CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION STUDIO RESIDENCY PROGRAM

Charlotte Street Foundation identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. We cultivate the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City Art Community

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Yet Unknown: Microbes and You

On Saturday, August 12th, at the Paragraph Gallery in downtown KCMO at the “Yet, Unkown” exhibition in the Paragraph Gallery. Microbes and You: A Tasting and Discussion Artist S.E. Nash … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Well, He’s Dead,Running Through Fringe Festival 2017

Whim Productions is back in the KC Fringe Festival with Well, He’s A Dead.  Dead tells the story of a paranoid internet sleuth, Diane, and her best friend, Nicole, who … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Silence is deadly

I think that’s what 45 means when he says Make America Great Again! I think he wishes for another life where he has scarred knuckles and psoriasis of the liver, hears the Catholic church bells at night as he lights his cigarettes on the stove.

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

STUDIO UPDATE: “from this side of space to the other side of the signal”

A look back… Most of the way through my first year in this surprising residency experience I find myself taking stock of the very standing of what I am producing … Continue reading

June 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Resident Check-In: Shiny Jets

What is your artistic medium? Tucker: We work almost exclusively in preposterous notions. Shanté: Mostly from Joanns’ What do you hope to explore in your art during your time at Charlotte Street? … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Looking Forward to Friday!

Hi All! We’re stoked to see you all for the Open Studios show this Friday! See you then!

April 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Come Join Us!!

We are so excited about the Charlotte Street Open Studios this coming Friday! Come join us!! Shanté & Tucker

April 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

STUDIO RESIDENCY WEEKEND APRIL 28th + 29th

Friday, April 28 + Saturday, April 29 Charlotte Street’s Studio Residency Weekend welcomes the public into our artists’ studios for a behind-the-scenes view of the Studio Residency Program. This is … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Resident Check-In: Arnold Young

What is your artistic medium? Primarily music performance & composition. What do you hope to explore in your art during your time at Charlotte Street? the group dynamic between the … Continue reading

April 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Itsasadsdathing Store is Open!!

I’m proud to announce that 11 x 17 prints of my poetry collages are now available on my website! The poetry collages began as somewhat of a therapy exercise. I … Continue reading

April 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

bongo chix & scary stories

Hey guys, good news! We finished “Stoned Acid Freaks.” This is a collaboration between me and Rachel Mesplay Helm. It’s online and also available on limited edition VHS. I’m really … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

BACK TO THE SPACE!!!

Hi All! It’s been a while, but Shiny Jets has been deep in work and we’re finally ready to come back to the Black Box in preparation for CSF Open … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Resident Check-In: James P. McNamara

What is your artistic medium? I am a poet, but I have also worked in the media of playwrighting and music journalism. What do you hope to explore in your … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Sourdough Workshop with S.E. Nash

I am excited to be presenting a Sourdough Workshop for the public on Saturday April 1 at Project Space (connected to Paragraph gallery). The workshop is the first event in … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Spring Update

Over the last few months, the majority of my studio practice has been dedicated to a series of masks I have been making from found fabric. In tandem with the masks, I … Continue reading

March 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Art Is Not Power

I was recently published in a literary collection called Desolate Country: We the Poets, United, Against Trump. It was a fast response to the immediate feelings of the (at the … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Art and Political Power

  I was recently published in a literary collection called Desolate Country: We the Poets, United, Against Trump. It was a fast response to the immediate feelings of the (at … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

New piece!

Waves in B is an electronic miniature that uses a recording of waves I made in Sanibel Island, Florida, and becomes a hypnotic wall of sound! This is exemplary of … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

No time to waste

Poet Jen Harris here! WoW! 6 months into my Charlotte Street poet-in-residence (residency) and here’s what I’ve accomplished thus far, due in large part to the studio space CS provides to … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Resident Check In: Kathy Liao

What is your artistic medium? Oil painting, drawing, collage, pencils and markers, prints! What do you hope to explore in your art during your time at Charlotte Street? Using drawings/collages … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Peter and the Wolf

Hey everyone!  I wanted to drop a line here to invite you all to the performance of Peter and the Wolf at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, KS. The … Continue reading

March 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Airplane Etude, and the progression of a musical idea

As a composer I am fascinated with how sound and more traditional elements of music can be combined. I often explore these possibilities in the form of improvisations, which are … Continue reading

February 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ndo x Phoenix Family – Out to Make a Painting!

What better way to enjoy the freakishly nice weather than painting with the Phoenix Family kiddos “en plein air”?  We are grateful to this amazing organization for allowing us to … Continue reading

February 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Update: resident artist Tori Lawrence

I finally got around to getting the b/w film developed that I took of my recent live dance performance “Progress.”  [as you can tell, I’m a total amateur at photography.] I … Continue reading

February 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Resident Check In: Carlos Ortiz-Gallo

What is your artistic medium? Printmaking and Collage/Mixed Media. What do you hope to explore in your art during your time at Charlotte Street? I hope to continue exploring personal … Continue reading

February 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

LET THE RECORDING BEGIN!!

The sixth floor is a bit quieter for now, as Shiny Jets has temporarily changed location to start the recording process! We’re extremely excited and are currently conducting lots of sound … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Desolate Country Poetry Anthology

I was recently published in a literary collection called Desolate Country: We the Poets, United, Against Trump published by 39 West Press and Art Uprising. It was a fast response to the immediate … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Resident Check-In: Jen Harris

What is your artistic medium? Spoken Word Poetry / Writing. What do you hope to explore in your art during your time at Charlotte Street?   I am exploring playwriting, … Continue reading

February 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

NDo Launches First Collaboration with Phoenix Family Housing

In collaboration with Phoenix Family Housing, NDo has launched an arts program within Phoenix’s regularly scheduled programming to bolster the thriving literacy program that currently exists in the center. After-school, most … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tiny desk contest

Hello Friends! My bandmates Andres Ramirez, Tina Bilberry and I submitted a video of my song, InfraSonido, to npr´s Tiny Desk Concert contest, and we were featured on their website! … Continue reading

January 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

NDo will be Featured in The 2017 Whitney Biennial

!!!! This incredible opportunity was made possible via Occupy Museums. Through a call-for-artists in debt, Andrew and Jahaira applied for a chance at being displayed during this year’s Whitney Biennial. … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fun stuff, in print & IRL

Hi friends! I have a comic available in the Resist! comics anthology edited by Francoise Mouly, arts editor of the New Yorker, and Nadja Spiegelman. Also included: Dame Darcy, Bill … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

A trip to the West Coast then home to hustle

Today, I’m writing this blog post from Los Angeles. I headed out to the Bay Area to teach an indigo dyeing workshop and have a pop-up show at Celery Space … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

models & sketches

Progress shot of forms for a sculpture proposal. A collaborative venture with previous Charlotte Street resident Miranda Clark . – Desiree Morales desiree-morales.com instagram: _desmorales

January 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rear View Mirror 2016, pt 1 – by Kevin King

2016 was an extremely busy year for me. I was involved in 8 different theatrical productions. I directed for a couple; wrote some pieces; and I surprised myself by actually … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lactobacillus Amongus- call for participants- S.E. Nash

My upcoming show for PLUG Projects in May will center around sourdough starters and public participation in creating starters and cooking or baking with them. For this project, I am aiming to … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Midweek Meditation

Tomorrow, December 21 will be the fourth meeting of a weekly event called Midweek Meditation that I guide. It is held at the Paragraph Gallery across the street from the … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tis the season

Tis the season to reflect upon all the trials, tribulations, blessings and outright bizarre realities of another year gone by.

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Update with Neil Goss

This residency year has gotten off to a wonderfully busy start.  I’ve been cranking away doing lots of weaving following the busyness of teaching the Woodfired Ceramics class at the … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lost in Narrative

Tis the season to be thankful, and I am truly thankful for the space here at Charlotte Street Foundation Studios.  As an educator, winter break mean STUDIO TIME (and maybe … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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