Claiming Space

By Chad Onianwa What’s Missing “It was never just about art” says Connie Fiorella-Fitzpatrick over a beer. “It’s about community engagement and [...]

“West Side Por Vida”: Reclaiming History with Rodolfo Marron III

  Holding on to History There’s a mural on Summit, just south of its intersection with Southwest boulevard. Weathered by the seasons, graffiti tags, and local efforts at hiding them, [...]

Mandalas & Marching Bands: David Wayne Reed and his Eternal Harvest

Going Back Home It’s always odd recalling the first time you returned to your family home and realized that things were no longer the same. For me it was spring of freshman year of college. [...]

Back on Track: Catching up with Bo, Solomon, and Boi Boy

Luckily for me –  as the new digital content producer for the Rocketblog –  half the work is already done. Rocket Grants have gathered together some of the wonderful talent bubbling [...]

The Quilts-Eternal Harvest

A couple weekends ago, I spent a full day documenting the nearly 100 remaining quilts my grandmothers had made. Their handiwork is so incredible and the geometry of quilt making, sacred. [...]

BOUNDARIES with RCMA 12/17, 7 PM

BOUNDARIES December 17, 2017, 7:00PM A performance program of RCMA arranged for Open House When the lights go down, where do the edges of place, person, or picture start and stop? How to engage [...]

Eternal Harvest

From the shovel that digs to plant to the shovel that digs to bury, Eternal Harvest is a short film that chronicles the cycle of life as told by the growing season on my family farm in rural [...]

The recording of W.o.C oral histories starts this November 

“Wak’ó Mujeres Phụ nữ Women Mural” Also known as: The Lawrence KS Women Of Color Histories Mural We will start recording oral histories from Lawrence Women of Color this November 2017! [...]

ALTER: Art Space is Born!

Alter is a collaborative, multidisciplinary artist-run space that seeks to connect a variety of creative disciplines through interactive environments and unexpected programming. We want to give [...]