In Performances, Press Release

Performance shot of The Black Creatures from Charlotte Street’s 2021 Gala Magic Mirror Ball, photo by E.G. Schempf

Kansas City, MO, July 21, 2022: Charlotte Street announces the fourth installment of 25: Celebrating 25 Years of Charlotte Street Award Fellows, on Saturday, September 3 accompanied by performances by Charlotte Street Generative Performing Artist Award Fellows The Black Creatures (2022) and Calvin Arsenia (2022). This event will premiere works by Visual Artist Award Fellows Egawa + Zbryk (2004), Fatimah Tuggar (2019), Archie Scott Gobber (1998), and Marcie Miller Gross (2002).

Installation 4: Reception + Performances

September 3 from 6:00-7:30 PM | Charlotte Street Campus

6:00 PM – The Black Creatures
6:45 PM – Calvin Arsenia



Charlotte Street Foundation is pleased to present 25, a series celebrating Charlotte Street Foundation’s 25th Anniversary and 25 years of grantmaking to individual artists via the Charlotte Street Visual and Performing Awards. 25 artists who have received the award over the years have been invited to present a series of installations and performances at the Charlotte Street campus that will accumulate incrementally throughout 2022. These installations will appear in the intermittent spaces of the Charlotte Street Campus (lobby, courtyard, library, workshop) and will run concurrently with exhibitions in the CSF gallery and programming in Stern Theater. Installations will remain up through the end of 2022.

Map of 25: Celebrating 25 Years of Charlotte Street Award Fellows installations on view on Charlotte Street Campus

View Map on our website HERE

The first installation, featuring Elijah Gowan (CSF Fellow 2006), Rodolfo Marron III (2016), and Rachel Hayes (2004) premiered on February 19 in the south lobby window, library, and north lobby ceiling at Charlotte Street’s Campus main building at 3333 Wyoming. The second installation, which features Emily Sall (2007) and Luke Rocha (2012), was unveiled on May 7th and accompanied by a performance event featuring Generative Performing Artist Award winners David Wayne Reed (2019), Vi Tran (2020), and Glenn North (2009). The third installation on July 16, opened in tandem with a Community Block Party and Anniversary celebration at Charlotte Street, featuring community engaged public works from Adriane Herman (2007), Kati Toivanen (2001), and Jillian Youngbird (2018), a new mural work from Stephen Proski (2012), and music from Eddie Moore (2019), Jeff Harshbarger (2015), and Marcus Lewis (2019).


Charlotte Street centers Kansas City’s most forward-thinking visual artists, writers, and performers—acting as the primary incubator, provocateur, and connector for the region’s contemporary arts community, and its leading advocate on the national stage. Since 1997, Charlotte Street has distributed over $2 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



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