2014 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition

April 19 - May 17

Overview

Yoojin Cheong, "Loli Pop," 2013, mixed media
Installation view, foreground: Joey Watson, "Luminescent Trays with Ceremonial Accoutrements", Installation, ∆10 porcelain, neodymium magnets, opalite, silicone carbide, 3-D printed protein molecule, kiln formed glass, ‘S’ biners, melamine, acrylic rod, prismatic plastic, seat foam, latex, electro luminescent wire, velcro
Installation view
Opening reception
7th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker: Angela Dufresne, (Painting '99) with Bryan Brock in senior student critique
2014 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition Jurors: Michael Krueger and Cristina Albu

 

The 2014 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition features works by 126 B.F.A. candidates from the Kansas City Art Institute, majoring in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Media, Fiber, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
 
The exhibition was supported in part, the Kansas City Art Institute’s Department of Alumni Relations.

2014 Commencement Speaker:
Marc Wilson, Director Emeritus of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

7th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker:
Angela Dufresne, (Painting '99)

2014 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition Jurors:
Cristina Albu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Contemporary Art, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Michael Krueger, Artist and Associate Professor of Art, University of Kansas
 
Best of Show:
Katie Earl (Photography | Art History) and
Joseph Watson (Ceramics)

Honorable Mentions:

Johanna Brooks (Digital Filmmaking)
Shenequa Brooks (Fiber)
Evander Camorlinga (Fiber)
Edward Fujiki (Painting)
Sharon Gradischnig (Painting)
Jordan Voss (Photography| Art History)

Checklist


Christen Baker
Ceramics
Vice and Virtue
porcelain, glaze, china paint, luster, poplar wood,
display shelf: walnut, velvet fabric 

William Baumgarten
Painting
“    ”
furniture, paint, canvas, tape

Christopher Bender
Fiber
Stained
felt, cotton bedding, wood 

Jonathan Bero
Illustration | Art History
Paradisal
acrylic on wood panel

Miranda Bertucci
Painting
Untitled (Structure)
wood, paint, hardware

Anna Blanck
Painting
HEARTLAND
audio installation

Emily Blaser
Fiber
Capsule
video projection, silk

Briana Bosworth
Photography
Untitled (from The Drift series)
inkjet print

William Bradley
Sculpture
Widdershins/Deasil
(featuring Joey Watson and Colin Ziha)
Eusynth, FRLKAGA, Kerremephones, didgeridoo, sining Bowl, Schemann’s Resonance, voice, salt,
chalk, crystals, minerals, cosmic vibration

Benjamin Bradshaw
Sculpture
Artist Rendering of Time Crystals
animation
9 min 30 sec

Mary Braun
Painting
Rivella 3
oil on canvas

Brock
Fiber
#Twerkception
video performance

Johanna Brooks
Digital Filmmaking
Fiberglass Flesh
video installation, mannequins

Shenequa Brooks
Fiber
Woven Synthetic
cotton and synthetic hair

Tobe Burgos-Passiglia
Illustration | Art History | Asian Studies
Alice Dee
brush and ink

Evander Camorlinga
Fiber
Knitted Space
cotton and tencel

Hannah Carr
Fiber
Limbo
digital print

Shelly Cascio
Photography | Art History
Untitled (from Emerging Fusion series)
digital pigment print

Amanda Castro
Painting
A Friend for Mr. Longeron
wooden seesaw and paper puppet

Kim Chapman
Illustration
Horseshot and Nails (from Various Equestrain Tack series)
ballpoint pen

Yoo-Jin Cheong
Illustration
Lolli Pop
digital print

M. Christina Cisneros
Painting
The Drive
acrylic on wood

Oliver T.Clark
Sculpture | Art History
Surmount
walnut, oil, wax, tarred nylon

Rebecca Clews
Photography
Ruby Mountains
inkjet print

Iggi Daugherty
Illustration
Berd Village
digital print

Kimberly Davidson
Sculpture | Art History
The Archangel Bears Lavender
basswood, cherry, walnut

Sebra Debrecht
Ceramics | Art History
Tessellating Tile Fabric, Triangles
ceramic

Abraham Diaz
Painting
You are closer than the space between us
but we’ll always be eight months away

digital print, ash, maple

Derek Dobbins
Printmaking | Art History
Mound
digital print
 
Stephanie Dueñas
Painting | Art History
They Came Out to Say “Hello”
acrylic paint on yupo paper, silver Duralar on foam

Diana Durrant
Painting
De Quadrupedibus
pen and ink on paper

Katie Earl
Photography | Art History
Kinesics
video projection

Amy Erickson
Painting
In Vaper
oil on panel

Miles Fermin and Zacree Cobos
Printmaking | Graphic Design
RAD: WARNING and RIBZ EXCLUSIVE PRODUCT
pop-up shop

Brittany Ficken
Photography | Art History
2 in 1 Waterfall / Cave
archival inkjet print

Zachariah Folken
Painting | Creative Writing
Whale
bark, clay, flower petal, sand

Scott Foulk
Painting
Appendage
Future foam

Ellen Fox
Illustration
Rose Colored Glasses
digital print with graphite and watercolor

Edward Fujiki
Painting
Cardboard Piece
cardboard

Rebecca Gearhart
Painting | Creative Writing
Quitled Composition
recycled clothing, cotton, thread

Mariah Gillespie and Olivia Gibb
Fiber| Printmaking
Jumping Bean, My Best Friend is a Leaf, Saying Hi
hand-dyed/hand-printed cotton, vintage sheets

Austin Gober
Illustration
2 and 1
acrylic paint and ink on wood panel

Angelita Gonzales
Illustration
June
100% cotton fabric

Keller Gordon
Painting
(P)leasure
foam standout

Sharon Gradischnig
Painting
Justice/Injustice Series, (Black = 1/3 More Likely Deaths)
oil on canvas

Jennifer Hayden
Painting
Separation at Point of Connection
plaster, paint, wax

Gregory Healy
Illustration
Spacecraft Concept #5 - Final Isometric: (Top, Side, Bottom, Rear)
digital, vinyl print

Phillip Hernandez
Illustration
Prepare for Take Off
digital print

Casey Holden
Photography
Untitled (from Neither Here nor There series)
inkjet print  / AP

Christopher Holmes
Illustration
Lusca
acrylic, screen printing, ink, glow paint,
pencil on canvas with black light

Hayley Hooper
Painting
Untitled (It Looks Like It Just Might Today)
oil on panel

Gabe Horner
Illustration
Butch-Femme Series
watercolor

Elizabeth Howe
Painting
For the Ship: So They Might Understand What It’s Like Here...
Since I May Never Return

graphite on paper

Laura Hughes
Illustration
Mountain Man
fabric, paper, and wool collage

Derek Hutsell
Photography
Through the Eye of the Beholder
inkjet print

Emma Jennings
Illustration
La Vie En Rose
graphite, ink, digital print, edition 1/10

Sophie Jewel
Illustration
The Mermaid Tarot
digitally printed cards, edition 1/2

Krystal Jolicoeur
Fiber
Le Nou Reveye (When We Wake)
soil, wood, grass

Shellie Kacillas
Ceramics
Fountain of Life
porcelain, china paint, glaze, luster

Erin Kennedy
Animation
Sensory Dome
wood, glass, mirrors

Emily Kenyon
Fiber
Just Do It (Yourself)
inkjet print on Phototek

Lena Klett
Fiber | Art History
Demesne
gouache, acrylic, paper, charcoal, embroidery
thread

Katherine Koch

Painting
Anticipation (From Memory)
charcoal on paper

Alexander Krahenbuhl
Printmaking
Double Concerto by J.S Bach
Color Arrangement by Alex Krahenbuhl

mixed media in book, AP

Christina Larkins

Illustration
POETIC
Giclée print on cotton rag

Tess Lawson
Painting
Angel Eyes
digital print

Ivan Levko
Painting
A Series in Red #1
oil on canvas

Ashley Lucas
Painting
Composition of a Flamingo and Turtle
acrylic on paper

Samantha Ludwig
Painting | Art History
Rowan Series
silver point on paper

Thomas Luna
Painting
Exhumed Artifact
plaster

Shane Lutzk
Ceramics
Obelisk
ceramic

Juliana Noelle Lynn

Painting
Step-Dragon
mixed media

Lauren McGill
Printmaking
An Exercise in Empathy
32, 8 1/2” x 5” typed graph paper sheets, map pins

Ameila McKnight
Painting | Creative Writing
Zoo in Pink and Green series
gouache and pen

Kristen McLaren
Fiber
180 Hours: Hand Knit Lace
hand knit tencel

Alysia Medlin
Painting | Art History
Untitled
cut inkjet print and spray paint

Veronica Melecio

Painting
Wash/Rinse/Repeat
plaster, pigment, plastic

Victoria Meyers
Photography | Creative Writing
Sinkings
digital inkjet print

Laura Millar
Fiber
Fabric, Food, Function
repurposed fabric, toy food, food

Sharon Moore
Illustration
Dvasia
charcoal on paper

Cristina Muñiz
Painting
Temple Square No. 2
acrylic, enamel, charcoal on foam panel

Amanda Muzquiz
Illustration
At the Bottom of Everything
watercolor

Max Newman
Sculpture
Vacation
mixed media

Jacob Overstreet
Painting
Rock Formation in the Sky
ink, soap, water, wash on Mylar

Evan Pardue
Painting
All Through the Night
HD video projection

Sara Perkins
Digitalfilmaking
Heart of the Pelican
digital video 
5 min 30 sec

Brittany Plachecki
Illustration
Spirited Away
digital print

Austin Lee Pritchett
Illustration
The Map of Blazestone (from the Crit Juice Podcast)
mixed media

Rachel Rabago 

Illustration
Season Pin-Up (Summer, Spring, Fall, Winter)
spray paint, oil-based sharpie paint,
micron, acrylic

Logan Ramirez
Digital Filmmaking
Why I like Hipsters
digital film
4 min ll sec

Karla Hernandez Rangel
Painting | Art History
Bearclaw
acrylic paint, spray paint, plaster, vinyl spackle, spray insulation foam, charcoal on paper

Tara Raweewonrungjumrus

Illustration
It’s Arrested Development Series
digital print pen and ink

Thomas Redmon & Brandon Segelke
Ceramics
Digital Filmmaking | Art History
Same Old Song, A Self-Portrait after the Dionysus from the Eastern Pediment of the Parthenon
digital film
10 min

Carrie Riehl
Illustration
Ross La Pomme
archival inkjet print on aluminium dibond

Max Rosenbaum

Fiber | Creative Writing
One Relationship
papier mâché, silicone, acrylic, lenticular print

Brandon Schnur
Ceramics
Threat, Destory, Crave, Return
ceramic, aluminium leaf, acrylic

Brantly Sheffield

Illustration
Serve
oil on masonite

Melanie Sherman
Ceramics
Enlightened Porcelain (Porcelain as a Source of Light)
porcelain, electrical cord, wood, sockets, light bulbs

Ryan Shrum

Fiber
Thriftstore Diptych
digital print

Lauren Sobchak
Fiber
Foot Fall
treddles, metal pin

Amanda Steuck
Illustration | Art History
Edo Ghosts
digital prints

Julian Stropes
Painting
Conflugration in 2 Parts
ink on fabric with wood in stone

Bennie Thompson
Illustration
Master Sansei Fukuda
digital print

Haley Treadwell
Painting
1951
mixed media

Kelsey Van Horn

Printmaking
The Borhyaenoids Series (1. Pucadelphysandinus,
2. Thylacosmilusatrox, 3. Lycopsis Longrostrus)

copperplate etching, spit-bite with watercolour on Rives B7K

Christian Velasquez
Painting
Untitled (Table 1)
inkjet print, vinyl letter, and melamine/oak/pine table

Jordan Voss
Photography | Art History
Untitled (from Land into Landscape series)
digital laser print transferred to glass pane

Zac Voss
Sculpture
DAP: shout-out A.W. Tourgée
mixed tapes, trash, gold, money, hose, roaches

Joseph Watson
Ceramics
Luminescent Trays with Ceremonial Accoutrements
∆10 porcelain, neodymium magnets, opalite, silicone carbide, 3-D printed protein molecule, kiln formed glass, ‘S’ biners, melamine, acrylic rod, prismatic plastic, seat foam, latex,
electro luminescent wire, velcro

Katie Weatherly
Printmaking
Crystal City
kiln formed glass

Allison Welter
Illustration
Cultural Mask Series: Day of the Dead Mask, Anubis Embalming Mask,
North-Western Native American Mask, Hindu Demon Mask

cut paper

Tuesday West
Ceramics
New Bonds Research
glazed terracotta tiles, voided wooden column

David White
Illustration | Art History
Focused
spray paint and colored paper

Jennifer Wilkinson
Ceramics
ASMR Sculpture Garden
ceramic components, wood table, foam

Patrick Wolf
Printmaking
1 Was Once 2
plexiglass, silicone, acetate

Alec Wright
Painting
Tyler Knobby
acrylic, plastic shavings, pastel wood, toy cars

Emily Young
Fiber
Be Content With Your Lot
quilt

Colin J. Ziha
Ceramics
A Few Possibilities, A Couple Realities, One Path
Cone 10 Reduction, Oxidation Porcelain

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