Throwers” collaboration with Mo Dickens. Herman has taught in Kansas City Art Institute’s Printmaking and Sculpture Departments, and is Associate Professor at Maine College of Art. Her work has been exhibited widely and collected by The Whitney Museum

Sara Nicole Glass, aka: MissConception is a dynamic Hip Hop singer, poetic wordsmith, event promoter and organizer, plus performing artist. She had made it to the coast and back, from doing Hip Hop in LA to organizing and overseeing artists for Midwest festivals, spinning a hoop of fire to competing in poetry slams. Winning ‘KC

Avant-garde singer, songwriter, and musician Calvin Arsenia mixes powerful experimental musings with hearty melodies. Self accompanied on the guitar, piano and now primarily the harp, Arsenia blends this emergent sound with contemporary musicians and singers. Since his debut as a performer in early 2010, he has written, arranged, and produced several EPs collaborating with many

Dylan has created public art installations in various states including New York, Chicago, and Washington.  A few of his exhibiting host are Columbia University, PS 122 Gallery in New York, and Leedy-Voulkos. He has been voted Kansas City’s Best Artist by The Pitch. Plus he is a recipient of the Charlotte St. Award, ArtsKC Fund

2015 Top Ten GUILDit Happenings

KC’s lil biz forum for artists has a lot to be thankful for. Since we launched in May, we’ve had some great happenings: As a result of her GuildIt presentation, celebrating Native American month, Dancer and Choreographer Maura G. was approached by JCCC Education Outreach Department. They offered to write a grant on her behalf