Upcoming Projects

Upcoming Projects for 2016

Topeka, Kansas  August - September
Voice of Topeka Youth Mural Project  at the Great Mural Wall

St. Louis, Missouri  November 17-19
Culture /Shift  - US Department of Arts and Culture National Conference 

Emporia, Kansas  April
Community Mural in downtown Emporia with Emporia State students and local  residents.

Kansas Statewide  May-June
The Kansas People's History Project 
A collaborative printmaking project that will celebrate under-recognized people and events from Kansas history. In partnership with the Watkins Museum of History in Lawrence and five other arts and educational institutions from across the state.

Vitoria, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brasil  March-April
I'll be leading a series of mural projects and workshops with local community groups coordinated through the Meridian International Center for Diplomacy. Read more about the program here. 

2015 Projects
Toledo, Ohio  October
Community Mural Workshop
I'll be working with Professor Thor Mednick's class on a small project in Toledo that takes students through the organizing and technical aspects of doing community-based work.

Hutchinson, Kansas  June 15-21
Kansas Mural Workshop
I will lead a week-long work shop that introduces artists to the technical and organizational skills needed to create a community-based mural. Participants will learn by actually making a small mural for downtown Hutchinson. In partnership with the Hutchinson / Reno County Arts & Humanities Council. 

Topeka, Kansas  April - May 
Community mural at the Great Mural Wall
20th & Fillmore
A new panel on the Great Mural Wall of Topeka that focuses on the myths, folklore and real history about how Topeka got its name. 

Topeka, Kansas  April - May
Mural with youth and officers at the Shawnee County Juvenile Detention Center

Topeka, Kansas  January - May
Half Empty Project
Mulvane Art Museum
A collaborative graphics project to address the practical and cultural uses of water in Kansas. More at  - http://halfemptyproject.blogspot.com/

2014 Projects

St. Louis, Missouri  October - December
Hands Up, Don't Shoot: Artists Respond
St. Louis Public Library

Newton, Kansas  September 29th
Bethel College Convocation Lecture

Lawrence, Kansas  August 13th
"From the League Dumpster to Funky Town: Not so hidden economies of good will in Lawrence" A presentation at Lawrence Nerd Nite. Doors at 7pm, presentations begin at 8pm. More info here.

Joplin, Missouri  October  
Missouri Southern State University Painting Symposium and exhibition.

Lawrence, Kansas and across the U.S.  June 29th and ongoing
The US Department of Arts and Culture. More here http://usdac.us/

Davis, California  April 5th
I'll be at the Community Built Association Conference with filmmaker Nicholas Ward to show a rough cut of the documentary film "Called to Walls."

Kansas City, Missouri    January 17 - March 28
A window installation at BNIM Architecture. 106 W. 14th St. Kansas City, MO (in the historic Power & Light Building)

Topeka, Kansas  March - May
I'll be assisting Ashley Jane Laird on the first ever Kansas Women's Mural at the Great Mural Wall of Topeka.

Independence, Kansas   June - July
A new mural project in conjunction with the first Ad Astra Festival.

2013 Projects
Sioux Falls, South Dakota    January and July
Beginning in January, I'll be working with residents of the Whittier neighborhood on a large community mural for Meldrum Park. The project is being supported by an NEA Our Town grant awarded to the Sioux Falls Arts Council. More about the Sioux Falls project here.

Southern Graphic Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin    March 20 - 23
I'll be speaking and showing work related to the Occupy Movement and an ongoing effort to counter  Kansas' politicians attempts to turn the clock back on women's rights, immigration, and support for the arts. More about SGC here.

Waco, Texas      April - June
For the fifth site of the Mid-America Mural Project.

Songdo, South Korea   April 21 - 30
Invited by Chadwick International School, I'll be working with teens on a mural for Songdo's beautiful new Central Park.

Give Take Give     May
The culmination of this Rocket Grant funded project will be a book release and exhibition at the Lawrence Percolator. More about Give Take Give here.

Hastings, Nebraska      August - October
The sixth installment of the Mid-America Mural Project.

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