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WHAT WORKS Wednesday

COMMUNITY: Leveraging Community & Resources to Make Your Project Happen.

Gather with Artist INC fellows and friends to share, strategize, support and eat soup.


Join us for our first night of another season of What Works Wednesday. Artist INC Peer Facilitator Lisa Marie Evans welcomes you to her studio for an informal evening of Artist INC Fellow-ship. There will be short presentations by Dan Wayne and Jane Gotch and discussion and conversations and around the topic of leveraging community & resources to make your project happen.

FREE EVENT: Soup and bread provided. Bring a snack, a beverage, and your ideas and experiences to share. Feel free to bring a friend, but make sure everyone registers in advance!

Dan Wayne studied photography at Kansas University and film at New York University and has worked as a professional photographer and cinematographer since 1990. He has collaborated with "Big Fur" editor and co-producer George Langworthy on several projects, including"Breezeway" (1996), which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and played on PBS, the BBC and Canal +. Dan also worked with George on the 2009 feature documentary "Vanishing of the Bees," an inspiring film that has been broadcast internationally and won critical acclaim.Dan is an historic preservationist and community activist in Kansas City. "Big Fur" will be his first feature documentary and an opportunity to reach a new, larger community. An avid outdoorsman and naturalist, Dan has been practicing taxidermy for four years. He's competed in statecompetitions and exhibited at the Trap Gallery, Kansas City. He doesn't hunt and only uses animals that were killed by cars (or, occasionally, by his dog Betty.)

Jane Gotch 
is originally from Omaha, NE, and graduated from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia with honors in 2000. Her choreography has been awarded a Rocket Grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation in collaboration with The CharlotteStreet Foundation and The Spencer Museum, three Inspiration Grants from The Metropolitan Arts Council of Kansas City, The Innovation in the Arts Award from UMKC's Small Business and Development Center, and The 2014 Charlotte Street Foundation'sGenerative Performing Artist Award. She has danced with Myra Bazell, Netta Yerushalmy, and as an apprentice with Tere O'Connor. She has collaborated with artists Johanna Brooks, Brad Cox, Leo Gayden, Helen Gillet, Shawn Hansen, Peregrine Honig,Miles Neidenger, Paul Rudy, Mark Southerland and many others.Her choreography has been self-produced and presented by The Fifth Stop Open Studios (Brooklyn), The Philadelphia Fringe Festival (PA), A Modern Night at the Folly (KC), The Charlotte Street Foundation(KC), The Belger Crane Yard Gallery (KC), TheLawrence Arts Center, The Iron Factory (PA), Movement Research at Judson Church (NY), and Roulette (Brooklyn).


Sunday, Aug 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Studio of Lisa Marie Evans
1919 Wyandotte
Kansas City, MO 64108


For more information contact:
Lisa Cordes
Artist INC
(816) 235-6769

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