Who Makes You? presents a series of works that reflect on the influence of the artist’s professors, peers, and friends during the past four years at The Kansas City Art Institute. Brimming with color, her large-scale works on silk panels combine intuitive mark making and employ a less traditional approach to shibori resist dyeing.
A reflection on the repercussions of my parents’ divorce, “This is my body”— is a lament over the dismembering of my family, the tearing apart of that body, the desecration of that sanctuary people call home. It is also a meditation on the collision between the earthly and the divine. As a triune metaphor for my family as both body and sanctuary, this installation contains visual aspects of my childhood home, the Bible’s recurring theme of animal sacrifice, and the Mosaic tabernacle (or tent).
The Art Exhibit We Are Still Watching makes us look at our past through the eyes of those who have gone before. Our forefathers: King, Malcolm, Harriet, Rosa, among others had their faith to guide, strengthen, and direct them.
Lily Mueller interprets her experience of music and architectural spaces using color, pattern and composition in her hand-dyed quilts.
Fourth and fifth-grade students at Crossroads Academy–Central Street worked together to bring the vivid landscape of their collective subconscious to life.
Powerful and bold landscape paintings by Dawn Waters Baker highlight her experience at the Gettysburg National Military Park through the artist-in-residency program offered by The National Parks Arts Foundation.