Monthly Archives: February 2013

March 1st at City Ice Arts

If Only A Fool, an exhibition curated by Urban Culture Project Resident Chris Daharsh, will hold a closing reception this Friday, March 1st from 6pm – 9pm at the City Ice Arts Building at 2015 Cambell Street, in Studio #1.  It will also be open Saturday, March 2nd from 1pm – 5pm.  The show features work by artists Alli Litwicki, Andrew Ordonez, Stuart Smith and Emily Wilker.

New images by Chris Daharsh will also be on display in the City Ice Arts Gallery in the flatfile.


Alli Litwicki,    ; )    , 2013


Andrew Ordonez, Pathétique op. 13 – Untitled Pedigree, 2012


Emily Wilker, Sinestra and Dextra, 2012


Chris Daharsh Untitled (Referant #10), 2013


Jacob Banholzer – Open Studio – Preview

Jacob Banholzer - Open Studio - Preview

Come visit my studio during Open Studios! I am asking visitors to help create a colloborative sculpture. Pick an object from my studio and I’ll assisit in making part of that object out of paper. After Open Studios is complete, I will take all collaborative parts made and assemble them into a sculpture. Check out the link below for all the info!

Amy Fredman – Charlotte Street Foundation’s Urban Culture Project Studio Resident

Sneak peek more to come

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rightside studio 2013 a

Come check out Luke Firle’s Studio extravaganza on March 8th, and 9th. Check back here later for more updates on the transformation of the studio.

Hello Art’s March First Friday Reception features new work from Elizabeth Allen-Cannon

Oil on panel, 2013

Forward, March III by UCP Resident Elizabeth Allen-Cannon. Oil on panel, 2013

Hello Art’s March First Friday Reception features new work from UCP resident Elizabeth Allen-Cannon, along with other artwork on view from the Kansas City Collection. The event will take place from 5:30-9pm at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, 200 W. 12th St., KCMO 64105. Stop by for hors d’oeuvres, wine, and live music.

Last Week to see Resident Skye Livingston’s Work at the Carter Art Center

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Corner to Corner & Head to Toe features local UCP resident Skye Livingston’s most recent work, a series of figurative watercolors. While this series is a departure from her typical three-dimensional work, these watercolors actually depict Livingston’s MAL Figures, small human-like forms created out of translucent silk, two of which are on display in Corner to Corner & Head to Toe.

Corner to Corner & Head to Toe is located in the Carter Art Center Gallery on the Penn Valley campus, at 3201 Southwest Trafficway. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm and Saturday 12:00 pm-3:00 pm. The show’s closing reception is on March 1st from 5:00 pm-8:00 pm.


Resident Maegan Stracy will be at Kansas City Fashion Week

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On February 28th Kansas City will kick off the first day of runway shows at Kansas City Fashion Week.  One of the current UCP residents, Maegan Stracy, has been spending the past few months getting ready for the debut of her newest collection on February 28th.

Maegan’s collection focuses on the use of unlikely and innovative materials to create contemporary and fresh sportswear inspired looks.  Maegan has been using several different types of vinyl, sequins and water to create unexpected textures and fresh looks. Below are a few images of her work in progress that viewers can expect to see on during her Kansas City Fashion week debut.

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If you are interested in coming to the show tickets are available at  Tickets range from $15-$60 depending on your preferred proximity to the runway.  Shows will begin at 7:00 pm at 28 event space. Several other designers and boutiques will also be showing on February 28th, guaranteeing a exciting and packed evening.  Fashion week events will continue though the weekend from Friday night until Sunday afternoon at 28 event space, featuring a variety of aesthetics and approaches to fashion design and a few after parties.