In March of this year, I applied to exhibit new work at ArtPrize, a major annual art festival and competition held in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I had little knowledge of the … Continue reading
On Thursday, August 13, the third exhibition in the Charlotte Street Studio Residency Visiting Curator Series, Aggregate: Structure and Space, opens at Paragraph Gallery. The exhibition features Hannah Carr, Miranda … Continue reading
With a little more than a month until move out day, thoughts of what is next begin to enter my mind. Thoughts of how did almost one year pass by … Continue reading
The Displacemeant/Thisplacemeant group show at Paragraph Gallery and the adjacent Project Space featured painting, sculpture and installations from Charlotte Street Studio Residents Rena Detrixhe, Fredy Gabuardy, Adriane Herman, Melanie Johnson, Cristina … Continue reading
Sneak peek of some that were worked on today in the studio.
This Saturday, June 20, Charlotte Street writer-in-residence Lucas Wetzel is hosting a Midsummer Daydream Type-in at Paragraph Gallery (23 E. 12th St. between Main and Walnut Streets). Drop by any … Continue reading
Hello fellow residents! Windy City, Here I Come Campaign organized by yours truly and videographer Jon Lim!!!! Please if you can take out 3 min of your time to check … Continue reading
Heya!!! It’s Cat Mahari – dancer, choreographer, collaborator, and generally in search of free drinks and food artist! Welp! I’m just a few months out from finishing my 2nd and … Continue reading
THIS WEEKEND–The Charlotte Street Studio Residency Program is pleased to present Open Studios 2015. On Friday night, visit Town Pavilion and pARTnership Place to … Continue reading
Sneak-peak of what I’ve been up to in the studio for the past few weeks… This work originally began as an experiment or investigation of the process of collecting. Since much … Continue reading
CREATIVE WRITING SUBMISSIONS are officially OPEN until April 15th. Are you a writer? Be one of a handful of selected writers to be featured in our upcoming issue. Poetry, personal … Continue reading
Cat Mahari is a dancer on a mission. Her upcoming performance, Expectations of Violence/Rites due Spring: B-BAM! will explore local stories, rites of passage and questions about American blackness, featuring … Continue reading
Join us for a special preview of the 4th Annual Juried Exhibition by P&M Artworks: HEAT Thursday April 2nd 5:30-7:30pm (Best in Show awards presented at 6:30pm Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, 2012 … Continue reading
Here is a sneak peek of one of my work. Hope to see you guys on the 24th of April for open studios.
For Open Studios on April 24th I will have small collage drawings on paper available for purchase. Here are a few sneak peeks.
Recent studio photos of work currently in progress.
Gamelan Genta Kasturi hosted a very successful concert at Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral’s Founder’s Hall on Saturday March 21. It was a rare treat to have our founding director, … Continue reading
Sarah Hearn’s Town Pavilion studio is part work space, part research center and part terrarium. The interdisciplinary artist’s desk, windowsills and wall space are covered with lichen and photographs of … Continue reading
Almost every time I walk by interdisciplinary artist Lauren Sobchak‘s studio in the Town Pavilion, I see colorful new work on display or evidence of other new works-in-progress. Occasionally she … Continue reading
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
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
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
“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
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
Aside from building my inventory of stretcher frames, I wanted to share a few images of what paintings are currently in progress.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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