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Art Scene

Art Scene – Kwanza Humphrey

Kwanza Humphrey, in his own words, “makes the invisible visible.” His works, both paintings and drawings, seem to help us focus. It’s kind of like when we are seated in the chair at the eye doctor’s office, and the double lenses are resting on our cheeks, and the doc says, “Okay, one or two; two […]

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Art Scene – Wolfe Brack

Wolfe Brack is a Kansas City native and graduated from Lincoln Prep High School. He attended Rockhurst University and the Kansas City Art Institute. His father is a professional woodworker and draftsman, and his mother retired as director of the Kansas City Public Library: Central Branch. Wolfe considers his father and his sisters, who are […]

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Art Scene – Cara Spencer

Cara Spencer grew up in Lyndon, Kansas, a town of about 1,200 people, 30 minutes outside of Topeka. She had 56 people in her senior high school class and graduated from Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas, where she got a teaching degree in theatre education. “In high school, I had done some murals, but I […]

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Art Scene – Sarah Reed

Sarah Reed grew up in a small town near Detroit, Michigan. Her father was her first inspiration, and she considers him the best artist that she knew growing up. “He taught me how to draw and what to look for when I create something, like what shapes make up an object and how different colors […]

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Art Scene – Bianca Fields

  Bianca Fields has been living and working as an artist in Kansas City for a little more than a year, and she currently has a studio space at the Cherry Pit Collective. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Bianca graduated from the Cleveland Institute of Art College. What brought her to Kansas City was her partner. […]

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Art Scene – Onnissia

Twenty-seven-year-old Onnissia (pronounced oh nee see yuh), born in South Central Los Angeles, became interested in art when she was seven years old. “I was told by everyone that I couldn’t make any money creating art,” she said. She attended high school near Palm Springs, California, where a teacher stoked her creative flame. Her mother, […]

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