Artist: Dave Loewenstein
Dave Loewenstein is a muralist, printmaker and arts organizer based in Lawrence, Kansas. In addition to his more than twenty public works in Kansas, examples of his dynamic and richly colored community-based murals can be found across the United States, and in Northern Ireland, South Korea and Brazil. Loewenstein’s prints, which focus on social justice issues, are exhibited internationally and are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Yale University, and the Center for the Study of Political Graphics in Los Angeles. He is the co-author of Kansas Murals: A Traveler’s Guide, a 2007 Kansas Notable Book Award Winner, published by the University Press of Kansas; and is the subject of “Called to Walls,” a feature length documentary that premiered in 2016. In 2014, he was named one of the founding Cultural Agents for the new U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, and in the spring of 2016 he led multiple mural projects in Brazil on a project coordinated by the Meridian Center for Cultural Diplomacy.
Dave is available for speaking engagements and to advise groups interested in beginning community-based public art projects. To schedule a visit, send him an email or see his his Contact page on his website.
Headshot taken by Rachel Perry.