KANSAS CITY, MO, December 17, 2018: Charlotte Street Foundation and Mobank are excited to finally announce the artists who have been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Mobank Artboards. The Artboards are located above Mobank’s branch in the heart of Kansas City’s Crossroads District at 125 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO. Eight different works will be featured for three months each. The artists selected were Jane Booth, Xan Holt + Kiki Serna, David Loewenstein, Lilly McElroy, Desiree Morales, Johnny Naughahyde, Rebeka Pech Moguel, and Jessica Rogers.
The artists will exhibit their commissioned images on the exterior, double-sided billboards rising above Mobank at 125 Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The Artboards will be visible to the public all hours of the day, and will remain on view for three months.
(Lily McElroy, I Control the Sun #18, 2018)
The 2019-2020 Artboards schedule is as follows (subject to change):
March – May: David Loewenstein and Johnny Naughahyde
June – August: Lilly McElroy and Xan Holt + Kiki Serna
September – November: Jessica Rogers and Jane Booth
December 2018 – February 2019: Rebeka Pech Moguel and Desiree Morales
The Missouri Bank ARTBOARDS were launched in fall 2008 when the Bank purchased the building that currently houses its Crossroads Branch and renovated and converted the building’s existing double-sided billboards into a highly visible site for work by area artists. The project was completed by Helix Architecture + Design. To date, commissions by approximately 76 Kansas City area artists have been featured on the ART- BOARDS. For a complete listing and more information, go to www.charlottestreet.org/opportunities/artboards
Mobank is part of BOK Financial Corporation, a $33 billion regional financial services company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Company’s stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the Global Select market listings (symbol: BOKF). Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides commercial and consumer banking, investment and trust services, mortgage origination and servicing, and an electronic funds transfer network. For more information, visit https://www.mobank.com/.
ABOUT CHARLOTTE STREET
Charlotte Street identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. Charlotte Street cultivates the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City art community. Since 1997, Charlotte Street has distributed over $1.1 million in awards and grants to artists and their innovative projects, and connected individual artists to each other and to the greater Kansas City community. For more information about Charlotte Street, its awards, programs, and initiatives, visit www.charlottestreet.org.
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