2011 Annual BFA Exhibition

04/15/2011 - 05/14/2011
2011 Annual BFA Exhibition

Artwork by candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Kansas City Art Institute is on view in the 2011 Annual BFA Exhibition. Readings from the Compendium 2011, a compilation of writings by graduating seniors, will take place on May 14.

With work installed throughout the Artspace — in the main gallery and also on the upper level — this exhibition includes work from graduating seniors at KCAI from all majors including Animation, Art history, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Digital Filmmaking, Fiber, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture.

2011 Commencement Speaker:

Jerry Saltz, Senior Art Critic for New York Magazine

4th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker:

Peregrine Honig, artist

2011 Annual BFA Exhibition Jurors:
Catherine Futter, Helen Jane and R. Hugh “Pat” Uhlmann Curator of Decorative Arts, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Royce Smith, Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Wichita State University

Best of Show:

Nathanael “Blake” Sidebottom (Painting)

Honor Award:
Katherine Clements (Painting)

Wen-Dan Lin (Ceramics)

Honorable Mentions:
Shane Jezowski (Sculpture)
Joe Fuller (Digial Filmmaking)

Rachel Rolon (Fiber)


Press Release

Work by graduating seniors to be on view
April 12, 2011
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