"KC's 1% Arts Program and its Impact on the new KCI"
Jan 14, 2022
James Martin
"KC's 1% Arts Program and its Impact on the new KCI"
Topic Description
James Martin, Kansas City's Public Arts Administrator, will give background info about the KCMO Municipal Art Commission and the One Percent for Art program. He will illustrate a few examples from the program's 35 year history, and give a preview of works of art coming to the KCI New Single Terminal and Parking project.

James Martin began working as Public Art Administrator for the City of Kansas City, Missouri in late 2019. Prior to working for KCMO, he served as Public Art Consultant for the cities of Gladstone, MO, Leawood, KS, Merriam, KS, and Olathe, KS and for Overland Park Regional Medical Center. He has also held curatorial positions with Truman Medical Centers, Sprint, and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and taught art history at UMKC, Johnson County Community College, Park University and Baldwin-Wallace College in Ohio. He holds a BA in art history from the University of Kansas and a MA in art history from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH.