2006 Annual BFA Exhibition

04/15/2006 - 05/13/2006
2006 Annual BFA Exhibition

The 2006 Annual BFA Exhibition features work by nearly 100 candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Kansas City Art Institute, majoring in art history, ceramics, creative writing, design, fiber, illustration, interdisciplinary, new media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.

2006 Annual BFA Exhibition Jurors:
David Dowell, Principal Partner, El Dorado Inc.
Elizabeth Dunbar, Curator, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art

Raechell Smith, Director, H&R Block Artspace

Best of Show:

Carolyn Hopkins (Intedisciplinary)

Honor Award:

Derek Stoops (Photography/New Media)

Honorable Mention:
Curtis Anthony Bozif (Painting and Art History)
Jonathan Ivester (Photography/New Media and Art History)

Bobby Belotte (Painting and Art History)

Public Programs:
Friday, April 28

KCAI’s Irving Amphitheatre

A discussion will be held on topics in contemporary art and the 2006 Annual BFA Exhibition with guest critics Elizabeth Dunbar, Curator, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, David Dowell, Principle Partner, El Dorado, Inc., Raechell Smith, Director, Artspace, and special guest Kate Hackman, Assistant Director, Charlotte Street Foundation and Director, Art in the Loop.

Friday, May 12th

H&R Block Artspace

Phyllis Moore, chair of the college’s liberal arts department is hosting Reading the Refrigerator, a public program highlighting excerpts taken from Compendium 2006: The Icebox Issue. Compendium is a collection of written work by students who have majored or double-majored in creative writing or art history. Students presented works of poetry, short stories, and art history theses.

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


Press Release

The 2006 Annual BFA Exhibition
at the H&R Block Artspace at KCAI
April 6, 2006
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