KANSAS CITY, MO, December 20, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation and BOK Financial are excited to announce the artists who have been selected to participate in the 2020-2021 Crossroads Artboards. The Artboards are located above BOK Financial’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 Megan Pobywajlo + Max Wagner, Megan Ganey, Joe Bussell, Kylie McConnell, Davin Watne, Alonso Ortega, Diana Heise, and Lauren Phillips.
The artists will exhibit their commissioned images on the exterior, double-sided billboards rising above BOK Financial 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.
The 2020-2021 Artboards schedule is as follows (subject to change):
March – May: Megan Pobywajlo + Max Wagner and Megan Ganey
June – August: Joe Bussell and Kylie McConnell
September – November: Davin Watne and Alonso Ortega
December 2020 – February 2021: Diana Heise and Lauren Phillips
The Crossroads ARTBOARDS were launched in fall 2008 when BOK Financial (then Mobank) 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 ARTBOARDS. For a complete listing and more information, go to www.charlottestreet.org/opportunities/artboards
ABOUT BOK FINANCIAL
BOK Financial Corporation is a more than $40 billion regional financial services company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma with more than $80 billion in assets under management and administration. The company’s stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the Global Select market listings (BOKF). BOK Financial Corporation’s holdings include BOKF, NA; BOK Financial Securities, Inc., BOK Financial Private Wealth, and BOK Financial Insurance, Inc. BOKF, NA operates TransFund, Cavanal Hill Investment Management and BOK Financial Asset Management, Inc. BOKF, NA operates banking divisions across eight states as: Bank of Albuquerque; Bank of Oklahoma; Bank of Texas and BOK Financial (in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas and Missouri); as well as having limited purpose offices Nebraska, Milwaukee and Connecticut. Through its subsidiaries, BOK Financial Corporation provides commercial and consumer banking, brokerage trading, investment, trust and insurance services, mortgage origination and servicing, and an electronic funds transfer network. For more information, visit www.bokf.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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