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In the dance studio at the Charlotte Street studio residency space, in downtown’s Town Pavilion building, Monica Dixon looked down at a row of colorful, handmade masks that spanned the length of the stage. There were 26, each sewn from a variety of clothing scraps and synthetic materials resembling feathers, scales or flower petals.
Executive and Artistic Director Amy Kligman speaks on radio series that is bringing awareness to local nonprofit organizations making a difference in our community
David Hughes, Executive and Artistic Director Amy Kligman and local artist James Woodfill talk about how Charlotte Street has helped shape the artistic landscape in Kansas City over the past 20 years.
Rodolfo Marron, 27, is officially making it as an artist. Back in August, he decided he needed to focus on producing work for the Charlotte Street 2016 Visual Arts Award Exhibition at Kemper at the Crossroads. He quit his day job — and it’s a good thing he did.
Lynnette Miranda is never quite sure what art will be in the shows she curates. Miranda, a Miami native who’s six months into an 18-month stint as the Charlotte Street Foundation's curator-in-residence, says she curates artists, not art objects.
Over the past 20 years Kansas City has radically expanded its support for area artists in the form of grants and residencies. The Charlotte Street Foundation, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has been an undisputed leader on this front.
Charlotte Street Foundation has focused on the arts for 20 years, and just launched a StartUp Residency program. It's designed to help up-and-coming arts startups, such as an artist-run collaborative or a new business.