Drew Bolton http://kcur.org en Kemper ArtCast: Observational Expertise http://kcur.org/post/kemper-artcast-observational-expertise <div>In this interview, Kemper Museum Educator of School and Family Programs, Lauren Park, talks to exhibition artist Wilbur Niewald about the term &ldquo;plein air&rdquo; painting. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:45:55 +0000 Drew Bolton 16825 at http://kcur.org Kemper ArtCast: Observational Expertise Kemper ARTcast: Interview With The Artist Eric Fertman http://kcur.org/post/kemper-artcast-interview-artist-eric-fertman <p>In this Kemper ARTcast, Kemper Museum Chief Curator Barbara O’Brien interviews Brooklyn-based artist Eric Fertman, who made a conscious decision to stay in New York after graduating with a BFA from Cooper Union in 1997. This decision was important in his success as it allowed him to stay connected to a supportive group of people. “One person gets their foot in the door, and then they pull their friends in with them.”</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 20:00:11 +0000 Drew Bolton 12655 at http://kcur.org Kemper ARTcast: Interview With The Artist Eric Fertman Kemper ARTcast: Interview with the Artist Wilbur Niewald http://kcur.org/post/kemper-artcast-interview-artist-wilbur-niewald <p>Kansas City artist Wilbur Niewald has been associated with the Kansas City Art Institute for 76 years, and claims it has changed, &ldquo;but not as much as you would imagine&hellip;it&#39;s always been like an oasis.&rdquo;&nbsp; In this Kemper ARTcast, Dr. Jacqueline Chanda, recently inducted President of the Kansas City Art Institute, asks Niewald about the changes in his painting over his career in conjunction with the <em>Wilbur Niewald: The Studio Portrait</em>, now on view at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.</p><p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:32:12 +0000 Drew Bolton 11158 at http://kcur.org Kemper ARTcast: Interview with the Artist Wilbur Niewald