Artist INC KC Announces 2020 Cohort

Artist INC returns to Kansas City in September!

Twenty-five artists were selected from a competitive application process. Selected artists represent multiple artistic disciplines including visual, literary, and performing arts.

Artist INC KC 2020 participants are:

Georgianna Londre Buchanan (theatre/performance), Colton Cox (musician), Karla Deel (literary), Susan Ferguson (visual artist), Elise Gagliardi (visual artist), Onnissia Harries (visual artist), Jenea Havener (literary), Gonzalo Hernandez (visual artist), Bo Hubbard (visual artist), Marcia Hurlow (literary), Merrique Jenson (film), Marianne Kunkel (literary), Ben Lee (visual artist), Angela Olsson (visual artist), Shelly Pinto (visual artist), Dennis Porter (theatre/performance), Jamie Pratt (theatre/performance), Benjamin Rosenthal (visual artist), Jeremy Ruzich (visual artist), Michael Andrew Smith (literary), John Sutton III (visual artist), Isaac Tapia (visual artist), Annie Woodfill (visual artist), Keith Young (visual artist), and Jason Zeh (theatre/performance).

Congratulations, Artists!

Artist INC will run weekly for eight weeks beginning on September 14 and culminate with a public presentation. In lieu of the pandemic, Artist INC will be delivered in a new virtual format.

Kansas City Peer Facilitators for this session are: Beau Bledsoe, Chris Dahlquist, Jose Faus, Erica Iman, Kyle Mullins, and Phil Shafer.

Artist INC is a professional development program of, by and for artists of all disciplines. Since its inception in Kansas City, Missouri in 2009, Artist INC has served over 1500 artists in 10 different communities across the mid-America region.