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

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

CreativeRHINO Moves To Wichita, KS


From West Coast – to East Coast – to Middle Coast, CreativeRHINO moves to Wichita, KS and announces a new Executive Creative Director.

March 22nd, 2010 – Bolton Landing, NY – For Immediate Release.
Bolton Landing-based company CreativeRHINO is moving to Wichita, KS effective May 1st, 2010. CreativeRHINO was founded in San Francisco by Ryan W. Gates in 2007 and moved to Bolton Landing in 2008.

CreativeRHINO consists of digital nomadic artists and freelancers, allowing the company to be located from practically any location with a major airport and a high-speed Internet connection. While a permanent office has not yet been established in Wichita, all digital connections will remain unchanged and all mail will be forwarded during the transition. The main office number (518-240-6108) will no longer be functioning after April 19th, 2010. To contact, please email at

CreativeRHINO is also pleased to announce that Kathryn Van Steenhuyse will be taking over as the Executive Creative Director of CreativeRHINO. Kathryn brings her keen eye as an abstract painter to the table as well as her many years experience as a designer, production manager, and creative manager.

Former ECD Ryan W. Gates will be stepping back into a passive position at CreativeRHINO. Ryan has accepted a position as the Director of Viral Marketing and Marketing Manager at easygates, LLC. Easygates is the franchise development office of easyhome, Ltd.

“I am incredibly excited that CreativeRHINO is broadening its horizons and embarking on a new adventure. I think Ryan’s new role with easygates LLC. will further strengthen the relationship between our companies & foster new collaboration. I look forward to new challenges in CreativeRHINO’s future.”
-Kathryn Van Steenhuyse

Ryan Gates and Kathryn Van Steenhuyse of CreativeRHINO