2022 Annual BFA Exhibition

04/15/2022 - 05/14/2022
2022 Annual BFA Exhibition

The Kansas City Art Institute is pleased to present the 2022 Annual BFA Exhibition: Landscapes of Intimacy to celebrate a new generation of artists and designers earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from KCAI.

Featuring recent work by over 100 artists receiving their BFA degrees in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Fiber, Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Product Design, and Sculpture, this annual exhibition provides many of these artists with their first public exhibition opportunity while also representing the culmination of their BFA degree program.

The 2022 Annual BFA Exhibition: Landscapes of Intimacy is organized for the Kansas City Art Institute by Guest Curator Zaina Bseiso (KCAI faculty in Filmmaking). Special thanks to Lisa Maione, Assistant Professor in Graphic Design, and Eager Zhang, AICAD Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor in Graphic Design, for designing the exhibition identity.

The 2022 Annual BFA Exhibition: Landscapes of Intimacy is hosted by the H&R Block Artspace and the KCAI Gallery. The Artspace and KCAI Gallery are open and free to all. To protect the well-being of visitors, masks and social distancing are recommended.

Visitors do not need reservations, however, please note the difference in gallery hours at each venue when planning your visit.

H&R Block Artspace
16 East 43rd Street
Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 12 – 5 p.m.

KCAI Gallery
4415 Warwick Blvd.
Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m.


Public Engagement

2022 Annual BFA Exhibition
Opening Weekend
Friday, April 15, 12-6 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, 12-6: p.m.

T.N.T. (The Noon Thing)
April 15, 3 p.m., KCAI Gallery
April 22, April 29, May 6, 12p.m., H&R Block Artspace

2022 BFA Animation Screening
May 5-14, KCAI Gallery

Check Artspace and KCAI Gallery Instagram and Facebook accounts for featured artworks and artist profiles.

For more information, if you have questions, or if you need to make special arrangements for your visit, email bfa@kcai.edu.