Category Archives: Women in the Arts

The Women’s Words

I am a bookworm. A bibliophile. A lover of the written word. If given the choice between going to a party and staying in with a good book, 98% of the time I will choose the book. I read all types of books from sci-fi/fantasy to historical fiction to young adult novels to contemporary fiction, […]

The State of Women in the Arts in Kansas City

On Tuesday, April 27, a group of about 30 local arts supporters gathered at the Diastole in downtown Kansas City to discuss the state of women in the arts in Kansas City.  The event was billed as an “Artist Salon” where informal conversation about a shared topic of concern could take place amongst the diverse, […]

A Month of Great Events Celebrating Women in the Arts!

This past Friday, April 2, the Her Art: Who Does She Think She Is? group art exhibit kicked-off at the Leedy-Voulkos Arts Center (2012 Baltimore, downtown KCMO). The show is an examination of the multiple roles women play as they balance motherhood, family, careers, and their artistic fulfillment. Artwork by some of Kansas City’s most […]

A Night for the Women

The Oscars are by far one of the biggest, if not the biggest, television events of the year. Something like 3 billion people tune in all around the world to watch who will take home the golden statue. I am one of them. I don’t tune in every year and I usually don’t watch the […]

Art Imitates Life

Jeanne-Claude de Guillebon passed away recently at the age of 74 and was eulogized in an article in the Wall Street Journal.  Sadly, many people do not know who this person is. But what I find more disturbing is that, despite being one of the most creative minds in the last half of the twentieth […]