Featuring recent work by over 120 artists majoring in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Fiber, Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Product Design, and Sculpture, with minors in Asian Studies, Entrepreneurial Studies, Social Practice, and Sound, 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 2024 Annual BFA Exhibition: In Assemblage is co-hosted by the H&R Block Artspace and the KCAI Gallery, and both venues are free and open to the public.

Opening Night
Friday April 12th, 5 - 8 p.m.

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

KCAI Gallery
4415 Warwick Boulevard
Hours: Thursday through Sunday, 12-5 p.m.

The 2024 Annual BFA Exhibition: In Assemblage is organized for the Kansas City Art Institute by guest curators David Alpert and Kiki Serna. Special thanks as well to the KCAI President’s Office, Visiting Artist Working Group, and the Professional Practice Center for their support of the 2024 BFA Awards.

2024 BFA Award Jurors

Abraham Diaz (‘14 Painting), visual artist, St. Louis, MO
Jessica May, Executive Director, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

Upcoming Public Engagement

Opening Reception
Friday, April 12, 5-7 p.m.

T.N.T. (The Noon Thing)

April 19, 12 p.m., H&R Block Artspace
April 26, 12 p.m., KCAI Gallery
May 3, 12 p.m., H&R Block Artspace
May 10, 12 p.m., KCAI Gallery

BFA Open House, KCAI End of Semester Exhibition

May 3, 5-8 p.m.