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Adult Visual Arts July News: Beach Balls and New Classes!

above: Nate Ditzler’s exhibition Domestic Perserverance on display at the LAC Beach Balls and Traffic Cones Abound  Domestic Perserverance, the exit show of Ceramic Artist in Residence Nate Ditzler opened on June 28th and will be on display in our Middle Gallery until July 20th. Nate will present his artist talk on Thursday, July 11th … [more]



Adult Visual Arts June Newsletter

above: detail from Johanna Winters’ “TOOTH LOJIKK,” monotype with drawing and chine-colle Printmaking Artist in Residence, Johanna Winters, Performs ENDLNG Our 2018/ 2019 Artists in Residence have been working diligently to prepare for their final shows, marking the culmination of work made over the previous year at the Lawrence Arts Center. On May 31st, Printmaking … [more]


A Conversation with 2017/2018 Printmaking Artist in Residence Michael Benedetti

Deadlines for our 2019/2020 Printmaking and Ceramic Artist in Residency applications are due Monday, April 15th. These 12-month residencies offer our resident artists an intensive period of studio practice and outreach development, as well as provide our LAC faculty, staff, and students extended time to learn alongside these phenomenal additions to our community. While we … [more]


Artist Residency Applications are due April 15

“You have this full 12 months to continue work that you’ve been pursuing previously. Also, 12 months to connect to an arts community that’s very established.” – Johanna Winters   The deadline to apply for one of our two, year-long Artist-in-Residence positions is just around the corner! Hear what this year’s AIRs, Johanna Winters and Nate … [more]


A Conversation With 2017/ 2018 Artist in Residence, Shiyuan Xu!

Above: Shiyuan Xu working in her studio   April is a bittersweet time around the Lawrence Arts Center. Looking forward to May and June, when our current Artists in Residence will present their exit solo shows, we both anticipate the phenomenal quality of their exhibitions and struggle to push aside our sadness at the thought … [more]



Artist-in-Residence Johanna Winters to Perform in Kansas City

Printmaking Artist-in-Residence Johanna Winters heads to Kansas City this Friday, December 7 at 8pm for a performance of “Narrow Witness” at The Drugstore (3948 Main St.) with collaborator Benjamin Wills. NARROW WITNESS is a puppet-figure performance and sound piece that challenges notions of conventional storytelling through a merging of puppetry, gesture, language, and ritual. Using … [more]


Rethink: I Am a Veteran Photo Gallery

Rethink: I Am a Veteran runs November 9 – 11. Take a peek behind the scenes of this special production about women veterans in our new photo gallery & get your tickets for the show!