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Sculptor Dale Eldred
Several clippings and photos from 1958 to 1975 about the work of Dale Eldred, a Kansas City sculptor native to Minneapolis coming to Kansas City about 1958 as the head of the department of sculpture at...
Sculptor Helps Shape the Urban Scene
July 10, 2006
Article features a metal artist named Stretch whose given name is Jeff Rumaner. He makes large sculptures of steel and is associated with the Crossroads Art District. "Artist, welder, restaurateur, promoter,...
Sculpture Takes to the Highways
Photos and article about the placement of "various objects this boulevard and parkway system [of Kansas City], such as decorative fountains, monuments to persons connected with the development of the park...
Silver & Gold: Her Art Reflects the Stuff Robyn Nichols is Made Of
January 15, 2006
Feature article on local artist Robyn Nichols who does her art with silver and gold metals, specializing in jewelry. "Her disigns are in national museums, in the homes of Kansas City personalities and...
Speaking about Art: Without Fear of Jury
Article about a contest sponsored by the Kansas City Society of Artists called "the Sweepstake Show, held at the Kansas City Art Institute" for local artists to show their contemporary paintings (not presentable...
Station Hires Textile Artist to Watch Over KC Museum
January 18, 2006
Union Station officials have selected a new site director for Corinthian Hall at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard. His is local textile artist Christopher Leitch. He has been an adjunct faculty member at Maple...
October 9, 2007
Review of Warren Rosser's art at Review Studios. Artist Rosser, chair of painting at the Kansas City Art Institute, tries something new--fabric constructions.
The Art of Ward Lockwood and Frederic James
Illustration and biographical article about Midwestern artists Frederic James (1915-1985) and Ward Lockwood (1894-1963) , both with paintings on display at the History and Philosophy Department of the...
The Plywood Menagerie
File containing a photo and biographical article about Julietta Thornton, a 1975 Kansas City Art Institute graduate and maker of sculptures of animals, etc.
The Seven Lives of Paul McNeely
Photos and biographical article about Paul McNeely, "painter and stained glass artist" residing at 10 East 39th Street and formerly "in a studio, a converted chicken house on a Lee's Summit farm" called...
The Stones of Jorgen Dreyer
Biographical article about "Norwegian-born sculptor" Jorgen Dreyer (1878-1948), often called Kansas City's leading sculptor, born in Norway and moving to America in 1903, settling in Kansas City at 3721...
Thomas Hart Benton, Banquet Speaker Friday Evening
Photo and bio of Thomas Hart Benton, a famous Missouri artist born in Neosho, Missouri in 1889 and residing in Kansas City, serving "as head of the Kansas City Art Institute from 1935 to 1940."
Biographical information about artist Vincent Campanella, a painting instructor at Park College and the Kansas City Art Institute. He moved to Kansas City in the 1930s from New York and did work in watercolors...
Information about Walt Disney (1901-1966), the famous cartoonist and animator growing up and starting his animation career in Kansas City, arriving in 1910 from Marceline, Missouri. Photos, illustrations,...
What Wright Wrought in Kansas City
Photos and biographical article about Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), or Frank Wright, a famous American architect designing three Kansas City area buildings starting at the age of 70, including the Clarence...
Wilbur Niewald: A 40 Year Retrospective, 1951-1991
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Wilbur Niewald, "Senior Professor of Painting" at the Kansas City Art Institute, retiring after 43 years there. Growing up in Kansas City and becoming...
October 27-November 2, 2005
Article reporting the loss of one of Kansas City's "most renowned eccentrics," Vince Roark. Roark was a habitue of the Westport and Kansas City Art Institute areas, where he was known for his complex "hypergraph"...
Photo and bio of John English, an illustrator and painter, teaching "an illustrating class at the Kansas City Art Institute" with his father, Mark English.
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