2011 B.F.A. Exhibition

April 15 - May 14

Overview

2011 B.F.A. Exhibition
Amos Leager, "Ground/Crown," digital print on vinyl
Installation view of Nathanael "Blake" Sidebottom's "Untitled," mixed media
Installation view of Katherine Clement's "Crown Room," glass installation
Mariko A. Brown, "Tea Set," porcelain
Harper Hair, "Habitat," gouache, marker, ink on paper
Tammy Shell, "So what’s your name?" digital video, 1 min. 51 sec.
Jaclyn Senne, "Game Point," acrylic on panel
 
Artwork by candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Kansas City Art Institute was on view in the “2011 B.F.A. Exhibition." Readings from the “Compendium 2011,” a compilation of writings by graduating seniors, took place on May 14.
 
With work installed 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:
Jerry Saltz, Senior Art Critic for New York Magazine
 
4th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker:
Peregrine Honig, artist
 
2011 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition Jurors:
Catherine Futter, Helen Jane and R. Hugh "Pat" Uhlmann Curator of Decorative Arts, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Royce Smith, Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Wichita State University
 
Best of Show:
Nathanael “Blake” Sidebottom (Painting)
 
Honor Award:
Katherine Clements (Painting)
Wen-Dan Lin (Ceramics)

Honorable Mentions:
Shane Jezowski (Sculpture)
Joe Fuller (Digial Filmmaking)
Rachel Rolon (Fiber)

Checklist


*all works dated 2011
 
Ashley Anders
Sculpture
She’s Non-gendered
earth, portland, rye
 
(Will Anderson/Garrett DeGregory)
Painting
Post-Whatever
Retail (prod. PW)
music video
 
Maeghan Beatty
Fiber
State of Mind and Body
kiln-formed glass mosaic
 
Travis Allen Bird
Printmaking
The People I Know
digital silkscreen and book-making
 
Travis Allen Bird
Printmaking
Travis Allen Bird
digital silkscreen
 
Sean Thomas Blott
Sculpture
Untitled Basketball Drawing
mixed media
 
Lydia K. Boehr
Photography
TRIP: Images Still & Moving of Time Spent in a Small Island Nation
Permanent pigment prints, spandex, video loop
 
Michael Bond
Sculpture
Different Parts of the Head
mixed media
 
Jessica Brackett
Painting
Fall
leaves, paint
 
Mariko A. Brown
Ceramics
Tea Set
porcelain
 
Austin Buckingham
Photography
DYI: Destroying Your Idols (problems ad hominem)
televisioneers and extracted video actions
 
Theo Bunch
Sculpture
Home Grown Information Tower
salvaged wood
 
Colin Joseph Burke
Photography
Untitled Exposure [Segment 3]
permanent pigment print
 
Kelsey Byram
Fiber
Nomad’s Coat
handwoven; cashmere, lamswool, angora
 
Lora Campbell
Ceramics
I Remember Breaking
ceramic and steel
 
Todd Christiansen
Painting
Unidentified Objects
digital video
 
Rita Clark
Fiber
Filtration
coffee filters
 
Margeaux Claude
Ceramics
Sugar and Creamer
porcelain
 
Kate Clements
Painting
Crown Room
glass installation
 
Jason Comotto
Photo
Things Left
permanent pigment print
 
Courtney Lee Cox
Ceramics & Art History
Remaining Days
ceramic
 
Branwen Cromer
Animation & Art History
Untitled
photograph
 
Erin Darlington
Painting
Plains and Planes #2
oil on canvas
 
Andrew Davis
Painting
Mile 62, I-35
geclée on dibond
 
Tyler Dawson
Sculpture
Machine #2: Inhibitor
steel and shoe
 
Michael Dirnberger
Digital Filmmaking
Echoes
digital video narrative short
 
Monica Dixon
Painting
Holders
plastic, fabric
 
Teresa Marie Dougherty
Painting
Cousins
chromogenic print
 
Alison Dowd
Printmaking & Art History
Delusion of the Reprieve #3
monotype and transfer
 
Dustin Downey
Painting
Line & Color Composition
mixed media
 
Ryan Fletcher
Ceramics
Cream Nesting Set, Small White Nesting Set,
Black Nesting Set, White Nesting Set
porcelain
 
Alicia “Tweetie” Foster
Photography
Wisdom     
ink jet print
 
Brandon Forrest Frederick
Photography
From the Series …Is Dying in the West: Weston
permanent pigment print
 
Sami Freese
Printmaking
Application Relaxation
mixed media
 
Joe Fuller and Rachel Rolon
Digital Filmmaking and Fiber
Along the Middle, Impotent
digital video projection on plexiglass and velum
 
Matthew Gladson
Printmaking
Grey Ghost Horse Prospector
mixed media                       
 
Crystal Anne González Long (Martinez)
Painting
Day at the Beach
oil and acrylic on canvas
 
Frank Gotay
Digital Filmmaking
Space is Under Construction
digital video
 
Tyson Gough
Painting
Untitled
shelf, MDF, enamel, wall putty
 
Peter Granados
Painting    
Untitled
acrylic and enamel on wood
 
Lea McCormick Griggs
Sculpture & Art History
Monument #3
black walnut, black vitrigraph glass
 
Brad Hagan
Painting
Immersed in the Ocean of Pardon and Forgiveness
wood, plaster, wood-fill, glue, paint, photo transfers
 
Harper Hair
Painting    
Habitat
gouache, marker, ink on paper
 
Andrew Harting
Ceramics
Untitled Composition
Ceramic
 
Rachell Heaton
Painting
Lacuna
wire, fabric, paper
 
Cory Hinesley
Photography
Under This Roof: Provoking Curtains
single-channel video/mixed media   
 
Theresa Hitchcock
Designed in collaboration with Justin Rulo-Sabe
Printmaking & Interdisiciplinary Arts
Nomad Nest Kiosk
found wood, recycled materials, printmaking materials, books, workshop information
 
Nichole Hobbs
Fiber
Untitled
hand-crochet foam
 
Sara Hoefer
Painting
Take and Give
mixed media
 
Shane Jezowski
Sculpture
A Conversation Between Two Halves
mixed media
 
Molly Kaderka
Painting
Untitled Construction (Landscape)
charcoal on paper
 
Maddie Kamphaus
Fiber
It’s Going to Be a Good Day; Part 2
hand-dyed, hand-woven, cotton and rayon
 
Mitchell Hugh Kirkwood
Sculpture & Creative Writing
Stunting # 2 and #3
wood, motor, television, cardboard, tape, electrical wire
 
Rickki René Kluber
Painting    
A Conversation in Painting
chairs, acrylic on panel, metal
 
Michelle Kozubek
Painting & Art History
Untitled
plastic bags, table cloth
 
Krystal Kuhn
Painting
Machine
oil and wood on canvas
 
Amos Leager
Printmaking
Ground/Crown
digital print on vinyl
 
Jim LeGrande
Painting
Rosie’s Dream
oil on canvas
 
Wen-Dan Lin
Ceramics
Martyr      
ceramic
 
Jacob Andrew Ludemann
Sculpture
Salix III
abaca, sisal, willow
 
Adriana Maria Luna
Printmaking
Embrace
ink, coffee
 
Louie Malaponti
Printmaking
Building a Memory
lithograph
 
Liz Mather
Printmaking
Gorge Upon the Grasses
lithograph, metal engraving, gum arabic transfer, monoprint, chine-collé
 
Tabitha Miceli
Painting
About a Girl
acrylic and oil on canvas
 
Tim Morales
Sculpture/Art History
Eggs, Apostrophes, and Invertebrates
basswood, brass, illustrations, mahogany, flock, steel
 
Diana Newport
Painting
Untitled    
digital video
 
Naomi O’Donnell
Printmaking
Myra
wood, fibers
 
Liz Peters
Fiber & Art History
Party Poodles
screen-printed cotton knit fabric
 
Kelsey Elise Pike
Printmaking
I Pinkey Swear
embroidery on cloth
 
Brennan Ponder
Printmaking
Painting and the Expanded Sandwich
digital video
 
Martin Rico
Printmaking
Untitled
lithograph
          
Lindsey Rife
Printmaking
Collapsible Hierarchy
digital video
              
Kat Rivera
Painting
Separated
oil on canvas
 
Amanda Ross
Fiber
Untitled
wool, tencel
 
C.J. Schrat
Photography
From the Series Sapian Aurum: Male 004
permanent pigment ink-jet print
 
Jaclyn Senne
Painting
Game Point
acrylic on panel
 
Tammy Shell
Design
So what’s your name?
digital video
 
Blake Sidebottom
Painting
Untitled
mixed media
 
Stuart Scott Smith
Painting
Please Handle Us Gently
paper, ink, glue
 
Kate Smithson
Painting
Clump Spirit 2
gouache on paper
 
Courtney Soldan-Els
Fiber
24K Raymond
taxidermy mouse ring
 
Tess Stilwell
Ceramics
Untitled    
porcelain
 
Justin Teel
Photography
From the Greensburg Project Series:
E. Garfield and Main Part 1, Centera Bank, Grindstone
3-D photography                                             
 
Larianne Thurman
Painting
After the Branding
oil on canvas
 
Yulie Urano
Fiber
Twin
watercolor, hair, yarn
 
Daniela Villegas
Animation
Vertical Descend
mixed media and ash wood frame
 
Anna Vining
Photography
Rekindling
single-channel video
 
Ronald T. Wickersham
Painting
-ology        
wood, mirror, monofilament
 
Annie Woodfill
Painting
Untitled
nylon, ink-jet print, vinyl, wood, found plastic
 
 

Events

May 13 Fri
May 13 Fri

Press

Press Release

Work by graduating seniors to be on view
KCAI website |
Tue, 2011-04-12

This invitational exhibition will include work from most departments at KCAI, including animation, art history, ceramics, creative writing, digital filmmaking, fiber, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.