2005 Annual BFA Exhibition

04/09/2005 - 05/14/2005
2005 Annual BFA Exhibition

The 2005 Annual BFA Exhibition features new work by the Kansas City Art Institute’s graduating class of 2005, majoring in art history, ceramics, creative writing, design, fiber, illustration, interdisciplinary, new media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.  Installed throughout the Artspace, the 2005 Annual BFA Exhibition presents a range of exemplary, often surprising creations by some of Kansas City’s most exciting emerging artists.

2005 Annual BFA Exhibition Jurors:
Stacy Switzer, Artistic Director, Grand Arts

Hesse McGraw, Director of Urban Culture Project’s Paragraph Gallery

Best of Show:

Ascot J. Smith (Photography & New Media)

Honor Award:

Emily Sall (Painting)

Honorable Mention:
Dane Bonner (Printmaking)
Dennis Dotty (Interdisciplinary)
Yo Fukui (Ceramic)
Kati Mullen (Interdisciplinary)
Jess Moffitt (Photography & New Media)

Kyra Termini (Fiber)

A special programming series in conjunction with the exhibition includes the 2005 Guest Critic Program, a unique, competitive opportunity for seniors to apply for critiques with invited artists and arts professionals in Kansas City.  As a culmination to this unique opportunity, a public panel discussion entitled Opportunities: Contemporary Crossovers for Emerging Artists in Kansas City, will be held on April 27, 2005 in Epperson Auditorium at the Kansas City Art Institute.

For generous support of the 2005-2006 exhibition series at the Artspace, the Kansas City Art Institute gratefully acknowledges the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, and the H&R Block Foundation.


The Pitch

Art Darlings
April 21, 2005
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KCAI Website

Opportunites: Contemporary Crossovers for Emerging
Artists in Kansas City Public Panel Discussion
March 1, 2005
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Press Release

The 2005 Annual BFA Exhibition
at the H&R Block Artspace at KCAI
March 1, 2005
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