CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM

challenging, nurturing and empowering artists of all disciplines in downtown Kansas City

The Little Ones live in my studio…

I enjoy working on multiple sizes and surfaces at the same time. Whether I am reading, drawing, writing or creating cut paper collages, work informs work. Having them visually accessible while … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Analog Drift, an ArtSounds on March 10th

Two members of the Charlotte Street Residency program– Eli Hougland and Russell Thorpe– will be involved in an ArtSounds on March 10th, at 7:30 pm. It will be held at … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pavilionaires Vol. 1.1: Danny Volin, writer

This Q&A is the first in a series spotlighting the artwork and individuals that make up the Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency program (many of whom operate out of the … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Projects, impressions & typewriter pedestals

“What’s a writer need a studio for anyhow?” asked my grand-uncle Fritz after I told him about my acceptance to the Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency program. In my day, … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reminded of Labors Past

Helena could smell the sweat. Around her were male dancers, all wearing safety goggles on top of their overgrown haircuts. Some of them had three-day old beards. One had a … Continue reading

February 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cristina Muñiz Studio Shot

Aside from building my inventory of stretcher frames, I wanted to share a few images of what paintings are currently in progress.

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Full Time Starts Tomorrow, February 15th

After months of preparation and planning, myself and fellow artist, Eli Gold, will carry out a 5 day performance and installation within Charlotte Street’s La Esquina Gallery. Together, over the course … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Gamelan Concert with Special Guests from Bali

Gamelan Genta Kasturi with Balinese Guest Artists under the direction of I Ketút Gedé Asnawa featuring dancers Putu Oka Mardiani Asnawa, Yunirika Asnawa & Yonitika Asnawa the group’s founder and … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gamelan Genta Kasturi Summer/Fall Activities

We have had an active late summer/fall, performing a show per month during Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov of 2014. August was our annual appearance at the Ethnic Enrichment Festival in Swope Park featuring … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

My ANGLO Experience Lecture

Shenequa A. Brooks a visual-artist in residence 2014-15, received her Bachelors of Fine Art with a major in Fibers at Kansas City Art Institute in May 2014. The Center for … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Auld Lang Sighs

We’re supposed to look forward to a new year. Why, then, does the week preceding 2015 fill me with daily dread and a sense of incompleteness? Topping last year’s movie-of-your-year … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Holiday Open Studios–Friday, December 12

          Charlotte Street Foundation is proud to announce our annual Holiday Open Studios! Join us for happy hour: a great opportunity to mingle CSF’s current Studio … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

the floor!

Cat Mahari Charlotte St. Foundation’s 2014/15 studio AIR latest work – the floor – premier’s Next Friday at The Luminary Arts Center in St. Louis, MO! the floor is a … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cat Mahari – Solo Show

Cat Mahari (performing artist-in-residence 2014/15) performs the second generation iteration of her performance and practice-as-research work Violent/Break: Vol II today at Women in the Arts Conference held at University of … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kacico Dance presents…

The Nursery Rhyme Project by Kacico Dance and Mother Goose We are getting excited for our brand new family friendly show, The Nursery Rhyme Project! It will be performed at … Continue reading

November 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cat Mahari’s First Project of Artist Residency PREMIERE!!

Cat Mahari (performing artist in residence 2014/15) premiere’s her FIRST FULL-LENGTH work “the floor”, an immersive theatre project intrigued with repetition as a critical component of transformation in love, partnership, … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Charlotte Street Announces New 2014-15 Studio Residents

  Charlotte Street Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 23 visual artists, 5 writers, and 11 performing artists and ensembles for year-long Charlotte Street Foundation studio residencies, to begin … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

ARENA Showcase at HAW//Contemporary

Sara Clarken The ARENA showcase, held at Haw Contemporary August 30th, is a one-night event announcing ARENA’s place in the Kansas City and global art scenes. ARENA has curated a … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

For August First Fridays make sure to check out:

Will Meier’s solo show: PIX at The Writers Place. – An extension of the work presented a few months ago at Open Studios and a counterpoint to the work in the … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Confectionary to debut at Plug Projects

My solo show CONFECTIONARY debuts at Plug Projects in conjunction with the group show Shape Shifters. Opening reception will be July 18th from 6-9pm.   Because of my interest in the … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Local Choregrapher invited to present work at San Francisco Dance Festival

El-Khoury to showcase recently premiered work at ground-breaking contemporary arts theater Kansas City, MO– Kansas City-based choreographer Chadi El-Khoury has been selected to participate in the inaugural PUSHfest Dance Festival … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kacico Dance: 2014 Informal Showcase

Come see Kacico Dance perform rep pieces from the past and new dance works in an informal showcase. As a selected resident of the Charlotte Street Urban Culture Project, Kacico Dance … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

SATELLITE: The Trajectory of a Play

Last fall, when I began my residency with Charlotte Street Foundation, I began rewriting a play I had, called Satellite. Originally, the play was set in a small town in … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios: Fire Sale

This weekend for Open Studios I will have all of my remaining prints for sale. Everything that doesn’t sell will end up being destroyed in the creation of my latest … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thread paintings by Amy Fredman at Open Studios!

Come visit my embroidery studio and take a sneak peek at some new work I have been brewing for a show I will be assembling this fall….including experimental flat work … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Maegan & Madeline’s UCP BOOTOWN BAZAAR

                            In conjunction with Charlotte Street OPEN STUDIOS: MAEGAN & MADELINE’S UCP BOOTOWN BAZAAR Town Pavilion 6th … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Preparing for June performance of “Let it Fall” in Philadelphia

  We are two months away from the full length premier of “Let it Fall” at the Iron Factory in Philadelphia. All of us, Jane Gotch (choreographer), Leo Gayden (dancer), and Juliet … Continue reading

April 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios Gamelan Performance with Guest from Bali

Gamelan Genta Kasturi, Kansas City’s community Semaradana gamelan ensemble, is one of the 2013-14 Charlotte Street Urban Culture Project Studio Residents. The group has brought a guest artist from Institut … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios sneak peek. . .

Howdy and hello! This year I’ve been creating a new extensive body of work. Cut out spirits stain the page and crystal prayers made of maize. A new exploration of … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Emergency Preparedness

Here is another in the series of building and environment sounds I have been capturing and working with. His polite yet determined announcements went on for 2 hours.  I had … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Madeline Gallucci at Open Studios!

There will be many exciting things to experience during this year’s Open Studios! I will be exhibiting big prints, new paintings, custom iPhone cases, drawings and collage works in my … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

TONIGHT, TONIGHT: NOW IS THE ONLY THING THAT’S REAL, SOLO EXHIBITION BY JENNIFER LYNN WILLIAMS

    “There will come a time when all of us are dead. All of us. There will come a time when there are no human beings remaining to remember … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Will Meier: what the hell has he been up to?

any of you who follow my arts-writing blog may have noticed that there hasn’t been much activity on there over the last month or two. it’s true, I haven’t been … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Open Studios Fri April 25 & Sat April 26

JOIN US! 2014 Open Studios Weekend is FRIDAY April 25, 6-10p + SATURDAY April 26, 12-3! Event Details Friday, April 25, 6pm-10pm Saturday, April 26, 12pm-3pm Paragraph Gallery/23 E 12th … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Application NOW LIVE for fall 2014-15 residencies! Deadline May 12

Charlotte Street Foundation is now accepting applications from visual artists, performing artists, and writers interested in being considered for its competitive Urban Culture Project Studio Residency Program. Applications are due … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Update on Gamelan Tuning Residency

Gamelan Genta Kasturi will be hosting two Artists from Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Denpasar for the month of April to tune our entire Gamelan set, teach our group and the … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Parade Route” March 22, 7:30 as part of “Time and Memory” at Paragraph

Featuring acting, performance and accompanying music, Parade Route is the story of two friends born on the same day, in the same Kansas hospital, and their route to coming out, … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Gamelan Genta Kasturi collaborates with Quadrigarum Sat March 8 at Vacant Farm

Vacant Farm is hosting an Open House on Saturday March 8 at 3333 Roanoke KCMO just south of 31st and SWBlvd.  Doors open at 7pm. Featuring special performances by: Gamelan … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Evening With Tea Time

Join us this Thursday for a pop up event at the Paragraph Gallery, as you are invited to come be apart of “An Evening With Tea Time”. Here you will … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

TIME AND MEMORY: BRINGING LIGHT TO LIFE – March 15, 8pm at Paragraph

Exploring relationships between time, space, objects and others, with the intent of increasing one’s own sensitivity to and awareness of human expression.­­ Date: March 15, 2014, 8pm Admission: free Venue: Paragraph … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

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