Category Archives: Artist-run Spaces

Planning Retreat 2014: Saint Louis

PLUG Projects took on their annual planning retreat this August in Saint Louis, Missouri. The planning retreat allows time and focus for PLUG members to brainstorm and discuss exhibitions, workshops, critical writing components, and fundraising for the coming year. While … Continue reading

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Photo Services day

Plug Projects is offering a fantastic service to area artists to help them with cheap, high quality documentation of their art while also helping our fundraising campaign for the upcoming exhibition year. Help Plug and yourself! The Photo Service Day … Continue reading

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Brandon Juhasz “I Can’t Promise to Try”

If you haven’t had a chance to see the current show, check out Brandon Juhasz’ “I Can’t Promise to Try” this Saturday from 10-5. Today, The Pitch released an article Tracy Abeln wrote on the current show.   An excerpt … Continue reading

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Making with Architecture, a Panel Discussion

This month three Kansas City galleries, Plug Projects, La Esquina, and Grand Arts are hosting shows offering a dialogue on systems of structure within art practice. Thursday, February 28 at 7pm, La Esquina will be hosting a panel discussion Making … Continue reading

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Suggested Reading List

Now that the temps finally dropped, we will all be spending more time inside the gallery and studios. So I thought I’d start compiling a list to keep minds sharp and winter blahs away. Currently reading “The Artist-Run Space of … Continue reading

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“Pillow Talk”: Natalie Popovich Schuh, Guest Blog Curator Entry #4

Pillow Talk Sexual pleasure is ephemeral, but pillow talk, that post-coital act of tenderness, is infinitely fulfilled by the presence of another body. By showcasing three dimensional and video works, Pillow Talk explores empathy through form, and the human being’s embodied response … Continue reading

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Site Visit: San Francisco

Last week I spent a few days exploring San Francisco and fell head-over-heels for the city, the weather (or micro-climates), and the landscape. We did the touristy thing and headed to hike around Alcatraz. I was surprised to learn about … Continue reading

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“Hardly nothing to do without”

Carey Lin paints scenarios composed of everyday studio detritus, found Internet clippings, and vagrant residues from attended artist residencies- to name a few. Lin’s work evokes questions as to the nature of what a painting can be and what, however … Continue reading

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