Peregrine Honig is an artist and social entrepreneur based out of Kansas City, MO. Honig is the youngest living artist to have work acquired by the Whitney Museum of Art’s permanent collection and recently returned from The Robert Rauchenburg Foundation’s first annual SEED Summit. Honig is strongly dedicated to advocating and pedestaling the creative identity of Kansas City. She has been a business and creative leader in historic neighborhoods since 1997, co-founding The West Eighteenth Fashion Show, freelance curating, and developing innovative retail spaces in The Film Row and Bauer Machine Works Buildings, both constructed in the 1920s.


Q: What does preservation mean to you?


A: Old buildings are beautiful ancient mistresses. They are fussy and high maintenance, but completely worth indulging just to learn their stories.