Drew Bolton

digital communications specialist

Drew Bolton, digital communications specialist at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, records and edits the  Kemper ARTcasts. Produced in collaboration with KCUR 89.3 FM, Kemper ARTcasts is the Kemper Museum's podcast series. This project brings the voices and insights of artists, as well as community and curatorial voices, to a broad range of listeners.

Visual Arts
11:45 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Kemper ArtCast: Observational Expertise

Wilbur Niewald, Trees at Linda Hall Library, 1996 oil paint on canvas 29 x 36 inches.
Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection

In this interview, Kemper Museum Educator of School and Family Programs, Lauren Park, talks to exhibition artist Wilbur Niewald about the term “plein air” painting.

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ARTcast Interview
2:00 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Kemper ARTcast: Interview With The Artist Eric Fertman

Eric Fertman, Stems, 2010; stained oak, steel, horsehair, 50 in. x 18 in. x 12 1/2 in.
Image courtesy of the artist and Susan Inglett Gallery

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.

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Visual Arts
9:32 am
Fri January 20, 2012

Kemper ARTcast: Interview with the Artist Wilbur Niewald

Self Portrait, 2010; oil on canvas, 32 x 23 inches.
courtesy of the artist

Kansas City artist Wilbur Niewald has been associated with the Kansas City Art Institute for 76 years, and claims it has changed, “but not as much as you would imagine…it's always been like an oasis.”  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 Wilbur Niewald: The Studio Portrait, now on view at Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.

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