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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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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!

Video: Project based Artist-in-Residence Danielle Wyckoff

Artist Danielle Wyckoff has felt right at home this week, creating and installing screenprinted scenic designs for the upcoming performance of Rethink: I Am a Veteran. Her residency began earlier this year through collaborations with performing arts staff, area print artists, and participating female veterans. Learn more about the unique process behind her designs, as … Continued

Free Screenprinting Workshop with Visiting Artist Danielle Wycoff

Danielle Wyckoff: perception–reflection–reception–return–   Rethink: I Am a Veteran is a storytelling project written and designed by women artists to share the experiences of female veterans. Personal confrontation with issues of abuse, family life, and sexuality will be addressed in this original theatre production. ­­ Scene design will be created by project-based resident Danielle Wyckoff. Combining her background … Continued

Free State Festival Live Performance: The Middle Tell

Free State Festival is quickly approaching, bringing a feast of independent film screenings, psychedelic visual arts exhibitions, a chorus of musical acts, and a taste of tequila. Adding a new dimension to this year’s offerings, Lawrence Arts Center’s 2018-2019 Printmaking Artist in Residence, Johanna Winters, will present The Middle Tell, a narrative work conducted through … Continued

Announcing the 2018/19 Artists in Residence

The Lawrence Arts Center is thrilled to announce the Ceramics and Printmaking Artists in Residence for 2018-2019. This year, the Arts Center received a record number of applications for these two yearlong positions. The two artists selected represent the best of an overwhelmingly strong pool of candidates. The 2018-2019 Ceramics Artist in Residence for the … Continued