2016 Annual BFA Exhibition

04/16/2016 - 05/14/2016
2016 Annual BFA Exhibition

The 2016 Annual BFA Exhibition features works by over 117 BFA candidates from the Kansas City Art Institute, majoring in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Fiber, Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

Opening reception; Friday, April 15, 2016
Closing reception: Friday, May 13, 2016

2016 Guest Curators
Madeline Gallucci (Printmaking ‘12)
Kendell Harbin (Art History & Social Practice ‘13)

2016 Commencement Speaker
Pablo Helguera, artist, performer, and author

8th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker
Ellen Fullman (’79 Sculpture)

2016 Guest Jurors
Pablo Helguera, artist, performer, and author
Amy Kligman, Executive/Artistic Director, Charlotte Street Foundation

Best of Show:
Joseph Tuzzolino (Filmmaking | Creative Writing)

Honor Award:
Andrew Lattner (Painting)

Honorable Mentions:
Jennifer Green (Sculpture | Art History)
Bo Hubbard (Painting)
Gabriella Maria Lacza (Art History | Painting)
Sydney Monteer (Illustration)

Public Programs

8th Annual Distinguished Alumna Speaker
Ellen Fullman (Sculpture ‘79)
Thursday, April 28, 7:00 p.m.

Current Perspectives: Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series
Kansas City Art Institute: Epperson Auditorium, 4415 Warwick Boulevard

Ellen Fullman is a composer, instrument builder and performer based in San Francisco, CA. Fullman has been developing her installation, the Long String Instrument, for nearly 30 years; exploring the acoustics of large resonant spaces with her compositions and collaborative improvisations.

Likewise Magazine Release Party
Friday April 29, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Produced by Sara Garrison (Graphic Design ‘16)
Celebrating the debut of a magazine publication featuring work by artists, designers, and creative stylists.Live music performance by DJ Chameleon.

T.N.T. (The Noon Thing)
Art History and Creative Writing, Compendium 2016 Readings
Friday, May 13, Noon