Who is Kansas City Creates?

KC Creates is a vital, creative community in which the arts ignite shared experiences and unexpected connections.

KC Creates empowers a diverse array of educational and cultural events in order to inspire creativity and build bonds among audiences, artists,
businesses and civic organizations.

It does this by:

  • Fostering an inclusive arts community.
  • Providing opportunities for artists, from emerging to established, to share their work.
  • Celebrating artistic expression.

The Team

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Cheryl Kimmi
Executive Director

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Tiffany Chappell
Program Coordinator

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Lea Petrie
Project Manager

The Board of Directors

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Lance Loewenstein
Attorney at Law PC


Mark Conarroe


Maryfrances Wagner
The Writers Place and Editor of I-70 Review

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Deborah Shouse and Ron Zoglin
The Creativity Connection

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Trudie Homan


We're looking for sponsors as dynamic as we are! Creates is the perfect opportunity to engage with the progressive people we draw out. Let us build a sponsorship package tailored specifically to your needs!

Cheryl Kimmi|Executive Producer


It takes a village to raise an arts organization dedicated to emerging and experimental art! To make an easy, general donation of any amount, please use our secure Donate Link.

KC Creates, Inc is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit corporation. For more info, email or call our Executive Producer at (816) 533-5890.