2017 Annual BFA Exhibition

04/08/2017 - 05/06/2017
2017 Annual BFA Exhibition

An exhibition featuring new work by candidates earning their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Kansas City Art Institute.

Opening reception; Friday, April 7, 5 – 7 p.m.
Closing reception: Friday, May 5, 5 – 7 p.m.

TNT (the noon thing) at the Artspace
Gallery walk with curator Jennifer Baker
Fridays, April 14, 21, 28 Noon

2017 Commencement Speaker
Jane Chu, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts

9th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker
Leesa Fanning

2017 Guest Jurors
Leesa Fanning – Curator of Contemporary Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Lyndon Barrois, Jr. – Museum Educator at The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

Best of Show:
Yesid Joel Saavedra (Sculpture)
Rooted Systems, 2017

Honor Award:
Isaac Logsdon (Ceramics | Art History)
Flowers and Rock from Kaw Point, 213 years after Lewis and Clark, 2017

Honorable Mentions:
Mary Kuvet, (Painting | Art History)
On The Coloniality of Being, 2017

Albert R. Owens (Sculpture)
To Glass, 2017

Laurena Roytberg (Painting)
Settling for Pleasure, 2017

Ethan Tucker (Illustration)
Interlocking Process, 2017

PRESS

KCUR 89.3

Figuring Lewis And Clark Need More Context, A Kansas City Art Student Hits The Trail
May 12, 2017
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