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Bricolaje, at La Esquina, examines the personal and the political in the Mexican-American experience

In the news, a border wall is discussed as an economic concern, immigration reduced to statistics and talking points. Bricolaje, a new exhibition at Charlotte Street Foundation’s gallery La Esquina (1000 W 25th St), offers the personal and the specific in contrast to these political generalizations. It manages to be timely without being reactionary.

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Charlotte Street Foundation’s Studio Residency Program welcomes audiences for Open Studios on April 20

KANSAS CITY, Mo, April 15, 2019: Charlotte Street Foundation’s Studio Residency program opens its doors on Saturday, April 20, 2019 for its annual Open Studios event! Open Studios is located in the downtown Town Pavilion building on the sixth floor (11…


Narrative, Nostalgia, and New Perspectives: Karen Lisondra’s Take on Theater

Karen Lisondra is a storyteller. She doesn’t just tell her own stories though. She speaks about the experiences of many people, making sure every voice is heard. Karen isn’t always speaking either, sometimes that really doesn’t get the whole point acro…


Beyond the Page: How Madison Mae Parker Writes Outside the Box

When I interviewed Madison Mae Parker it was clear that she was a writer and performer. She spoke with confidence and poise, navigating and articulating her answers effortlessly. But Madison Mae’s work takes poetry beyond the ordinary and expected: she…


Get Into the Groove: An Afternoon with Daniel Hogans

My interview with Daniel began with us sitting in chairs, which is pretty standard for an interview. However, I quickly learned that this would not be a standard interview. Instead, we would spend the next two hours talking, laughing, performing, and l…


Patchwork Portfolio: A Chat with Luke Haynes

You know how they say some people look like their dogs, well some people act like their dogs too. Luke Haynes, a current Charlotte Street Foundation studio resident, has the same warm and welcoming temperament as his 9-month old Irish Wolfhound Honey D…


Charlotte Street Foundation adds two new members to Board of Directors

Charlotte Street Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to its established core within the Board of Directors. Charlotte Street has added Jessie McKinney and Josue Montes to the board, bringing the total numbers of serving di…

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Artist Pages | Fuko Ito: Fumblys, Shruggles and Plushscapes

Using colored pencil, graphite and gel pen, Kansas City/Lawrence artist Fuko Ito conjures imaginary worlds in her entrancing small works featuring “fumblys,” the artist’s name for the invented little characters she presents in “plushy environments.”

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Charlotte Street Foundation congratulates recipients of 2019 Art Omi Fellowship and 2019 Byron C. Cohen Award

Charlotte Street Foundation congratulates visual artist Glyneisha Johnson for being chosen as the Charlotte Street representative for the 2019 Art Omi International Artists Residency Program this summer. When asked about her excitement to attend Art Om…


Charlotte Street announces recipients for 2019 Visual Artist Awards and 2019 Generative Performing Artist Awards

(Left: Boi Boy, The Cave, 2017 Middle: Megan Pobywajlo, A Pond A Stone A Freer Style From A Rigid Place, 2018 Right: Fatimah Tuggar, DeficientDelight, 2018) Charlotte Street Foundation is excited to congratulate three recipients of the 2019 Visual Arti…