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Powerhouse Presenters: Acosta & Lacy

Tuesday, November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By GUILDit
1722 E 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108


GUILDit, the inspired 1 Million Cups for artists, brings you, Acosta and Lacy. These prosperous sole entrepreneurs have popular artworks, venues, online sales, and other revenue. Brainstorm with them on growing businesses. Cheryl Eve Acosta's jewelry has been shown at the Kemper, the National Museum of Women, NYC Fashion Week, and the Plaza Art Fair. Her stores are in the Crossroads and online at & Vanessa Lacy’s paintings can be seen in KU Med’s collection, art fairs, and her gallery at the Livestock Exchange. Her works can also be found at
Susana Bruhn
(913) 909-6667
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1722 E 17th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64108
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