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Senior Academic Affairs Specialist
Julia received her B.F.A from KCAI and her M.F.A from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She worked in the non-profit art organization sector and taught at the college level before joining the KCAI Admissions staff, which she has been a part of for over 15 years.
Territories: transfer students from Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Wyoming. Julia is also responsible for all international and all spring applicants.
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Maret Cissner hails from south Alabama and has been living in Kansas City since attending KCAI. She graduated from KCAI with a B.F.A in Ceramics in 2013. One of her passions is environmental sustainability in the studio and is involved with several local and national initiatives to support this cause. Her current studio practice is focused on preserving and practicing textile design and garment construction techniques. Outside of helping students find their path at KCAI, Maret is also heavily involved with organizations supporting women in our community.
Territories: Ohio, Oklahoma, Georgia, Alabama, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, D.C., Maryland, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas (Dallas and Houston)
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Interim Director of Admissions
Alyx Jacobs is a Kansas City transplant from Omaha, Nebraska. She received her B.F.A. in Graphic Design at the Kansas City Art institute in 2016. During her time at KCAI, alongside her design work, Alyx found a love for printmaking and quilting. Currently, Alyx combines these passions to create naturally dyed and screen-printed quilts, while also doing freelance graphic design work for local clients.
Territories: Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Kansas
Contact Information: email@example.com or 816-379-8868.