9 Kansas City Creatives You Should Know
Kansas Citians have a special fire for creativity and artists. Over the last year we spoke with many of them: musicians, designers, DJ’s, filmmakers, gallerists, artists and more.
Keep reading for stories of inspiring Kansas City dwellers, who we wrote about in 2017.
The story of an emerging DJ, artist and designer in Kansas City.
Designer Bill Barton was restless and in need of a passion project. This time, he wanted to accomplish something he never could while working for someone else: craft the best eyewear in the world. But first, he had to make a phone call.
The roundabout journey of ceramicist Emily Reinhardt, her indispensable mentor and online store, The Object Enthusiast.
A Kansas City filmmaker and videographer shares his experience. “I want to be known as someone who takes risks. I like to shoot from the heart.”
The husband-wife team discuss their home-decor and lifestyle brand in the heart of Kansas City, Tyler Kingston.
Multidisciplinary artist Peregrine Honig the old Greenwood Baptist Church in Kansas City’s Westside neighborhood.
A James Beard-nominated chef with decades of experience, Patrick Ryan earned his chops in Portland and then Chicago before returning to his Kansas City stomping grounds.
Hannah Lodwick and Cambria Potter of Fifty Fifty in Kansas City, an artists platform and art gallery.
A conversation with Kansas City’s acclaimed musician Hermon Mehari, whose latest album, “Bleu,” is a love letter to the city.