Overwhelmed with everything happening this First Friday Weekend? Check out our radar to narrow your scope!
TRADE LOOK SHIP
525 Gillis St.
Kansas City MO 64106
TRADE LOOK SHIP, a collaboration between artist groups from Kansas City, Milwaukee, and Chicago which originated from a scavenger hunt list. A series of artists involved created 10 projects in response for their city, and they have been printed onto postcards. While this exhibition travels between cities it hopes to begin a dialogue about photography and build a photographic community within the Midwest. This regional postal/cultural exchange is presented by Archive Collective.
KC + CONNECT | September Group Exhibition
1820 Mcgee St.
Kansas City Mo 64108
This month’s KC Connect Exhibition, sponsored by KC Studio Magazine, is exhibiting a series of collaborative acts utilizing photography, performance, and installation. Work dealing with how one may portray our interwoven relationships to society and the natural world by featured artists, Colin Joseph Burke, Lydia Boehr DeMonte, Brandon Forrest Frederick, Cory Hinesley, Adam McBride, Diana Shattuck, and Taylor Wallace.
5 W 19th St
Kansas City MO
Self portrait photographs, short shorts, .GIF projections and an interactive photobooth by Bret Gottschall.
Echoes of Earth & Sky
Leedy Voulkos Art Center
2012 Baltimore Av
Kansas City MO 64108
Works by Kim Eichler-Messmer & Kristin Goering are both inspired by landscape and utilize texture color and pattern to convey their imagery. The strikingly different mediums cross paths through their central subject.
Shifting Territory & REACH
Friday 5-9 pm
Kansas City, MO 64102
Two brand new solo exhibitions from Debra Smith and Lisa Grossman. Smith’s Shifting Territory is comprised of abstract compositions made from fabric that are quite geometric and reminiscent of aerial maps. Grossman’s work in REACH take full advantage of moments where the natural world can become fully abstract.
THE OUTSIDE OF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE INSIDE
ARTIST TALK: James Woodfill The Outside of the Left Side of the Inside
City Ice Arts
2015 Campbell St
Kansas City, Missouri
James Woodfill’s new installation transforms City Ice Arts into a humming interactive space. Make sure to come visit this exhibition and City Ice Arts before they shut their doors mid-September! If you are interested further in Woodfill’s practice, or this particular exhibition, we recently conducted an interview with him you can see here.
Shae Bishop and Emily Duke Exit Show
Friday 6-9 pm
Red Star Studios at Belger Art Center
2100 Walnut St.
Kansas City MO 64108
Ceramic works from local Red Star Studio Residents Shae Bishop and Emily Duke.
The Hown’s Den House Warming & Silent Auction
5624 Lydia St.
Kansas City MO 64110
Saturday, September 6th, The Hown’s Den is hosting a housewarming for their new space and a silent auction. They are hoping to raise $300 to help cover expenses of two artists from Milwaukee they hope to show in October. Featured artists include: Jill Downen, Justin Beachler, Casey Whittier, Amy Kligman, Tonia Klein & Christopher Willey, Linz n’ Chaz, Robert Howsare, and Crystal Ann Brown