2014-15 Rocket Grants Awards announced!


Charlotte Street Foundation and the Spencer Museum of Art are delighted to announce this year’s selections to receive Rocket Grants Awards, a program funded by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. A selection panel composed of both national and local jurors – Kemi Ilesanmi, New York, Juan William Chávez, St. Louis, David Loewenstein, … Continue reading

Give take give project featured in keynote address at KU


Lawrence-based artist Dave Loewenstein has recently completed his 2012 Rocket Grants project Give Take Give, in which he documented the informal gift economy that had arisen around a dumpster near his home. You can read his posts about the project here and here. University of Kansas professor and author, Frank Farmer, chose Dave’s work to talk … Continue reading

Give Take Give – book essay

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Over the next few weeks I’ll be posting portions of the Give Take Give book on my blog http://givetakegive.blogspot.com/2013/06/give-take-give-book-essay.html. The exhibition is over but books are still available at the Percolator on weekends from 12-6.

Really Really Free Art Swap


As part of the Give Take Give project, the Lawrence Percolator is having a Really Really Free Art Swap Saturday, May 18th  and Sunday, May 19th from 12-6 at their space in Lawrence. No buying. No selling. No bartering or trading.  Give what you want. Take what you want. Lawrence Percolator – in the alley … Continue reading

Show & Tell


“Give Take Give” continues at the Percolator on weekends 12-6, and next weekend don’t miss the Really Really Free Art Swap… Here are photos from the gut busting and teary eyed show & tell last Saturday. http://givetakegive.blogspot.com/2013/05/show-tell.html

Give Take Give – Book Release and Show & Tell

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Join Dave Loewenstein and Give Take Give contributors for an evening of Show & Tell coinciding with the release of the beautiful, sixty page Give Take Give book. Project contributors and others will share stories about the beloved dumpster through the things they have found in it. Saturday, May 11th 7 – 10 pm at … Continue reading

Inventory #12


Here’s the latest Inventory for Give Take Give and it’s a mystery… http://givetakegive.blogspot.com/2013/02/inventory-12.html


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