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Brookside Art Annual — this weekend!


I have never been prouder to live in Kansas City, our city is filled with creativity and those that support it!

From the painter that cre­ates in their din­ing room on Sun­day after­noons to the new Kauff­man Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts, Kansas City sup­ports the arts and it is becom­ing not only local but nation­al news. But for artists that par­tic­i­pate in art fes­ti­vals this comes as no sur­prise. Kansas City is host to two of the high­est ranked juried art fes­ti­vals in the coun­try (based on sales and atten­dance), the Brook­side Art Annu­al and the Plaza Art Fair. And I am thrilled to be par­tic­i­pat­ing in both of these spec­tac­u­lar shows. Thank good­ness I’m not super­sti­tious — it will be my 13<sup class="ordinal">th</sup> year in each!

So while the art com­mu­ni­ty con­tin­ues to grow, and get press in the New York Times, and the New York Post, Frommer’s names Kansas City one of top des­ti­na­tions for 2012 (the only US city to make the list). Even our “rival cities” along I-70, Saint Louis and Den­ver declare, “Score one for Kansas City,

Remember the smallest of the creative businesses-

The indi­vid­ual artists that have long been bring­ing great art to the streets of Kansas City and come vis­it us at the Brook­side Art Annu­al.


Brookside Art Annual

May 4–6 2012

Art Fair Hours:
Fri­day, May 4, 5pm-9pm
Sat­ur­day, May 5, 10am-9pm
Sun­day, May 6, 11am-5pm


While in Brook­side vis­it­ing the art fes­ti­val be sure to vis­it the oth­er small local­ly owned shops that make up the won­der­ful neigh­bor­hood. Brook­side in the KC Star

Not in Kansas City? Vis­it my sched­ule to see when I will be in a town near you. Or come vis­it us in Kansas City for the Plaza Art Fair and see all the great things that the “Paris of the Plains” has to offer.

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