2019 Annual BFA Exhibition

04/05/2019 - 05/04/2019
2019 Annual BFA Exhibition

2019 BFA Exhibition Opening Reception.

April 5–May 4, 2019

The 2019 Annual BFA Exhibition features new work by candidates earning their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Kansas City Art Institute and majoring in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Fiber, Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture.

Opening Reception: Friday, April 5, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts

Closing reception: Friday, May 3, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Open House during the KCAI End-of-Semester Exhibition & Sale

2019 Commencement Speaker
Sean O’Harrow, Executive Director, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
2019 Honorary Award Recipients
John Buck (’68 Sculpture) and Deborah Butterfield
12th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker

Mel Ziegler (’78 Sculpture)

2019 Guest Jurors
Anne Austin Pearce – Associate Professor of Art, College of Arts and Sciences at Rockhurst College
Mel Ziegler – Professor of Art and Chair of the Department of Art at Vanderbilt University

Best in Show
Jeff Schoenhofen (Illustration)
Fall Semester Sketchbook, 2018

Honor Award
Daisy Montano (Photography)
Liberty Memorial, 2019

Honorable Mentions
Marina (Nina) Gookin (Illustration)
Burren Travel Sketchbook, 2018

Christopher Williams (Ceramics)
An Unspoken Message, 2019

Michael Bond (Sculpture)
Mental Topography, 2019

See the full checklist here.