About Us



Mead Street Gallery found its roots at the Wichita Farm and Art Market as Marketplace Gallery. Thanks to David and D. J. Burk, major contributors to the the Old Town redevelopment, founders of the gallery were able to establish a unique art environment.  But times change and cities grow and the artisans of the Marketplace Gallery have moved to a wonderful new space – Mead Street!

The new location was originally built in 1905. The historic Smyth-Mead building served as a warehouse before the fire of 1911. The exterior walls and basement were all that was left of the original building.


Architect Fred G. McCune incorporated the remaining structure into in design and it certainly adds to the ambiance of our Gallery.  It still reflects the vision of the two original artists and those who have joined through the years.


Mead Street Gallery is a co-operative of award winning, professional Artists dedicated  to promoting the Arts. The Gallery features original art in a variety of mediums – Watercolor, Pastel, Acrylic, Oil Paintings, and Sculpture.