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Dreaming Kansas was conceptualized, directed, choreographed and performed by Ernesto Pujol, Artist-in-Residence, Salina Art Center Warehouse, April-May 2010

PROJECT COORDINATOR
Connie Burket

CURATOR
Christopher Cook

SALINA ART CENTER STAFF
Chris Cook, Wendy Moshier, Heather Greene, Libby Shoup,
Ann Marie Kriss, Justin Border
Interns: Anna Flores & Zac Ludwig

FARMERS DREAM PERFORMERS
Michael Handley, Colin Roe Ledbetter, Paul Lindholm, Kate Lindholm, Carla Duarte, Ernesto Pujol, Priti Cox

PERFORMANCE VOICES
Poetry: Lori Brack
Sound: Rosi Hayes

PERFORMANCE PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO
Aniko Safran, Ernesto Pujol, Justin Border, Angela Kerner, Stan Cox, Rosi Hayes

WEBSITE BANNER PHOTOGRAPHY
Ernesto Pujol

PROJECT PRODUCTION TEAM
Stan Cox, Priti Cox, Marge Streckfus, Christopher Cook, Connie Burket, Ernesto Pujol, Kelli Exline

GREAT PRAIRIE DRAWDOWN JUDGES
Iralee Barnard, Norm Yenkey, David Van Tassel, Marge Streckfus, Joyce Fent, Ernesto Pujol

WEBSITE DESIGN
Pamela Harris

FARM TOOLS LOANED BY
Pearl Jones, Debbie & Don Wagner, Heather Smith, Laura’s Antiques, Loretta "Mitzie" Costello, Andrea and Rocky Pfeifer of Auld Lang Syne Antiques & Collectibles

FIELD JOURNAL DRAWINGS AUTHORS
Joyce Fent, Anna Benoist, Eva Hagerdon, Jake Lawless, Carolyn Marie Gutsch, Nelson Gutsch, Loren Laird, Brooke Keller, Sailor Herron, Gabriel Herron, Clara R. Williams, David Van Tassel, Iralee Barnard, Ken Barnard, Connie Burcket, Priti Gulati Cox, Mattie Loder, Carla Duarte, Beau Sage, Michael Handley, Julia Crawford, Bonnie Neubrand, Mark Neubrand, Marge Streckfus, Chris Seitz, Xavier Crawford, Mahpiya Benoist, Ernesto Pujol, Harold Verne Lear, Jan Wilson, Catherine Silhan, Ava Sanders, Lori Brack, Christopher M. Riley, Ellie Loder, Emily Lykens, Chris Cook, Cindy Zimmerman, Aniko Safran, Frank Shaw, Mary Kay, Kate Lindholm, Harley Elliott

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Dreaming Kansas is dedicated to my fearless birder friend, Marge Streckfus.

 

SALINA ART CENTER BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Stacy Clark, Julia Crawford, Debbie Divine, Brandon Ebert, Kellie Exline, Brigid Hall, Frank Hamton, Peter Johnston, Mary Kay, Trey Mowery, David Petty, Katie Platten, Mark Ritter, Lee Romaniszyn, Doreen Simpson, Sydney Soderberg, Robert Weber

SALINA ART CENTER WAREHOUSE MENTORS & MENTOREES
Shin-hee Chin, Priti Cox, Harley Elliot, Andrea Fuhrman, Mary Kay, Peggy Medina, Ruth Moritz, Richae Morrow, Amy Payne, Ann Resnick, Conrad Snider, Debbie Wagner, Cindy Zimmerman

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR MAIN FUNDER
The Good Works Foundation in Los Angeles, particularly Laura Donnelly and Phillip Yenawine

SPECIAL THANKS TO
Chair Brian Snapp, Art and Art History Department, College of Fine Arts, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PROJECT PARTNER
The Land Institute, particularly Ken Warren and Stan Cox

The artist also wishes to thank: Heather Ferrell, the staff of the Spencer Museum of Art, Heather & Boyd Smith, Paula Fried & her family, Jim Brown, Scott Bontz, James Minnerath, Fr. Frank Coady, the ranger at the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve, the Salina Chapter of the Audubon society, Salina Family YMCA, the staff at Mokas, and to Scott Tarr, for taking care of the home front.

Special thanks to my friend, visionary curator and community leader Saralyn Reece Hardy, for introducing me in 2002 to her beautiful landscape and people. She opened up the mythical Midwest to my awareness through Willa Cather, Wes Jackson, and many other writers, and I became a believer.

…AND TO THE GENEROUS PEOPLE OF SALINA, KANSAS.

This project is made possible in part by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Copyright Ernesto Pujol, 2010. The website managers reserve the right to edit content.
Website design by Pamela Harris Illustration & Design.