Who is CMS?
VISITING ARTISTS SINCE 2004
Michael De Feo
Kalene Rivers & Daniel Weise
Garrison, Alison and Bogart Buxton
Leon Reid IV
Mike Bostwick & Hannah Rose Reeves
Rebecca Choate & Pedro Guajardo
Christine A. Holtz
Barbara T. Smith
Json Myers & Megan Gallant
Don T. Stevenson
Betsy Knabe Roe
Sam & Jenny Dowd
SUPERARTIST, Matt Walston
Sandra Van Tuyl
premise is based on the teaching artists' ability to inspire and direct
growth in the visual arts. Successful artists respect complexity and invite students to engage with
it creatively; successful artist teachers create a safe space in which
young people can take the risks it is in their nature to want to take
terrifying, thrilling, addictive and life-changing, yet safe and
at the same time.
Scott Hug reviews the Neonwarrior's driver for our lifesize cardboard cargo truck in collaboration with The Pakistani Cargo Truck Initiative.
To meet a larger audience with our work we've designed traveling workshops and exhibitions. Starting with a 30 acre park witin three years we take on the Missouri State Capitol Grounds working closely with officials we advance to the abandoned Missouri State Penitentiary! Next a floating exhibition on
Cole County Park Lake, followed by a K-12 campus.
To celebrate 10 years of Community Art, we try The Miller Performing Art Center where holiday traffic is at its height. Our most current thrill was the collaboration with The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art—currently we are seen on the Edgewood Greenway of
Invite us to collaborate with your community!
Jean Lowe and husband Kim MacConnel inspired
a week long session producing cardboard
"Hummer in the Park".
Canadian Max Streicher enjoys the movement
pattern against captured air inside his artwork "Giants".
Jim Calvin's "Music Box" at Missouri's State Capitol, where he learns to play the violin without the benefit of instruction.
Workshops are being formed for 2015 giant WILDflowers!
Call us with questions at 816-805-8060
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