Art Post Haste XIV -July ’18

Art Post Haste XIV -July ’18

Art Post Haste July edition! Here’s another round of stories from the art world and its nearby surroundings. Click around to find out why bugs are so important to painters’ palettes, the artsy return of a Kansas City institution, and a smattering of good, bad and interesting art stories for another month.

Cheryl and Troy Review Pompeii

Cheryl and Troy Review Pompeii

April 2016, Union Station Kansas City – While doing some painting work for the Lyric Opera’s collaboration on the design of the renovated Planetarium inside Kansas City’s Union Station, I walked past one of those innocuous signs promoting the Pompeii show that is currently running at Union Station.  I didn’t think anything of it until…

Pianos on Parade

I 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…

What’s Opera, Doc?

For three weeks in April, I helped out scenic painter extraordinaires Gen Goering and Regina Weller on the Lyric Opera’s 2015 production of Tosca. Over the three weeks, we painted over 5,000 square feet of flooring, along with three large backdrops, faux sculptures, and countless pieces of sets, walls, fireplaces, and other architectural elements. Gen…

ArtistInc 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…