The Evolution of Harvester Arts

Selection of logo submissions

Selection of logo submissions

March of 2012, CreativeRHINO’s Kate Van Steenhuyse and Ryan W. Gates started a project called *asterICT.  Its goal was “…to break down barriers between contemporary artists and their audience by inviting emerging artists from a broad range of disciplines to Wichita, KS for performances, exhibitions, workshops, and casual conversation.  *asterICT brought contemporary arts to the community on an intimate level so artists and audiences could engage with each other and mutually benefit from a shared artistic dialog.”  Two years later, the project has evolved into a fully operational nonprofit arts organization founded by Van Steenhuyse (CEO) along with co founders Kristin Beal (COO) and Ryan W. Gates.  The organization is, Harvester Arts: Read More

Doug Gottlieb vs. Wichita State

DOUG GOTTLIEB vs. WICHITA STATE

A Twitter conversation between CBS Sports Analyst Doug Gottlieb and CreativeRHINO’s Ryan W. Gates – and the appropriateness of online personalities.

Ron Baker St. LouisDuring The Wichita State Shockers’ stunning defeat of Saint Louis (on the road), CBS analyst Doug Gottlieb made live TV comments regarding the Shockers explaining why they “weren’t really the 12th best team in the nation” despite their #12 ranking.  During this odd aside where he continually referred to WSU as the “Wheatshockers” and explained to the nation how WSU’s star player Ron Baker is from Iowa (he’s from Kansas); he ticked off a fair amount of Shocker Nation who had some things to say to him on Twitter where he refers to himself as a “CBS Personality – Tweets are meant to relate my snarky commentary on the world…nothing else.Read More

Closing Party of Kathryn Van Steenhuyse’s Show “Immaculate Canvas” Tonight

Tonight is the closing party for Immaculate Canvas, a series of new work by Kathryn Van Steenhuyse on display at Wichita’s NakedCity Gallery in Old Town.  Please join us for this party and Wichita’s “Final Friday” Art Crawl, a night where many of the city’s galleries open their doors to show off new work and celebrate the Wichita art scene.  Kathryn will be on hand at NakedCity Gallery from 7pm – close to answer any questions about this body of work.  Come mingle, drink, snack, and enjoy this gorgeous evening with us and enjoy Final Friday! Read More

CreativeRHINO Launches *asterICT

Interactive new media company CreativeRHINO is excited to announce a new series of visiting artists entitled *asterICT

This series seeks to break down barriers between contemporary artists and their audience by inviting emerging artists from a broad range of disciplines to Wichita for performances, exhibitions, workshops, and casual conversation.  *asterICT brings contemporary arts to the community on an intimate level so that artists and audiences can engage with each other and thus mutually benefit from a shared artistic dialog. Read More