As Smith, a resident artist of Studios Inc, describes the process and inspiration for his work, his focus revolves around ideas of gesture, order, the unexpectedly beautiful, and communicating the intangible. His radio talk will be on KCUR 89.3fm this Friday 9/2 at 5:45 AM, 7:45 AM, and 9:45 AM.
“Navah is about painting, yet it includes a range of materials that extend beyond the traditional paint medium to include plaster and industrial materials. I love the process that exists through the manipulation of their endless combinations. Through this process, I establish marks that (more…)
Studios Inc is pleased to announce that studio(s) will become available in the beginning of 2017.
Studios Inc provides a three-year residency to competitively selected mid-career artists intent on moving to the next level of success. Expansive private studio space provides room to expand the scale of works. A patron underwrites each artist’s studio. This builds mutually meaningful relationships between local artists and new or seasoned collectors. The Studios’ programs supports the relationships between artists and collectors which are essential for a thriving visual arts community. The Studios nurtures symbiosis at a micro level with a focus on a selected group of artists and the patrons who support them. Combined, Studios Inc is a vital part of the unprecedented visual arts community here in Kansas City.
A selection panel consisting of a variety of individuals from the Kansas City area is assembled and convenes; it is this selection panel that determines which applicant(s) will be awarded studio spaces in 2017. Applications are currently being solicited at www.studiosinc.org; materials must be received no later than 9/14/2016 at 3PM.
Residencies are open to all visual artists. The Studios Inc does not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity, gender, economic or social standing, political or religious beliefs, marital status, or sexual orientation.
TONIGHT! 6 – 9 PM StudiosInc:2016, an exhibition featuring Kansas City’s best artists.
Brett Reif, Patty Carroll, Colby K Smith, Jill Downen, Miles Neidinger, Hye Young Shin, Tanya E. Hartman, Gerry Trilling, Ricky Allman, and Debra Smith on view (more…)
Opening reception this Friday 6 – 9 PM
StudiosInc:2016, an exhibition featuring resident artists Brett Reif, Patty Carroll, Colby K Smith, Jill Downen, Miles Neidinger, Hye Young Shin, Tanya E. Hartman, Gerry Trilling, Ricky Allman, and Debra Smith on view from (more…)
WIN a private tour of the Studios Inc for you and 4 guests!!!
Studios Inc is calling all Etch A Sketch artists to our booth (#20) at ArtsKC‘s block party today starting at 4PM! Along with ourselves there will be roughly 40 other booths from the greater KC area! We are going to have two Etch A Sketches at our booth which is where YOU come in! Here’s what you will need to do (more…)
Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased host the following NCECA exhibition with an opening reception Friday, Mar 18, 5-9:30pm
Materiality, Methodology, Metamorphosis featuring artists Julia Haft-Candell, Del Harrow, Andrew Casto, Roberta Massuch, Virginia Rose Torrence, Amanda Salov, Jinsoo Song, David Katz, and Darien Arikoski-Johnson on view from 03.15.16 to 03.19.16.
Ghosts + Stooges featuring artists Ben Ahlvers, Joe Bova, Mark Burns, Andrea Keyes Connell, Monica Van den Dool, Arthur Gonzalez, Claire Hedden, Matt Nolen, Michaelene Walsh, Patti Warashina and others on view from 03.15.16 to 03.19.16.
Standing Wave featuring artists (more…)
The Studios Inc is excited to announce its newest program and exhibition space, studios.gallery. The Grand Opening will be Friday, March 11th from 5 to 9 pm at Studios Inc, 1708 Campbell, Kansas City MO 64108. It will be an incredible event showcasing an array of the best makers in KC including premier artists, beer, music and food!!!
Each year that an artist is in residence, they donate a piece of their artwork to the Studios Inc Collection. This growing collection of work from Kansas City’s most prominent artists has inspired Studios Inc to create studios.gallery.
Check out the KC Star article about current artist Brett Reif’s show Run Off currently on exhibition here at Studios Inc! Come out tomorrow and see the art work this February First Friday with extended hours 6pm-9pm. Our partnership spaces will be open with live music at Cowboy Cosmic Studio and Torn Label providing their tasty goods.
Resident artist Miles Neidinger, Studios Inc office manager Emily Connell , and former resident artist Diana Heise included in the upcoming exhibition Body-Mind Entente at UMKC Gallery of Art .
Thursday, January 21 – Friday, February 26, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday January 21, 2016, 5—7PM
Free Parking in the Cherry St. garage, levels 5 & 6
Body–Mind Entente features multimedia artworks that explore the relationship between body and mind, perception and cognition, consciousness and spirituality. It looks into the biological and cultural factors that shape our existence, enabling us to develop singular identities while simultaneously sharing many features and modes of behavior with others. This exhibition opens a dialogue between (more…)
Tonight!!!! Opening reception from 6:00 – 9:00 PM for Run Off, an exhibition featuring resident artist Brett Reif
Spills and spurts, contamination and accidents, smokescreens and veils are all featured in Reif’s upcoming exhibition. Completing his second year as artist in residence at Studios Inc. Reif’s exhibition will feature new (more…)
The Studios Inc Exhibition Space is pleased to present Run Off, an exhibition featuring resident artist Brett Reif, on view from 01.08.16 to 02.12.16 with an opening reception Friday, 01.08.16 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.
Spills and spurts, contamination and accidents, smokescreens and veils are all featured in Reif’s upcoming exhibition. Completing his second year as artist in residence at Studios Inc. Reif’s exhibition will feature new sculptures, paintings and installations utilizing wallpaper, bathroom tile, household fixtures and the occasional oyster shell. Reif is continuing to explore issues sensitive to his Louisiana upbringing and childhood through seductive yet primal sculptural forms and images.
Run Off an Exhibition by Brett Reif
01.08.16 – 02.12.16
Studios Inc Exhibition Space
Kansas City MO 64108
Tues – Friday 10:00 -12:00 PM, 1:00 – 4:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 – 4:00 PM
01.09.16 Saturday 12:00 – 1:00 PM
First Friday (Feb) 6:00 – 9:00 PM
The 2016 Exhibition Series has been made possible through the generous financial support of Dr. Benjamin Meade.