December 19, 2019
New Student Residence Hall Open House January 18
Join us on Saturday, January 18 for coffee and brunch bites plus open tours of the new Wylie Dining, Cafe Nerman, Sherman family Student Union and suite-style residences. See the latest in student living and the newest jewel on KCAI’s campus.
All are welcome from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to the open house celebration. Email email@example.com to R.S.V.P. to this free event.
Due to hazardous road conditions, KCAI’s campus and administrative offices will open at 10 a.m today, Friday, January 24. New student orientation will begin with lunch at 11:30 a.m. Morning activities in the central shop will be rescheduled. Please be safe when traveling to campus.
Two Sculpture faculty members are kicking off the new year with incredible accomplishments. Chair Jill Downen (’89 Painting) has been selected to exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s new contemporary art space the Momentary and Jarrett Mellenbruch has received a prestigious Creative Capital Award. Downen is one of 60 artists chosen for State of the Art 2020, which celebrates the opening of the new contemporary art space, the Momentary. The exhibition will be on view at the Momentary and Crystal Bridges from February 22 through May 24 and is free for all visitors. Downen’s art envisions a symbiotic relationship between the human body and architecture, where the exchanging forces and tensions of construction, destruction and restoration emerge as thematic possibilities. The work that will be exhibited, Three Dimensional Sketchbook, is a cabinet of drawers that viewers may open to view a range of material sketches. Each drawer features a label and keyword which poetically corresponds to its contents. With the opening of each drawer, the artwork reveals a visual-spatial language in miniature scale. “The opportunity to exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is meaningful in that I can share my voice within a national conversation about contemporary art today,” said Downen. Mellenbruch’s The Redwood Preserve was one read more…
- January 15, 2020KCAI Dedicates Barbara Marshall Residence Hall
- December 12, 2019Murals Created by KCAI Students Brighten Shuttered School
- November 13, 2019Sculpture Chair Jill Downen Selected to Exhibit at Crystal Bridges
- November 12, 2019Shop for Art Made By Students at the End-of-Semester Sale
- October 16, 2019Imagine What the World has Yet to See
- September 11, 2019Jill Downen’s Open Spaces Work Donated to the City