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GUILDit Forum: Artists Adrienne Hoard and Clarissa Knighten

Wednesday, November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm • Organized By GUILDit
300 E 39th Street, Room 1P, Kansas City, MO 64111


These talented artists will present their businesses followed by an inspiring Q&A.

UMKC professor Adrienne Walker Hoard's award-winning photographs have been viewed in the Berlin Biennale, and her paintings have been exhibited in France and Italy. She has taught at universities in South Korea and South Africa. Adrienne is the founder of Homegirl Inc, which produces a variety of handmade products, including original paintings, and monoprints, semi-precious gemstone jewelry, and hand-dyed scarves.

Clarissa Knighten's inborn creativity for design and embellishment lead her to become a courageous and savvy art entrepreneur of jewelry design. Her business, Rissa's Artistic Design (R.A.D.), is a haven for those who seek to collect and wear bold and beautiful art. As a self-taught artist, she handcrafts masterpieces of jewelry.


Susana Bruhn
(816) 561-2315
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Plexpod Westport Commons
300 E 39th Street
Room 1P
Kansas City, MO 64111
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