2010 B.F.A. Exhibition

April 17 - May 15

Overview

Installation view of Ayla Rexroth's "Apt. B," mixed media
Chelsea Perry, "Shelf Life: Nursery Rhyme Book," archival inkjet print
Installation view
Sean Starowitz, "Speak! Project David Ford," free speech, pallet wood, shellac, spray paint, rhinestones, scribbles 3D paint, wood stain
Jay Canty, video still of "A Trip to Mars," video
 
Artwork by 98 candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Kansas City Art Institute was on view at the Artspace. In connection with the exhibition, art history and creative writing students read from “Compendium 2010,” an anthology of their writings and images, on May 14th.
 
With work installed throughout the Artspace — in the main gallery and also on the upper level — this invitational exhibition included work from all departments at KCAI, including Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Digital Filmmaking, Fiber, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interdisciplinary Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.
 
2010 Commencement Speaker:
Kerry James Marshall, artist
 
3rd Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker:
Mark Newport, artist (Fiber 86')
 
2010 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition Jurors:
Kerry James Marshall, artist
Jeremy Mikolajczak, director and curator of University of Central Missouri's Gallery of Art & Design
 
Best of Show:
Carmen Christina Moreno (Interdisciplinary arts)
 
Honor Award:
Steven Lewis (Photography)
 
Honorable Mention:
Chelsea Perry (Photography)

Checklist


*all works dated 2010
 
Sarah Ahrens­­­
Photography
South 110
archival inkjet print, 4x5 film
 
Charlotte (Lottie) Barker
Painting
The Flood
graphite on paper
 
Kevin Berg
Digital Filmmaking
The Window
video
 
Laura Berglund and Josh Lambert
Graphic Design
Ampersand
cut paper
 
Brie Blakeman and Collaborators
Interdisciplinary Arts
Coyote's Song
video
 
Kevin Bland
Sculpture
Procession
steel, salt
 
Laura Blumberg
Ceramics and Art History
Recollect
porcelain, glaze
 
Christopher Bostwick
Printmaking
The News, Good Face of Bad News
color pencil, faux wood
 
Amanda Bowles
Painting
Light as a Garment
organza, vinyl, boning, tubing, oil paint, glitter, beads, aloe vera gel, kosher salt, sea salt, lavender, calendula
 
Amanda Burger
Fiber
The Pistachio Band scarf; the Rust Warp
pima cotton, cashmere, silk, and Tencel
 
Colleen Burner
Painting and Creative Writing
Belong Through Beside
mixed media
 
Terry Lynn Campbell
Interdisciplinary
Sculptor as Sculpture: Assemblage, Reduction and Carving
Terry Lynn Campbell and various sculpture techniques
 
Jay Canty
Painting
A Trip to Mars
video
 
John Chy
Ceramics
Balls to the Wall
ceramics, wood
 
Amy Compton
Painting
Bunny Aquarium
fabric, oil paint, found objects, plastic
 
Claire Condon
Digital Filmmaking
Hawk Chocolate Kettle Won
video
Kettle Won                       
video
 
Sara Cramera
Interdisciplinary Arts
At the Base of Acquisition
books
 
Elizabeth (Lizzie) Crampton
Photography
Firewall
mixed media photo
 
Max Crutcher
Painting
Hut #2
ink, acrylic, and collage
 
Evan Davies
Printmaking
You Only Live Once
mixed media, graphite, gouache
 
Stefanie Kae Dlugosz
Fiber and Art History
Single Square, Multi-Patterned #1
wool, epoxy, acetone
 
Christina Dostaler
Painting
Put All To Rest
acrylic on monofilament, mylar, vellum, plastic and bubble wrap
 
Alison Duncan
Photography and Digital Filmmaking
K10
photo-archival inkjet print
 
Andrew Erdrich
Sculpture and Art History
Pancake Portrait
batter
 
Megan Ewert
Painting
Leslie Moving Through Ecstasy
oil on Canvas
 
Megan Eyssell
Sculpture
For Clarifying
mixed media
 
Abbe Findley
Photography
Aisle To Isle
single-channel video, mylar, chairs, phone
 
Kara Fosler
Ceramics
Nothing Could Keep Us Apart
white stoneware and glazes
 
Tiffane Friesen
Fiber
Tangle, Homeland
yarn, found objects, and resin
 
Ian Greenlee
Painting
Untitled
ink on vellum
 
Jordan Johnson & Joseph Grimm
Sculpture
This is Us: Joey Grimm and Jordan Johnson
Understanding Our Relationship
projected video
 
Caitlyn Harris
Animation
Venice
paper
 
Emily Henson
Photography
As My Great-grandmother and Letters to My Great-grandfather, Immaterially Yours
inkjet print and letters
 
Brian Hettler
Painting
Tangential Construction
charcoal, acrylic, masking tape and newsprint
 
John Hilger
Interdisciplinary Arts
Costume Buffet
repurposed materials and costumes
 
Brook Hsu
Painting
The Grass Land
video
 
Mihwa Im
Ceramics
Korean Luncheon
Porcelain
 
Matthew Jacobs
Sculpture and Art History
Plunder
chair, bean bags, Velcro, ratchet straps, gummy bears, lollipop, c-clamp, hardware
 
Matthew Jorgensen
Ceramics
Move (text study)
stoneware, slip, glaze
 
Cody Knopp
Painting
Metaphysics (Outside of Time)
mixed media
 
Melody Korn
Fiber
Synesthesia: Snake Bite
mirrors, hand-dyed velvet
 
Ryan Lawrence
Printmaking
Estoril E36, Swartz E28, Zinnoberot E28, E21 Crew
watercolor, graphite
 
Barrett T. Leary
Ceramics
Internal Struggles
clay (porcelain and china paint)
 
Julie Lehenbauer
Sculpture
Thank You Mom & Dad
mixed media
 
Megan Lennertson
Digital Filmmaking
I Am Not the Land, Yet
video
 
Victoria Lewis
Sculpture
May 29, 2010
tulle, hot glue, pearls
 
Steven Lewis
Photography
Untitled
instant film
 
Andrew Lyles
Painting                      
Elevating the Object, Deflating Illusion
acrylic on panel, polar
 
Chloe Mann
Photography
Harvest, Sasayama-shi
permanent pigment inkjet print
 
Amanda E. Martinez
Painting
Ultimate Luxary Fantasy Showroom - Floor Model #75
Polystyrene, wood, insulation foam, plastic, tinsel, plaster, sealants, paint, varnish, electrical and lighting components
 
Ramzy Masri
Design
Phylotaxis
vinyl
 
Kevin McNally
Sculpture
Hug Me! (Exit in Surrender)
hand-sewn fabric
 
Ila Medlin
Painting
My Life's Only Consistency
oil on canvas
 
Joel Mersmann
Sculpture
The Mechanism
wood, steel and paint
 
Sarah Miller
Sculpture
Ignorance is a Murderer
mixed media
 
Sean Minor
Printmaking
Nebula 0004
lithograph
 
Carmen Christina Moreno
Interdisciplinary
iformation in the Network of Selves
media
 
Ashley Morrison
Ceramics
Solid Epiphanies
ceramic
 
Katherine Anne Novotny
Painting
Landscape No. 1 (Ground) Elevated
oil, charcoal, and graphite on paper
 
Thomas Nunnink
Ceramics
untitled
ceramic
 
Katherine O'Hara
Interdisciplinary Arts
Thirteen KCAI Seniors Selected at Random
digital photography projection
 
Katy Osterwald
Photography and Art History
The Theoretical Museum Survey Project
photography/installation
 
Sydney Paradise
Sculpture
Other: Searching for My Surrogate
pop can tabs and found objects
 
Alyxandra Parrot
Interdisciplinary Arts
Seeing Stories
chalkboard, chalk, plastic, imagination and magic
 
Zoe Pedziwiatr
Printmaking
What We Left, What We Found, What We Remember
mixed media installation
 
Donald Pelton
Photography
FL, CO
permanent pigment print
 
Chelsea Perry
Photography
Shelf Life: Nursery Rhyme Book
archival inkjet print
 
Alexandra Phillips
Painting and Art History
Ny Vers
plaster, foam, cardboard, wood, and tempra
 
Kristen Elise Pickell
Fiber and Art History
Orange, Lemon & Lime
dress: hand-woven and hand-dyed; MX dye, acid dye, wool, cotton, rayon, chenille, metallic embroidery thread
 
Natalie Poserina
Sculpture
I still have a trust for him that scares me…
ongoing performance with 4,392+ God's Eyes.
 
Stephen C. Proski
Painting and Creative Writing
Six Steps to Success
latex on wood
 
Zachary Rensberger
Digital Filmmaking
Monday, July 27, 2009; Kyoto, Japan
35mm photo, archival print
 
Ayla Rexroth
Painting
Apt. B
mixed
 
David Rhoads
Painting
Overlook (Front Porch)
oil on collaged canvas
 
Francis Rivera Jr.
Painting and Art History
Legacy V.1.206
acrylic, vinyl, range sensor, Arduino, LED on wood panel
 
Justin Rulo-Sabe
Interdisciplinary Arts and Art History
The Residency Program for Intentional Living
Kansas City
 
Alex Savage
Painting
asdfjkl;
oil, marker, video projection
 
Alyshia Schamp
Painting
untitled
mixed media
 
Jane Sheldon
Painting
Brother John
acrylic on paper
 
Keith Whitecloud Simpson
Ceramics
Article and Context
ceramic, stone, plastic (dinosaur and police officer
 
Sakari Singh
Animation
Predictions
digital print/mixed media
 
Sarah Skidmore
Fiber
Seasons Change and So Do You
hand-woven, hand-painted cotton warp with miscellaneous fibers
 
Timothy Skornia
Sculpture
Riding My Thoughts on Paper
iron, rope, wood, printed burlap
 
Paul Anthony Smith
Ceramics
Untitled
painted steel
 
Michael Smith
Painting and Creative Writing
Brice     
ink and graphite on paper
 
Thomas Smith
Sculpture
3rd S4
steel
 
Allison Spalter
Digital Filmmaking
That's Gay
broadcast video
 
Jenna Stanton and collaboration with Kansas Critical Mass Participants
Printmaking
Critical Mass Print; March 2010
video, masonite and acrylic paint
 
Sean Starowitz
Interdisciplinary
Speak! Project
David Ford, Anne Boyer, Jordan Stempleman
free speech, pallet wood, shellac, spray paint, rhinestones, scribbles 3D paint, wood stain
 
Neil Thrun
Painting
Chicken Farm
leather and fabric on particle board
Thousand Flower Princess
fabric, silk flowers, wood and MDF panel
 
Ryan Tonner
Animation
Fart
acrylic on canvas
 
Jacob Wiens
Sculpture
Deer-Stallation
western cedar, black light, painting and Astro Turf
 
Eric Thomas Wolever
Ceramics
Irreverence
House drawings by Zoe Pedziwiatr
porcelain, walnut, maple, palladium
 
Whitney Wood
Painting
Untitled
concrete and enamel
 
 
 

Events

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Press

Press Release

Graduating seniors show work at H&R Block Artspace at KCAI
KCAI website |
Fri, 2010-04-02

Artwork by 98 candidates for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Kansas City Art Institute will be on view in the “2010 B.F.A. Exhibition.”