Thursday, Sep 22, 2016
The First Art Gallery
11951 S Strang Line Rd
Olathe, KS 66062 (more info)
Open to the public.
Anyone is welcome to attend!
The MidAmerica Pastel Society Art Show is open at the Images Art Gallery in Overland Park. OVA members Sharon DeFreece and Carol Rubsam both have pieces in this show. It runs until September 17th.
More information can be found here:
Member Michelle Wade won second place and member Karen B. Jones was one of the judges.
Friday I took pictures of the “Hey, Kansas City” art show at Paper Birch Landing. I think I got the whole exhibit here, but please forgive me if I missed one or two. Cell phone camera shots, so sorry for the quality. The show runs until the end of the month. Go to my previous post for more information on that. Of course, all these images are copyrighted by the artists who created them. I think just about everything here’s for sale. So, contact the gallery if you’re interested in purchasing.
Tonight I’ll be attending the opening night reception at Paper Birch Landing. The night opens the “Hey, Kansas City” show that I helped judge last month. The reception is from 6 to 10pm and there will be wine, art, food, music and poetry. The show runs all month. I’ll also be at the “Artists Speak” event next Thursday (August 18th) from 6 to 8pm.
The gallery is at 3740 Broadway Suite 300, Kansas City, MO 64111. It’s south of the Uptown Theater behind Woody’s. Normal business hours are Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm.
Please join me at the
National Wildlife Art Show
Stoney Creek Hotel and Convention Center
18011 Bass Pro Drive
Friday, August 5 12:00noon to 8:00pm
Saturday, August 6 9:30am to 7:00pm
I will have an excellent collection of new work.
For information on this show as well as my schedule for 2016 visit my website at
It’s exciting news that the National Wildlife Art Show is back in the Kansas City area! I hope you’ll be able to visit the show – please stop by my booth to see my new work and say hello!
Admission is Free
Olathe Visual Artists are pleased to present a three-hour workshop with sculptor Glenn Lavezzi on Tuesday, August 23rd from 6-9pm.
Participants will enjoy a hands-on demonstration of Glenn’s adorable chipmunk figures and more. Everyone will be able to create a clay figurine and experience the creative sculpting process.
Only nine seats are left for this event which will take place at the First Olathe Art Gallery. Cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members which include all materials, tools and firing of finished pieces. Seats will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis until all twelve spots are filled.
Fees will be collected on the 23rd.
Please fell free to contact Jane Kirk with any questions.
(913) 486-9108 or firstname.lastname@example.org
See you on the 23rd!
Member Karen B. Jones judges “Hey, Kansas City” show at Paper Birch Landing.
Last Saturday I went downtown to an art gallery called Paper Birch Landing to jury their “Hey, Kansas City” art show that will be running all through the month of August. That was fun.
The gallery is located on Broadway near the Uptown Theater. It’s directly behind Woody’s on the third floor. The space has a lot of light and a nice view. I got to have a peek at their current show and talk shop a bit before we started to go through the entries.
Although, we were surprised (and a bit disappointed) to not get a single entry on the subjects of cows, barbecue, or fountains! I mean, come on Kansas City! By the end, Heather Collinsworth (one of the gallery owners) and Jesus Vasquez (the other judge for the show) were both considering painting a cow just for the show to make up for the obvious oversight. I might…
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