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February Studio Update

February, 2018 – I spent the first half of the month finishing up a bunch of work for my show at Hank Charcuterie in Lawrence, Kansas. The show opens on Final Friday on February 23rd. You can take a look at all the information about ‘Bulls     On Parade‘ here, and continue reading to see what I’ve been up to in studio.

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A look back at the Blue Genie Danger Derby

The Blue Genie Danger Derby
Blue Genie Danger Derby

Here’s a look back at one of the crazier art events Ian Shults and I put together for Blue Genie Art in Austin, Texas.  The Danger Derby is a no-rules pinewood derby race featuring a 120′ track fraught with dangers the entrants must overcome – a firepit, blowtorches, swinging anvils and swablades. Continue reading

Pianos on Parade, Part Two

Pianos on Parade
After I finished up my painted piano for the River Market, I got an email about doing a second piano for the Pianos on Parade program. This time it was for Avila University, which is about to celebrate their 100th Anniversary next year. Below you can see some pictures of my work, which incorporated the school colors, the Anniversary logo, as well as some of the buildings on the campus, from the past and the present. Continue reading

Pianos on Parade

Pianos on ParadeI am excited to participate in the Pianos on Parade event that is hosting a grand opening at Union Station on Saturday, May 23!

I visited the Keys 4/4 Kids warehouse in the West Bottoms, selected a piano, and started a little of the base painting, in addition to adapting my design for the final paint job to the dimensions of the piano I selected. Continue reading

ArtistInc Pecha Kucha

 

pecha kucha
On Monday, April 27, the eighth and final session of the ArtistInc Live program was held before a full house in the AIA building in downtown Kansas City. There, 25 talented Kansas City artists from a wide variety of artforms and mediums gathered as a group one last time to deliver 5 minute Pecha Kucha speeches.

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Corey Goering: primal as I wanna be

Corey GoeringMy good friend Corey Goering‘s first solo show opens at the Haw Contemporary in Kansas City’s West Bottoms on Friday, October 24th. The work looks pretty great, and there will be a few exhibitionist tricks up his sleeve that will make up the installation for the show as well. Prepare to have your jaws drop and take in a whole new view of the world!
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The Slavic Arts Festival: Writers Place

Kosice, A  Writers Place, Slavic Festival

Kerepesi Cemetery, photo by Benjamin Reed

On Friday, October 17, Kansas City’s Writers Place is hosting a reading featuring six writers and artwork from three artists as part of Kansas City’s Slavic Arts Festival. Among the writers in attendance will be my good friend, Austin resident Benjamin Reed. Continue reading