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REGIONAL GALLERY ARTIST STATEMENT

Spiva Center for the Arts Joplin MO

REGIONAL GALLERY

 June 30 – August 11, 2018

Charlotte Street Foundation

Sponsored by Freeman Women’s Physician Group

 

Entering its fifteenth year, the Charlotte Street Foundation’s Studio Residency Program provides free studio and rehearsal spaces to exceptional young, emerging, and accomplished artists in need of workspace in which to create and to develop their creative processes, professional practices, and peer networks. Through the program’s offerings—which include studio space, required monthly meetings, presentations, studio visits, mentorships, public programs, exhibitions, and access to a multidisciplinary network of artist peers— Charlotte Street’s Studio Residency Program aims to support creative production, artistic experimentation and collaboration, professional development, and close connection with fellow studio residents and artists in our community fulfilling our organization’s mission to challenge, nurture, and empower artists of exceptional vision.

Charlotte Street Foundation addresses artist’s need for studio space in Kansas City by securing vacant downtown office space, in partnership with generous real estate owners. Since its inception in 2004, the program has supported hundreds of artists. Approximately 30 artists will be in residence during the year-long term (September through September). Charlotte Street strives to have an equal mix of emerging and established artists representing a multiplicity of disciplines.

ABOUT CHARLOTTE STREET FOUNDATION

Charlotte Street identifies the needs and fuels the evolution of an ever-changing multidisciplinary arts ecosystem, acting as its primary provocateur. Charlotte Street cultivates the contemporary, the exceptional, and the unexpected in the practice of artists working in and engaging with the Kansas City art community. Since 1997, Charlotte Street has distributed over $1.1 million in awards and grants to artists and their innovative projects and connected individual artists to each other and to the greater Kansas City community. For more information about Charlotte Street, its awards, programs, and initiatives, visit www.charlottestreet.org.

 

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