2020 Annual BFA Exhibition

08/28/2020 - 09/19/2020
2020 Annual BFA Exhibition

August 28 – September 19, 2020

Graphic by Jesslyn Jakobe

The Artspace is pleased to present the 2020 Annual BFA Exhibition featuring new works throughout the Artspace galleries created by recent graduates who have earned their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree 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.

The 2020 Annual BFA Exhibition is organized in collaboration with Michael Schonhoff, KCAI campus gallery director, with support provided by Isabel Vargas, Block Fellow. Public programs have been organized with the support of the BFA Exhibition Advisory Committee: 2020 BFA graduates RJ Junger, Lueking Knabe, Charlotte May, and Jada Patterson. The Online Viewing Room has been created in partnership with KCAI Office of Communications.

2020 Exhibition Awards Jurors
José Faus, Latino Writers Collective founding member, artist, poet, writer, educator
Neysa Page-Lieberman, independent curator, lecturer, writer, educator

Exhibition checklist


Online Viewing Room
You may also visit the 2020 Annual BFA Exhibition Online Viewing Room

Online Viewing Room

Public Engagement
The Artspace is excited to engage artists and audiences in new ways through a series of digital programs.

#KCAIGRAD2020 on Instagram will introduce artworks in the exhibition and explore new themes each week.

The New TNT: Artists at Work on Facebook introduces the artists and designers of KCAI’s Class
of 2020 through a series of interviews and conversations featured between September 7 – 15.