River Market Regional Exhibition, "Sounds of the City"
July 13 – August 17, 2018

The theme, "Sounds of the City" was selected to celebrate the 2017 designation of Kansas City as a music city by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Artists are invited to interpret the theme; drawing on whatever musical, rhythmic, organic, staccato sound that inspires you.

May 23 – Deadline for submissions at www.callforentry.org

Juror:  Saralyn Reece Hardy, Marilyn Stokstad Director
Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art
The University of Kansas

Ms. Reece Hardy has more led the Spencer Museum of Art since 2005.  Prior to her arrival in Lawrence, she served as director of Museums and Visual Arts at the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and director of the Salina Art Center in Salina, Kansas.

The River Market Regional Exhibition is KCAC’s 35th Annual Juried Competition. RMRE is unrestricted media and subject matter, but limited to artists residing in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, and Arkansas and to members of the Kansas City Artists Coalition.


Participating artists:
// Sara Barati // Cynthia Bjorn // Jane Booth // Lorrie Boydston // Anne Brewer // Jennifer Bricker-Pugh // Hillary Brooks // James Buehler // Joe Bussell // Laura Carriker // Eric Carver // Michael Cherepak // Caroline Colby // Merik Coltrain // Kirk Decker // Matthew Derezinski // Megan Ewert // Wm Daniel File // Genevieve Flynn // Betsy Forcade // Joelle Ford // Jeff Foster // Dan Frueh // Gloria Gale // Matthew Garcia // Rachelle Gardner-Roe // Kyra Gross // Jenny Hahn // Tim Hahn // Jonathan Higbee // Kwanza Humphrey // Angie Jennings // Jane Johannsen // Tara Karaim // Susan Kiefer // Ada Koch // Mark Kuykendall // Kayla Lashley // Kim Lindaberry // Mike Lyon // Hayes Martens  // Andy Maugh // Hugh Merrill // Kristin Powers Nowlin // Laura Nugent // Sharron Perryman // Jason Piggie // Katrina Revenaugh // TJ Templeton // Rebecca Tombaugh // Michael Toombs // Fred Trease //
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Exhibition Catalog pdf
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KCAC 40Kansas City Artists Coalition // 40 YEARS

August 12 - September 22, 2016

The Kansas City Artists Coalition is celebrating its 40th Anniversary! Artists past and present are helping us celebrate.
This is the ideal time to look back in pride and a perfect time to look forward with a reinvigorated commitment to the organization.
A tribute to the people who have been a part of it! Join us!

#RMRE2016 use on all social media!

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Asher Akram, Ione Angilan, Janice Atkins, Colette & Jeff Bangert, Alison Barnes Martin, Philomene Bennett, Cynthia Bjorn, Jane Booth, William Bowerman, Ed Bramson, Joe Bussell, Brett Chenoweth, Shin Hee Chin, Les Christensen, Maura Cluthe, Zehra Cobanli, Cecelia Condit, Maura Conry, Tom Corbin, Kirk Decker, Matthew Dehaemers, Roberta Eichenberg, Lorrie Eigles, Benjamin Entner, Genevieve Flynn, Tim Forcade, Andrea Fuhrman, Suzann Geringer, Susan Grace, Erin Hall, Sharon Harper, Anthony High, Edward "Muskogee" Hogan, Phillip Michael Hook, Kwanza Humphrey, Angie Jennings, Amanda Jolley, Sharon Keller, Ada Koch, Howard Koerth, Margo Kren, Michael Lasater, Norah Lovell, Lou Marak, Fidencio Martinez, Teresa Mastro, Steve Mayse, Teale Mayse, Hugh Merrill, Rachel Mindrup, Bai Ming, Traci Molloy, Jhulan Mukharji, Robert Mullenix, Mark Needham, Jim Needham, Laura Nugent, Rachel Owens, Susan Palmisano, Kathleen Patton, Pam Peffer, Kristin Powers Nowlin, Jane Pronko, Eli Pupovac, Robert Quackenbush, Brett Reif, Miguel Rivera, Elizabeth Roe, Leigh Rosenberg Earnest, Cydney Ross, Diane Salamon, John Salvest, Michael Savage, Karen Schory, Gordon Sherman, Sheron Smith, Heather Smith Jones, Eleanor Spiess-Ferris, Bethany Springer, Karen Steen, Thomas Swanson, Linda Teeter, Mike Terry, Ale Thorton, David Titterington, Anita Toby, Beverly Todd, Heinrich Toh, Bernadette Esperanza Torres, Fred Trease, Robin VanHoozer, David Vertačnik, Jane Voorhees, Jackie Warren, Desiree Warren, Barbara Waterman-Peters, Jean Wender, Terri Wheeler, Debbie Scott Williams



re:MEMBERS Catalog Online
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A limited number of printed copies of the catalog will be available at the reception for $25

Philomene Bennett is the co-founder and past-president of the Kansas City Artists Coalition. Bennett is  a prominent painter and art instructor in Kansas City and has been an active artist for 50+ years. Bennett has had over 100 solo, two-person and group exhibitions of her work throughout the United States. Her work is in the collections of museums and corporations throughout the United States, including the Kemper Museum, Kansas City, Mo.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, Daum Museum, Sedalia, MO, Albrecht -Kemper Museum, St. Joseph, MO, Prudential Life Insurance, New York, NY, United Missouri Bank, Kansas City and Blue Springs, MO, Mutual Benefit Life, Kansas City, MO, Odyssian Technology, South Bend IN, American Express, Salt Lake City, UT; and many others.
Jim Sajovic is a Professor at the Kansas City Art Institute.  He has been involved with KCAC from the early days. Sajovic's solo exhibitions include: Jim Sajovic: Hix Fragments & (pash’n), Todd Weiner Gallery, KCMO: Be Inspired, Kemper Crossroads Museum,:KCMO. Jim Sajovic: Evolution, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO; Dreamer-Ecstasy, Belger Arts Center, KCMO Jim Sajovic, The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia; Millennium Garden, The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO.  The Art of Jim Sajovic, The Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Kansas. Sajovic’s works are held in public and private collections in the United States, Europe, and Asia.  His artworks have been exhibited in galleries and museums, nationally and internationally, including New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Los Angeles; Edinburgh (Scotland), Paris (France), as well as Milan, Rome, and Venice (Italy). 
James Martin is an independent consultant, curator, educator and writer based in the Kansas City area. He serves as Curator of the Center for the Healing Arts at Truman Medical Centers and he currently consults on public art for the municipalities of Gladstone, MO; Merriam, KS; and Olathe, KS. He began his career in 1989 as Interim Director at the Kansas City Artists Coalition, and returned to work for KCAC in 1995 as Managing Editor of Forum Magazine. In addition, he was formerly Curator of the Sprint Art Collection and Assistant Curator in Modern and Contemporary Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Janet Simpson is Executive Director of the Kansas City Artists Coalition and has been in this position since 1989.  The Executive Director has primary responsibility for the organization, including artistic direction of the Exhibitions Series and Programs.  Simpson has served on various committees and boards in her community, state and nation including the Kentucky Arts Council, the University of Missouri–Kansas City’s Urban Mission Task Force: Culture and Arts, Missouri Arts Council Organizational Development Working Committee; Kansas City Municipal Arts Commission 1% for Art Panel; the River Market Business Association Board of Directors; the Missouri Citizens for the Arts Board of Directors; and the National Association of Artists’ Organizations Board of Director, and was the Midwest representative to that organization and served on the Working Conditions Committee and the Conference Committee.

re:MEMBERS replaced the River Market Regional Exhibition for 2015


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River Market Regional Exhibition 2014
The exhibition will be at the Artists Coalition’s Mallin and Charno Galleries
July 11 – August 22, 2014

Antonia Boström, Director of Curatorial Affairs at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

A specialist in the history of European sculpture, Ms. Boström has more than 20 years of experience from art museums in London and the United States, including her former leadership position at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California. Prior to her position at The Nelson-Atkins, Ms. Boström has worked with the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Royal Academy of Art, London, and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Ms. Boström was born and raised in London and received her Ph.D. from the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, focusing on the collection and display of sculpture in Florence and Rome in the 16th century. Her areas of specialty also include European art of the 15th through 17th centuries, and she has an interest in issues of artistic patronage. She played a crucial role in the recent major international exhibition Magnificenza! The Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence, which was presented in Florence, Chicago, and Detroit.

In addition to her curating experience, Ms. Boström is also widely published as an author and editor. She is the author of Messerschmidt and Modernity. She has contributed to numerous publications including The Burlington and Apollo magazines and The Sculpture Journal. She is editor of The Encyclopedia of Sculpture published by Fitzroy Dearborn, was an area commissioning editor for The Grove Dictionary of Art at Macmillan Publishers.


Genevieve Flynn $1,000, David Titterington $500, Marydorsey Wanelss $250, Brett Chenoweth $250

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