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….

David Basse, Talks 8/25 @ Kemper

The Kansas City Star called David Basse, “The voice of Kansas City”. And following David’s performance, poet Maya Angelou exclaimed, “I love the soul that is your voice”. His career lunged in the 80’s with a five-night gig for seven years. In the 90s he worked in L.A., which led to producing a Grammy nominated

Jen Harris, Talks 7/28 @ Kemper

Poet Jen Harris is a Kansas City-based Spoken Word Poet, Women’s Rights and LGBT activist, published author, founder and host of KC Poetry Slam. She has won numerous poetry, activism and academic awards. She is currently finalizing her second book of poetry, a one-woman show, her first spoken word album, and a cross-country tour. Her

Sterling Hundley is a mid-career illustrator who from 2006-08 was the most highly awarded illustrator in the US. His work has appeared regularly in the pages of Communication Arts and Print Magazine. His clients include Rolling Stone, the Grammys, GQ, Scholastic and The New York Times. Sterling will be teaching early in July at KC’s

Paul Rudy, Talks 6/2 @ Kemper

Paul Rudy is a composer, performer, consultant and UMKC professor. He has been awarded a Fulbright, Guggenheim, Rome Prize and Wurlitzer Foundation Fellow. Paul has won the Sounds Electric Competition, EMS Prize, Citta di Udine and has received recognition and commissions from IMEB, Bourges, SEAMUS, Meet the Composer, the American Composer’s Forum, SCI, National Music

A painter, sculpture and arts organizer, Nicole is well known as the Founder and Executive Director of the InterUrban ArtHouse. Her other achievements include running the local Artsmart Program, plus being an NEA, and ArtsKC grants recipient. She knows no bonds, being influenced by the many places she’s spent time in, including South Africa, New York,

Coté Munizaga Talks 5/5 @ The Kemper

Cote is a fashion and interior designer who is influenced by the places she’s lived. Chilean-born Cote comes to Kansas City after living in Israel, bringing with her a choice collection of fabrics,objects, and art from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and South America. She continues to collect and trade unique and one of a

Peregrine is savvy in her art and business. Her artwork is known internationally and she is the co-owner of Birdie’s, an established Crossroad’s boutique. Peregrine’s art is in the permanent collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, Whitney Museum and the Albright-Knox. She is a recipient of the Art Omi International Residency; also she has

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

Brett specializes in non-traditional media wall work, sculpture and installation. He has had solo exhibitions in Kansas City and New Orleans. His work was recently featured in the online magazine Brett’s ‘studio practice often fuses common household materials and ordinary life activities with semi-exotic art textures, supplies and procedures.’ He went on to receive