Set aside the emotional baggage and once-shared cat. Did any of your exes leave you with practical advice you still use? An area artist is seeking those stories for a film project. By Sara Shepherd
John Sebelius's “Do You Know Who My Father Is?!” exhibit at the Arts Center explores the vibrant Greek life by painting images found in photos from public Facebook profiles of Kansas University students.
Kansas University visual arts student Allison Flom recently had a short film selected to be in the 2014 Autumn Shorts Film Festival in Somerset, Ky., this September.
The Kansas University Natural History Museum is highlighting new exhibits and showing an outdoor film for its first-ever members day this Saturday.
“A Band Apart” will premiere this Saturday at the Lawrence Arts Center followed by a Q&A session with the cast and first-time filmmaker Grace X. Oliver.
When an art form is viewed as vandalism in the eyes of the law, the challenge for the artists responsible is as much about how to create as about what to create. Graffiti is such an art form, with authorities quick to document the crime and property owners eager to scrub the paint off. To protect themselves, graffiti artists rarely reveal their true identities, and as a result don't always receive recognition for their work. And the ones that do come out of hiding risk being arrested. So it begs the question: Is creating graffiti art worth the risk? We asked some local graffiti artists, law enforcement and art experts to find out.
Fantastic realist sculptor Kris Kuksi is hosting a 3-D assemblage workshop at the Lawrence Arts Center this month.
It’s not enough for some to get a simple black text tattoo. Some sit down for hours at a time to have tattoo artists ink intricate designs all over their bodies. Take a look at several stunning pieces created in Lawrence.
You basically have two choices for repairing a camera: mail the broken equipment to the manufacturer or start shopping for a replacement.
The Lawrence Art Center’s ceramist-in-residence Kyla Strid will be traveling to Gournia, Crete, this week with an archeological team led by Kansas University’s classics professor John Younger to consult on the excavation of a Minoan Pottery site.
Author and illustrator Lindsey Yankey shares how the idea for her children's book "Bluebird" came into being after two gutsy trips to the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
Among the items on this month's Final Friday roster: sock sculptures, literary readings and a look at art from the 'Inside Out.'
Spanning across the atrium of the renovated library and above the staircase are six panels of multicolored glass strung together to make “A Ribbon of Light” created by Dierk Van Keppel. With the framework resembling a double helix, anyone drawing scientific conclusions from its aesthetic would be exactly right.
Time-lapse photography consists of making a series of still or video images of a subject at variable times and over an extended period. When you combine the images later in a linear format and view them back at a faster speed, the passage of time is compressed.
Local artist Rachael Perry is setting out to capture Lawrence as a "city of the arts" with her own community take on the global Inside Out Project. Perry is not only seeking out musicians, dancers, writers, artists, designers and any other kind of artist imaginable, but she is looking for the art-enthused and supporters.
With a college campus nearby, and some graduates staying put, local businesses are bound to find creative artists to spruce up their storefronts and get noticed from the streets.
Wonder Fair show features all female artists
When curators of a new show at Wonder Fair Gallery started counting how many female artists were represented in regional galleries compared with males, they discovered disparities. The gender gap at Wonder Fair, owner Meredith Moore admits, was pretty much equally as wide. By Sara Shepherd
As the quality of smartphone camera images improves, there are more reasons to reach for an iPhone instead of a DSLR to take photos.