In Artboards, Press Release
(left to right) Dry, Wet, Jessica Heikes

KANSAS CITY, MO, March 1, 2023: Eight artists have been selected to participate in Charlotte Street’s 2023-2024 Crossroads Artboards program. Located in the heart of Kansas City’s Crossroads Arts District at 125 Southwest Blvd, Kansas City, MO, the Artboards will feature eight different works for three months each on the exterior, double-sided billboards. The artists selected for the 2023-2024 cycle are Joha Bisone, Madeline Brice, Jeff Tamblyn/Michelle Chan, Jessica Heikes, Kit Landwehr, Hanna Oliver, Jonné Pratt, and Grace Suh.

The 2023-2024 Artboards schedule is as follows (subject to change):

April – June: Jessica Heikes + Joha Bisone

July – September: Jeff Tamblyn/Michelle Chan + Jonné Pratt

October – December: Madeline Brice + Kit Landwehr

January – March: Hanna Oliver + Grace Suh

The jury for the Artboards consists of four professional artists in a variety of media, curators, educators, critical art writers, and cultural activists – all from the Kansas City region with at least one juror who lives or works in the Crossroads Arts District. The jurors for the 2023-2024 cycle were Robert Gann, Cesar Lopez, Cat Mueller, and Sonié Joy Thompson-Ruffin.


The Crossroads Artboards were launched in fall 2008 as a partnership between Charlotte Street and Missouri Bank (now BOK Financial). The Artboards program is sponsored in part by the Crossroads Community Association. 104 Kansas City area artists have been featured on the Artboards to date. For a complete listing and more information, visit


The mission of the Crossroads Community Association shall be to support, promote, advance, and encourage the revitalization of the community as a thriving, safe and attractive center of art, history, enterprise, commerce, culture, residence, entertainment, education and other activity; to inform and educate the members of this association and the public about community issues; to provide a forum to address community objectives and issues; to build a strong community through communication, cooperation, planning and leadership; to build a strong partnership between business owners, property owners, tenants and residents to ensure community involvement; and to enhance the quality of life within the community. For more information visit


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 has hosted countless exhibitions, performances, convenings, and conversations connecting and challenging Kansas City’s contemporary art ecosystem. For more information about Charlotte Street, its awards, programs, and initiatives, visit ​

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