José Faus presents at Kemper on 10/1

José Faus is an artist, writer and poet with degrees in visual and literary arts, plus is an Artist INC facilitator. His murals are throughout Kansas City; as well as in Mexico and Bolivia, for which he received a cultural ambassador grant from the U. S. State Department. Jose writings have been featured in a

Maria Vasquez Boyd presents 10/1

Maria Vasquez Boyd exhibits paintings and illustrations across the country including murals in Mexico. She is a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute where she returned to teach in the Design and Illustration Department. Maria taught at the Nelson Atkins Museum and worked for Hallmark Cards. She serves as producer and host of special

For the last 15 years, Shafer has run Sike Style Industries, making art for clients, curating exhibitions and even spinning records on the weekends. In recent years Shafer’s focus has turned to murals. His love for graffiti and street art has influenced him to seek out opportunities with businesses and organizations to transform bland or