IMAGINE ART AT THE OKUN FIELD HOUSE
Earlier this year, Johnson County Park and Recreation District released a call to artists within a 500-mile region to design a mural for Okun Fieldhouse at the Mid-America West Sports Complex. Learn more about the selected artist's proposal for the mural and community engagement projects
MAY 4, 2022
5 WAYS TO OBSERVE LA BATALLA DE PUEBLA, AKA CINCO DE MAYO IN KC
Cinco de Mayo has long been misinterpreted as a way to mindlessly celebrate in "Mexican themes" without an intentionality behind the true meaning of what it represents. Look through this guide for ways to honor La Batalla de Puebla's legacy in KC.
MARCH 21, 2022
STUDENT ARTISTS PAINT MURAL AT WESTRIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Westridge Middle School students joined teacher Amy Traylor's "pop-up" mural club for the chance to paint a wildcat pride mural guided by professional muralists IT-RA Icons. Students learned how to create a mural from start to finish.
OCTOBER 21, 2021
WHAT DO ALL THOSE NEW MURALS AROUND STEVENS POINT MEAN? FOR ARTISTS, THE WORK AMPLIFIES VOICES AND CELEBRATES WOMEN
Review of the new murals in Steven's Point Iowa celebrating women, a part of CREATE Portage County's mural program.
OCTOBER 8, 2021
ITRA ENTREVISTA CON UNIVISION
Celebrando Las Artes - Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Conoce al duo Iconico de It-Ra ICONS. Dos muralistas locales de Kansas City.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2021
MEET ISAAC TAPIA AND RODRIGO ALVAREZ
Learn more about Isaac and Rodrigo's journeys as artists- both individually and as a duo to how they got to where they are today. VoyageKC is a media outlet that uncovers hidden gems in Kansas City
APRIL 9, 2021
NEW MURAL IN NEKC BRINGS ATTENTION TO PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE
Four local artists were selected by partner Mattie Rhodes Center to collaborate on this endeavor bringing awareness to PAD: Carmen Moreno, Jason Wilcox, and muralist duo Isaac Tapia and Rodrigo Alvarez, from IT-RA Icons.
APRIL 8, 2021
NEW MURAL AT KAUFFMAN SCHOOL FEATURES WORK OF AREA ARTISTS
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OCTOBER 20, 2020
NEW RBG MURAL IN WESTPORT GETTING ATTENTION
Business owner Judy Rea commissioned mural to honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg's memory, and the traction the mural has been getting is hard to overlook.
AUGUST 5, 2020
WHAT MORE LATINX MURALS IN KC MEAN FOR REPRESENTATION
Murals in Kansas City to the metro. But how much of the public art in KC is representative of the Latinx and Hispanic community?