Today's artist sculpts pottery to fit the hand and eye. His function yet elegant creations enhance their surroundings and will soon become an indispensable part of the home. And he helps sustain our mutual home, the earth, with his charitable work. Tarris Rosell of Amani Lamps & Pots tells us his story: ________ I am … Continue reading Tarris Rosell
Susan Kiefer of Kansas is our featured artist, who works in oil painting today, but may well explore something else equally exciting tomorrow! The work is evocative and soothing in its simplicity...but we'll let the artist speak. ________________ "Making things makes me happy—from paper dolls and dolls clothes in childhood, to costumes and scenery for … Continue reading Susan Kiefer
Today’s artist is Susan Ferguson, a weaver and fiber artist creating finely crafted meditative works that reflect a love of natural forms and colors. We think you’ll enjoy her work\ ____________ Weaving and the fiber arts have shown me a positive, meditative path to self-discovery, creativity and joy. I work at the rigid heddle loom, … Continue reading Susan Ferguson
Today we present Madonna Compton of Sophias Textile Arts. Here is a sample of her vibrant artwork. She tells her story: ____________ I make art in order to share my worldview and to make people happy. I grew up in the Kansas City area and moved to the SF Bay where I wrote, … Continue reading Madonna Compton
Sol Anzorena comes to us from Argentina, by way of the world! Her evocative and heartfelt work with art is rivalled only by her music. We're thrilled to have her here at the PeaceWorks KC Art Show for 2020! ____________ I was born in Argentina but grew up in southern Spain. I have been doing … Continue reading Sol Anzorena
Today's artist is Christianne Bohannon, whose "artist's secret identity" is Artist KC. She presents uniquely individual portraits of the family members many of us prize the most, our two, four, and six-legged animal companions. Her art speaks for itself, but we also get to hear from the artist in her own words! ____________ A Kansas … Continue reading Christianne Bohannon
Meet the Artist! Rochelle Wisoff-Fields is an award-winning artist and author with numerous published short stories and several books to her name. She studied painting and lithography at the Kansas City Art Institute. After two years of disputing what was art and what wasn’t with her instructors, she dropped out. She spent the summer of … Continue reading Rochelle Fields
I was asked to write an opinion piece on the recent reports of Donald Trump disparaging combat veterans. I am a veteran. It would seem that the reports of these comments would be offensive to me, but they are not. ... While the headlines are filled with Donald Trump’s latest words, his policies go unheeded and undiscussed.
Meet the Artist! Meet Paula Winchester of Kansas City, an artist working in paint, fabric and a variety of other materials. He contact information is below. Let's hear her story! As a Kansas City native, I grew up on the Kansas side, but settled down in the Brookside area of Kansas City, Missouri. A lifelong … Continue reading Paula Winchester
The March on KC included PeaceWorks-KC leaders. “There were many denunciations of police violence and murders, many calls for the civil rights movement to be fully realized,” says Ann Suellentrop. Charles Carney highlights “the interlocking injustices” of police brutality, white supremacy, racism, and poverty.