2013 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition

April 20 - May 18

Overview

Sarah Hillis, "Beginning/End," permanent pigment print
Installation view, Kendell Harbin and Frederick Vorder-Bruegge, "Business vs. Pleasure," 100% Funk
Opening reception
Installation view, foreground: Anna Kamerer, "Vases | Chalices | Wombs," Installation, mixed media, resin
Melaney Ann Mitchell, "Living Room Portrait IV," Oil on panel
6th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker, Karen Kice and student Maret Miller

 
The "2013 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition" featured over 120 works by B.F.A. candidates from the Kansas City Art Institute, majoring in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Media, Fiber, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

The exhibition was supported in part, by the Neighborhood Tourism Development Fund of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City Art Institute’s Department of Alumni Relations.

2013 Commencement Speaker:
Peter Sellers, Opera, theatre and festival director

6th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker:
Karen Kice, (Ceramics, '01)

2013 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition Jurors:
Bill North, Executive Director, Salina Arts Center
Rashawn Griffin, artist

Best of Show:
Kendell Harbin (Art History & CASL) and Frederick Vorder-Bruegge (Painting)
 
Honor Award:
Colby Dalton (Painting)
 
Honorable Mentions:
Charika Billie (Illustration)
Brett Ginsburg (Ceramics & Art History)
Sarah Hillis (Photography)
 

Checklist

*all works dated 2013

Keyan Alemifar
Sculpture
Snow Cast #1
bronze  
 
Philip Michael Bakala
Painting
Magdalena Reincarnate
digitally manipulated photograph
 
Sasha Alexandra
Ceramics
Untitled
ceramic, glass, wire, thread
 
Charika Billie
Illustration
Leaving the Rural Life
woodcut
 
Carie Musick Allman
Fiber
It’s Secret, Not Sacred
hand-woven laminate plastic, cotton, mixed media
video, 3:00 min
                       
Nicole Blanchard
Illustration
“She is happiest, be she queen or peasant,
who finds peace in her home.”
collage
 
Carolina Aranibar-Fernandez
Painting
Untitled
mixed media
 
Jacqueline Marie Brandle
Painting
Mein Sofa
oil and acrylic on packing palette and bed sheet
 
Ashley Ariel
Photography
Not Far From Here
desk, chair, typewriter, flowers, vase, cup, saucer, curtains, embroidery
                       
Claire Brankin
Illustration & Creative Writing
This Bodies
graphite
 
Claire Bryant
Photography
Gathering Her Belongings
inkjet print on Dibond
 
Nicole Clark
Fiber
What Keeps Us Together?
woven fire hose
 
Nathan Bunch
Fiber & Art History
Sarah Faye McPherson
Sculpture & Art History
American Totem
mixed media
           
Laura Cobb
Photography
Spine
silver gelatin print
 
Shelby Burchett
Fiber
Pelt
reindeer pelt, hand-woven wool, steel
           
Ian Cochran
Outdoor Sculpture
Sculpture
Manacle
concrete, steel
 
Kalee Burgess
Sculpture
Eat and Discard
sugar, corn syrup, wood
                       
Ashley “Sunni” Cole
with assistance from Tyler Gallagher
Sculpture
Project Communication
 
Sarah Choi
Fiber
La Conquistadora – garment design
digital print
                       
Lynn Collins
Photography
The Chase
silver gelatin print
 
Stephanie Crabtree
Sculpture
Knots
cotton string
           
Janelle Dimmett
Illustration
Alice Series
ink on bristol
 
Celina Curry
Illustration
Wasting Water
acrylic ink
                       
Patrick Drake
Graphic Design
Genuine Desire
animation, birch/plexiglass
 
Colby Dalton
Painting
“Location 31”
vinyl on wall
           
Alex Eckard
Photography
Light Through Culvert Below the Parkway
inkjet print
 
Lacey L. Dickerson
Painting & Art History
Untitled
oil on canvas
 
Lindsay Fernandez
Painting
Room Path
digital video: 2:30 min
 
Claire Dietrich Faulhaber
Illustration
Special Delivery
brush and ink with digital color
 
Rob Frankhouse
Sculpture
EH
welded steel, hammered copper
 
James Eugene Fuller III
Illustration
Putti #1, “Spite”
Sculpey, found object, acrylic paint
 
Aaron M Giglio
Fiber
Self Portrait
printed canvas
 
Francisco Gabuardy
Painting
Qualia
mixed media
 
Brett Ginsburg
Ceramics & Art History
Dissolute Subsequences
mixed media
 
Fredy Gabuardy
Painting
Coexisting Resolution
mixed media
 
Kristina Graham
Painting
Bahay
oil on panel
 
Laedan Galicia
Illustration
Calaca Tequila
product packaging
 
Mintra Greer
Photography
Excerpt from Shades of Purple
inkjet print, audio poem
 
Chloe George
Illustration
Magnets
mixed media
 
Lynn Thonet Gross
Fiber
Citchen Cueen
video, 2:19 min.
 
Noria Gugliotta
Sculpture
Anatomical Study in Glass: Arm
glass
                       
Sarah Hillis
Photography
Beginning/End
permanent pigment print
 
Elizabeth O’Keefe Gund
Printmaking
Paper Ghosts and Shadow Casts
lithography, silkscreen, gunpowder flocking, Chine collé
 
Bernadette Hornbeck
Sculpture
Able
ink on paper, father’s unused prosthetic, sealing wax
 
Travis Gunn
Printmaking
Disection of Forms in Space
woodcut on marbled paper
           
Margo Hulse
Illustration
Fractions of a Dreamscape, Reassembled
charcoal
 
Tessa Harrison
Printmaking
Fall of Rome
lithograph with hand-colored back
 
Anthony Hurlburt
Painting
Leaving Reality and Escaping to an Alternate
Reality Are Two Completely Different Things
crochet, video, audio
 
Kendell Harbin
Art History & CASL
Frederick Vorder-Bruegge
Painting
Business vs. Pleasure
100 % funk
           
Joseph Hutchins
Ceramics
A Collection of Objects
porcelain, glaze, lustre
 
Jacqueline Immele
Illustration
Take as Directed*
acrylic, glitter
 
Elina Juardo
Ceramics
Flora Tray
red earthenware
 
Alejandro Montero
Printmaking
Reality is an Illusion

vinyl

 
Anna Kamerer
Painting & Creative Writing
Vases | Chalices | Wombs
installation, mixed media, resin
 
Hannah Johnston
Fiber
Red Stitching
cotton, batting, cotton thread
                       
Andrew Keller
Illustration
Paul’s Flapjacks
digital
 
Leon Jones
Photography
A Visual Feast
digital photography
                       
Jordan Kern
Ceramics
Three Large Vases
ceramic
 
Zachary Jones
Illustration
The Harvest
ink, digital
 
Devin Koehler
Illustration
Colony
digital
 
Rachel Kruse
Painting
Human Dynamism
digital photography
 
Zachary Miley
Painting
San Diago
graphite on paper, lucite
 
Nicole Leeper
Illustration
The Enchanted Shoes
mixed media
 
Maret Miller
Ceramics
1.59 (Drawing Machine)
ceramic, glass, water, paper, performance
 
Hannah Lodwick
Painting & Art History
Two Observations in Placemaking
MDF, foamular, latex, digital print
 
Nick Missel
Sculpture
Quick
steel, leather
 
Teale Sterling Mayse
Illustration
Under Cover
mixed media, graphite, ink, cut paper, collage
           
Melaney Ann Mitchell
Painting
Living Room Portrait IV
oil on panel
 
William Meier
Painting & Creative Writing
Treeline
glass, glass, mirrors, Fresnel screens, wood,
digital projection
 
Tierra Marnae Nelson
Illustration
Empress of Russia Tea, Flavored Black Tea
ink and digital coloring
 
Mackenzie L. O’Hare
Printmaking
Suck It Up
ink, watercolor, digital, shelf
 
Ryan Pechnick
Photography
Log With Nylon Hanging From The Ceiling
As Children Ran Around & Climbed Though Holes
permanent pigment, exhibition fiber paper, Dibond
 
Jason Oliver
Illustration
Poppa P – The Papuh Playuh
paper sculpture
 
Anna Peot
Painting
Untitled
oil on canvas
 
Andrew Ordonez
Painting
Film Still From Phillip’s Colorado
Vacation 1989
digital print
           
Catlin Peters
Printmaking & Art History
Ritual III
lithograph with hand-coloring
 
Cecilia Otero
Illustration
Untitled
embroidery, mixed media
                       
Brooke Peterson
Fiber
“We Go on Saying Thank You, Thank You.”
hand-woven Tencel and wool
 
Andy Ozier
Illustration
A Few Ways to Save Time
latex, enamel, wire, wood
           
Anne Raab
Sculpture | Creative Writing
The Veiled Tower
felt, string
 
Sergio Rangel
Painting
“Yes, butter is a carb.”
mixed media, painting, sculpture
 
Sarah Ross
Fiber & Art History
Color Theory
hand-dyed and woven Tencel
 
Eric Robertson
Illustration
Time Warrior
digital
 
Molly Ryan
Sculpture
Fan Girl
mixed media
 
Daníela Londoño Rojas
Fiber
Untitled
mixed media
 
Michelle Schmidlkofer
Fiber
Autumn Sun Outfit
dyed and printed fabric, hand-tatted cotton lace
 
Dean Roper
Ceramics
:)
porcelain, glaze, high absorbent polymer
 
Aida Schooler
Outdoor Sculpture
Painting
Suspiros por el Paisaje
refuse and debris
 
Cydney Ross
Ceramics
Modular Structure
porcelain
 
MeShelle Scott
Illustration
Simple Virtues
watercolor, ink
 
Eric Dale Scrivner
Painting
Luddites and Ladders
mixed media, paint, tape
 
Anna Underwood
Painting
Andrew
oil on panel
 
Ashley Starr
Ceramics
Untitled
ceramic
 
Kyndra Van Der Stelt
Fiber
Symbiosis
photography
 
Lauren Stookey
Printmaking & Creative Writing
Eating Our Way to the Top
woodblock print
 
Kayleigh Van Hassel
Illustration
Don Qixote, Tilting at Windmills
ink on Reeves paper
 
Alison Trent
Sculpture
Chokehold
glass, iron
 
Max Wagner
Photography
Reflection on Lake
permanent pigment print on Epson exhibition
fiber paper
 
Katie Twiss
Printmaking | Creative Writing
High Ceilings II
watercolor
 
Taylor Wallace
Photography
Armand “Pete” Moles in the living room in the evening with the photographs of Andy, Amanda, April, Jody, Aleisha, Lori, Dwayne,
Tanker, Me, Harry, Lisa, Hillary, Zack, Kyley, Quinn, Elliott, Roger, Mark, Stephen, Linda, Justin, Abby, Jennifer, Michael, Kathy, Kristi, Garrett, Doug, and Olavia representing our various ages and experience in becoming acclimated to the dream of life.
permanent pigment print
 
Malory Ward
Painting
31st and Linwood
gesso and joint compound
 
Ian Warren
Sculpture
Seven Minutes of Non-Fiction Heroes
steel, wood,
digital audio, 7:20 min.
 
Kendra Werst
Sculpture & Art History
Translation
plexiglass, thread, nails
                       
Jennifer Watson
Ceramics
Untitled (Beauty is in the eye of the beholder)
porcelain, found objects
 
Nika Winn
Painting
The Window
claymation animation, 1:15 min.
 
Emily Wilker
Painting
The World Forgetting, by the World Forgot
digital print
 
Bethany S. Williams
Photography
Fecundity
permanent pigment print
 
H. Jessica D. Wayland
Photography
Shoshone Falls, Idaho
permanent pigment on metallic paper
 
Maura Wright
Ceramics & Art History
V
red earthenware, porcelain, glass
 
Kori Weaver
Fiber
Worship
hand-dyed, hand-woven Tencel
 
Herbert D. Williams III
Sculpture
You’re Telling It Wrong
painted cement, wood blocks
 
Polly Wilson
Painting
Untitled
steel, plaster, thread, milk paint, resin, rubber
 
 
 

 

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