2012 BFA Exhibition

April 14 - May 12

Overview

Installation view, Background: Bri Chesler, "Atrophic Torridity"
Installation view, Foreground: Skye Livingston, "When Your Horse Dies, Turn It Into A Boat And Keep Going"
5th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker Raissa Venables with Julian Chams
Installation view
Installation view, Background: Sophie Roessler, "Clairvoyance"
Opening reception
Class visit
 
Artwork by candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Kansas City Art Institute were on view throughout the Artspace — in the main gallery and also on the upper level. This invitational exhibition included work from departments at KCAI, including Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Digital Filmmaking, Fiber, Graphic Design, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture.
 
2011 Commencement Speaker:
Andres Serrano, artist
 
5th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker:
Raissa Venables (Photography 1999)
 
2012 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition Jurors:
Andres Serrano, artist
Julián Zugazagoitia, Director of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
April Watson, Associate Curator of Photography, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
 
Best of Show:
Skye Livingston (Fiber)
 
Honor Award:
Bri Chesler (Sculpture)
 
Honorable Mention:
Alyssa Lundgren (Digital Filmmaking & Art History)
Autumn Randell (Printmaking)
Sophie Roessler (Printmaking)

Checklist


*all works dated 2012, unless noted


Raynaldo A. Alvarez

Graphic Design
Geared
Mobile app design

Emily Bell
Photography
“Newspaper Run” from the “Non-People” Series
Permanent pigment print

John Berry
Animation
The Reset, 2011
2-D animation; 3 minutes

Sarah Bogosh
Printmaking
Graveyard
Colored pencil, graphite, ink and collage 

Shae Bishop
Ceramics & Art History
Vertices
Ceramic, glass, wire and PE fiber

Cathy Brandom
Sculpture
Ease
PVC, fabric and lights

Kathy Brown
Fiber
Beauty and Sublime
Linen

Kaleigh J. Calhoun
Fiber
Untitled
Woven cotton, copper and paper yarn

Caranne Camarena
Painting
Untitled
Elk and deer hide, plaster, fiberglass andtaxidermy

Megan Capper
Painting
A Month of Selves
Oil paint on canvas

Ruben Castillo
Printmaking
Constitute
Etching and drypoint on paper

Julian Chams
Painting
Internal Synthesis as a Means to Move
Inkjet prints on polyester and canvas, thread, wood, wax and wheels

Bri Chesler
Sculpture
Atrophic Torridity
Paper and wire

Nikki Clifford
Painting
My Life As A Vagina
Wood, glass, paper, fabric and glue

Emily Connell
Ceramics
The Encasement and Procession of the Zondervan’s “The Holy Bible” and the Westminster “Dictionary of the Bible”
Ceramic, plaster, glass, steel, fabric and projection

Palmer Conroy
Sculpture
The Butchering of Fuzzy Wumpkins
Felt

Chris Daharsh
Painting & Art History
Untitled
Concrete, stone, chain and inkjet prints

Genevieve D’Silva
Photography
Grenade
Digital print

Bethany Ediger and Taylor Pruitt
Graphic Design
SOWHAT: Poverty Awareness
Printed poster

Dayna Freeman
Fiber
Anxieties
Gouache, ink and graphite

Madeline Gallucci
Printmaking
SWEETMEAT
Graphite and spray paint on paper; house paint on wood

Lyssandra Gallup
Sculpture
Collection of Manifestations
Glass and copper foil

Matthew W. Garcia
Printmaking
We destroyed our mother to worship ourselves
Graphite and watercolor on paper

Peter Goffstein
Painting
Gap
Acrylic

Logan Graves
Sculpture
JFK: Interstellar American Soldier
Cardboard and mixed media

Rachel Gregor
Painting
Her Favorite Swimsuit
Chalk pastel on paper

Ben Harle
Ceramics & Art History
Disintegration
Ceramic, projection and sound

Sarah Hazelwood
Painting
Untitled
Mixed media

Hank Hafkemeyer
Ceramics
ONLY TWO HAPPY DAYS IN A BOAT OWNERS LIFE
Porcelain, plaster, plywood, foam and plexi-glass

Kaelyn Helmer
Painting
Grand Forks County Series
Oil on canvas

Melissa Roberta Henson
Printmaking
Untitled II
Monotype

Eric Hibbeler
Painting
The Siren
Digital print

Ben Hlavacek
Photography & Creative Writing
With The People Who Used to Play Here
Permanent pigment print

Katie Kaufman
Fiber & Art History
Mermaid
Hand-dyed cotton, monofilament and digital print

Laura Knoblock
Sculpture
The Rainbow Connection
Elmer’s glue and ink

Samantha Kroll
Sculpture
Metaguise
Performance, foam, window screen, fabric, kozo, stilts and crutches

Marianne Laury
Sculpture
My Bitch Would Jump Through Hoops to Score with Me
Video projection and wood

Christina Lenert Reavis
Fiber
7 Count Surrender or The Only Thing I Ever Really Learned in Art School
Silk

Bradley Kyle Lewis
Painting & Art History
Who Knew Green Space Wood
Mixed media

Alli Litwicki
Painting
Tack Room
String, foam, canvas, acetate, acrylic and bricks

Skye Livingston
Fiber & Art History
When Your Horse Dies, Turn It Into A Boat And Keep Going
Silk organza and found objects

Katie Long
Art History & Ceramics (minor)
Dessert Set
Clay

Rachel Long
Photography
I am Not a Fighter from the “Disposable Pet" series
Permanent pigment print

Ashley Lugo
Fiber
Memories (Smoky Mountains)
Porcelain

Roberto Lugo
Ceramics
Panda: Eats Shoots and Leaves
Porcelain

Alyssa Lundgren
Digital Filmmaking & Art History
Jesus Was A Moon Walker
Digital film

Alyssa Lundgren
Digital Filmmaking & Art History
Reenactment of Jeff Koons’ Michael Jackson & Bubbles
Film still print from Jesus Was A Moonwalker

Whitney Manney
Fiber
Four
Hand-dyed, hand-printed fabric and plywood

Katy McRoberts
Fiber
Detritus
Domestic materials and tatted nylon lace netting

Mary O’Brien
Painting
Untitled
Oil on plaster and cotton

Danette Newton
Painting
Untitled #13
Oil and liquin on gesso board

Matthew Nylander
Ceramics
Delineation of a Tree
Wood

Hilary Plassman
Painting
Oh My, Of Mine (let us please stay like this)
Acrylic and spray paint

Mandy Ponzer
Painting
My Life
Terra cotta

Cambria Potter
Painting
Static Cling
Printed cotton voile, paper and acrylic

Will Preman
Ceramics
Circus Shot
Glass, MDF, gold and silver luster, metallic foil and mixed media

Autumn Randell
Printmaking
Torso No.10
Charcoal and fiberglass resin

Sophie Roessler
Printmaking
Clairvoyance
Multimedia installation with hair, prints, bed and digital video (12 minutes)

Erin Noël Russel
Painting
Untitled
Window, wood, photographs, gold and silver leaf and paint

Nate Salvin
Ceramics
Plug
Stoneware

Mason L. Sexton
Painting
Untitled
Wool yarn and wooden dowels

Kelsey Simon
Ceramics & Creative Writing
My Dutchman Breeches
Ceramic

Ian Arthur Spaeth
Graphic Design
Beauty vs. Hatred
Calligraphic book

Trevor Sparks
Painting
Untitled
Latex on MDF

Maegan Stracy
Fiber & Art History
Backpack and Clutch
Dyed vinyl, nylon rope, webbing and silk organza

Sarah Spratlin
Sculpture
I Am a Vessel Without Hinges, Lock or Lid
Mixed media

Mitch Tavera
Sculpture
Kirk
Mixed media

Sarah Elizabeth Taylor
Photography & Art History
Uvula Cave
Inkjet print

Karen Villalba
Graphic Design & Art History
Swamps
Ink on paper and acetate

Judah C. Wenger
Fiber
The Weight of Life
Crochet, yarn and knit

Alora Wilde
Fiber
Weight Off My Shoulders
Cloth, fiberglass, screen, paint and hardware

Travis Williams
Photography
Melody Beneath Testament
Permanent pigment print

Matthew Wilson
Digital Filmmaking
Collect, 2011
Digital video, 2 minutes 59 seconds

Teal Roberts Wilson
Printmaking
Self Portrait with Dog Hats
Graphite, colored pencil and embroidery on paper

Alicia Woods
Fiber & Art History
Untitled
Woven wool

Chelsea Anne Wynn
Sculpture
Untitled
Vinyl on glass

Kidjchai Yingsery
Digital Filmmaking
Project Meisha, 2011
Digital video, 11 minutes 42 seconds


Exhibition Checklist PDF

Events

April 14 Sat
May 11 Fri
May 12 Sat